Chemical Engineer Job Description Sample
Leidos is looking for a Chemist/Chemical Engineer at its Picatinny Arsenal, NJ site.
The candidate will be responsible for the development of novel synthetic strategies for energetic compounds of interest to the US Army.
Responsible for developing scalable processes accounting for reaction kinetics, thermal management, materials handling and purification.
Expected to lead and participate in multi-disciplinary teams to develop technical solutions.
In addition to developing reaction strategies, the employee will be expected to identify, implement and develop processes including extraction, distillation and crystallization.
Responsible for independently applying analysis techniques and methods.
Frequently interacts with subordinates, supervisors, customers, and/or functional peer group managers.
Min of a Bachelor's degree required, MS preferred.
Hazardous chemical handling and chemical lab experience required.
US citizenship required.
Experience with process analytical technology including IR, Raman, GC, and HPLC desired but not required.
Experience with statistical design of experiments (DOE) methodology highly desirable.
Must have the ability to adapt and direct research programs for rapid results.
Must be able to work in a team-based environment.
Must have the ability and desire to initiate and execute new projects.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
36 an hour
1 year contract
The main function of a chemical engineer is to apply the principles of chemistry to solve problems involving the production or use of chemicals and biochemicals. A typical chemical engineer has the ability to design equipment and process for chemical manufacturing, as well as test manufacturing products.
Design equipment and processes for large-scale chemical manufacturing.
Plan and test methods of chemical manufacturing products and treating byproducts. Prepare estimates and progress reports of production costs.
Creativity, verbal and written communication skills, analytical and problem solving ability.
Team player and detail oriented. Ability to apply principles of physics, mathematics, and mechanical and electrical engineering, as well as chemistry. Knowledge of the aspects of chemicals manufacturing and how the process affects the environment, and safety of workers and consumers
Education/Experience: Bachelor s degree in engineering required. 0-2 years' experience required.
Comments for Suppliers: Designing for large-scale chemical manufacturing is not necessary for this role, but we're looking for someone with knowledge of engineering software such as Python or MatLab, and the candidate should be familiar with basic statistical tools stats analysis
Additional Information: Designing for large-scale chemical manufacturing is not necessary for this role, but we're looking for someone with knowledge of engineering software such as Python or MatLab, and the candidate should be familiar with basic statistical tools stats analysis.
Join a team recognized for leadership, innovation and diversity
Be a part of the advancement at Honeywell's Federal Manufacturing & Technologies business located at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Security Campus. In this role, you will perform routine engineering functions on assigned projects or sub-projects of a general nature and entry level scope by applying standard mathematical, physical science, and/or chemical, plastic or similar engineering technologies. You will define and acquire tooling, gauging and other equipment necessary to manufacture parts and to assure product quality.
Interact with design agencies, suppliers and/or internal organizations to assist in resolving design, development, productions and acceptance issues
Participates in establishing operating procedures on new products and components
We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Honeywell is the opportunity you've been looking for!
50 Provides technical assistance 50 Engineering supportYOU MUST HAVE
Bachelor's degree in chemical, plastics, mechanical, electrical, physics or equivalent engineering discipline from an accredited engineering program.
This position requires U.S. citizenship and ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance, due to ITAR restrictions.
Must have graduated, from an accredited college or university, since January 2018, or will graduate by August 2019
Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies including Six Sigma
Effective communication skills for interacting at all levels of the business, including verbal, written and presentation skills
Applied knowledge of standard office and engineering desktop systems and applications
Willingness to travel
Must have or be eligible for a security clearance due to contractual requirements.ExemptHoneywell FM&T OverviewINCLUDES
Continued Professional Development
Job ID: req177555
Location: 14520 Botts Road, Kansas City, MO 64147 USA
Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.
The Chemical Engineer shall review ECPs and temporary configuration changes and provide technical input to the Government pertaining to the justification of the ECP or temporary change, cost and schedule impacts, and configuration management requirements. The Chemical Engineer shall support the Government configuration control board and provide technical input to assist the Government in resolving technical issues and interface with the SC to collect, review, analyze, and evaluate data associated with ECPs.
The Chemical Engineer shall upload ECPs and related data on the HQ Inside PEO ACWA Share Point internal website. The Chemical Engineer shall remain current on design changes for both Main Plant and the SDC and provide technical input to the Government. For any design changes, the Chemical Engineer shall review SC vendor design documentation maintained on SC information management systems and attend ongoing reviews, status meetings, and design discussions and provide technical input to the Government to support their evaluation of the BGCAPP design, configuration management process, and configuration documentation.
Technical input should support the Government's evaluation whether the BGCAPP design documentation is complete and meets the BGCAPP design criteria and requirements.
The Chemical Engineer shall review Field Change Notices, Field Change Requests, Design Change Notices, Supplier Deviation Requests, and NCRs and provide technical input to the Government to assist the Government in evaluating whether the BGCAPP (to include the Main Plant and SDC) design documentation is in compliance with the accepted design and the constructed facility. The Chemical Engineer shall provide timely notification to the Government of concept flaws, design inconsistencies, testing and evaluation issues, and specific equipment interoperability issues.
Reviews and evaluations shall be documented IAW BGCAPP plans and procedures. The Chemical Engineer shall review and the SC's Preliminary, Final, Sub-System Safety, and ongoing Hazards Analysis and provide technical input to the Government. The Chemical Engineer shall establish a process for tracking and verifying FO issues are considered in BGCAPP facility design, test, and operational documentation.
The Chemical Engineer shall observe the SC's activities related to investigation or testing of demilitarization process chemistry issues. The Chemical Engineer shall provide technical input to the Government to include technical approach, progress, and potential issues and risks related to process chemistry.
The Chemical Engineer shall review test plans, data and reports to verify that the demilitarization plant equipment will meet performance requirements.
Four year degree in chemical engineering; five years' experience in chemical demilitarization plant processes and operations or equivalent experience in an industrial chemical processing facility.
Must be a US Citizen willing to obtain a Secret Clearance.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities.
We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference.
Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD. A Brief Summary of This Position: This position reports directly to the North America Engineering Manager.
Valmont Coatings is a leader in providing durable and functional coatings solutions that protect and enhance our customers’ products. In North America, this includes 21 sites today. The Division is continuously pursuing growth through both acquisitions and Greenfield construction.
The Engineer will work on many varied projects to achieve Coatings Division tactical and strategic goals, including capital, maintenance, process development, and R & D projects. The position will travel as needed to the sites to research and implement these projects. The work involves the application of engineering, project management, and financial analysis skills.
Initiative and attention to details are keys to success in this position where projects are identified and managed to completion by the Engineer. Communication skills are vital to work with various functions within the Division and the Engineer will have opportunities to learn how each of these interact for success. Opportunities for advancement include promotion within the engineering department or transfer to operations management.
Essential Functions: · Unique opportunity to use engineering skills while learning operations and financial aspects. · This role requires 70% travel (internationally/domestically), including overnight stays. Work as a project manager and/or team leader to complete projects by coordinating with other functions, including the formation and directing of Agile teams. Evaluate, select, and apply engineering solutions to a variety of manufacturing related problems.
Analyze and improve chemical processes to optimize for sustainability and efficiency Investigate innovations for chemical processes Assist in the development of capital expense budget plans, equipment/construction contracts, and strategic improvement plans. Specify new fixtures, tooling, equipment, and method modifications to improve cost, safety, and quality of products Design and specify process heating systems, exchangers, filter systems, and furnaces.Utilize Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) technologies to assist in engineering problem solving Other Important Details about the Role: · Safety is a critical responsibility for this role · Ability to identify issues and take initiative to address them · Communicate with engineering management: including bringing up issues, work/project status, and impediments hindering work · Effectively communicate with multiple levels and functions within the company · Diligent work ethic to pay attention to details and maintain documentation for future reference. · Support global operations as needed Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities): · Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Chemical/Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering field · Three (3)+ years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 7+ years relevant experience or 9+ years of relevant experience · Knowledge and expertise in manufacturing process and equipment · The ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced working environment · Proven track record of continuous improvement results · Ability to travel 60%+ · Ability to communicate and interact with others in a professional manner · Must have a high awareness for safety at all times · Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver results Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These
· Five years of previous experience in a Mechanical/Mechanical Design/Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering or related position · Three years of previous experience as a project manager and/or engineering team leader · The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions · MBA Working Environment and Physical Efforts: Work is performed in an office setting and out in the operations.
The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer.
The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. The employee is required to be able to move about the Coatings plant sites and around equipment at those sites. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. The incumbent is also required to travel internationally and domestically 70% on an annual basis. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.
The Materials, Process and Coating Technology Group, part of PPG Aerospace Transparencies Engineering R&T, provides technical direction and specifications for developing new products and materials while providing analytical and materials-related production support to the Huntsville facility and throughout the SBU. Additionally, it provides input to the development of new process technology, improvements to existing products and process technologies and for both internal and external entities.
Lead or assist in the selection, testing, implementation, and technical support of new materials within production and laboratory environments
Provide technical, troubleshooting, obsolescence, and requalification support for existing materials and their related processes
Give technical leadership and expertise related to materials used in the manufacturing process
Operate and oversee projects within a laboratory environment, including: routine analysis; method development; routine maintenance; materials formulation; production support;
Conduct in-depth investigations into materials-related production or field issues
Assist quality department in maintaining compliance with all quality policies, including: shelf life; audits; documentation; corrective actions
Interact with operations personnel and outside vendors to fully support production
Maintain proper documentation, for work records, processes, formulations and procedures
Provide clear and effective technical communication to the facility, the SBU, and customers
Support and actively engage in Lean and 5S culture and initiatives within the facility and SBU
B.S. degree, Chemical Engineering or Materials Engineering (Chemistry with relevant experience)
4 years' experience working in a laboratory environment
2 years' experience working in a Production/Manufacturing environment
2 years' experience in Process Development & Improvement
Experience with Analytical instrumentation (GC-MS, LC, IC, ICP-MS, ED-XRF, and/or FT-IR)
Basic computer proficiency
Good interpersonal and communication abilities
6 Sigma Black Belt
Ability to work independently
Experience with polymers and resins a plus (acrylic, polycarbonate, polyurethane, vinyl, epoxies)
Willingness to work in a dynamic production/manufacturing environment
Willingness to work with a team
Strong writing skills
Ability to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
Job Title: Chemical Engineer
Location of Position: 6060 Spine Road, Boulder, COLORADO 80301-3687 USA
Posting Number: req7279
In this role, you will work cross functionally as part of the Ultra-Pure Water/Process Product Line Technology team to continuously improve existing products and develop new analytical instrumentation. This position will be focused on the opportunity spaces within our Industrial and Environmental markets/channels for our instrumentation. You will spend significant time in the lab testing instrumentation and components as part of quality initiatives or new product development projects. You may be responsible for individual technology development or research efforts.
Experiment with a wide range of analytical instrumentation and sensitive measuring devices and equipment.
Research and test new components for product improvements and new product design.
Collaborate with new and existing vendors on component design and parts processing.
Develop chemical and engineering models.
Develop complex algorithms to achieve analytical performance requirements. Design and construct test apparatuses. Develop and conduct experiments in conjunction with other team members from other engineering disciplines.
Analyze data, summarize results, and present results to project team/senior team members.
Develop documentation and presentation materials for design reviews.
Develop specifications for components, software, instrument performance, and product acceptance.
Author technical test reports and document instrument designs, methodology, and algorithms.
Determine design and project deliverables. Resource/schedule estimation.
Provide technical guidance to other parts of the organization.
Engage with other disciplines within the team (e.g. Mechanical, Electrical, Software) as required to validate new features, software updates, bug fixes, etc.
May travel to customer sites for either technical support or determining customer requirements
Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering
At least 5 years work experience in a water quality/analysis laboratory environment
Skills and Abilities
Familiar with complex analytical instrumentation and electromechanical systems
Demonstrated work experience as an engineer in a product development or a sustaining engineering environment working as part of a cross functional team.
Understanding of the chemical compatibility of various materials
Data acquisition and experimental automation experience
Possess mechanical/electrical aptitude to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot lab equipment and analytical instrumentation.
Hands on laboratory skills.
Knowledge of water chemistry and experience with standard methods for measuring contaminants in a water matrix.
Knowledge of water purification methods and systems utilized in pharmaceutical and semiconductor industries.
Knowledge of industrial and municipal waste water treatment processes.
Exceptional interpersonal skills to collaborate with other engineering disciplines, customers, and other parts of the organization.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to summarize data and present to larger audiences.
Ability to manage time based on project priorities and organize work load appropriately.
Ability to utilize statistical tools and methods in designing experiments and data evaluation.
Experience with programming in LabVIEW, Excel macro development, and aptitude with software for laboratory equipment.
Enthusiastic self-starter with desire to learn instrumentation and further develop product development skills.
Is relocation for this position offered: Yes
Number of Job Openings: 1
Company Grade/Band: Lead Professional
Join the Resource Revolution! SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions looks for innovation everywhere. For more than 100 years, SUEZ has been at the forefront of innovation, from the SUEZ Canal to addressing water scarcity. Finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now. Join us today and become an essential part of the Resource Revolution!
SUEZ's Water Technologies and Solutions (SWTS) offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. SWTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
FUJIFILM Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc., located in Greenwood, SC, plays a key role in the company's strategic vision by serving customers throughout the United States, Canada, and over 40 other countries worldwide. The complex boasts five state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities producing QuickSnap recyclable cameras, ink jet and traditional photographic paper, personalized photo prints and gifts, and digital printing plates for the Graphic Arts Industry.
Fujifilm strives to offer a healthy work environment that promotes individual responsibility and growth, a collaborative spirit, and an atmosphere that encourages learning, professional development and achievement. Performance, development and accountability are the standards to which the company and its people strive toward.
We search for the most talented and qualified people. And to support our employees, we offer programs that motivate, educate and promote a healthy work-life balance, which increase employee satisfaction and overall personal well-being.
At Fujifilm, INNOVATIONS and PEOPLE matter.
FUJIFILM Manufacturing is a EEO Employer W/M/Vet/Disabled
We are currently recruiting for a Chemical Engineer (internally known as FA Chemical Engineer (K TE)). The successful candidate will research, develop, design and test chemical processes, equipment and systems, applying principles and techniques of chemical engineering. Contributes process and engineering support to production plants; evaluates and introduces new technology, methods or processes and the development and integration of innovative ideas to improve chemical manufacturing operations, as well as to implement capacity increases; assisting production plants with short and longer term problem solving.
Works with existing and new raw materials for improved performance, lower cost, problem solving, supplier issues and new products. Higher levels will develop, manage and adhere to project schedules and budgets and ensure that process requirements are met and validated. In addition, higher levels will plan and conduct work requiring judgment in independent evaluation, selection and adaptation and modification of complex techniques, procedures, and manufacturing equipment and processes.
Assignments will range from small scope projects to complex plant processes or site wide operations. Generates hazardous waste, labels containers and meets other container storage requirements. Transports them to less than 90 day storage.
Project manager for contractors. Ensures contractors meet waste management disposal requirements.
EDUCATION: Ranging from BS degree in Chemical Engineering to Master Degree in Chemical Engineering or related degree or equivalent experience dependent on level.
EXPERIENCE: Ranging from minimum of one-year experience working in a production operations environment or equivalent Co-op/Intern experience to 15 years plus dependent upon level.
Professional license or certification: None
SPECIFIC SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE and ABILITIES: • Demonstrates ability to effectively use verbal, written and listening communication skills with people from diverse cultural backgrounds • Demonstrates ability to meet multiple deadlines in a timely manner (time management and stress) • Demonstrates adaptability and willingness to learn in a changing technological environment • Demonstrates attention to detail through accuracy and completeness of information • Demonstrates professionalism (e.g., cooperation, courtesy, assertiveness, non-defensiveness and accepting of constructive feedback) • Effectively communicates technical information and complex ideas • Works independently in assigned areas of responsibility and demonstrates effective problem solving and decision making skills
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Equipment Modification – Modify or change equipment used either directly or indirectly in the manufacturing process.
Provides technical assistance to other departments who may also lead related projects. 2. Raw materials – Qualifies additional suppliers, test and implement supplier factor changes, and resolve quality and other raw material issues. 3. Yield, Downtime, A-rank, Safety – Works on projects and other activities to improve plant performance issues. 4.
Effectively works with others within the team to achieve team goals. Effectively communicates with co-workers and supervisor. Performs all additional duties as assigned by supervisor. Follows Fujifilm's Employee Code of Conduct Policy and maintains and adheres to Fujifilm Safety Policies and Procedures.
Kelly Scientific Resources has a temporary position available for a Chemical Engineer.
We are hiring a BS level Chemical Engineer to support some process analyses and documentation in our Process, Technology and Specialties department
This position is with a Global Polymer industry seeking high energy, goal-focused individuals, with technical and leadership skills needed to help achieve our department goals.
Support process technology team in documenting relevant scale-up and process data for established processes. Types of documentation include process controls parameters, equipment lists, utility usages, materials of construction, safety-related information, material handing data, and information on process vents/waste profiles.
Basic fundamental engineering scales such as completing mass / energy balances or other calculations as well as experience with Excel will be needed.
This position is located in our Mt. Vernon, IN site, just west of Evansville, IN.
- Degrees/ Experience: BS, Chemical Engineering.
Experience using Excel and applying fundamental chemical engineering principles.
Excellent technical, written, and verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to effectively work with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple activities/tasks and deliver on objectives.
Willingness to continue to learn.
Founded in 2013 and based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Zymergen is a technology company unlocking the power of biology. We deliver better economics for products made from biology that are used across industries, bring new products to market faster, and develop novel products. Our proprietary platform uses robots and machine learning to engineer microbes faster, more predictably, and to a level of performance previously unattainable. These microbes, and the products they produce, have broad applications across industries such as chemicals and materials, agriculture, and healthcare. For more information visit www.zymergen.com.
Job Description and Specific Responsibilities
Zymergen is hiring an experienced Chemical Engineer to expand our Products Division chemical engineering capability, developing and transferring production processes of Zymergen's novel molecules to commercial scale. As a member of the process development team, the incumbent will build out laboratory Downstream Processing capabilities, conduct process development across scales, and transfer processes between sites.
An ideal candidate for this position will perform the following duties:
Closely work with fermentation downstream process development group, materials research project teams, project management, R&T leadership and commercial operations to drive time critical projects to completion under safe operating conditions.
Execute chemical engineering projects in the context of our materials project platform and provide technical leadership for critical projects as needed
Drive implementation / identification of internal / external laboratory capabilities and assist in the development of a network of CROs/CMOs in the area of chemical and polymer synthesis and processing
Manage process and/or equipment testing at CRO/CMO and equipment vendor facilities
Provide oversight of external partners
Provide regular project updates for products leadership
Participate in hiring and recruiting activities with the team
We favor candidates with the following:
BS/MS in Chemical Engineering with 10 years industry experience Or BS/MS in related field with 10+ years of relevant scale-up industry experience OR PhD in Chemical Engineering and 2+ years of industry experience
Hands on experience conducting development work at lab and/or pilot scale
Demonstrated experience in leading process and reaction engineering projects in the area of batch and continuous processing.
Demonstrated experience in scaling processes from lab/pilot into operational pilot/commercial scale facilities, including performing on-site support.
Demonstrated experience in planning and operating hazardous processes (background in applied heterogeneous catalysis, hydrogenation, and/or polymerization preferred)
Experience with a range of commercially-applicable unit operations such as extraction, liquid-liquid and liquid-solid separations, distillation, drying, filtration, crystallization.
Experience in managing and executing projects, managing or mentoring junior staff in an industrial environment, and building a strong safety culture
Thorough knowledge of chemical engineering principles in practice, and experience in process synthesis developing and utilizing process cost models
Familiarity with fermentation and biochemical processes, basics of polymer chemistry and polymerization processes, and process simulation software
Experience in hazard management analysis and demonstrated focus on safe operations is a must
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