Plant Engineer I
Portland, OR

About $72,000 - $97,000 a year

Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 41 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of approximately 5,200 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. For additional information about Solenis, please visit |Twitter | LinkedIn.

Solenis is staffed with great minds and powered by ingenuity. When you join the Solenis team, you become part of a global community of 5,200 experts who work together to provide advanced process and water treatment solutions. Our team members take pride in their ability to think dynamically and help solve our customers’ unique challenges. If you’re interested in becoming a part of our elite team, please explore our current career opportunities.

Provide technical assistance in process improvements studies as required to support plant productivity, quality, and EHS initiatives.
Develop and maintain capital budget.
Safe, on-time, on-budget execution of capital projects
Responsible for the plant Mechanical Integrity program.
Responsible for execution of plant maintenance and the plant maintenance budget.
Responsible for utilities and utility budget
Provide interface between the plant and central engineering group for large capital projects
Provide leadership and participation on plant teams to improve productivity, quality, and reduce cost.
Support all site team activities to achieve the common goal through active participation.
Willing & capable to lead and/or participate on site teams, as well as corporate teams.

Key Attributes:
Fundamental belief and demonstrated behaviors that safety & compliance is one of the most critical aspects to the Plant Engineer’s role.
Safety, compliance, and the overall Responsible Care process is supported by the Plant Engineer through demonstrating safety leadership; by participation and example.
Outstanding communication skills and able to interact with Corporate Staff groups, hourly plant personnel, as well as staff.
Understand and lead efforts around teamwork structures.
Lead by example.
Outstanding organizational skills.
Technical problem solving capabilities.
Above average computer skills.
Fluency in English preferred.
BS ME or BS ChE, or other applicable technical discipline, minimum.
5 years minimum industrial experience.
1 - 3 years supervisory experience preferred
Capital project management experience
Plant maintenance experience
Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite, minimum.
SAP experience is highly desirable.
Process Safety Management (PSM) experience is highly desirable.

At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701. #LI-JD1