Senior Process Engineer

Charlotte, NC, United States of America

Work Setting: Monday through Friday, after onboarding they can join the hybrid work setting.

Travel: Every 3rd year they would expect to have an extended trip for a project start up. The travel comes in waves, a person would need to be able to leave up to 2-3 months for a plant start up (this would be typically once every three years) Other years, travel is much lighter, close to 5-10%

Compensation: $88,000 - $150,000 Salary.

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, + Company Paid: Life, AD&D, Dependent Life Insurance, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, EAP. + 401k match up to 6%, profit sharing, OT eligible, tuition reimbursement, long-term incentive plans.

Education / Certifications: Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering desired but will accept candidates with other Engineering degrees.

Required Experience:

· 10+ years’ professional experience
· Piping Design / P&ID experience
· Experience with Mass Balances/Material Balances
· Previous leadership/team lead experience

Preferred Experience:

· Experience with AspenPlus
· Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) exposure
· HAZOP exposure

Reasons for disqualification: Failing a drug screen or background check. Must be authorized to work in the U.S., no visa sponsorship.

Job Summary: Provide process design associated with direct reduction plants as well as other new technology initiatives. Provided support to process engineers.

Duties/Responsibilities:

· Take direction from Management.
· Work in accordance with the Midrex Code of Ethics and ISO requirements.
· Work as a team player with company employees on assignments. Work toward building consensus on assignments by finding solutions which meet the best interests of all parties involved.
· Develop process flow diagrams (PFD’s).
· Develop gas, water, and solids mass and energy balances.
· Develop Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s) and oversee their issue.
· Develop equipment and line list and oversee their issue.
· Develop duty specifications for equipment.
· Assign process data for control valves and instrumentation.
· Have working knowledge of Midrex in-house software.
· Perform and document process calculations, develop standard calculation methods, and check calculations by other process engineers.
· Develop new in-house software calculations when needed.
· Serve as Lead Process Engineer for a project. As required, take direction from project management or other Chief Engineers.
· Review vendor documents and documents from other disciplines.
· Contribute to the preparation of plant operating instructions.
· Review logic diagrams prepared by E&I department.
· For new systems and processes, develop logic diagrams in coordination with E&I department and other disciplines.
· Evaluate existing and new process designs, keeping safety in mind.
· Participate in Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) reviews. Lead PHA reviews (if trained).
· Participate in client training (phase 1 training).
· Participate in plant start-ups and plant troubleshooting.
· Assist with proposal preparation when needed.
· Perform engineering man-hour estimates.
· Travel as needed to carry out departmental tasks and functions, including field assignments.

Skills/Abilities:

Required:

· Proficient computer skills including use of Autodesk and Microsoft products.
· Excellent base of chemical engineering technical skills and knowledge of processes.
· Ability to meet schedule and deliverable deadlines.
· Excellent technical writing and interpersonal skills.
· Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, sometimes for long continuous periods.

Preferred:

· Experience with chemical process simulators (e.g. Aspen Plus).
· Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) or HAZOP facilitator certification.
· Professional Engineer registration.
· Industrial plant experience and international travel experience.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • Minimum ten (10) years experience in a technical or industrial environment, preferably related to steel industry. Or seven (7) years experience in the Direct Reduction industry.

Travel Requirements:

  • 10% to 25% International and Domestic based on project demands

Physical Requirements:

· Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
· Ability to move around a project site, including climbing structures.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Senior Process Engineer

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