Process Engineer III


TESSENDERLO KERLEY, INC.

Company Description

Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc.(TKI), is a company of diverse businesses unified by shared values and vision. We serve the agriculture, mining, industrial and water reclamation markets with a broad range of products and technologies, worldwide. Serving these customers well is a passion and a commitment-one which the people of TKI find rewarding, empowering and meaningful.

If you want the work you do to make a positive impact on the world in which we live, working alongside innovative, quality-focused people of vision, then TKI is the right place for you.

Job Description

Role Description:

Currently we seek a Process Engineer to support TKI Plants located across the US.  In this role you will be responsible for ongoing projects, make recommended changes in procedures, and conduct and supervise assignments (all under general supervision).


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As the Process Engineer you will work closely with operators to troubleshoot and improve/debottleneck processes, provide turnaround (TA) support, review specification sheets, size equipment, and be responsible in answering chemistry and compatibility questions.

Reporting to the Process Engineering Manager, you will work closely with management teams sharing progress and be expected to operate with substantial latitude for unreview action or decision.

The most valuable candidates will have a background working with Sulfur Chemistry and have worked at a chemical plant or refinery.  In addition, the ability to juggle multiple, sometimes ambiguous, tasks while  maintaining balance and meeting deadlines is a big plus.  

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Plant Safety Maintenance 

  • Review and Assist with MOCs and What-Ifs
  • Review and Redline P&IDs, Spec Sheets, Equipment Drawings

Plant Support

  • Troubleshooting – Chemistry/Quality Issues, Process/Plant Upsets, Equipment Failures
  • Process Improvement

Process/Project Design including but not excluding

  • PSV Sizing, Pipe/Line Sizing, Pump Sizing, Equipment Sizing

Technical

  • Review and Create Material and Energy Balances/PFDs

DCS

  • Assist with loop shooting and instrument trouble shooting
  • Assist with Tuning

Company Process Technology

  • Chemical Compatibility
  • Chemistry/Chemical Reactions

Start-up

  • Able to lead,  give sound engineering guidance/judgment for safe and successful startup
  • Able to write Procedures and PSM Manual/Training Manuals

TA

  • Able to plan and excute

Project Management

  • Estimating
  • Budgeting and Cost Tracking
  • Contractor and Vendor Coordination

Travel: 30% to 40%

Qualifications

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Plant Safety Maintenance 

  • Review and Assist with MOCs and What-Ifs
  • Review and Redline P&IDs, Spec Sheets, Equipment Drawings

Plant Support

  • Troubleshooting – Chemistry/Quality Issues, Process/Plant Upsets, Equipment Failures
  • Process Improvement

Process/Project Design including but not excluding

  • PSV Sizing, Pipe/Line Sizing, Pump Sizing, Equipment Sizing

Technical

  • Review and Create Material and Energy Balances/PFDs

DCS

  • Assist with loop shooting and instrument trouble shooting
  • Assist with Tuning

Company Process Technology

  • Chemical Compatibility
  • Chemistry/Chemical Reactions

Start-up

  • Able to lead,  give sound engineering guidance/judgment for safe and successful startup
  • Able to write Procedures and PSM Manual/Training Manuals

Turn Around

  • Able to plan and excute

Project Management

  • Estimating
  • Budgeting and Cost Tracking
  • Contractor and Vendor Coordination

Travel: 30% to 40%

Key Knowledge Skills and Behaviors:

  • BS in Chemical Engineering (or other Engineering degree eg Mechanical, Control ) with 3 to 8 years of engineering experience is required.
  • Independence of Action, Technical Knowledge, and Problem Solving – Be able to complete key accountabilities with little to no oversight. Self Directed
  • Ability to work with little instruction on day to day work and only general instructions on new work assignments
  • Productivity – Be able to work safely, efficiently and at an appropriate pace to meet the needs of the internal customer
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills – Be able to effectively communicate thoughts, ideas, and concepts.
  • Planning/Organization – With assistance, set own goals and manage time/projects.  Work with others to move projects/work forward.  Work with others to pursue goals/ideas.
  • Work Attitude – Inspire others by professionalism, attitude, and productivity.
  • Safety – Know and to follow safety requirements, complete training.

Key Relations:

·         Operations

·         R&D Lab

·         Quality Control Lab

·         HS&E

·         Management

·         TKS (EPC)

·         TKI PE Groups

 Key Metrics Areas:

  • HSE compliance
  • Plant presence: completion of MOCs, TA support, plant support
  • Project oversight and reviews with management: Review of spec sheets

Additional Information

Why join TKI:

  • Work/life balance
  • Fun and rewarding environment
  • Learning, development and team work
  • Community involvement/outreach
  • Challenging and meaningful work

Benefits & Rewards:

  • Medical-Dental-Vision-Prescription (low employee premiums!)
  • 401k Plan with dollar for dollar matching, up to the first 5% of employee contribution
  • 401k Company Retirement Contribution at year-end, equal up to 4% of annual base salary
  • Short-Term Incentive awards based on measured performance criteria
  • Life Insurance – 2x Annual Base Salary
  • Paid vacation & sick time & 10 paid holidays per year
  • Tuition Reimbursement- up to $5,000 per calendar year- Non Taxable
  • Adoption Assistance-up to $7,500 in reimbursement assistance
  • Business Travel Life & Accident Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Telemedicine program – for you and your dependents
  • Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Company referral program