SR Process Engineer

Location: Geismar LA Posted Date: May 22, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 2019-9267 Careermine Job Id: 1775711
Job Description

Location: US-LA-Geismar
Load Term: Full Time
Employer ID: 2019-9267

Sr. Process Engineer - (Geismar, Louisiana, U.S.A.)

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world's largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

Position will report to the Engineering Manager.

What you will do:
  • Work daily with team members under the direction of the Engineering Manager to accomplish plant objectives in the following priority areas of Safety, Environmental, Quality, Reliability, Production, Efficiency, Cost Reduction and Innovation
  • Act as process engineering SME mentoring and reviewing work from junior process engineers as needed
  • Perform and/or initiates effective and timely engineering and technical studies to troubleshoot known plant problems, predict impending problems and to optimize plant operations in the above priority areas
  • Perform and/or contributes to thorough process reviews, Hazard and Operability Studies (Hazops) and “What If” analyses on current operations and on proposed changes to plant equipment, processes and systems via the plant Process Safety Management of Change (MOC) process
  • Perform and/or contributes to Root Cause Failure Analyses (RCFA) and incident investigations and completes assigned action items on schedule
  • Promote and contributes to successful implementation of projects by providing accurate, timely and thorough design input / design review and by facilitating close coordination and communications with area personnel
  • Promote and contributes to site Manufacturing Excellence and Operations Driven Reliability (ODR) processes
  • Identify and facilitates implementation of production, reliability, efficiency and cost improvement opportunities
  • Research and evaluates industry technology advancements, other plant experiences and innovative ideas. Develops and maintains networks with other Nutrien and Nitrogen industry plants
  • Perform special studies / projects as directed by the Engineering Manager
  • Ensure proper loading of vessels during catalyst, desiccant, packing and gauze changes
  • Act as the project engineer for capital projects which includes the responsibility for coordinating the design team to achieve overall design accuracy for all engineering disciplines associated with the project
  • Other duties as assigned

What you will bring:
  • BS Degree in Chemical or Mechanical engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 10+ years engineering experience in the chemical process industry
  • Strong and proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Engineering software
  • Must possess valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record that meets company standards
  • Ability to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) card
  • Successful completion and passing of company pre-employment background check, drug screen and other related testing
  • Effectively communicate, orally (face to face and by telephone) and in writing, in English with coworkers, contractors, government officials and Senior Management
  • Read and understand written material (in English), including use and understanding of basic advanced numerical calculations
  • Ability to complete HAZ-MAT, DOT, Confined Space, and Lockout/Tagout training
  • Must be able to deal effectively with people and resolve conflicts and problems
  • Able to organize and prioritize multiple projects and makes adjustments quickly as needed
  • Able to analyze financial and cost data and develop conclusions and recommendations
  • Ability to accept direction and work effectively & cooperatively with other people
  • Must have intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Power Point)
  • Must possess strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills with both company and contract employees
  • Must be goal orientated, self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Must have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Must be willing to work in protected areas at heights greater than six (6) feet above ground
  • Must be able to work over water (dock)
  • Must be able to reach, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
  • Must be able to hear and smell for deficiencies or hazards
  • Overtime may be required and is anticipated
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions
  • Maintain regular, dependable attendance and a high level of performance
  • Must be willing to occasionally work overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed and required
  • Must be available to respond to call-out as assigned
  • Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisor, keep required work schedule, focus on attention to details, and follow work rules
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with fellow workers and demonstrate adherence to established safety policies and procedures
  • Must be able to withstand moderate noise levels

Are you a good match? Apply today!

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