Process Engineer


Requisition ID:¬ 1642

Grace is built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company's two industry-leading business segments‚€”Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies‚€”provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,700 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

  • Promotes plant safety culture and goals. Assure regulatory compliance, including environmental and process safety, and a safe workplace for all employees.¬  Address hazards, deviations, and injuries in a timely manner.

  • Takes a leadership role to ensure compliance with health/safety goals and vision and environmental regulations.

  • Understands and helps implement the site's Quality Policy and the Continuous Improvement Process.

  • Identifies and defines requirements for process improvement/productivity projects

  • Develops process engineering packages for new products or equipment with external support

  • Executes and tracks productivity projects

  • Supports troubleshooting process/production issues

  • Optimizes production planning guidance - Product Wheel, EOQ, etc.

  • Manages minor capital/non capital projects

  • Facilitates process mapping, kaizen and value stream mapping events aimed at developing a project pipeline

  • Develops process control support to ensure process/quality variations are minimized

  • Provides statistical data analysis,¬ supports & facilitates RCAs

  • Conducts regulatory compliance calculations, reporting and interfacing

  • Writes and edits SOP/work instructions

  • Conduct Management of Change

  • Supports Process Hazard Analysis including GMP and PSSR

  • Manages and catalogs engineering documents and drawings

  • Manage process information and updates for¬  P&ID, MOC, Interlock Sched, etc.

  • Interfaces with internal and external customers on technical issues and to define product specifications and process capabilities.

  • Completes various projects including equipment improvements or replacements, safety or environmental projects, and any other improvement projects on the AQP or AOP.¬ ¬ 


Required Skills

  • Ability to work as an effective team leader and member with a diverse work force.

  • Solid technical aptitude and command of chemical process theory.

  • Proficient in creating, manipulating and utilizing detailed process mass and energy balances.

  • Troubleshooting skills to resolve process and mechanical issues.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Good computer skills for process / data analysis and reports.

  • Able to interpret data, plan ahead and anticipate / solve problems.

  • The successful candidate will be able to learn processes quickly; work well with others at all organizational levels; organize and prioritize multiple tasks with changing priorities, lead and/or participate on cross-functional teams and troubleshoot plant problems.

  • Must be driven to achieve results and able to demonstrate initiative and innovation

  • Posses the skills necessary to create and lead a culture of rapid change.

  • Be willing to challenge traditional wisdom and advance innovative ways of resolving problems.

  • Must have the orientation and competencies necessary to collaborate and work effectively with diverse groups, incorporate the input of others to improve our business process, and align with internal and external customers.

  • Must be committed to developing and empowering others and desire to accomplish goals through the skills of persuasion, influence and negotiation.

Required Experience

  • BS Degree in Chemical Engineering

  • 5+ years experience in manufacturing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Six Sigma certification is desirable

  • DCS and SAP experience is desirable.



Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement: ¬ W.¬ R. Grace & Co.¬ is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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