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Process Engineer - Eco

Company: Eco Services Operations, LLC
Location: Carson
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Energized by an over 200-year history as part of PQ Corporation - our company is now simpler, stronger, leaner, nimbler - and solidly positioned for growth. Ecovyst is a pure-play catalyst and services company. As catalysts for positive change, our technologies play a critical role in supporting ecological health, and propelling expansion and growth for our customers. Our long history of innovation expertise and close customer collaboration supports the development of proprietary catalysts and services across our two industry-leading businesses, Ecoservices and Catalyst Technologies

  • Ecoservices provides specialty grade high purity virgin sulfuric acid for a number of diverse and growing end uses. Among them are mining, particularly copper for electronics applications, production of lead acid batteries for all types of vehicles, water treatment, and agricultural products.
  • Catalyst Technologies business is a leader in engineering proprietary and customized technologies for cleaner fuels, emissions control and waste reductionAt Ecovyst, we are prioritizing and accelerating our growing and greening initiatives, and are putting sustainability for a safer, cleaner, healthier world at the forefront of our forward strategy. At Ecovyst, we are ready for change. Our Ecoservices division is on the hunt for a Process Engineer to be based at our Dominguez, CA (Long Beach) plant.
    • We are not offering visa sponsorship or relocation for this role at this time.
    • We are not using agencies for this role at this time.GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Responsible for monitoring and optimizing plant process performance. Responsible for improving plant safety, reliability, and efficiency.
      • Provide plant production troubleshooting support and technical support for assigned projects
      • Investigate and implement ways to reduce costs in Plant processes
      • Author FEL1 Capital Project scope & justifications.
      • Execute small capital projects, including field construction supervision.
      • Supervise contractors for assigned projects
      • Participate on HS&E teams/meetings to address safety and environmental issues
      • Conduct incident investigations and implement corrective actions as needed
      • Perform release calculations for environmental releases
      • Analyze problems/opportunities and participate in identifying solution options
      • Provide technical documentation to provide continuity and prevent recurrence of problems
      • Support planning, execution, and documentation of Turnaround activities.
      • Provide technical support for startup/shutdown procedures
      • Assist with design, analysis and optimization of highly integrated processes as well as basic unit operations such as reactors or heat exchangers
      • Manage Operations documentation including SOPs, P&IDs, BFDs, PFDs, Critical Interlock Matrix, Master Alarm List & Control Narratives, and alarm management efforts.
      • Support Management Team initiatives and help drive change.
      • Support Equipment Strategy and Equipment Best Practice compliance.
      • Use SUMO compliance tool to analyze process and drive improvements.
      • Author RCFAs as needed.
      • Improve process tuning and control schemes
      • Maintain, update, and improve site control systems including DCS, SIS, PLCs, OSI/PI and IntelaTrac.
      • Attend daily Production Meeting.HS&E RESPONSIBILITIES
        • Ensure full compliance with all PHMP and PSM requirements, including but not limited to HAZOP Reviews, Pre-Start up Safety Reviews, and Management of Change; authoring and completing action items.
        • Participate in PHAs and assist in driving related action items to completion.
        • Conducts life critical permit, equipment ownership, and housekeeping audits.
        • Promote and comply with Life Saving Behaviors.
        • Use Stop Work Authority as necessary.
        • Utilize corrective actions database in Enablon.
        • Participate on HS&E teams/meetings to address safety and environmental issues
        • Be knowledgeable of and comply with all applicable site, corporate and regulatory safety and environmental requirements.
        • Attend and actively participate in safety meetings and complete all applicable safety training as required.
        • Properly inspect, use and maintain necessary PPE in accordance with site PPE matrix
        • Report all safety or environmental incidents immediately and openly participate in the incident investigation. Specific Job Requirements
          • Familiarity with industry standards & practices (OSHA, API, ASME, NFPA)
          • Familiarity with PSM/RMP regulations
          • Ability to comprehend equipment, P&ID, loop, etc drawings
          • Working knowledge of chemical engineering principles including process controls
          • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities
          • Ability to work in the field (climb, stairs, enter vessels, etc.)
          • Problem solving and critical thinking skills with the ability to reason and deduce
          • Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint required
          • Will work in a 24/7 continuous operation chemical manufacturing plant and be required to be on call on a rotational basis
          • Ability to communicate (both written and verbal) effectively and promptly with all levels of the organization
          • Ability to wear full face respirator
          • Familiarity or experience with Aspen Tech Process Simulation Software a plus.Education and/or Experience:.
            • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Chemical Engineering
            • 2-5 years chemical plant, refinery, and/or engineering experience

Keywords: Eco Services Operations, LLC, Carson , Process Engineer - Eco, Engineering , Carson, California

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