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Title:  Chemical Process Engineer

Requisition ID:  16112-159
Location: 

Macon, GA, US, 31206

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

The Chemical Process Engineer provides technical support and leadership within the department.  Develop and implement best practices to improve safety, quality, productivity and cost reduction.  Develop specific performance parameters for machine operations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage trails, identify process improvements and document these improvements through Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).  
  • Support the mill’s Key Performance Indicators (KPI) management system as required including updating operator rounds, auditing of operations for out of range process variables and working with management and hourly employees to correct out of range KPI’s. 
  • Drive best practices in safe operations and ensure the safety of all operations, maintenance and staff personnel.
  • Lead activities in determining the efficient and effective use of the full spectrum of the process chemistry to include an evaluation of the economic use of established chemical controls as well as any trial chemistry being evaluated for use.
  • Responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of process control instrumentation, sampling and verification of process indication.
  • Manage vendor compliance with mill safety rules for storage, inventory and handling.
  • Review daily production and quality data, analyzes production and operation issues.
  • Assist in the preparation of yearly cost and production budgets.
  • Assist key personnel in outage planning and operational scheduling.
  • Analyze weekly and monthly process trends.
  • Monitor departmental cost, develop capital project scope and budget.
  • Train of hourly/salary personnel, mentor junior level engineers.
  • Cover vacancies for Asst. Superintendent

Required Skills:

  • Good interpersonal skills, able to influence people.
  • Good organization skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Able to motivate people to perform at a higher level
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • SAP experience a plus.
  • Continuous Improvement Ability- Improve Safety, Cost, Productivity, Quality & Morale on a daily basis.
  • Coachable-willingness to make changes daily as required
  • Aligns with and supports company and mill policies and procedures
  • Able to teach and possess strong “leadership” skills.

 EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor Degree - Chemical Engineering, or Pulp & Paper Science, or other engineering discipline
  • 1-3 years’ experience in process engineering preferably in the pulp and paper industry.

 

 


Required Experience






At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

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Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


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