Dow has an exciting opportunity for a Production Engineer within the Resins Plant - 505 Building, located in Midland, MI . This position serves as a vital resource for Operations by applying technical skills to optimize plant operations, resolve plant problems, and enable safe and efficient production of low cost, quality products. Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines to solve complex problems.
Candidates for this role will be viewed as the senior engineer for 505 bldg and also be seen as a mentor for other engineers within the Resins plant.
Responsibilities / Duties
Works closely with the operations team leveraging their problem solving skills and technical expertise.
Elevates and appropriately applies knowledge of the plant and technology referencing historical data and conferring with Technology Center or other subject matter experts (SMEs).
Ensures Most Effective Technology (MET) is understood and utilized and that process automation is used as a tool to optimize plant performance.
Utilizes defined MET and challenges/escalates MET application and assumptions when better solutions arise.
Partners with experts to perform advanced troubleshooting and improve and document operating discipline.
Diagnoses and documents root causes of asset utilization losses in the facility.
Understands why specific procedure steps and precautions are needed and keeps a strong field presence to reinforce the importance.
Conducts daily review of logbook and alarm history to better understand the plant operation and stay engaged with daily activities.
Maintains, owns, and reviews daily Key Process Indicators (KPI)/ trends to ensure optimum performance.
Responds urgently to plant issues and emergencies.
Acts as a unit technical expert during unplanned events and drives implementation of effective corrective and preventative actions.
Provides leadership, expertise, diagnosis, and optimization in plant Raw Material Efficiency, which may include yield or waste generation.
Ensures compliance with plant operating permits. Understands site integration and provides input to optimize the overall system.
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required; a discipline in Engineering is strongly preferred.
A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.
A minimum of 3-5 years of engineering, manufacturing or related experience preferred.
Note: Domestic relocation benefits may be available.
A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines one of the broadest technology sets in the industry with asset integration, focused innovation and global scale to achieve profitable growth and become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company. Dow’s portfolio of performance materials, industrial intermediates and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for our customers in high-growth segments, such as packaging, infrastructure and consumer care. Dow operates 113 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 37,000 people. Dow delivered pro forma sales of approximately $50 billion in 2018. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries.