Manufacturing Engineer

Alvin, TX

The manufacturing engineer is responsible for unit operating performance to include day-to-day troubleshooting, daily performance tracking, quality management, incident investigations, 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 setpoint or target changes

Basic troubleshooting and optimization of the process to address gaps identified through daily performance monitoring

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

Interface with production engineering, process engineering and other site business teams

Optimize the current process using operational entitlement models

Implement advanced performance tracking tools and new technology projects

Execute annual productivity plans

Escalate technical issues which are too complex to handle within the unit


Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering

Minimum 3-15 years experience working in a Manufacturing Engineer role

Working knowledge of ASPEN products, heat transfer, hydraulics, etc.

Strong knowledge of Process Safety Management

Proven technical and analytical skills with the ability to innovate and solve complex problems

Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with cross-functional teams

Strong communication skills, both oral and written

Proven ability to perform in a highly dynamic work environment


Certified Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt


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