Process Engineer

Job#: 2032068

Job Description:

Apex Systems is seeking a Process Engineer to join our client, a leader within the environmental services/chemical manufacturing industry. The role will site onsite in Garyville, LA. This is a permanent/direct hire role with the client.

Garyville’s Process Engineering team is a dynamic and collaborative environment responsible for understanding, analyzing, and improving the production units at the Garyville site. The team’s key stakeholders include the production operators they support, the maintenance & reliability group, and the planning group. The Process Engineer role is key in reaching site and organizational goals related to safety, performance, TPM, and customer service.


The Process Engineer is an individual contributor that will be responsible for specific production units on the Garyville site. This means the engineer will learn the chemical processes that take place in the unit, build relationships with the operators that run those processes, and communicate the KPIs and challenges of the unit’s planned production. Once a basic understanding of the unit is in place, the Process Engineer will be responsible for maintaining a safe and compliant workplace, implementing process changes in the unit, and working with appropriate stakeholders (QA, TPM, Maintenance, Capital) to improve unit efficiency and performance.


Each process engineer is responsible for different units and processes, but it’s necessary to work with other engineers and departments to achieve the best solutions. The ideal candidate is analytical, an effective communicator, and focused on execution.


What You Will Learn:

  • Reaction chemistries, production processes, and plant equipment
  • Process safety in a PSM plant
  • Root cause investigation techniques
  • Leading through influence
  • Process improvement methods
  • TPM Methodology


What You Will Do:

  • Monitor and analyze the performance of production units
  • Complete initiatives to ensure a safe work environment in the production area and maintain updated process safety information files
  • Work closely with unit operators to produce batches, prepare for scheduled maintenance, and make area and efficiency improvements
  • Collaborate with logistics and planning groups to meet customer demand
  • Analyze, investigate, and troubleshoot problems in processes and equipment
  • Document changes in unit by writing MOCs and performing PSSRs
  • Member of a site TPM Pillar team
  • Support capital projects by providing process data, reviewing designs, serving on project teams, participating in hazard analysis, and executing other relevant duties
  • Work with area chemist/pilot plant on new product development/implementation
  • Review and update SOPs to reflect operation changes
  • Interface with the reliability team for outage planning and maintenance work in area


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, or similar technical field
  • 3+ years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with equipment design, process development, and optimization
  • Immigration sponsorship is not offered for this position


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated strong background leading technically driven projects, and ability to effectively work in cross-functional teams, meet deadlines, and prioritize multiple projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior experience in a PSM (Process Safety Management) environment
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities












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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Mount Airy, LA, US

Job Type:
Engineering and Technicians

Date Posted:
June 6, 2024