Process Engineer, Resins

This is a globally competitive supplier of Specialty polymers for the global market including Resins (PET & Recycled PET) and Polyester Staple Fibers (PSF) for the western hemisphere. The company is headquartered in Charlotte, NC with manufacturing facilities in the Carolinas, Mississippi, Indiana, and Pennsylvania. This is a Division of one of the largest Companies of this type in the world. They offer great Benefits, 401K with a match, and a 15% bonus plan. Competitive base salary and room for growth.

The ideal candidate for the Resins Technical Process Engineer role will be results driven, motivated by technical challenges and has excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills as well as demonstrated strong problem solving and analytical skills. This career opportunity will be based out of our Columbia, SC facility.

Reporting to the Resins Technical Manager and serving as an active member of our Resins Technical team, the primary responsibilities of this position are:

  • Provide technical support to day-to-day resins plant operations
  • Provide project management and technical support for capital projects
  • Serve on or lead teams responsible for long-term process improvement planning and cost savings and/or reliability projects
  • Interact with support groups to develop and implement solutions to complex product, process and equipment problems
  • Participate and lead in design, installation, startup and operation of a variety of chemical process equipment
  • Responsible for initiation of product and process related ideas that generate improvement projects throughout the polyester stream
  • Evaluate new product, process and/or requirement applications and recommend and implement improvements to existing product, equipment or processes
  • Assist in check out and start-up on new processes and equipment

This company is subject to US Department of Commerce export regulations and thus must hire individuals who meet national security requirements. Interested applicants must meet eligibility requirements. This company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in Chemical Engineering
  • At least 2 years or more experience in a chemical manufacturing facility is preferred
  • Strong technical and analytical skills with the ability to solve complex problems and to innovate
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills and the ability to work closely with operators, technicians and other engineers
  • Self-motivated to initiate improvement plans
  • Proven track record of meeting deadlines and delivering results
  • Proficient in reading and understanding technical manuals and engineering documentation
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers and Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, Power Point, Project etc.)
  • Project Management, SAP, PI and DCS experience are a plus
  • Able to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Able to participate in Plant Operations Duty Call rota

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