Project / Process Engineer

Posted Aug 22, 2018

Archroma U.S., Inc.
Archroma is a global color and specialty chemicals company committed to innovation, world-class quality standards, high service levels, cost-efficiency and sustainability. Archroma is headquartered in Reinach near Basel, Switzerland, and operates with approximately 3000 employees over 35 countries. Through its three businesses: Textile Specialties, Paper Solutions and Emulsion Products, Archroma delivers specialized performance and color solutions to meet customer needs in their local markets. Products enhanced, colors enhanced, performance enhanced – “Life enhanced”.

Job Location:
Martin, SC
County: Allendale

Job Description:

The Project/Process Engineer coordinates and manages capital projects, monitors process operations and assists with technical issues for the Martin Plant to support production, maintenance, process improvements and new process development. Key Responsibilities: • Develop and execute capital projects thru all phases – Preparation, Implementation, Startup, and Closing • Coordinate equipment installations and construction as necessary to ensure minimal disruption of production • Reduce costs, spend at or below budgets and prepare annual budgets for capital projects • Ensure projects meet expectations for budget, time, & effectiveness. • Provide technical support to production, maintenance, development and quality control departments • Work with plant personnel to develop cost-effective and working production processes & systems. • Improve manufacturing process capability and cost while maintaining or improving quality and safety standards. • Recognize opportunities, develop innovative solutions, and drive their realization. • Provide a leadership role for continuous improvement throughout the Plant by developing and implementing systems and solutions that optimize all phases of the production process. • Execute work in a safe, lawful and environmentally responsible way. • Develop fellow employees by coaching/mentoring in approach to problem diagnosis and resolution. • Support maintenance team in optimizing and troubleshooting process equipment. Desired Skills and Experience: Bachelor of Science in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or a technical degree with demonstrated capability to provide project deliverables and drive results. A minimum of 5+ years of Plant experience preferably in a chemical manufacturing environment. • Ability to manage multiple projects with consistent project performance of schedule adherence, achieving budget, meeting customer requirements, scope management, and project closeout achieved with satisfied internal and external customers. Good written and oral communication skills. Good interpersonal and presentation skills. • Good understanding of process equipment design including pumps, reactors, heat exchangers, material balances, and instrument specifications. • Possess strong analytical, technical, and organizational skills. • Ability to frame up, prioritize and execute process improvements according to value, cost, and risk with limited supervision. • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of employees to plan, organize and complete multiple projects from inception to startup. • Comfortable functioning in a variety of roles ranging from plant floor troubleshooting and problem-solving to leading long-term process improvement projects. • Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing experience preferred. Green Belt or Black Belt certification would be advantageous. • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams from Mechanical, Electrical, Software and Manufacturing Engineering, Procurement • Strong teamwork and leadership abilities. • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment • Ability to act strategically and tactically to support successful project completion • Ability to identify risk triggers and effectively use risk management process to meet project requirements • SAP experience is positive. • Fluency in Spanish is a positive. • For the right candidate, the role can be expanded to include responsibility for Mexico plants.

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Job Contact Information:
Daniel Bessinger
803-584-4321 x6205
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