Ingevity

Process Engineer

US-VA-Covington
Job ID
2017-1644
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing/Engineering

Overview

BOLD. ENERGETIC. INGENIOUS. GENUINE. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.

 

At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.

 

Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers’ industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we’re always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.

 

We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us.

 

Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we’re so glad!

 

The Process Engineer is responsible for developing and implementing new processes and improving existing processes in the plant. This role also includes supporting other functions in the plant, e.g. safety initiatives, project engineering, environmental compliance, and production to meet the plant’s needs and goals.

How you will impact Ingevity

  • Supporting Safety and Environmental initiatives that keep both employees and the environment protected.
  • Performing various evaluations and calculations, e.g. sizing equipment, mass and energy balances, and fluid flows.
  • Determine needed improvements to the plant by running trials and interpreting results.
  • Drive improvements in safety, quality, plant availability, production rates, and production costs.
  • Defining process requirements for new products and plant expansions.
  • Developing equipment specifications and installation requirements and ensuring that the equipment is safe and meets the needs of manufacturing.
  • Support production engineers, maintenance, and other plant functions when needed, both capital and non-capital jobs.
  • Act as the liaison between production and project managers.
  • Trouble shooting equipment and developing permanent solutions to recurring issues.
  • Participate in OPEX, Six Sigma, and lean activities to sustain continuous improvement.

What you need to succeed

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical/Mechanical Engineering required.
  • Excellent technical and engineering skills, communication skills including leading group meetings, multi-tasking, and use of problem solving tools.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and use problem solving tools.
  • Related industrial co-op/intern experience required.

About us

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us.
 
With about 1,500 employees worldwide, we operate in 13 countries and serve customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.
 
Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

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