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Process Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 512622-667473
    • Job Location: Trainer, PA
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 05, 2019
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Job Description:

Key Role Description

The Process Engineer is accountable for a broad range of responsibilities including daily support for Operations, process monitoring, optimization, and process safety management activities. The Process Engineer will be responsible for developing solutions for unit optimization and process design improvement projects and is recognized as the process engineering leader/SME for the area for which they are responsible.

Role Specific Competencies

At Monroe, we have identified nine specific competencies we expect all employees of our organization to possess. These competencies are incorporated as a part of our Selection, Performance Management /Review and Developmental processes. The competencies and activities for this role are detailed below:

Technical Knowledge - demonstrates the specific skills necessary for the assignments, understands the background and points of leverage to be effective in the role.

  • Assigned to a specific unit(s) within the refinery with responsibilities of daily monitoring and troubleshooting of the area, process optimization, design and development of small capital projects.
  • Develops or assists in individual equipment specifications and provide recommendations on technology /catalyst selections.
  • Initiates and justifies new projects, additional monitoring and other improvements to the unit.
  • Monitors and communicates unit technical process status, risks, and opportunities. This includes interfacing with Operations, Commercial, Reliability, Inspection and Maintenance teams.
  • Participates in equipment inspections, process safety reviews and process hazard analysis.
  • Participates in refinery turnarounds, including any required 24 hr shift coverage and support for individual process callout requirements.
  • Be aware of all safety, health, and environmental issues that impact the unit, the refinery and all personnel.
  • Performs all routine engineering calculations (i.e. mass balances, energy balances, conversion calculations).
  • Monitors unit performance in comparison to daily targets and environmental permits - work with Commercial team to set appropriate targets.
  • Initiates and coordinates troubleshooting activities in response to unit upsets or general deterioration of performance
  • Leads management of change (MOC) and incident investigations
  • Participates in process hazard analysis (PHA) and layer of protection analysis (LOPA) evaluations of unit operations and design
  • Supports inspection and project implementation of units during scheduled/unscheduled downtime

Knowledge of Work Areas and Responsibilities - demonstrates a clear understanding of role and responsibilities within specific area, flexible and agile in adapting to changes or exploring opportunities and challenges.

Communications - Verbal and Written - includes written and verbal communications, delivers presentations and has good listening skills.

Problem Solving and Conflict Leadership - strives to understand contributing factors, works to resolve complex situations, and helps individuals to resolve conflicts.

Delivering Results - Sense of Urgency - defines appropriate goals, works toward achieving goals, articulates vision and steps for achievement, meets deadlines and provides timely status updates and follow-through.

Teamwork/Cooperation - accountable to team, works to meet established deliverables, appreciates view of team members and is respectful of others.

Initiative - takes action, seeks new opportunities, and strives to see projects to completion.

Work Reliability/Quality - strives to eliminate errors, accurate work is a priority, and seeks opportunities to improve product/services.

Integrity and Trust - honest, accountable, upholds ethics standards and maintains confidentiality.

 

Experience and Skills

Education, Experience, and Skill Requirements

  • Previous engineering experience in a high-risk industry such as refining, petrochemical, or chemical processing preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in all of Role Specific Competencies.

 

 


 
 
 

 

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