Sr. Process Engineer | Chemicals | North Carolina

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    Charlotte, North Carolina

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    Product & Project Management

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    Jack Biggerstaff

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

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Sr. Process, Project Engineer | Specialty Chemicals | Charlotte, NC Metro
A client of mine in the international specialty chemicals industry is seeking Sr. Process/Project Engineers to lead a $70M investment project involving the expansion of two North Carolina plants with the end goal of tripling production. This is a direct-hire opportunity that offers extremely competitive compensation, benefits, & room for career growth.

Responsibilities/ Desired Similar Experience:

  • Primary Function: Process and Project Engineering, predominantly NC based, but also supporting plants across NA
  • Responsible for capital project contract personnel: on site & pre-planning stages to ensure successful completion of projects without any injuries to personnel, loss of containments or damage to the environment.
  • Site Project Lead Engineer on Process Engineering design process from concept thru commissioning including (but not limited to) P&ID development, PFD's, equipment layouts, Hazops, instrument specification, Trip & Alarm assessments, heat & mass balances, equipment selection & bidding/costing, liaison with 3rd party equipment supplier & undertaking trials.
  • Commissioning and optimization of equipment and processes.
  • Responsible for Project Engineering including scope definition, cost estimation and input into project plans and subsequent cost control
  • Responsible for identifying, designing, and delivering process improvement projects.
  • Responsible for supporting the delivery of plant modifications and capital expansion projects. This includes Site input into the design stages and responsibility for commissioning and start-up together with subsequent improvements.
  • Support line management in the development and upkeep of plant & safety systems, in particular Operating Procedures and Maintenance Procedures, for both existing and newly installed equipment.
  • Input into development and delivery of the NC Capex program

Experience Requirements:

  • 5-10 years in chemical manufacturing process and/ or project engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering preferred. Other degrees will be considered depending on the amount of professional/ relevant work experience you have
  • Batch Organic Chemical Manufacturing experience highly preferred. Specialty/ Personal Care Chemical experience specifically a plus

Sr. Process, Project Engineer | Specialty Chemicals | Charlotte, NC Metro

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