Title: Senior Process Engineer – Plant Support

Location: Western US

Compensation: DOE

Relocation: Company Paid

Summary – Our client is a world-class mining organization with operations around the globe. We are helping them to identify a Senior Processing Engineer. This person will help provide a link between production, maintenance, and engineering fundamentals. They will take their technical knowledge and translate it in a way that makes their point in a clear, concise way without losing people in the details.

They will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

? Interact daily with operators and maintenance staff

? Support the health, safety, environmental, and quality programs by participating in their implementation, maintenance and enforcement

? Analyze operating procedures, process data trends, and equipment unit operation functions to optimize the process

? Resolve problems such as equipment or system malfunctions, incomplete test data and data interpretation

? Assist maintenance and production departments in troubleshooting, training, and providing technical support

? Lead teams that diagnose, evaluate, and correct plant deficiencies implementing sustainable solutions both with and without capital investment

? Understand and use the process simulation model to test new ideas. You will be accountable to provide new ideas, insights, and direction for new processing alternatives to improve product recovery and quality

? Utilize expertise in process evaluation, diagnostic, and problem solving skills to mentor junior engineers

? Lead process hazard assessments and investigations and manage reporting and compliance of refinery process safety management program

Qualifications/Experience etc.:

? Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably Chemical or Metallurgical

? Minimum 5 – 10 years’ experience in an industrial environment. Experience in mineral processing preferred

? Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to interact effectively with operation’s personnel at all levels

? Strong problem solver, strategic thinking and analytically capable. Be able to pre-empt problems before they arise

? Working knowledge of vacuum filter belts, hydro cyclones, crystallization

? Adept at using historian trending packages to troubleshooting process upsets and modify/build SQL reports (INSQL, SQL)

? Experience using process simulation software packages. Familiarity with SYSCAD a plus

? Proven understanding of engineering principles of chemistry, thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer, mechanical stress, fluid flow

? Working understanding of instrumentation and process control systems

? Ability to troubleshoot instrumentation and background in writing control algorithms for process optimization a plus

Contact: David MacCallum-Price



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