Manufacturing Engineer

Pensacola, FL

The primary purpose of the Manufacturing Engineer is to run the unit safely, reliably, and efficiently. The manufacturing engineer is responsible for unit operating performance to include production, raw material usage, energy usage, quality, daily performance tracking, troubleshooting, and basic unit optimization. The manufacturing engineer adds direct value to the business by driving real-time unit performance in these areas.


Drive unit performance to operational entitlement with respect to yields, usages, reliability, and quality Achieve annual operating productivity targets by maintaining a unit performance tracking program Maintain accurate accounting of all unit production losses and drive actions to correct


Monitor unit performance by tracking key process indicators (KPI’s) and key operating parameters (KOP’s) Maintenance of performance tracking tools to include set point or target changes Basic troubleshooting and optimization of the process to address gaps identified through daily performance monitoring

Interface with production engineering to:

Optimize the current process using operational entitlement models Implement advanced performance tracking tools Implement new technology projects Execute annual productivity plans Escalate technical issues which are too complex to handle within the unit

Interface with process engineering to:

Initiate projects to improve the process Escalate technical issues which require advanced modelling

Accounting and categorization of daily production losses Drive targeted actions in response to performance gaps in KPI’s as well as production losses Assist in tracking of unit regulatory compliance Facilitation of MOCs originating from unit needs Lead or assist in delivering technical training to operators Assist with production planning, tracking, and closing Maintain unit process safety information (PSI)


Education – BS or MS in Chemical Engineering Systems – ASPEN products, heat transfer, hydraulics, etc. 3 years minimum chemical manufacturing experience Strong knowledge of Process Safety Management is essential Strong technical and analytical skills with the ability to innovate and solve complex problems Willingness to provide after-hours support Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with cross-functional teams Strong communication skills, both oral and written Ability to perform in a highly dynamic work environment


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