''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the right roles with the right skills and values.'' - Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO
INVISTA, owner of the STAINMASTER®, LYCRA®, COOLMAX® and CORDURA® brands, is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., which is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $115 billion, according to Forbes. With a presence in about 60 countries, Koch companies employ more than 120,000 people worldwide, with about 70,000 of those in the United States.
The Operating Engineer / Console Operator (OECO) provides input to and drives the execution of the Production Plan and leads the culture advancement in alignment with Market Based Management and our Guiding Principles. The OECO is responsible for building the technical capabilities of the shift and area teams. The OECO will ensure parameters are maintained within our defined Operating Envelope to deliver safe reliable operations and optimum energy/raw material conversion while producing the most cost-effective quality product that meets the Production Plan. The OECO will also understand the current health and capability of their unit while working with the Site Shift Manager and production planning team to meet the needs of the Business.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
Understand and comply with regulatory requirements
Understand and manage a risk profile that is aligned with the Site’s expectations for superior EHS performance
Challenge any non-compliant behavior or situation; stop, think, ask
Flawless execution of safe work practices
Report any EHS incidents to Supervisor
Own and track environmental limits for their area
Drive Coordination of the team including Reliability Field Operators (RFOs), Contractors, and Lab Technicians toward the execution of the production plan
Challenge activities that put the Production Plan at risk – planned or unplanned events
Operate the process within specified limits and drive performance against operating constraints
Look ahead and anticipate needs over the next week for routine activities and over the next 12 months for critical reliability events.
Utilize tools such as SAP and Operator Task Scheduler to manage tasks
Participate in the development of contingency plans that minimize the 2nd and 3rd order affects
Understand unit constraints and initiate action to resolve issues
Develop and monitor performance trends in Aspen and IP21
Analyze data to determine the best course of action to prevent or minimize the impact of events
Develop improvement ideas, test authorizations, and MOC to maximize value creation
**SPONSORSHIP IS NOT BEING OFFERED FOR THIS POSITION**
What You Will Need:
Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering OR completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering by May 31, 2018.
What Will Put You Ahead?
2 years of experience working as a Chemical Engineer in the petrochemical industry
Advanced process troubleshooting experience
Process modeling and trending (ASPEN) experience
Experience in process hazard analysis (PHA)
Understand basic thermodynamics, fluid dynamics and pump curves
Experience tuning loops and control valves
Experience in leading and participating in RCA
Understand mass balance calculations
Experience with the Honeywell Experion DCS System
Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation)
Ability to climb ladders and stairs
Ability to work in outdoor conditions
Ability to work a 12- hour rotating shift or day shift as business needs dictate
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to sit for long periods of time
Ability to access elevated platforms by ladder (including egress), access multiple floors of open structures by stairway (including egress)