Continuous Improvement Engineer

  • Direct Hire
  • Plaquemine, LA
  • Education Required: Bachelor Degree
  • Experience Required: 8 + years
  • Salary: $DOE

The Personnel Consulting Group

The Continuous Improvement Engineer will lead the Specialty Materials plant operational excellence program and related continuous improvement efforts.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering Required.  Other Engineering Disciplines considered if significant experience in a Chemical Process Setting.
  • 8+ years in Chemical Manufacturing Setting required, 12+ years preferred.  Previous experience leading process performance improvement projects in chemical manufacturing strongly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of process equipment and functions.
  • Experience/Certification in 6 Sigma and/or Lean Methodologies is strongly desired.
  • Intermediate level skills at Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.  Experience with databases, statistical software and SAP preferred.
Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering Required.  Other Engineering Disciplines considered if significant experience in a Chemical Process Setting.
8+ years in Chemical Manufacturing Setting required, 12+ years preferred.  Previous experience leading process performance improvement projects in chemical manufacturing strongly preferred.
Strong knowledge of process equipment and functions.
Experience/Certification in 6 Sigma and/or Lean Methodologies is strongly desired.
Intermediate level skills at Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.  Experience with databases, statistical software and SAP preferred.

Skills:
  • Develop and drive continuous improvement projects to completion to improve the safety, production, uptime, efficiency, and quality of the site.
  • Provide support to other project leaders.
  • Track OpEx program results and ensure related goals are met.
  • Ensure projects are sustainable and ensure operability of new processes and equipment prior to handing off to operations.

Areas of Improvement focus include:

  • Operating Discipline, Process Optimization, Management Systems, Work Processes, Productivity, and First Pass Quality.
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