Chemical Process Engineer

Location: Des Moines, IA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $75,000.00 - $90,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 1/3/2018
Job ID: 02555315
Job Description
Chemical Process Engineer
For Immediate Consideration Contact: Gary Elias –:
SALARY: 75,000 – 90,000
LOCATION: Des Moines, IA
TYPE OF COMPANY: Chemicals / Consumer Products
DEGREE: Bachelor’s Degree Required
JOB TITLE: Chemical Process Engineer
  • Excellent opportunity with this industry leader. This position will support the safe day-to-day operations of the plant through troubleshooting, technical support and capital project implementation. 
  • Will provide technical support to operations and ensure site is meeting safety, quality, cost and production goals.
  • Conduct routine safety walks and inspections.
  • Complete capital and expense projects with zero safety or environmental incidents.
  • Complete required monthly safety and quality training modules.
  • Attend down-day and maintenance planning meetings for a specified plant area.
  • Implement multiple capital projects. 
  • Troubleshoot operations including various unit operations and control systems in assigned area.
  • Responsible for concept, design, estimating, proposal submittal, purchasing, installation, start-up, commissioning, documentation, training and closure of capital projects.
  • Identify growth and cost savings projects for productivity and costs associated with manufacturing.
  • Support continuous improvement and customer experience projects and initiatives.
  • BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering with 3+ years experience in process engineering in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of process systems involved in plant operations such as heat and material balances, P&ID development, mechanical and physical/chemical separations, evaporation, drying, material handling and energy management.
  • Relevant industries include chemicals, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, food ingredients, ethanol and related.
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills.
  • PLC and DCS programming and troubleshooting experience a plus.
  • Ability to lead a team and work as a team member with a variety of people at all levels of the organization.
  • Experience ensuring EHS compliance in a manufacturing environment.
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Gary Elias – Elias Associates, Inc.
12 Labaw Dr
Cranbury, NJ 08512
For Immediate Consideration Contact: Gary Elias: