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Process Engineer

Company: Shin-Etsu Silicones of America
Location: Akron
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Process Engineer is responsible for the coordination and implementation of processes at assigned plant.

Duties & Responsibilities: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
Perform risk assessment and evaluate on a risk scale processes using PFMEA, PHA, FTA or any appropriate analysis method.
Complete product readiness evaluation. Evaluate products from Technical department and determine if the product can be made with current machines and equipment.
Assess current processes to establish a baseline, document and interpret parameters.
Document and report results of new product launches to management.
Make recommendations to improve new products, processes, and/or parameters.
Work with the EHS department to create new equipment work instructions. This can include LOTO processes, equipment operations, etc.
Work with the customer to develop, configure, and optimize production processes from inception through certification.
Work with the maintenance department to design, run, test, and upgrade systems and processes. This includes the collection and entry of data.
Develop best practices, routines, and innovative solutions to improve production rates and quality of output.
Preform process simulations for new processes and product lines. This may begin on a lab size scale and move to a production scale.
Take calls as needed to assist Production personnel with process related issues during off hours.
Perform other duties as assigned by manager.


Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering required.
2 year's related experience in a working or classroom environment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Familiarity with chemical process control systems (DCS or PLC) preferred.
Familiarity with Process Safety Management preferred.
Strong mechanical aptitude with problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
Ability to read, write, understand, and communicate (verbal and written) effectively.
Must be able to work effectively in a team environment.
Good verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
Willing and able to take calls during off hours.

Work Environment:
This position operates primarily in a professional office environment.
The role routinely uses standard office equipment.

P hysical Demands:
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

Traditional benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) with a generous company match, 10-paid holidays, vacation and personal time off, competitive salary.
Additional benefits include: Job stability and security, excellent growth opportunities, a safe and clean work environment, a great reputation in the industry as a leading silicone manufacturer, an exceptional culture.

For additional benefits information, please visit the Careers page of our website at shinetsusilicones.com

Keywords: Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, Akron , Process Engineer, Engineering , Akron, Ohio

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