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Title:  Chemical Process Engineer II

Requisition ID:  16241-159
Location: 

Texarkana, TX, US, 75572

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  No Travel Required

Role Summary

The Process Engineer is responsible for providing technical guidance on operating units within the Mill that maintains and improves the safety, environmental standards, and operating cost of the Mill.  This role plans, directs, and coordinates activities concerned with design, modification, optimization and operation of process equipment by performing the following duties personally or by coordinating the activities with operations, and maintenance and contract personnel.  This role evaluates process unit operating performance, implements recommendations for optimization, and supports capital improvements in support of long-term sustainable performance. 

 


Required Skills

Role Summary

The Process Engineer is responsible for providing technical guidance on operating units within the Department that maintains and improves the safety, environmental standards, and operating cost of the Department.  This role plans, directs, and coordinates activities concerned with design, modification, optimization and operation of process equipment by performing the following duties personally or by coordinating the activities with operations, and maintenance and contract personnel.  This role evaluates process unit operating performance, implements recommendations for optimization, and supports capital improvements in support of long-term sustainable performance. 

 


Required Experience

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering (preferred), but will consider Mechanical and Electrical Engineering disciplines
  • Working knowledge in paper, pulp, refining, chemical or petrochemical plant processes or production operations
  • Strong technical, quantitative analysis and process orientation skills
  • Working knowledge of root cause analysis concepts
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Demonstrated capability in use of material and energy balances
  • Ability to troubleshoot difficult problems
  • Thorough understanding of fundamental theories of heat and mass transfer, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, separations, and control systems
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to interact effectively and positively with all levels of Company personnel
  • Ability to Work as self-directed individual and in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and an ability to manage multiple projects and tasks in an effective manner
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and sound engineering principles
  • Knowledge of process design, instrumentation, process control and statistics
  • Proficient computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must be a United States Citizen

 

Desired Characteristics

  • Three (3) years of experience in paper, pulp, refining, chemical or petrochemical plant processes
  • Considerable knowledge of safe work practices, OSHA and Environmental rules and regulations
  • Process Design experience with simulations and equipment specific design
  • Project management skills
  • Knowledge/experience with 5-S, Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing principles






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 Poster, EEO is the Law.


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