Matheson, a leading manufacturer, processor, retail sales and distributor of welding gases and supplies has the following opportunity available at our Irving, TX facility.
Senior Process Engineer
Process Engineering: Will perform process modeling and calculations as required for projects. Position requires sound comprehensive knowledge of process design and engineering drawing, computer modeling and reading of drawings. • Develop designs for complete and complex engineering systems, structures, and plant arrangements with minimum supervision. • Process - PFD, P&ID, Charts and graphs from design data, etc • Review design models, drawings and design documents for safety, quality, accuracy, neatness, functionality, and satisfactory completion. • Assure that designs are in accordance with company design standards. • Apply analytical, conceptual and planning skills, particularly mathematical modeling and CAD. • Design and implement cost-effective equipment modifications to improve safety, reliability and throughput. • Determine how to manufacture products or deliver services with greatest efficiency • Execute quality control processes to resolve problems in production cost-effectively
Project Support: Will support Project Managers and other engineers in project activities including, but not limited to the following. • Purchase of equipment, including preparation of bid packages, acquisition of quotations and bids, preparation of purchase order documents, tracking orders and processing the invoices. • Project accounting. Will maintain the accounting records for multiples projects and prepare reports as needed. Will interface with the accounting department. • Assist in the preparation and management of project schedules, Gantt charts, and departmental calendars. • Prepare Bill of Materials (BOM) for projects under direction of project managers. • Assist in the development of project cost estimates.
Project Engineering: Will support technical and construction activities as required for project completion. These activities include, but not limited to the following. • Conduct technical inspections of all components built for the project. • Field verification of P&IDs and redlining/correction as required. • Pressure testing of equipment and systems. Dry down of equipment and systems. • Troubleshooting of systems and assisting in start-up activities. • Development of operating procedures. • Assist in the preparation of the Process Hazards Assessment as required during project planning. • Be responsible for ensuring that the project is managed in a safe and professional manner and that it is undertaken in compliance with all relevant SHE requirements. • Participate in small improvement projects (SIP) and The Right Way (TRW) projects.
Engineering Departmental Support: Will support activities and projects to maintain efficient operation and continued improvement of the engineering department. These include, but not limited to the following. • Evaluation of software packages for process, safety, document control or project management. • Document management for the department. • Preparation of technical white papers or other documents. • Work with management, engineers, and customers to develop new standards for production
General: • Solve complex problems working with manufacturing staff, contractors, suppliers and customers; • Manage projects using engineering principles and techniques; • Plan and design new production processes; • Consider the implications of issues such as cost, safety and time constraints; • Work with other professionals, within and outside the engineering sector; • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. • Must be proficient in technical writing. • Must be proficient in organizational skills. Plan, organize, and coordinate own work.
Work Environmental & Physical Demands: The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. • While performing duties of this job, would occasionally be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls. • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus. • Overtime may be necessary as workload's dictate. This may include weekends and/or holidays. • Job will generally be performed in an office environment, but may require up to 50% travel to visit a Client's office, production facility or industrial/construction job site. Conditions will vary at each location, but the conditions listed above will generally apply. • May be assigned to work at a Client's office, facility or site for an extended period of time. Conditions will vary at each location, but the conditions listed above will generally apply. When performing outside office, appropriate safety training and safety equipment will be provided by MTG and/or Client as required.
Qualifications Skills, Qualifications, and Special Requirements: • Safety and Quality Focus, Analysis, Design Skills, Technical Presentation , Equipment Maintenance, Conceptual Skills, and General Consulting Skills, • Strong conceptual skills, basic knowledge of manufacturing techniques, and advanced process design knowledge. • Attention to detail and accuracy. • Must have ability to fully integrate into a team setting, yet also be able to work independently • Ability to effectively communicate through excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills • Ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects, and multi-task • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project and AutoCAD LT
Education/Experience: • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering. • Five or more years of relevant experience.
Training: In order to perform many of the job requirements, training will be ongoing in these areas. • Safety training (OSHA and general). • Training in CGA Standards • Project Management training with the goal of obtaining CAPM certification • Six-Sigma training for Green Belt and Design for Six Sigma DFSS training • Training on software used for Document Control, Project Management, Drawing management, etc. • Specific engineering training as required for modeling software and general topics.