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Chemical Process Engineer
Muscle Shoals, AL

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$85,000 - $125,000 / yr


Opportunity with an expanding chemical leader – the site Chemical Engineer will support the chemical process units with improvements, equipment upgrades, troubleshooting, PSM, process control systems, and capital projects.  Requires extensive knowledge of reactors, evaporators, pumps, valves, compressors, piping, instrumentation and DCS.
 
Responsibilities:
 

Participate in process optimization and troubleshooting operational issues.

–Analyze operating procedures, equipment and machinery functions to improve raw material efficiency and improve product quality.

–Determine effective use of unit operations exercising judgment to compromise between process requirements, economic evaluation, operator effectiveness, safety and health hazards.
 
–Direct activities of operators on equipment including condensers, absorption and evaporation towers, pumps, valves, tanks, boilers, compressors, pipelines, etc. to effect required chemical or physical change.
 
–Perform tests and measurements throughout stages of production to determine degree of control over variables such as temperature, density, specific gravity, and pressure.
 
–Support capital projects with designs, plant layout, and oversees workers engaged in constructing, controlling, and improving equipment on commercial scale processes.
 
–Designs equipment to control movement, storage, and packaging of liquids and gases.
 
–Provide technical assistance to Environmental Department to resolve environmental problems.

 

Qualifications:

 

–BS Chemical Engineering with 3+ years experience as Process/ Production Engineer in a Chemical Manufacturing Facility (PSM regulated)
 
–Process improvement experience in a PSM regulated operation and working with Distributed Control Systems/ Instrumentation.
 
–Knowledge of chemical unit operations/ equipment – reactors, distillation, condensers, adsorption, compressors, evaporators, pumps, piping, heat exchangers, etc.
 
–Ability to work now or in the future without sponsorship.


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