United States, Salisbury, NC, Adhesive Technologies

Manufacturing Process Engineer

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  • Support process engineering and operational initiatives across the Salisbury site.
  • Responsible for scoping and developing potential small capital projects to determine operational and financial viability.
  • Leading and supporting process safety requirements such as:  Basic and Detailed Risk Assessments, HAZOP, MOC and PSSR. 
  • Responsible for quality and productivity improvement initiatives to drive performance throughout the Salisbury site.
  • Lead the scaleup of new processes and formulations which includes the commissioning of equipment, developing of operating instructions and effectively training operators and supervisors in the new processes and procedures.
  • Provide support for safety improvement opportunities that require process engineering expertise.
  • Provide process engineering support and guidance as needed for process design and troubleshooting of both chemistry and unit operations at Salisbury.
  • Actively participate in Safety, Health, & Environmental (SHE) and Process Safety Management (PSM) audits as required at Salisbury
  • Execute small capital projects of a process nature at Salisbury, including process estimating, Process Hazard Analysis (PHA's), procurement, contracting, construction oversight, commissioning and start-up as needed.
  • Ensures site compliance with written programs, company guidelines and accredited standards (such as TS16949, ISO 14000, and OSHAS 18001, NFPA, API, ASME).
  • Executes engineering processes ensuring that quality products are delivered on-time at competitive cost
  • Liaises with other stakeholders in order to provide professional support and advice  
  • Strives for improvements and efficiencies in Engineering area Monitors KPIs for engineering processes 
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of technical development and trends in the field of expertise


  • BS Degree in Chemical Engineering required
  • 3-5 years' experience in the Chemical Process Industry preferred
  • Work experience in and/or supporting a Chemical Manufacturing Environment desired
  • Detailed knowledge in chemical process engineering design methods desired
  • Experience in PLC and/or DCS control system a plus

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JOB ID: 22039594
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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