Key Job Responsibilities Include:
- Works closely with the pilot plant team leveraging their problem solving skills and technical expertise.
- Works with customers to define experiment deliverables throughout the campaign.
- Translates customer expectations into plant work processes so that plant resources can successfully achieve experiment deliverables
- Partners with experts to perform advanced troubleshooting and improve and document operating discipline.
- Works closely with pilot plant resources to support process control improvements and maintenance
- Supports the facility root cause investigation process by serving as a team member or facilitator for incidents related to process technology.
- Leads and supports plant continuous improvement activities and also supports the capital plan for the facility.
- Leads continuous improvement activities for the facility and may serve in specific Global Project Methodology related roles of project manager or manufacturing representative.
- 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.
- Ensures compliance with plant operating permits. Understands site integration and provides input to optimize the overall system.
- Drives knowledge exchange with technology experts to increase awareness of potential improvement opportunities for the technology
- Possesses in-depth process technology and continuous improvement skill sets helping to establish credibility with the operations team.
Key Attributes of a Pilot Plant Engineer:
- Identifies/prioritizes improvement opportunities, develops solutions for effective implementation, secures resources, and delivers these improvements in a timely fashion. Candidate will operate in an empowered and de-layered organization with a high degree of personal accountability and minimal supervision.
- Demonstrates leadership skills and actively participates in team meetings. Works well with a variety of key stakeholders to ensure effective implementation of projects.
- Demonstrates strong process knowledge to appropriately identify and validate opportunities based on data analysis and interpretation.
- Thoroughly assesses the possible improvement opportunities and identification of the most effective solutions to significantly impact the business’ capital spending, operating costs and ability to maintain/improve our competitive position within the global petrochemical industry.
- A Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering is required; Master’s degree or additional relevant work experience a plus.
- A minimum of 3 years engineering, manufacturing, R&D or related experience is required.
- 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.
Note: Relocation assistance is available for this position.
- 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