Manufacturing Engineer - Decatur, Alabama United States - 38788
Decatur, Alabama - United States
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Location Decatur/Huntsville Al. Leader in their field of Nylon 66 advancement potential. High Salary $
The primary purpose of the Manufacturing Engineer is to run the unit safely, reliably, and efficiently. The manufacturing engineer is responsible for unit operating performance to include production, raw material usage, energy usage, quality, daily performance tracking, troubleshooting, and basic unit optimization. The manufacturing engineer adds direct value to the business by driving real-time unit performance in these areas. This position is located in the Decatur/Huntsville, AL area.
Become functional area expert in assigned unit
Understand unit control strategy, including alarm system
Analyze opportunities and develop plans to drive operational ownership and entitlement performance in assigned unit
Develop relationships to allow for influence across the organization in driving performance.
Demonstrates leadership in driving the companies zero-incident safety culture through safe work practices and operator engagement.
Develop excellent, collaborative working relationships with Operations, Manufacturing, Production & Process Engineering, Reliability, Quality Assurance, Production Planning, & other support groups
Design, put into practice, lead, and champion the use of best-in-class and lean/six sigma-based work processes to meet safety, regulatory compliance, operating cost, reliability, quality and other performance goals directed at achieving Entitlement performance.
Drives continuous improvement culture through participation and guidance in cross-functional teams.
Leads in developing and maintaining a healthy pipeline of Six Sigma projects to deliver on safety, quality and productivity goals
Consistently meet all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), budgeted, and forecasted commitments
Manages production plans vs Sales Order Inventory Planning to optimize inventories.
Functions as a technical resource for the area in key processes including Process Hazard Analysis (PHA’s), Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA’s), & Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA’s)
Lead Management of Change (MOC’s) and Root Cause Analysis (RCA’s) as needed to drive safety & unit performance
Ensure quality requirements are met consistently. Represents manufacturing in determining and eliminating the root causes of customer complaints
Coordinate with Operations, Maintenance, & Reliability to schedule and execute outages safely and efficiently
Partner with the Site Engineering organization to develop cost-effective capital projects that drive KPI goals
Provide support on executing technology programs that deliver break-through solutions to achieve entitlement performance
Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering preferred, other disciplines considered
Minimum of 6 years Chemical manufacturing experience
Demonstrated ability to work as a member of self-directed team
Commitment to plant safety, environmental, and industrial hygiene practices
Excellent oral and written communications
Strong Computer skills including Microsoft Office, SAP, Minitab
Demonstrated ability to simplify complex technical issues down to basic terms and economic impacts to upper management
Demonstrated ability to coach & mentor other manufacturing engineers
Time management and organizations skills
Familiarity with Process Flow Diagrams and P&ID’s
Ability to generate heat and material balances
Knowledge of basic accounting and plant cost economics
Proactive leadership & team building skills with the ability to work effectively throughout the organization in a fast paced environment
Strong sense of ownership and a drive to improve existing systems and processes by creative & innovative approaches
PREFERRED CERTIFICATION & EXPERIENCE
Certified Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt
Knowledge of PSM, Title V, and ISO9001
Provox/DeltaV based DCS System knowledge
Distillation Column experience preferred
Hazard Recognition Plus (HRP) or other safety program experience preferred
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree