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Process Engineer

Location : McIntosh, AL
Job Type : Contract
Reference Code : 7597
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

The main objective of this role is to support the Catalyst R&D organization by providing engineering in terms of process safety, process design, project management and upkeep of equipment and technical documentation. With scientists and equipment operators as your customer, you will be responsible for developing, overseeing construction, maintaining, and retrofitting small to mid-capital laboratory and pilot scale equipment that is often one of a kind. One of the primary focuses of this role is to provide prompt service to the R&D staff on all smaller, lower capital projects to ensure that equipment functionality and uptime is maximized. 

Key Responsibilities 
Interface with EH&S and contribute to safety reviews for new and modified equipment 
Responsible for keeping technical drawing packages up to date and in accordance with internal specifications and standards 
Work with scientists and operators to define scope and requirements for new equipment or existing equipment to be repurposed 
Create piping and mechanical designs per customer requirements and Company internal standards 
Specify mechanical equipment and instrumentation. 
Work with vendors and place orders as necessary 
Generate process flow diagrams, piping and instrumentation diagrams, bill of materials, functional specification documents 
Generate scope of work and request for proposal documents when dealing with internal or external contractors 
Discover safer, innovative, leaner, and less expensive solutions to deploy in existing processes 
With customer requirements in mind, generate mechanical part drawings in AutoCAD that will be provided to machine shops for construction of stainless steel, Inconel, and a variety of other metal parts 
Define and keep project schedules on target and within budget. 
Mitigate scope creep

Provox Programming is a big plus

Required Qualifications :
Bachelors degree in a technical engineering discipline such as mechanical, chemical, or similar engineering field 
3+ years hands on and/or technical design experience in a plant, pilot plant, or R&D setting 
Strong CAD skills for P&ID and mechanical part drawings 
Experience working with automation systems, PLCs, data acquisition systems 
Training in Six Sigma or Lean preferable 
o Knowledge of Kaizen, 5S Experience or training in statistical process control Ability to multitask and prioritize a wide range of projects from smaller engineering maintenance requests to capital projects 
General understanding of power and circuitry, ranging from 12VDC to 480VAC Understanding of machining and welding feasibility for various types of alloys 
Knowledge of chemical and temperature compatibility of components, specifically high temperature alloys 
Experience with pressure vessels or vacuum systems and associated safety equipment 
Knowledge of combustion engines is a plus Knowledge and experience in fluid flow / mechanics / dynamics 
Ability to interface with scientists, equipment operators, vendors and contractors 
Critical path management/forward thinking mindset
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* Your eligibility for benefits depends upon your placement, hours billed and length of service. Your recruiter can identify the programs for which you are eligible. The Company reserves the right to modify or eliminate any of its non-legally mandated benefits at any time.