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Process Engineer

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Process Engineer
Graphic Packaging International

The Chemical Process Engineer provides technical support and leadership within the department.  Develop and implement best practices to improve safety, quality, productivity and cost reduction.  Develop specific performance parameters for machine operations.

Responsibilities include:

Manage trails, identify process improvements and document these improvements through Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).  

Support the mill’s Key Performance Indicators (KPI) management system as required including updating operator rounds, auditing of operations for out of range process variables and working with management and hourly employees to correct out of range KPI’s. 
Drive best practices in safe operations and ensure the safety of all operations, maintenance and staff personnel.
Lead activities in determining the efficient and effective use of the full spectrum of the process chemistry to include an evaluation of the economic use of established chemical controls as well as any trial chemistry being evaluated for use.
Oversee the monitoring and maintenance of process control instrumentation, sampling and verification of process indication.
Manage vendor compliance with mill safety rules for storage, inventory and handling.
Review daily production and quality data, analyzes production and operation issues.
Assist in the preparation of yearly cost and production budgets.
Collaborate with key personnel in outage planning and operational scheduling.
Analyze weekly and monthly process trends.
Monitor departmental cost, develop capital project scope and budget.
Train of hourly/salary personnel, mentor junior level engineers.

Required Skills

Good interpersonal skills, able to influence people.
Good organization skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Able to motivate people to perform at a higher level
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
SAP experience a plus.
Continuous Improvement Ability- Improve Safety, Cost, Productivity, Quality & Morale on a daily basis.
Coachable-willingness to make changes daily as required
Aligns with and supports company and mill policies and procedures
Able to teach and possess strong “leadership” skills.


Required Experience

Bachelor Degree - Chemical Engineering, or Pulp & Paper Science, or other engineering discipline
1-3 years’ experience in process engineering preferably in the pulp and paper industry.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.

We offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry. With competitive base salaries, 401(k) plans and benefit offerings, we strive to reward talented people who make our company successful.

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Full Time Experienced
Kalamazoo, Michigan United States,Augusta, Georgia United States,Texarkana, Texas United States,Macon, Georgia United States,West Monroe, Louisiana United States
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