Production Engineer

Charleston, WV

12+ Month Contract Opportunity with Subsidized Benefits


Supports plant operations with chemical engineering expertise. Lead plant and process design and implementation, and support production teams to work safely to achieve targets in the areas of production, costs, and quality product.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

Following is a list of primary duties and responsibilities which take up the majority of time on a daily basis. The Production Engineer will be held accountable for being able to perform the essential functions of the job. This list is not all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide chemical engineering input into design changes including process safety and process control.
  • Lead solving of complex problems related to process, mechanical, control systems, equipment integrity and other disciplines.
  • Set-up and/or participate in executing systems to track performance and prioritize improvement opportunities.
  • Lead and participate in incident investigations and cause analysis (Quality, Reliability, Production, Safety and Environmental) and implement action items to prevent recurrence.
  • Participate in PHAs, (Process Hazard Analysis), MOCs (Management of Change) and PSSRs (pre-start-up safety reviews).
  • Develop and implement process “best practices”, standards/policies, productivity improvements and work processes for operations that address safety, quality, efficiency and reliability.
  • Provide process engineering support for projects including develop basic data, conduct PHA or MOC review, and design oversight.
  • Work with operators and mechanics to develop Job Hazard Analyses and implement appropriate mitigation for hazards identified.


BS Engineering (Chemical Preferred)

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5+ years experience in chemical engineering with a detailed knowledge of chemical process operations, OSHA and PSM.
  • Demonstrated experience working with teams.
  • Demonstrated experience in getting results, meeting commitments & problem-solving skills.
  • Licensed Professional Chemical Engineer preferred

Type: Contract

Reference ID: 4872