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Chemical Process/Project Engineer

Company:
MPA Companies, Inc
Location:
Berkeley, CA
Posted:
November 08, 2019

Posted By Premium Recruiter

Description:

PROCESS/PROJECT ENGINEER

Berkeley, CA area

Design modification of existing and installation of new equipment. This may include new facilities design and start-up, troubleshooting and process improvements such as filtration, deodorization, sterification, bleaching, and process flow control. Great employee oriented company!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Performs process studies to identify opportunities to improve manufacturing and energy efficiency.

• Presents results to management both verbally and in written reports.

• Engineering:

• Diagnoses process deficiencies, and create design improvements.

• Performs process modeling studies to identify improvement opportunities.

• Develops with the stake holders clear project premises, budgets scopes and detailed schedules. Manages project finances, with a strong control of scope, schedule deviation.

• Evaluates process schemes from operating data as needed.

• Prepares process datasheets for equipment and instrumentation.

• Updates/maintains documentation such as material balances, P&IDs and automation descriptions.

• Develops capital investments projects following the appropriate stage gate methodology.

• Executes capital projects managing schedule, scope and costs.

• Reports on capital projects to management regarding current/future activities

• Provides oversight of contractor(s) process design performance.

• Participates in planning for plant commissioning & start-up.

• Provides consulting on process questions as a member of the start-up team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Basic/Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Chemical Preferred).

• Strong preference for refinery manufacturing-food oils refinery, fuel oil refinery or chemical refinery.

• Min 5- 7 years’ experience in project-based engineering with a focus on capitol project execution.

• Understanding/ability to apply fundamentals of heat transfer, fluid transport and reaction chemistry.

• Track record of successfully meeting schedule deadlines.

• Ability to travel approximately 15% of the time to US and foreign destinations.

Preferred Skills:

• Familiarity with process simulation software applications such as Aspen or ChemCAD.

• Proficiency with scheduling software such as MS Project.

• Demonstrated ability for development of reports for and presentations to management.

• Demonstrated interpersonal/team building skills.

Email resume as MS Word doc attachment direct with targeted salary range or call:

Mike Aquino/Recruiter

330.305.9223

mpa@mpahire.com