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Production Engineer Job


Memphis, TN, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Production / Operations
Posting Date:  May 3, 2022

Division:       Oxygenes & Derivatives                                                      Date: September 9, 2021

Location:      Memphis

Job Title:      Production Engineer


Situation in organization

Reports to the Technical Manager and supports the day-to-day operation of the Memphis facility.


Job dimensions

The position provides technical support for the entire site operation with guidance and oversight from Operations Manager.


Key Activities and responsibilities

Production Support (90%)

  • Day to day monitoring of process conditions, utilization of engineering tools (SPC, Data Historian, Six Sigma Tools) to assess plant performance, identify and address deviations.
  • Daily support to Operations in plant troubleshooting and documentation of learning.
  • Works closely with Production Supervisor to execute production plan.
  • Works closely with Process Engineer to identify systemic process improvement opportunities in Safety, Quality, Efficiency and Throughput. Execution of DOE's, plant trials.
  • Owner of SOP's, updates, improvements and training package.
  • Creation of process monitoring tools to ensure proactive process efficiency.
  • Updates daily AU/OAU data to track process deviations.
  • Works with Process Engineer to segregate AU/OAU systemic bad actors from "one-offs". Incident investigation (IMPACT) team leader.
  • Safety and Environmental KPI’s on daily basis
  • Production schedule and rate.


Other task (10%)

  • Read company communications weekly, i.e. production advisories, emails, etc.
  • Complete scheduled periodic training on time and as required
  • Other duties as assigned


Context and environment

  • Ensures compliance of regulatory and plant safety and environmental requirements with special emphasis on Process Safety Management (PSM)
  • Ensure that all incidents are reported, investigated and action items assigned.
  • Ensure that all HES training, standards, policies and procedures are followed.
  • Demonstrates commitment to HES through high visibility and actions.
  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents


Required Education/Qualifications /Work experience

  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • 2-5 years of experience working at a production facility
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft office


Demonstrated Competencies

  • Communication and interpersonal skills, strong leadership and supervisory skills, teamwork facilitation skills
  • Problem solving and analytical ability, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to train process operators regarding procedure and consistency
  • High level of confidence.




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