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Manufacturing Engineer

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Location: Decatur
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

Job description: POSITION OVERVIEW

The primary purpose of the Manufacturing Engineer is to run the unit safely, reliably, and efficiently. The manufacturing engineer is responsible for unit operating performance to include production, raw material usage, energy usage, quality, daily performance tracking, troubleshooting, and basic unit optimization. The manufacturing engineer adds direct value to the business by driving real-time unit performance in these areas.


Become functional area expert in assigned unit.

Understand unit control strategy, including alarm system.

Analyze opportunities and develop plans to drive operational ownership and entitlement performance in assigned unit.

Develop relationships to allow for influence across the organization in driving performance.


Demonstrates leadership in driving zero-incident safety culture through safe work practices and operator engagement.

Develop excellent, collaborative working relationships with Operations, Manufacturing, Production & Process Engineering, Reliability, Quality Assurance, Production Planning, & other support groups

Design, put into practice, lead, and champion the use of best-in-class and lean/six sigma-based work processes to meet safety, regulatory compliance, operating cost, reliability, quality, and other performance goals directed at achieving Entitlement performance.

Drives continuous improvement culture through participation and guidance in cross-functional teams.

Leads in developing and maintaining a healthy pipeline of Six Sigma projects to deliver safety, quality, and productivity goals.

Consistently meet all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), budgeted, and forecasted commitments.

Manages production plans vs Sales Order Inventory Planning to optimize inventories.

Functions as a technical resource for the area in key processes including Process Hazard Analysis (PHAs), Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPAs), & Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEAs) Manufacturing Engineer I Job Description Job Code: APM1246 Job Profile: Manufacturing Engineer Page 2 of 2

Lead Management of Change (MOCs) and Root Cause Analysis (RCAs) as needed to drive safety & unit performance.

Ensure quality requirements are met consistently. Represents manufacturing in determining and eliminating the root causes of customer complaints.

Coordinate with Operations, Maintenance, & Reliability to schedule and execute outages safely and efficiently.

Partner with the Site Engineering organization to develop cost-effective capital projects that drive KPI goals.

Provide support on executing technology programs that deliver breakthrough solutions to achieve entitlement performance.


Production Manager


Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering Minimum of 3 years Chemical manufacturing experience

Must have Chemical plant experience

Demonstrated ability to work as a member of self-directed team.

Commitment to plant safety, environmental, and industrial hygiene practices Excellent oral and written communications

Familiar with ESSHconcept: process improvement

Strong Computer skills including Microsoft Office, SAP, Minitab

Demonstrated ability to simplify complex technical issues down to basic terms and economic impacts to upper management.

Demonstrated ability to coach & mentor other manufacturing engineers. Time management and organizations skills

Familiarity with Process Flow Diagrams and P&IDs Ability to generate heat and material balances.

Knowledge of basic accounting and plant cost economics

Proactive leadership & team building skills with the ability to work effectively throughout the organization in a fastpaced environment.

Strong sense of ownership and a drive to improve existing systems and processes by creative & innovative approaches.


Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Green Belt, or Black Belt

Knowledge of PSM, Title V, and ISO9001

Provox/DeltaV based DCS System knowledge.

Knowledge of quality systems (ISO:9001) and requirements able to ensure consistency of operations within the established quality system guidelines

Why is This a Great Opportunity: Location Decatur Al. close to major cities in Alabama & Tenn. Major chemical producer, world leader. World scale integrated manufacturing facility.

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