New** Process Optimization Engineer | Pinova Inc. | Brunswick, Georgia

DRT America LLC Brunswick, GA

Provides process engineering support to the Operations department to achieve operational goals of Process Safety, Health Safety & Environmental (HSE) compliance, consistent and high product quality, efficiency improvement, unit cost reduction. Work will include: process design, process optimization, process modeling, equipment design, chemical system improvements, new product development, debottlenecking, use of alternate raw materials, safety and environmental compliance, improving process control, development and implementation of improvement initiatives or other work related to process improvement. Interface with other plant functions including operations, maintenance, lab, etc. and will work independently as well as part of a team.


* Assists in developing long-term strategy in continuous improvements around safety & environmental compliance, quality, productivity, capacity, cost reduction and capital planning.

* Investigates non-conformance quality, safety, and environmental events.

* Provides coaching and feedback to production personnel.

* Provides training assistance to production employees.

* Provides process engineering/technology expertise to the site for all areas.

* Optimizes operating conditions to maximize useful life, rate, and cost and yield performance.

* Leads/Participates in HS&E incident investigations and customer complaints.

* Interacts with maintenance for discussion and input on repair and maintenance procedures.

* Provides support during turnarounds and assist in inspection/verification of process equipment.

* Develops capital project scopes and cost estimates.

* Interfaces with outside contractors as needed.


* BS in Chemical Engineering plus 5+ years relevant experience.

* Experience facilitating PHAs and RCAs a plus.

* Knowledge of OSHA standards PSM, PHAs, PSSRs, MOC required..

* Previous experience at an ISO 9001 certified facility.

* Must be self-motivated and comfortable working independently as well as within a team environment.

* Proficient in computer operation and basic programs (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power point, and SAP).

* Communicate effectively and professionally (verbal, written).

* Understand GMP and HACCP Practices.

* Knowledge of DCS Controls, Foxboro, Delta V and Allen Bradley PLCs a plus.

DRT America/Pinova Incorporated are an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity. All offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test, background check and pre-employment physical.

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