Senior Operations Engineer
Engineering Executive Search Firm
Charleston, WV

Senior Operations Engineer

Location: Charleston, WV

Salary: $100,000 to $120,000/yr.

Bonus: 15% to 30% of Base Salary

Excellent Benefit Package

Paid Relocation: YES

SUMMARY:

Provide day-to-day leadership and overall guidance to the production professional staff and ensure high standards of safety and environmental performance while delivering against production cost, quality and schedule objectives.

Education:

BS Chemical Engineering (Preferred) or BS Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering

Work Experience:

  • 8+ years of Chemical plant experience.
  • Demonstrated chemical production experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working with teams in a Leadership Role
  • Demonstrated experience with requirements of PSM (OSHA 1910.119)
  • Experience with major plant shutdowns, turnarounds, and start-ups

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Become a technology expert on the Co. processes by working closely with technology experts to learn the plant process and equipment.
  • Supports Production Manager and works with Production Team to ensure production is completed to meet business requirements (safely, on spec quality and on schedule)
  • Ensure timely technical input provided for process or facility changes utilizing the site MOC process, and appropriate communication and training is provided for all affected employees.
  • Ensure Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are written, maintained, utilized and complied with.
  • Ensures sufficient production engineer staffing for 24/7 production operation.
  • Works with production staff to determine maintenance needs in a manner that is least disruptive to production.
  • Work closely with Production and Reliability Teams to prioritize and schedule all maintenance and reliability work.
  • Work closely with Engineering Manger to support execution of annual Capital and Expense project work (Production Engineers provide Process Scope and MOCs).
  • Ensures timely incident (SHE, Process, Quality and Reliability) reporting, investigation and documentation, with corrective actions identified to prevent recurrence, and followed up to completion.
  • Ensure appropriate Hazard Review for process changes or non-SOP production activities.
  • Supervise and coach direct reports (Production Engineers and Production Staff) to ensure organizational goals are met.
  • Involve team in problem solving activities with an emphasis on continuous improvement.
  • Ensures adequate training for operations personnel is completed
  • Raw Material Demand, Production Planning and Scheduling

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $100,000.00 to $120,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Chemical Plant: 6 years (Preferred)
  • Chemical Production: 6 years (Preferred)
  • Production Engineering: 6 years (Preferred)
  • Production Management: 6 years (Preferred)
  • applying root cause analysis to identify & correct problems: 1 year (Required)
  • controls, chemical reactions, distillation, heat exchangers: 1 year (Required)
  • pumps, mixing, and filtration equipment: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Location:

  • Charleston, WV (Preferred)

License:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Shifts:

  • Morning (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Signing bonus
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement