Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide Process Engineering and Technical leadership for capital projects with high visibility opportunities for ALAM
  • Troubleshoot problems in manufacturing processes
  • Improve the safety of existing manufacturing installations
  • Identify and implement methods for manufacturing cost reduction in line with business needs
  • Provide process engineering expertise across various product lines and sites
  • Develop practical solutions to complex technical problems
  • Document and communicate institutional knowledge throughout the organization
  • Make quantitative, fact-based decisions
  • Actively engage with the project manager to ensure projects are on time, on budget, deliver the required quality
  • Develop training materials for Operations technicians. Participate in the technician qualification process by providing classroom instruction on basic principles, troubleshooting and process specifics.
  • Successfully complete all required training
  • Able to travel to domestic and overseas sites

Required Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Chemical Engineering
  • 10 or greater years of experience designing, commissioning and starting up chemical plants, performing hands-on optimization of specialty chemicals/gases production units
  • Demonstrated project planning and management expertise
  • Proven track record of delivering on commitments
  • Proven ability to lead change, personally adaptable, and able to perform well under pressure and constantly changing priorities
  • Solution/outcome oriented in an environment with minimal supervision
  • Strong understanding of chemical engineering fundamentals
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of PLC and DCS control systems
  • Process hazard analysis leadership; LOPA and HAZOP
  • Cost/benefit analysis, including DCF analysis
  • Development and use of metrics for performance management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Six-Sigma green or black belt certification or the equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Significant experience working with highly hazardous chemicals at a manufacturing facility
  • Expertise in various unit operations, and associated equipment (i.e. distillation, filtration, reaction)
  • Demonstrated presentation skills