Senior Production Engineer
Company: Corteva Agriscience
Posted on: September 16, 2021
Day to Day:
Insight Globals client is seeking to hire a Senior Production
Engineer at our Chlorpyridines plant in Pittsburg, California. The
successful candidate will demonstrate strong technical
competencies, solid leadership qualities and be self-motivated and
willing to take initiative. The Senior Production Engineer provides
influential leadership and technical resource to coach and assist
the operations team to optimize and improve EH&S, throughput,
product quality, reliability of supply and cost performance. Along
with other key members of the operations group, the Senior
Production Engineer takes responsibility for operating assigned
processes in a safe and environmentally responsible manner in order
to meet business objectives, acting as a senior technical
Optimize plant operations and develop high performing operations
Understands all applicable process technology, process safety,
equipment and control technology, passing PSM Certifications for
660 Block Operations Units.
Uses continuous improvement and troubleshooting methodology where
appropriate for resolution of day to day production challenges.
Work with plant personnel to optimize operations and meet business
goals (production, cost, quality and lead time / cycle time).
Owns/participates in effective root cause investigations to prevent
recurrence of unplanned events.
Participates in implementation of the Plant Training process.
Has a full understanding of Manufacturing/Operations, Quality and
Environmental, Health and Safety policies and procedures with the
ability to translate them to implementation in the plant. This
includes applicable elements in Managements System work processes
and enabling tools.
Maintain, own, and review daily KPIs/ trends to ensure optimum
performance as aligned with the assets of responsibility.
Conduct daily review of communication tools utilized in facilities
for management of operations tasks (Examples: Task List, Logbook,
Alarm history, etc.) to better understand the plant operation and
stay engaged with daily activities.
Respond urgently to plant issues and emergencies. Act as a unit
technical expert during unplanned events and drive implementation
of effective corrective and preventative actions.
Supports the diagnoses and documentation for the root causes of
asset utilization (AU) losses.
Participates, when required, in advanced trouble shooting and
coaches others to learn these skills. Ensures findings are
documented in Plant Operating Discipline for future usage.
Supports plant roles in procedure usage, creation, reviews, updates
Supports plant operations effective implementation and utilization
of Most Effective Technology.
Scopes and implements small projects in line with their area of
Performs other Roles as determined by Plant and business needs
(scope definition of capital projects, Man Rep, Production
Coordinator, etc.) according to their defined role description.
Function as mentor for process operators that are in training;
required participant for PSM reviews of new employees.
Provides coaching both technical and non-technical for other
operations personnel i.e. peers, process operators and technical
Support 660 Block as Reactive Chemical Coordinator and Process
Safety Focal Point.
7 or more years of manufacturing experience.
Experience in agriculture industry
Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent.
5 years or more of chemical manufacturing experience
Keywords: Corteva Agriscience, Pittsburg , Senior Production Engineer, Other , Pittsburg, California
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