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Process Engineer

Company: Platform Specialty Products Corporation
Location: West Haven
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under the direction of Engineering Manager, the Production Engineer is responsible for maintaining Statistical Process Control of key products and providing engineering support to improve first pass yield and promote process efficiency and cost improvement.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Daily monitoring of production for quality, cycle time, EHS compliance, and consistency with documented work practices
  • Monitor processes closely and oversee SPC related activities for critical processes
  • Determine root causes for out-of-control products as well as other product failures and follow through with corrective actions
  • Prepare periodic statistical reports to customers and ensure the timely submission of such reports.
  • Manage Nonconforming Material Reports (NCMR) as assigned and ensure timely closeout of reports and drive root cause, corrective action resolution and minimize repeat common occurrence.
  • Support QA on customer complaints related to batch manufacturing processes including work on Corrective Action Request (CAR).
  • Write and modify Work Instructions for existing products.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve process equipment related problems.
  • Collaborate with Maintenance/Production and follow proper Management of Change protocol on equipment repairs and process changes to ensure maximum process safety
  • Function as secondary resource for Plant EHS Activities such as waste management shipment coordination, permit compliance monitoring, external and internal auditing, and EHS systems performance validation
  • Coordinate with Maintenance, Production and oversee execution of equipment and instrumentation calibration program

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Chemical Engineering from four-year, non "satellite" college or university. 3 to 8 years related experience preferred.

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM JOB:

  • Candidate should possess the following qualities.
  • Good working knowledge in Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with attention to details
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Quality focus, self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Team player and ability to interact closely with other departments
  • Ability to read, write and follow written or verbal instructions.
  • Familiarity with P&ID's, basic process control, pumps, piping systems, control valves, mixers, solids handling and environmental control equipment.
  • Ability to speak read and write English.

U.S. Employment: If you have any difficulty using our on-line system, you may use the alternative method described below to contact someone about your interest in employment at Element Solutions Inc. Please reference this statement and job reference you are applying for when contacting us.

Element Solutions Inc is an E-Verify Company and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job applicant procedures. "Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation"

Keywords: Platform Specialty Products Corporation, West Haven , Process Engineer, Other , West Haven, Connecticut

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