Senior Production Engineer

Job Number:473
Position Title:Sr Production Engineer
External Description:
Sr. Production Engineer
Responsible for improving the baseline value of key area metrics toward entitlement values (or beyond entitlement values where possible) through contributions to high-impact Six Sigma teams
Responsible for execution of "Improve" and "Control" steps in Six Sigma DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve & Control) process
Responsible for restoring baseline values of key area metrics for which restoration attempts by the Production department have been unsuccessful (for problems other than mechanical breakdown)
Responsible to troubleshoot area process issues and de-bottleneck systems to maintain safety and environmental compliance and/or maximize production.
Ensure daily Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are met or exceeded
Accountable for implementing robust control plans for process improvement projects by fully utilizing DCS (distributed control system) capabilities
Responsible for accurate production loss data entry into the Attainment Loss (ADCA) system
Responsible for area DCS alarm management
Assist with SOP and training material development
Other work as required
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
3-5 years' experience in production or process engineering in Chemical Plant or like environment such as; Refinery, Pulp & Paper, pharmaceutical, or petro-chemical
Additional Qualifications:
3-5 years experience in production or process engineering in Chemical Plant preferred
Six Sigma certification preferred
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization
Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives
Able to manage multiple priorities
Knowledgeable of area process equipment, chemistry and controls
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
Strong computer skills
Lean manufacturing will be a plus
Location_formattedLocationShort:Hopewell, Virginia
Community / Marketing Title:Senior Production Engineer
Company Profile:
Are you searching for a rewarding career with a great team of talented people who are leaders in their fields ? from research, engineering and agronomy to information technology, supply chain and marketing? Do you believe in driving results in friendly environment that is open to creative ideas and diverse perspectives?
If so, you've come to the right place: AdvanSix, a company that is built on a rich history of teamwork, innovation and customer focus, and that has a fun, entrepreneurial mindset. We are:
A leading manufacturer of nylon 6 resins and films, which are used to make products important to everyday life ? from automotive parts, carpeting, and food packaging to wire and cable, building materials and sports apparel
Fully integrated into many important building blocks of chemistry, including caprolactam, ammonium sulfate fertilizer, and many other chemical intermediates used to make products that make our world go round
Respected by customers far and wide as trusted partner that can be counted on for quality products, sustainable solutions and reliable supply.
A career at AdvanSix means opportunity and possibility for people who seek variety, responsibility and hands-on experience in a friendly, dynamic workplace.
EEO Employer Verbiage:
AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.

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