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Gas Utilities Process Engineer

Company: Daikin America, Inc
Location: Decatur
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryProvide process engineering support to the Gas/Utilities Production department. Provides theengineering, information, and analytical services needed to support process unit operations.Responsibilities

  • Prompt, regular, and dependable attendance is an essential function of this job.
  • Responsible for the technical and economic aspects of process unit operations.
  • Provide technical support for the maintenance of existing equipment.
  • Improve present processes and equipment for more efficient and cost-effective operation.
  • Design and document the chemical processes required for the development of improved products.
  • Coordinate process development efforts with colleagues and management to achieve objectives.
  • Select the equipment required for the development of new products.
  • Design and document efficient and cost-effective processes and select the equipment required for the scale-up of new products from development to production.
  • Write procedures and provide training for the safe operation of new equipment.
  • Select equipment and control devices to enhance process control.
  • Perform leadership duties on selected projects which includes planning, activity coordination, and progress reporting.
  • Supervise technicians as required.
  • Maintain awareness and report on pertinent new technologies.
  • Perform tasks, as determined by the department manager, necessary for the achievement of the department's objectives.
  • Direct and manage the total coordination between engineering and production to maximize the up-time of equipment and highest quality production, in a safe and environmentally sound manner.
  • Maintain continuity of staff attitudes within a pro-active mode.
  • Ongoing reinforcement on engineering and maintenance personnel of management's overall commitment and support of short and long term concerns.
  • Provide engineering and maintenance services to operations group as required or needed.
  • Establish and implement engineering/maintenance cost savings techniques.
  • Maintain a safe and environmental sound working environment.
  • Maintain objectives within fiscal budget constraints.
  • Evaluate, set goals and priorities within departments.
    --- Interface with other engineers, managers, etc., in group meetings as required.
    • Assist with the adherence to the requirements of regulatory agencies.
    • Reduce maintenance/material and repair costs from budget when possible.
    • Assist with the design and operation of equipment to minimize environmental releases.
    • Adherence to budget objectives and strive for savings in material and labor cost.
    • Maintain plant goals and objectives on an overall basis.
    • Communicate continuously with other management, maintaining necessary dialogue as deemed necessary.
    • Provide engineering assistance to plant by troubleshooting and designing improvements to optimize operations and reduce costs.
      --- Maintain schedules and reduce costs of design changes by specifying and assisting in purchase of equipment and working with outside contractors in installation of new equipment and systems.
      --- Develop knowledge of the chemicals, physical and safe handling properties of chemicals used in his/her assigned area.
      • Additional assignments as deemed necessary by management.Qualifications
        • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering required; Distillation Process experience in chemical manufacturing environment preferred.

Keywords: Daikin America, Inc, Decatur , Gas Utilities Process Engineer, Engineering , Decatur, Alabama

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