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Operations/Production Engineer

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Parkersburg, WV
Job Type
Direct Hire
Mar 07, 2019
Job ID
 Company: A leading world producer of high performance plastics and specialty materials with a portfolio of over 30 brands in over 1500 formulations used in hundreds of applications with locations on five continents. This is a $13B organization with 60 US locations. For 150 years they have driven innovation serving diversified markets from consumer goods to energy. The company has 21 Global Research Centers.  The Technical Solutions Business unit is a global leader in specialty mining reagents, phosphine-based chemistry, and solutions for stabilization of polymers. They are are also a major player in phosphorus derivatives. The portfolio includes world class, leading edge technologies.
We appreciate our employees by providing:
  • High base salary
  • Bonus
  • 401K with company match
  • Relocation package
  • Full benefits
  • Advancement opportunities
  • 3-day weekend every other week
Your unique role with the company: The Production Engineer reports directly to the Technical Manager and is responsible for establishing and maintaining control of process metrics and data such as cycle time, productivity, downtime, product properties, ensure existing processes are in control. You will play a lead technical role ensuring process safety obligations are met maintaining safety files, lead/participate in PHAs and MHAs, MOCs, PSSR’s etc. to comply with PSM standards.
The plant has 200 employees and produces high molecular weight (HMW) hindered amine light stabilizers (HALS).  This is the company’s only site that produces the products which provide ultraviolet stabilization polymers that are used to extend the life of plastics in outdoor conditions.
This is a Union facility and the Operations/Production Engineer will provide technical leadership in the Area improvement Team (AIT) while ensuring application of six sigma and lean techniques to achieve improvements. You will relief superintendent during absences.
Community Information: Willow Island, WV
  • Located on the Ohio River, in the heart of the Ohio Valley.
  • Small Town living with low cost of living and an excellent place to raise a family
  • 2 hours from Columbus, Ohio
Background Profile:
  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering
  • 3+ years’ Engineering experience within Batch Chemical Processing