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Senior Process Engineer Job

Company: Arkema Americas
Location: Memphis
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Arkema has established itself as France's leading chemical producer and a world leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials. With annual sales of ---8.8 billion and 20,000 people employed in some 55 countries, the Group pursues ambitious recruitment objectives both in France and around the world. Arkema offers diverse employment opportunities in 200 job functions and professions in four major fields: industrial, R&D, business, and support functions.

Reaching far beyond your discoveries!

Regarded as one of the world's leading innovators, Arkema has made research one of the pillars of its strategy. For example by discovering new solutions to help reduce the weight of materials, hence cut down consumption. By developing innovative thermal insulation systems that can optimize the energy performance of buildings. Or by seeking new applications for its biosourced products at the service of greater sustainable development.

Innovative and durable solutions

Our high performance products have applications in wide-ranging areas, from new generation car batteries or telephones to recyclable wind turbine blades, from adhesives for the protective backsheets of solar panels to drinking water filtration systems, from running shoes and acrylic resins with no solvent and no volatile organic compound for 3D printing to molecular sieves for portable oxygen devices used by people suffering from respiratory failure... Joining Arkema means being part of a Group enjoying sustained growth that in little more than a decade has built up an exemplary achievement record, setting high ambitions for itself and for its employees. All our job opportunities are open to people with disabilities at equal merit or with equal skill levels.

Division: Hydrogen Peroxide

Location: Memphis

Job Title: Sr. Process Engineer

S ituation in organization

Reports directly to the Automation and Engineering Manager

Job dimensions

Provides process / project engineering support to maximize operational efficiency and process safety. Continuously identify, evaluate, and implement opportunities for improvement in safety, quality, cost, and capacity.

Key A ctivities and responsibilities

Direct Plant Support (40%)

  • Supports continuous improvement efforts related to reliability, technical excellence, fixed cost reductions, variable cost reductions and plant OAU
  • Collects data, including data not readily available, identifies improvement strategies and tracks key performance indicators for variable cost improvement and waste reduction projects.
  • Prepares and executes Management of Change documentation; develops associated training documents and plans. Acts as a resource to the MOC process by participating in risk assessment and completing various engineering calculations.
  • Contributes to managing plant assets, expense projects and asset utilization initiatives.
  • Works with Operations department to identify and evaluate improvement opportunities. Technical Support (40%)
    • Provides technical plant support in specialized areas including modeling, risk analysis, process chemistry and process technology.
    • Participates in Process Hazard Analysis and Pre-Start-up Safety Reviews for projects & processes.
    • Evaluates and implements process safety improvements, including recommendations from risk analysis activity.
    • Prepares and updates process safety information and other process documents. Periodically evaluate management of change documentation for completion.
    • Manages incident investigations, Root Cause Analysis and develops effective corrective actions as appropriate
    • Collects and maintains data to support CSR efforts and regulatory compliance data. Project Work (20%)
      • Manages and/or assigned capital projects for product development, safety, and process improvements; and budgets and project records. Develops early stage project technical and engineering ASAP deliverables including PFDs, mass and energy balances, layout, cost estimates, engineering feasibility and bid packages.
      • Provides field support for construction projects to safely execute safe work permits.
      • Identifies technology gaps, improvement opportunities and potential liabilities of plant for future project planning.
      • Leads and interacts with internal/external technical resources as needed to complete projects.
      • Leads project commissioning and start up activities for process changes and new technology.
      • Supports plant reliability projects. C ontext and environment
        • Supports the site HESQ policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
        • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
        • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents Required Education/Q ualifications /Work experience
          • BS in Chenical Engineering and 7+ years manufacturing experience
          • Six sigma certification and/or experience in Lean Six Sigma Operational Excellence implementation preferred
          • Experience in Process Hazard Analysis using LOPA Technique
          • Accident and Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis
          • Advanced MS Office Skills; SAP experience desired. Demonstrated Competencies
            • Excellent communications and organizational skills
            • Proven ability to innovate and improve upon existing practices and technology.
            • Project management skills - Stage Gate Project Development process

              A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of ---8.8 billion ($10.4 billion USD) in 2018, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 55 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

              Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.

              Job Segment: Compliance, Six Sigma, Process Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Thermal Engineering, Legal, Management, Engineering

Keywords: Arkema Americas, Memphis , Senior Process Engineer Job, Engineering , Memphis, Tennessee

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