Chemical Process Engineer

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St. Louis, MO
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Mar 22, 2018
Job ID
Salary Range: $75,000 to $90,000/yr. base salary
Minimum Requirements:
B.S. Chemical Engineering minimum, M.S. preferred; 3+ years of post-college, industry experience, ideally in batch chemicals, but they will look at people with continuous chemicals manufacturing backgrounds. This person should have experience in process optimization and process improvement and should have experience with small capital projects as well. Any candidate must be able to show that they have a strong grasp of the fundamentals of engineering and any statistics or modeling experience would be a huge plus. Experience in a cGMP-regulated manufacturing plant would also be a big plus.
Job Description:
This person will work at a manufacturing plant that makes specialty and high-purity chemicals and additives that are used in the foods and consumer products industries. This job is open due to rapid growth at this company – they have gone from 150 employees to 300 employees over the past 2 ½ years and they have continuing growth plans for the foreseeable future. This person will work in a process engineering group that is responsible for process improvement, process troubleshooting and capital projects. This person will help mentor younger engineers and will also work with the plant operators. The parent company is a 32-year old company that is quickly growing and expanding. They have their eye on overseas business and are in a very stable industry.