Ingevity

Production Engineer

US-LA-DeRidder
Job ID
2017-1653
# 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!

How you will impact Ingevity

  • Provide technical and engineering support for day-to-day processing and process improvements.
  • Assist with troubleshooting production problems related to equipment, processes, quality, and systems.
  • Assist with development and design of equipment and processes to support customer needs, safety/environmental compliance, and efficient manufacturing.
  • Make recommendations for process improvements and capital expenditures in support of the area’s productivity, safety, environmental, maintenance, quality, and cost reduction objectives.
  • Assists with the development of and facilitates training for operations group in implementation of operating procedures, safety/environmental protocol, and new/revised processes and equipment.
  • Research and develop new and improved manufacturing processes and equipment in support of the facilities productivity improvement strategies.
  • Assist with area compliance with all Environmental, Health and Safety.
  • Develop and maintain accurate, complete production data; report production information horizontally and vertically in the organization
  • Attend plant reviews, sales, and operations meetings as need and make presentations.
  • Participates as requested on plant committees in support of safety, environmental, organizational, quality, and manufacturing objectives.

What you need to succeed

  • 3+ years of production and/or process/project related experience required; distillation experience preferred
  • BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering and related industrial experience required including supervisory responsibilities over hourly workforce preferred
  • Knowledge of chemical processes, equipment, and techniques, including heat and mass balances, piping systems, pumps, and instrumentation
  • Knowledge of safety, health and environmental regulations and principles
  • Understanding of Human Resources Goals, Affirmative Action, and Diversity
  • Work and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and our customers’ organizations.
  • Possess solid interpersonal relationship skills, problem solving/troubleshooting skills, and written/verbal communication skills
  • Able to work effectively with miscellaneous computer software
  • Able to use existing experience and knowledge to resolve problems
  • Ability to travel 3-6 times per year
  • This position is not eligible for employment sponsorship.

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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