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Chemical Process Engineer

Date:  May 4, 2021
Location: 

Beaumont, TX, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-TX-BEAUMONT-PLT-0142-2191   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Heather Rodriguez  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

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About the Position

The Chemical Process Engineer will support the operation of the Beaumont facility with an emphasis on safety and environmental compliance, world class product quality and continuous process improvement. This position may be located within the operating units, including Utilities, or in the production support groups including Technical, Engineering, Maintenance or Environmental.  In any of these locations, this position is responsible for providing technical support to the day to day operation of the plant as well as implementing projects to enhance safety, environmental performance, product quality and productivity. 

 

Responsibilities

This position interfaces with hourly and salary staff at all levels and various departments within the plant and the Chemical Division.   

 

  • Safety: Ensure the safety compliance of the operating units within the plant.  Exhibit safe behaviors within the plant and promote the behavioral safety systems with other associates.  Ensure compliance with Process Safety Management by updating operating procedures, assisting in training of unit operators and leading the Management of Change process.  Implement Safety and Ergonomic improvement projects.
  • Environmental: Ensure the environmental compliance of the operating units within the plant.  Monitor and track plant emissions to ensure permit compliance.  Ensure new installations meet environmental requirements through the Management of Change process.  Investigate processes and procedures which can reduce the environmental footprint of the plant and implement changes to do so. 
  • Quality: Monitor and track the quality performance of the operating units.  Respond to quality upsets and work to provide corrective actions as needed.  Assist quality assurance in answering customer complaints to provide timely resolution to their issues. 
  • Productivity/Continuous Improvement: Monitor and track plant efficiencies in raw material and energy usage.  Use continuous improvement techniques, such as Six Sigma DMAIC, to identify opportunities and implement process and procedure changes to increase plant efficiency.
  • Production support: Provide technical support to the operating units.  Gain expertise in the solution polymerization, distillation and utilities generation processes.  Monitor raw material usage and inventories to ensure consistent supply to meet production needs.  Be an interface between R&D and the plant during development of new products or processes to ensure successful scale up from pilot scale to full production.

 

Education and Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering.
  • Preferred, but not required, is experience in the petrochemical industry including co-op, internship or permanent positions. Typical experience level would be 1-3 years.       

 

Skills and Abilities

  • Technical proficiency in basic engineering principles acquired through education and experience.
  • Familiarity with computer applications such as Microsoft Office, process modeling and data analysis.
  • Ability to work well in a diverse environment.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.

 

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 63,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate


Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

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