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Sr Project Engineer

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Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Bauxite, AR, US

Company: JM Huber Corporation

J.M. Huber Corporation is one of the largest privately held, family-owned companies in the United States. Established in 1883, we are a diversified, global supplier of specialty and commodity chemicals, hydrocolloid solutions, engineered wood products and natural resources to customers spanning a wide variety of industries.With approximately $2.3 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a material presence in more than 20 countries.

Position Summary

Utilize process knowledge and engineering expertise to contribute to plant operations by identifying, developing, executing, and starting up new or refurbished fixed assets through engineering project execution. Capital and expense projects can include those that result in improved process yield, higher capacity, improved operating efficiencies, recognizable cost savings, improved product quality, new products, upgraded infrastructure, higher levels of personnel and environmental safety, and equipment replace/repair.  Use engineering experience to identify and evaluate process improvements and new technologies.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform capital project engineering duties and process engineering duties as directed by the Plant Manager and guided by the Engineering Manager. Implement and manage expense and capital projects that meet all regulatory requirements and company policies.  Including: feasibility reports, project estimates, scopes of work, EHS&S reviews, process change records, change management, and capital appropriations requests. 
  • Provide technical support to operations group for solving equipment operational issues 
  • Develop capital project scopes, P&ID’s, process flow diagrams to include equipment sizing and design specifications. Provide installation and validation support for capital projects to include writing operating instructions and the supporting safety documents. 
  • Lead project teams during feasibility, design, construction, and commissioning phases of capital projects to achieve business objectives. 
  • Design and install process improvements. 
  • Coordinate and oversee contract engineering and construction/installation contractors. 
  • Implement process changes that improve product quality and consistency. 
  • Analyze and document plant processes and operating procedures, while meeting requirements of the ISO 9001 standard.  
  • Provide technical support to assist in problem solving for existing and new processes in the areas of procedures, methods, and/or equipment. Utilize and champion Six Sigma techniques to achieve optimal process control. 
  • Process development activities to include creation/modification of process, flow diagrams, piping, and instrument diagrams, equipment specs, control logic, etc. 
  • Actively participate and support Bauxite Operational Excellence opportunities. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Specialized/Technical Knowledge or Required Skills

  • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering with a minimum of 6 years’ experience in capital project management in light to heavy industrial/chemical manufacturing environments.
  • Experience in evaluating existing and new processes, making recommendation based on these evaluations, and successfully implementing capital projects.
  • Experience in unit operations such as particle size reduction, classification, bulk material handling, pneumatic conveying, powder drying, and processing preferred.
  • Knowledge of six sigma tools, statistical analysis, and problem solving is highly desirable. 
  • PMP or another professional project management accreditation preferred.
  • Strong communication and computer skills required.  Must be able to use Microsoft Office Suite including but not limited to:  word, excel, power point. 
  • Must work well without direct or constant supervision and adjust to changing priorities.

 

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 J.M. Huber Corporation is an EEO / AAP employer. Pre-employment drug screening is required.

   


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