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Chemical Process Engineer
Columbus, IN

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$90,000 - $115,000 / yr

Chemical Process Engineer
Columbus, IN area 
Depending on years of experience, salary up to 115K + competitive benefits and bonus program! 
Do you have experience making process improvements, including scrap reductions, increasing efficiencies, etc.?
Do you have experience overseeing capital equipment projects?
Do you have a strong mechanical aptitude and enjoy spending time on the manufacturing floor?
Would you like to be diverse in your engineering tasks and projects?
Would you like to join a team focused on working as a team and having fun while you do it?
Would you like to have opportunities for future career advancement?
This position is for you!  Apply today! 
Established, successful manufacturer is seeking a Chemical Process Engineer to work on process and project engineering tasks in their manufacturing organization.  Daily you will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Overseeing manufacturing processes and making improvements
  • Working on multiple capital projects on an ongoing basis, including timeline and budget management
  • Troubleshooting equipment and processes, including mechanical problem solving  
  • Developing and improving line layouts and making line modifications
  • Completing data analysis, including monitoring production metrics and KPIs
  • Partnering with operations and maintenance to determine RCA and implement countermeasures  
  • Working closely with hourly and salary staff to achieve production and engineering goals
  • Conducting project proposals and completing cost justifications 
  • Researching vendors and conceptualizing projects 
  • Supporting efforts to provide a safety-focused working culture, including supporting environmental and safety projects
  • Other duties as directed by management
The company is seeking a candidate that is willing to spend up to 25% of their day on the manufacturing floor. Candidates should enjoy working in a team environment and have the ability to take ownership of projects.  Individuals will be required to communicate at all levels of the plant and organization.  Benefits are very competitive, including a bonus potential up to 10%.  
REQUIREMENTS for the Chemical Process Engineer:
1. A technical bachelor’s degree is required; mechanical or chemical degrees are highly preferred 
2. Minimum of at least five years of similar engineering experience 
3. Experience working in process-oriented manufacturing environments (examples include chemical, coating, plastics, refinery, food, beverage, etc.)
4. Experience completing CI functions, including scrap reductions, improving line efficiencies, etc. 
5. Experience overseeing capital equipment projects 
6. Mechanical aptitude
7. Basic project management, including overseeing project timelines 
8. Data analysis experience 
9. Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. 2D and/or 3D modeling experience 

2. ERP experience 
3. PLCs, robotics and/or automation experience
4. Lean certification
5. MS Project 
Why work for this organization:
1. Company has a diverse business mix 
2. EXCELLENT benefits, including 401K and bonus potential
3. Profitable division of the company 
4. Site is experiencing consistent growth and stability 
5. Opportunity for future growth and advancement 
6. Team supportive work environment 
7. Investments are being made into this plant 

Candidates are preferred to be local to the Columbus, IN area; a minimal relocation package may be offered to regional candidates.
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