Sr. Process Engineer Job

at Arkema
Location Middleton, Massachusetts
Date Posted June 22, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified

Description

Senior Process Engineer

Situation in organization

The plant process engineer reports to the Reliability & Engineering manager.

Job dimensions (scope, responsibility)

  • Improve the performance of the plant through improvement of equipment and non-equipment processes.
  • Responsible for ensuring processing are in place to produce quality product.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of the plant equipment and compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for meeting site and business Key Performance Indicators.

Activities (tasks, resource, outcome)

  • Monitor, validate and continuously improve the productivity of the adhesives manufacturing operation.
  • Working with production, responsible for updating and maintaining process documentation and work instructions
  • Responsible for optimization and debottlenecking of production and packaging processes.
  • Support manufacturing personnel in throughput enhancement and efficiency improvements through process and packaging trials.
  • Provide trouble-shooting support for production issues.
  • Responsible for safety improvements for current and new processes.
  • Responsible for maintenance of plant P&ID's
  • Practice Safe work habits in accordance with OSHA, EPA guidelines, and Bostik specific EHS expectations
  • Determine critical parameters for producing products and use data analysis to improve processes.
  • Working with corporate engineering on larger capital projects and manage/lead small capital projects
  • Act as plant PSM lead ensuring PHA, MOC, PSSR and other regulatory requirements are being met.
  • Ensure process engineering activities are compliant with all elements of the PSM standard

Context and environment

  • A fast paced, high pressure environment where you are involved in a wide variety of functions and activities.
  • Provide engineering support for second regional plant with like processes.
  • Heavy use of computer software, both PC based and enterprise system, combined with frequent interpersonal communication.
  • Expectation is that a good portion or your time will be spent on the floor.

Accountabilities (purpose)

  • Continuous improvement of plant processes to meet plant and business objectives.
  • Work with all functions of the plant and outside the plant to achieve results.

Qualifications / experience required

  • B.S. in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering with chemical industry experience. Converting process experience a plus (winders & slitting processes)
  • Ideally 5+ years of experience in a PSM manufacturing process environment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in executing in a Process Safety Management manufacturing operation.
  • Demonstrated experience with a highly developed Environmental, Health and Safety Program.
  • Previous working knowledge in Design of Experiments, Statistical Process Control, Six Sigma and Lean.
  • Must demonstrate sound judgment, be well organized, take initiative, and be flexible to facilitate resolution of complex issues.
  • Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication.
  • Proven analytical/problem-solving skills based on data.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities is required. Must be able to drive results and work effectively in a team setting
  • Strong computer skills, some experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft Project or equivalent advantageous

A career with Bostik offers a collaborative work environment and supportive development to reach your career goals, with benefits starting day one as part of our competitive total rewards strategy. Bostik, an Arkema company, is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik's smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employees 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. . The diversity of our employees is an asset we value and commit to from recruitment through career management. Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace. The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications



Company Description:

Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a portfolio of first-class technologies to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into three complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials - Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions - accounting for some 80% of Group sales, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, among other things, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported sales of €8.7 billion ($9.7 billion) in 2019, and operates in 55 countries with 20,500 employees worldwide.

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