Process Engineer - Chemicals
Location: Oakland, CA
Salary Range: $115,000 to $130,000/yr. base salary (bonus eligible role)
This site is a growing, medium- sized, PSM-regulated plant and is privately held by owners who are investing in it with a hands-off approach. This person will be a jack-of-all-trades engineer and be responsible for: process optimization, day-to-day support, design-through-installation of projects from self-generated ideas, and statistical analysis using data analysis software. This site leadership team are all chemical engineers including their technology leader who is an ex-Dow engineer and a world expert on the products they produce. This person will have the freedom to develop their own way of improving the plant processes either by being in the plant 80% of time or optimizing the process on their computer. The process uses compressors, boilers, evaporators (for boiling off caustic), Rockwell Controls, burners, a waste-water treatment plant, and vaporizers. The position is open due to a promotion. The appeal for this job and company is the easy availability of funding for capital improvement projects, the ability work with a group of world-class process engineers and the on-going growth of the business. Relocation assistance is available.
- B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering required
- 3+ years of post-college, industry experience out of any PSM-regulated chemical manufacturing setting with a track record of process optimizations
- Candidates could be out of petrochemicals, or specialty chemicals, chlorine, etc
- Pluses would be experience with data analysis, DCS or PLC controls experience and/or design through installation of equipment