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Engine Combustion Specialist
We are seeking an Engine Combustion Specialist to join the Fuel Technology division of Saudi Aramco's Research and Development Center.
The Fuel Technology Division conducts research and technology development in the area of transport fuels chemistry and advanced engine technologies. Our research focuses on the co-optimization of fuel and engine systems, technology demonstration in collaboration with various stakeholders, and strategic transport studies across the road, aviation, and marine sectors.
Your primary role is to conduct innovative research on engine/fuel interactions, provide guidance and technical expertise, and foster the development of talent within the organization. Minimum Requirements As the successful candidate, you will hold an advanced degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or chemical engineering from a recognized and approved program.
You will have at least 10 years of experience in fuel and combustion engine research and development.
You will have a strong understanding of underlying properties of fuels and combustion kinetics. You will be familiar with developments in engine technologies and technology trends.
You will be able to demonstrate a strong record of publications and/or patents. You will have strong research and development project management skills. You must have good interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience of 1-D modeling (e.g., GT-power) or vehicle system modeling (e.g., Autonomie) is preferred. Duties & Responsibilities You will be required to perform the following:
Develop and execute engine test programs to understand fuel effects on engine performance and emissions under a variety of combustion modes from light duty gasoline to heavy duty diesel engine applications.
Supervise single cylinder engine test operation, conduct thorough analysis of engine test results, provide periodic progress reports, and present findings in international technical meetings.
Make decisions on necessary engine hardware and test cell configurations in support of research facility expansion plans.
Frequently communicate with Saudi Aramco's global research centers and manage external collaborative programs with partners.
Mentor and oversee development of young engineers in their area of specialty.
Submit patents, give technical presentations, and write technical papers for peer-reviewed journals. Auto req ID 16371BR
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Summer 2018 Intern - Coal Combustion Products
More than a career - a chance to make a difference in people's lives.
Build an exciting, rewarding career with us – help us make a difference for millions of people every day. Consider joining the Duke Energy team, where you'll find a friendly work environment, opportunities for growth and development, recognition for your work, and competitive pay and benefits.
The Coal Combustion Products (CCP) team provides strategic leadership to effectively beneficially reuse coal ash storage in a manner that mitigates any hazard to public health, safety, or welfare and ensures the ongoing safety of our communities and environment. The team delivers solutions that address net environmental impact and balance stakeholder interests. Specifically, the team reviews and evaluate technologies that supports or enhances CCPs for beneficial reuse, supports the development of beneficial reuse strategies, supports development and negotiations for new agreements, and implements the arrangement with the 3rd party to beneficially reuse CCPs primarily into construction products. Interns support Byproduct Marketers and Engineering Staff members who are responsible for the supporting existing and new beneficial reuse projects. Interns may also assist management with overseeing many other aspects of the beneficial reuse program (tracking volumes, supporting presentations, monitoring testing and analysis, and other compliance related activities.
As part of the Coal Combustion Products (CCP) team, key duties for the Intern will include:
Assisting the Byproducts Team members to support the collaboration with station and engineering to understand operating and budgeting parameters / requirements for byproducts commercial recommendations as necessary to produce and maximize byproducts sales resulting from knowledge of operations.
Assisting the Byproducts Team members to support development and issue of byproducts and transportation Requests for Proposals (RFPs) as necessary to support and meet the stations beneficial reuse needs and plans.
Assisting the Byproducts Team members to support the development, negotiations and management of the byproducts sale contracts and shepherds them to completion, with support from other Senior Byproducts Marketers and Management
Assisting the Byproducts Team members to support the development and monitoring of the byproducts strategies, position reports, and provides input of the short and long-term term recommendations to maximize sales and transportation needs
Assisting the Byproducts Team members to perform Project Management support functions on projects that support commodity sales/procurement and structural fill projects
Assisting the Byproducts Team members to support external business relationships in sound, ethical and professional manner and in the best interests of Duke
Assisting the Byproducts Team members to support and make site visits to commodity end-user sales facilities, transportation carriers, generating stations
Supporting the overall CCP Department goals and objectives to drive incidents to ZERO!
Performing and documenting frequent field observations and walk downs to ensure project success.
Assisting the Byproducts Team members to support database updates / presentations preparation / others.
This Intern position is for students pursuing degrees in undergraduate or graduate studies in Civil Engineering and/or Chemical Engineering. In addition to working within your discipline, you may be asked to work across a multi-engineering discipline platform.
- Office and plant environment - requires walking, light lifting, infrequent climbing, and occasional exposure to temperature and noise
Currently enrolled and pursuing a four year degree in Civil Engineering, and/or Chemical Engineering Program
Cumulative GPA of 3.00
Must not graduate prior to December 2019
Valid driver's license
A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred
Junior or Senior level is preferred
Previous experience working as an intern or co-op
Demonstrated technical proficiency in use of computers, software, and engineering applications
Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated time management skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently
Demonstrated history of achievements and personal performance
Demonstrated leadership qualities through effective decision making
Works effectively with others from diverse backgrounds to solve problems and implement solutions
Desire to pursue a career in the energy industry
In Office: Dress required is business casual.
Out of office / At a Station: Required to wear personal protective equipment (hardhat, safety glasses, appropriate clothing, ear plugs, fall protection, etc.) as needed.
Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No
Visa Sponsored PositionNo
Posting Expiration Date
Saturday, April 21, 2018
All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.
Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.
Combustion Process Lead Engineer
The Combustion Process Lead Engineer will be responsible for the technical development and success of new products for a range of applications including igniters, combustors, power plant systems, process systems, pressurized fluidized bed reactors for large scale production of power, steam and hydrogen systems, industrial heat exchangers, and/or high temperature valves and components. This responsibility will continue throughout the entire process beginning with system trades, component design, fabrication, and test followed by field piloting and demonstration. In addition, the successful candidate will need to establish a seamless working relationship with disciplines and program partners/suppliers. Customers will include the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), oil, power and Industrial Gas companies and industry vendors.
The Combustion Process Lead Engineer will report to the Engineering Director of Advanced Energy Systems. The role will include product development, leadership of technical teams, review of engineering work products, engineering analysis, leading test of developed systems, troubleshooting technical issues, and interfacing with management and customers.
Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
The Combustion Process Lead Engineer will report to the Engineering Director of Advanced Energy Systems. The role will include product development, leadership of technical teams, review of engineering work products, engineering analysis, leading test of developed systems, troubleshooting technical issues, and interfacing with management and customers.
Work to develop new combustion devices products such as igniters, burners, combustors, and high temperature components (such as reactors) and systems combining these components and others using knowledge of combustion, heat transfer, and high pressure and temperature systems. Lead technical teams providing direction and oversight to junior engineers to meet the goals of the specific programs (20%).
Work to develop new power production products such as fluidized beds, heat exchangers, and high temperature components (such as valves) and systems combining these components and others using knowledge of heat transfer, and high pressure/temperature systems. Lead technical teams providing direction and oversight to junior engineers to meet the goals of the specific programs (20%).
Review engineering work products including evaluation of meeting codes and standards for pressure vessels and piping as well as reviewing drawings, models, and analyses of products (10%).
Troubleshoot technical issues to ensure timely resolution to satisfy all company objectives. These efforts will include using failure investigation techniques and tools (20%)
Complete engineering analyses including system models and energy/mass balances (15%).
Work closely with program management and executive leadership team to effectively communicate program/project status to customers, and support business unit operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews. (10%)
Continuously stress health and safety, diversity, and environmental goals and provide a safe, respectful, and ethical environment for all employees at all times. (5%)
The job will require travel to multiple program /customer/test sites in North America and periodic international travel. In addition, there may be occasional travel to conferences to promote the program technology for commercial applications both domestically and internationally (up to 10%).
Minimum of a B.S. degree in Mechanical, Chemical or related engineering discipline.
Professional Engineer certification is desired
ASME code application training is desired.
Additionally, training/experience in pilot plant commissioning and operation isstrongly desired.
Skills and Experience:
10 years of experience in defining solutions for technology development programs involving combustion and thermal processesis required
Must have experience developing technical solutions for ignition systems and/or combustor injectors including concept definition, support to design and fabrication, and hot-fire test
10 years experience in industrial gas fired and power generation systems involving combustion and thermal processes and with the ability to prepare credible system modelsis desired
Desire experience developing and piloting pressurized, fluidized bed reactors
Desire experience working with large industrial heat exchangers
Desire experience with high temperature valves and components
Desire experience with Aspen modeling or equivalent
5 years of experience with process simulation (Aspen Plus or equivalent) and equilibrium chemistry (HSC or equivalent). Reaction chemistry (Chemkin or Cantera) are a plus.
Desire working knowledge of and training in ASME code design requirements (other examples: ABSA, CSA)
Desire ability to manipulate and query CAD models for dimensions and design data
Must be able to read and interpret drawings, specifications, and P&IDs.
Must have excellent problem-solving skills and must be able to think quickly and adeptly about how to effectively address issues when they arise, implement effective risk mitigation plans to avoid impacting overall program objectives and to implement lessons learned to avoid recurrence
Must have demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to relate well to others and to communicate with peers, customers and executive leadership
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details
Must have personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for operational excellence
You must have legal authorization to work for GTI on your date of hire with no further action required by GTI. Gas Technology Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, minority/female/disability/veteran.
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Sr. Combustion Equipment Design Engineer
Praxair, Inc. is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. With market capitalization of approximately $40 billion and 2017 sales of $11 billion, the company employs over 26,000 people globally and has been named to the Dow Jones World Sustainability Index for 15 consecutive years. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings.
Our products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by brining efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others.
POSITION QUALIFICATION SUMMARY:
The Senior Design Engineer will be a member of the Praxair R&D Applications Equipment team. In this role, he or she will lead the design and implementation of oxy-fuel combustion burners and associated process equipment for new process application development and commercial technology implementation. This will require working closely with other R&D personnel as well as other organizations within Praxair and external customers.
The successful candidate will be expected to design burners and injectors (stainless steel and refractory components), manage the fabrication process, commission and startup the oxy-fuel burners at global customer locations as well as work closely with R&D combustion engineers on development projects at the Praxair Technology Center. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, creativity, strong organizational and project management skills, safety focus and experience in industrial process applications including gas processing and combustion technologies. This position provides the opportunity to work on combustion projects in an all-encompassing fashion – from initial commercial project conception or development idea to successful startup at the customer.
Leading the combustion system mechanical design and implementation through all stages of an first-of-a-kind or commercial combustion project
Participation in internal and external safety reviews, compliance with all Praxair safety standards
Selection of applicable design and welding standards, maintaining a design related standards library
Design to applicable design codes and design verification with calculations
Documenting designs in specifications, preparation of general arrangement and detail design drawings
Managing vendors and fabricators through the burner and combustion equipment fabrication process
Communication with customers on implementation and interfacing of combustion equipment
Startup, troubleshooting and optimization in collaboration with other Praxair and customer engineers
Long- term follow-up with customer installations and collection of operating experience
Developing combustion system designs for new technologies in collaboration with R&D team members
Maintaining Praxair's extensive burner design and spare parts library
Supporting spare parts orders, field demonstrations and commercializations of combustion technologies worldwide
(Salary and Job Level Commensurate with Experience)
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Process Engineering with focus on mechanical design
5 or more years of design experience of mechanical and/or process equipment in industry
Work experience with DS Solidworks or Autodesk Inventor suites of software
Demonstrated experience managing design projects
Experience using design codes for piping and pressure vessels
Experience with programming and maintaining engineering spreadsheets in Excel
Ability to work in industrial plants and on elevated platforms
Ability to travel up to 20% of the time (domestic and international)
8 or more years of industrial design experience in combustion, process or petrochemical applications
Experience using Autodesk Inventor suite of software and generating 3D design models
Experience with FEM modelling
Experience using CFD models and/or pressure drop calculations to calculate process flows in designs
3 or more years of experience leading implementation projects
Industrial equipment startup and optimization experience
Experience working in the Industrial Gas industry including the design of oxy-fuel combustion systems
Principal Combustion Engineer
What you will do:
This position plans, conducts, and supervises engineering projects with significant magnitude and scope usually involving integration among diverse systems. This position works independently to meet customer needs through creative application of engineering principles.
This position will support the current effort to make UPG residential gas furnaces the standard of the industry through testing products and components, and utilizing all aspects of design engineering including product concepts, heat exchanger design, air moving systems, and overall system design.
How you will do it:
Tests the safety, reliability, and performance of residential HVAC products and components to both internal standards and established industry standards.
Creates and develops product and or system concepts or operating processes to fulfill business needs.
Develops, designs, plans, and implements new processes, systems and procedures utilizing standard engineering or technology principles to complete assignments.
Identifies, investigates, and recommends improvements in products, systems, or processes to improve the application or operation; and conducts engineering or systems analysis and experimentation to analyze application or operational feasibility and explore alternatives.
Develops working prototypes or detailed plans and outlines and tests for compliance with needs.
Plans and schedules projects, tests, and changes to optimize utilization while meeting established time schedules and budgets.
Performs tradeoff between implementation, schedule and cost and resource constraints, and recommends alternatives.
Provides technical feedback and consultation to other organizations involved in system design or implementation activities.
Participates in technology transfer initiatives among Manufacturing Engineering, R&D, and Product Engineering.
Prepares product documentation, operating instructions, and reviews related technical literature.
Acts as a technical leader for a projects team and mentors Engineers.
Other duties may be assigned.
What we look for:
Bachelor's Degree in a closely related field or equivalent combined education and experience; Master's Degree preferred
A minimum of seven years of experience with design and testing in the HVAC or related industry.
Experience with gas-burning appliances and premix combustion burners is preferable.
Proficiency in a Windows operating environment, including e-mail and Microsoft Office software.
Strong interpersonal skills and decision making ability.
Effective and professional communication and organization skills.
Current technical knowledge and skills relative to business requirements and state of the art information technologies.
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment; ability to work collaboratively with user, and flexibility and adaptability to changing situations.
Ability in modeling, and theoretical reasoning in the support, creation, and design of complex systems; ability to use several modeling techniques; ability to help users model in their own domains and in their own language.
Able to manage and prioritize multiple projects of varying magnitude with diverse requirements and timelines.
Who we are:
At Johnson Controls, we're shaping the future to create a world that's safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.
Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran
status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process please email SpecialAccommodations@Tyco.com
Combustion Field Service Engineer
Fives North American Construction Services, Ltd. is a subsidiary of Fives North American Combustion. Fives North American Combustion's parent company, The Fives Group, is an industrial engineering group which designs and supplies process equipment and plant facilities to major industrial players throughout the world. Headquartered in Paris, France Fives provides integrated process solutions to the aluminum, steel, cement, glass, sugar and automotive markets.
We are committed to new product development as well as our ongoing engineering, designing, and manufacturing of a wide range of industrial products including: burners, blowers, valves, regulators, flame safety systems, burner and furnace controls.
Fives North American Combustion, Inc. serves a diverse set of industries including: Steel, Aluminum, Copper, Forging, Gypsum, Glass, Brick, Paper, Heat Treat, Ceramics, Tire and Rubber, and Air Heating.
Fives North American Combustion has a strong global presence through the efforts of our direct sales force, subsidiaries, international distributors and licensees. Our headquarters is in Cleveland, Ohio where we support business operations, research and development, engineering, inside sales, and manufacturing.
This position is with the Total Care Group located out of Birmingham, Alabama providing service to North American Customers within the Birmingham, Alabama Region.
FUNCTIONAL AREA: Field Service Engineer
REPORTS TO: Account Manager
The Field Service Engineer is responsible for, but not limited to managing scheduled and emergency service for industrial furnace and combustion systems at customer site locations. This position is also responsible for identifying potential future work opportunities (sales) at customer site locations as well as training Service Technicians.
KEY FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage and conduct scheduled and emergency service visits for industrial furnace and combustion systems.
Piping and rebuilding of industrial burners
Installing combustion and piping components
Control panel and field-wiring troubleshooting
Wiring of new components
Small wiring modifications and electrical installations
Testing of field devices such as switches, transmitters, and actuators
Combustion control system work:
Checking and setting of fuel / air ratio control systems
Pneumatic & electrical
Troubleshooting and fault-finding
Site visits to collect information and talk to customer about:
Current spare parts stock / sourcing
Perform instrument loop checks.
Perform system safety checks.
Conduct on-site customer training.
Knowledge of a wide variety of process control components and the ability to set-up and adjust mechanical and electrical equipment.
Maintain daily paperwork requirements, such as quotes, daily job time records, service reports, expense reports and billing information.
Writing proposals for service work, spare parts, etc.
Creating reactive and preventative maintenance plans for customers.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Good computer literacy – Microsoft Office.
Strong math skills.
Good mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
Competent understanding of electrical wiring, troubleshooting, and instrumentation.
Experience with devices (sensors, actuators, controllers, etc.)
Experience with piping and mechanical systems.
Ability to read drawings and troubleshoot control systems with or without electrical drawings.
Ability to read and understand piping schematics and P&IDs.
Combustion experience with an understanding of all aspects of combustion theory, control systems and safety.
Experience working with temperature control devices and control loops.
Ability to calculate and make flow, pressure and temperature corrections to various metering devices.
Experience working with various fuels.
Experience with fuel gas pneumatic regulators.
Burner operation, maintenance, and service experience.
Proficient in troubleshooting relay logic and 110V or 240V panel and field devices.
Experience with fluid control devices.
Flow and pressure measurement.
Knowledge of PLCs and HMIs.
Experience in technical report writing.
Emissions testing experience including analyzing equipment.
Familiar with NFPA 85 and 86 standard.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Willing to travel to customer site locations within a 150 mile radius or 2-2.5 hours in and around the Birmingham, Alabama area.
Work weekends and holidays as necessary; typically 40 – 48 hr work week with some extended hours required due to customer requirements.
Flexible; can handle schedule changes at a moment's notice.
Able to follow all company and client safety rules and policies.
Willingness to work in all types of conditions. The working conditions vary, but are typical industrial plant environments. Conditions may be hot, cold, noisy, dusty, indoors or outdoors and may require wearing various types of PPE.
Strong organization and self-managing skills.
Customer-directed and service friendly.
Able to communicate with plant personnel from maintenance tech to plant manager.
Ability to use basic hand tools and electrical test equipment.
Must be able to work independently.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Ability to occasionally lift 50-60 lbs.
Ability to walk up and down stairs, work on top of furnaces, and climb vertical ladders.
- Two or four year technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of work experience and / or education
KEY BEHAVIORAL TRAITS FOR SUCCESS:
Commitment to Task: Able to take responsibility for actions and outcomes and persist despite obstacles; give dedication to the position; demonstrate dependability in difficult circumstances and show a sense of urgency about getting results.
Communication: Able to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; read and interpret complex information; talk with internal / external customers; listen well.
Decision Making & Problem Solving: Able to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of issues; able to use reason, even while dealing with emotional topics; review facts and weigh options.
Policies, Processes, & Procedures: Able to act in accordance with established guidelines; follow standard procedures in crisis situations; communicate and enforce organizational policies and procedures; recognize and constructively conform to unwritten rules or practices.
Business Acumen: Ability to establish and define protocols for managing projects that focuses on delivering value in a way that enhances / maximizes profitability and competitive advantage; manage against a budget; educate team on important developments within the organization; discuss relevant industry developments with team.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.
Lieu de l'offreBirmingham, Alabama, États-UnisLieu où se trouve la sociétéFives North American Construction Services ServiceService Client Type de posteCDI Temps plein
Senior Combustion Engineer
The Engine Development team is seeking a talented and highly motivated Senior Combustion Development Engineer to become part of a small fast-paced team to sort and bring new technology concepts to production. The team is part of a larger Powertrain Development organization. The Senior Combustion Development Engineer is mainly responsible for developing and testing new and existing combustion systems, collaborating with hardware and control teams, and presenting test results to management team. This challenging position combines multiple engineering disciplines including combustion, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and controls. This position also requires frequent interactions with cross-functional teams including the dyno operation team and chief engineer. The successful candidate will need to make quick logical decisions to support hardware and calibration development activities. Other responsibilities include solving complex combustion system problems as they relate to calibration development, participating in the development of standard hardware and calibration development processes, and presenting test summaries and detailed reports on specific assignments.
Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 8 years of work experience in engine dyno development and/or calibration at a OEM or supplier; -or-
Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 2 years of university research experience doing engine dyno development + 7 years of experience at an OEM or supplier doing engine dyno development; -or-
PhD in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 4 years of university research experience doing engine dyno development + 6 years of experience at an OEM or supplier doing engine dyno development
Advanced understanding of gasoline engine efficiency, performance, and emissions interactions
Ability to quantify the impact of changing combustion related variables (compression ratio, EGR configuration, fuel octane, etc.) on engine performance, fuel consumption, and emissions without running physical testing and virtual analysis
Ability to quickly verify the quality of dyno test and virtual analysis results and provide guidance to root cause potential problems with less experienced engineers
Proficiency in engine dyno testing, data collection, and data processing
Working knowledge of engine analysis and calibration tools, emissions regulations, engine technologies and competitive products
Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
Good teamwork skills and ability to work independently
Effective communication and interpersonal skills
10+ years of experience in gasoline combustion system development and/or gasoline calibration in major OEMs, suppliers, or a research lab is a plus
Thorough understanding of gasoline engine enabling technology options to improve fuel consumption, power/torque, or emissions and tradeoffs
Previous experience in bringing technology options from inception to production
Combustion Engineer - Toano, VA
Owens-Illinois, Inc., (O-I) is the world's leading designer and manufacturer of pure, sustainable, healthy glass containers for many of the world's most well-known food and beverage brands. We are looking for a motivated, talented individual interested in a manufacturing leadership role with significant growth opportunity to join our organization as a Combustion Engineer at our Toano, VA facility.
Position is accountable for efficient and improved combustion glass conditioning systems and
increased furnace life through proper control of fuel consumption, heating and melting temperatures.
Relieves other department supervisors as required.
(All other duties as assigned)
Checks regularly all furnace operating conditions, including location of air within tank, location of air within tack dampers, type of furnace flame, wind in refiner areas, temperature gradients, regenerators pressures, amount of dry batch in checkers, checker erosion, amount of waste gas, slag formation, etc.
Analyze data and takes corrective action or makes recommendations to supervisor as to further action required.
Directs maintenance of various electric motors, gear reduction equipment, environmental control systems, water jackets, batch screw, feeders, etc. Take appropriate correction action.
Checks regularly the furnace melting quality. Takes bottle samples and, as required, sends to Engineering for analysis. Receives instructions from Glass Engineering relative to adjustments in batch, temperatures, etc. Also takes a daily bottle sample from each furnace, checks light transmission quality against customer standards and advises supervisor to adjust coloring.
Prepares regular and special reports, charts, and tables relative to furnace operations.
Includes daily furnace load report, which is used to establish load limits designed to properly balance maximum pull and maximum furnace life. Sets limits in conjunction with supervisor.
Responsible for assisting in department preventative maintenance and safety programs.
Makes regular inspections; receives notice of problems from other department personnel; issues necessary work orders; follows up to insure completion. .
Consults with supervisor, advises and makes recommendations to supervisor concerning methods, procedures, personnel and equipment.
Directs activities of the furnace tenders and the hot repair crew.
Communicates and directs the application of prescribed safety and environmental regulations.
Champions energy savings initiations
SCOPE AND IMPACT
The position's emphasis is to provide a committed and high level of technical service, working in
partnership with the Batch and Furnace Supervisor and Maintenance Manager to produce glass
containers at continuously improving levels of quality and efficiency.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's Degree in Ceramic, Chemical, Materials Science or related Engineering field preferred
1-5 years of experience in the Batch & Furnace area of a glass manufacturing facility or related field
This position reports to the Batch and Furnace Manager.
There may be some travel associated with this position for training and/or project work.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
Must be authorized to work in the country in which you are applying for a position. O-I will not fund or manage the process of obtaining any required work authorization.
For more than a century, Owens-Illinois has delivered iconic, brand-building glass packaging to a growing global marketplace. The company was founded in Ohio by Michael J. Owens when he revolutionized the glassmaking industry with invention of the automatic bottle-making machine in 1903.
Since then, O-I has expanded to nearly every corner of the globe, with 79 plants in 23 countries spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We are proud to employ 27,000 talented people around the world who display the same ingenuity and passion of our founder. As one of the few companies to be included on the Fortune 500 list every year since it began in 1955, we continue to build on that solid foundation and had revenues of $6.7 billion in 2016.
As a preferred packaging partner for our customers, we provide unmatched expertise in glass container design, engineering, manufacturing, quality and service, using industry-leading technology and best practices. Our employees thrive on using their expertise to help our customers connect with and appeal to consumers. Packaging is the first interaction consumers have with a product, and O-I glass conveys an image of superior quality and protects and preserves the taste of food and beverages. Glass is also the world's most natural and sustainable package, make from three abundant natural ingredients and 100%, endlessly recyclable.
Working at O-I
At O-I, we know that our people differentiate us from our competitors and make our success possible. So we are committed to fostering an environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creating a culture that welcomes diverse ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance.
Ask any of our 27,000 employees what unites us, and they'll tell you it's our passion for creating iconic, sustainable, beautiful, brand-building glass packaging. Our employees bring craftsmanship, quality and commitment to the creation of every glass container.
Our culture represents a unique combination of Midwest roots and global perspectives. Our employees around the world represent a range of nationalities, languages, customs and lifestyles. As we have grown, we have welcomed many cultures into our family yet remain one O-I, with values that transcend all geographies: safety, passion, teamwork, integrity, excellence, customer centricity and diversity.
For decades we have provided rewarding, stable jobs to thousands of employees around the world. In addition to good wages, we provide employees with a suite of benefits – including health care, retirement and other country-specific amenities. We also sponsor a comprehensive health and wellness program for our employees, and our training and development programs, along with our scale and footprint, provide significant opportunities for growth.
O-I is proud to support the communities in which our people live and work. Our employees around the world give to their communities through volunteerism and community service, and the company supports a variety of organizations and initiatives that advance education, protect the environment and promote arts and culture.
O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Combustion Process Engineer
Combustion Process Engineer
Purpose of the Job
The Process Control & Combustion Engineer will report to the Area Manager Process Optimization and will be responsible for the design, development, execution, and data analysis of all furnace temperature uniformity surveys, system accuracy tests, and gas analysis. The process control & combustion engineer will provide direct supervision to the furnace operators responsible for coordinating furnace testing & results as well as provide technical guidance to the electricians performing the testing.
This position will provide technical leadership in the adherence to all heat treat specifications and BENTELER requirements and be an engineering liaison to the Quality department.
This position will provide process control & engineering leadership of data acquisition and analysis of various operating equipment throughout the Shreveport facility, concentrating on heat treat processes and other equipment used in the production of seamless tube products.
This position will also be responsible as the Single Point of Authority for Combustion Safety for all furnaces in the BENTELER Shreveport mill.
A broad knowledge of engineering principles, practices, and procedures will be applied to process improvement initiatives.
Responsible for optimizing equipment and investigating and implementing new engineered improvements;
Responsible for troubleshooting, advising and eliminating any and design, process and production quality issues;
Assist in the development and implementation of work procedures, PM's and LOTO;
Participate in down days, outages and special projects;
Participate in plant 5S and Lean manufacturing programs as well as any and all continuous improvement activities;
Participate in "Root Cause Analysis" meetings to determine and rectify problematic issues in the process;
Participate in safety activities to meet or exceed organizational goals and expectations;
Be an active participant in developing and maintaining a culture of professionalism;
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
BS in Engineering or BS degree with minimum 4 years' experience as a Combustion Engineer with tubular equipment experience preferred.
Excellent planning and organizational skills;
Excellent communication skills;
Ability to organize and explain complex data in a clear manner;
Detail oriented with proven analytical, problem identification and resolution skills;
Ability to work in a Team orientated atmosphere;
Strong safety awareness and experience;
Demonstrated capability of results through people, technology and process;
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with supervisors, coworkers and management;
Seamless Pipe Mill Experience a huge plus.
Excellent understanding of hot rolling processes preferred.
At least 5 years of professional experience in production planning and operations
Combustion Control Systems (Ccs) Engineer
aeSolutions is accepting applications for a Combustion Control Systems (CCS) Engineer for our SIS FEL group in our Houston office. This role would provide technical oversight and leadership on CCS and Burner Management Systems (BMS) cross-functional projects. Responsibilities will include the engineering, design, and startup of BMS/CCS associated with a wide variety of fired devices (e.g. Boiler, Process Heater, Fluid Heater, Incinerator, Thermal Oxidizer, Dryer, Oven, Reformer, Heat Recovery Steam Generator, Sulfur Recovery Unit, Black Liquor Recovery Boiler, Calciner, Reboiler, Bath Heater, Vaporizer, Kiln, etc.)
Successful applicants will need working knowledge of related NFPA and API codes and standards (NFPA 85, 86, 87; API 538, 538, 14C; ASME CSD-1; B149.3, etc.)
Applicants should have a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent experience), a minimum of 10 years of experience with the design and control of Combustion Control Systems and Burner Management Systems, and demonstrated expert-level knowledge of the operation and control of single-fuel, multiple-fuel, gas-fired, liquid-fired, coal-fired, etc. burners. Applicants with an Associate's engineering degree and 15 years of experience will also be considered.
P.E. is preferred. This position would include 50% travel.
Benefits and Compensation:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Discretionary incentives and bonuses. Excellent benefits package available includes:
Medical, Dental, & Vision insurance
FSA or HSA options
Life and Disability insurance
401(k) retirement plan with Roth or Traditional option
Generous accrued time off with pay policy
Flex time schedules
Employee service center
Employee assistance program
24/7 online access to personal information/changes
I aeSolutions is a consulting, engineering and system integration company that provides industrial process safety, cybersecurity and automation lifecycle solutions and tools. We are specialists focused on helping industrial clients achieve their risk management and operational excellence goals through our expertise in process safety, industrial cybersecurity, safety instrumented systems, control system design and integration, alarm management, and related operations and integrity management systems.
aeSolutions is committed to employing high-integrity professionals who will work closely with teammates and clients to deliver engineering solutions that meet or exceed process safety goals.
To learn more about the company and apply, visit www.aesolns.com
Additional Candidate Requirements:
Employment will be contingent upon submission of and successful completion of a drug and alcohol screening and verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. Candidate must have valid US Driver's license and must be able to show proof that they can legally work in the US.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Work Zone
Note: aeSolutions does not accept unsolicited resumes from third party agencies or recruiters, and no fees will be paid should the company hire an applicant submitted by a third party absent a written contract and a specific request for assistance with that role. Please email email@example.com for more information.
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