Shift Production Engineer - Chemicals

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Norwalk, CT
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Feb 01, 2018
Job ID
The shift work for this role is as follows: 4 months 1st shift (7-4), 4 months 2nd shift (4-midnight), 4 months 3rd shift (11-7), and repeat.

Salary Range:
up to $90,000/yr. base salary

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. Chemical Engineer with 2+ years’ experience
  • Some leadership or supervisor experience is desired, ideally over at least 10-15 operators
  • Experience out of Chemicals, Foods, Plastics or other related industries
  • Pluses would be experience with reactors, distillation columns, and/or dryers
Job Descriptions:
Our client is a rapidly growing, medium sized chemical oriented company with a low turnover rate and a family-oriented environment. This person will supervise 15 to 25 non-union personnel in this 24/5 plant. They will be one of three dedicated supervisors reporting to the Plant Manager.  Responsibilities include: Diligently maintaining an open communication channel with the other shift supervisors, oversight of the QC lab, EHS –SERT compliance, monitoring daily production, production scheduling, troubleshooting plant processes (reactors, distillation columns and dryers), root-cause analysis of off-spec products, prioritizing lab samples, reviewing production-performance goals, creation of work orders, (MOC) procedures, reduction of energy consumption- cycle time, training and reducing PSM/PHA action item. This plant has a large team of process engineers, project engineers and chemists. Complete benefits are offered as well as bonuses, and matching 401K. Relocation assistance is available.