30+ days ago


Los Angeles, CA


Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in the manufacturing industry, highly preferred backgrounds would be: chemicals, specialty chemicals, plating chemicals or catalyst manufacturing
  • Must have prior optimization and process improvement experience
  • Personality-wise, they are looking for someone who is hands-on; much of this job will be spent out in the plant and interfacing with operators and other plant personnel. This person must have an out-going personality and be an effective communicator

Job Description:
This person will work in a 100-person chemicals manufacturing plant. Unit operations that are used at the plant include reaction and distillation and it is a wet chemistry process. This position is open as a reflection of expansion and growth – there are a lot of projects scheduled over the next several months. This person will be responsible for process optimization and process improvement. In addition, this person will do some day-to-day plant troubleshooting and work with the operators as well. This company is putting a lot of money into this facility for upgrades and retrofits and many of the projects slated to be executed over the next 18 months are those types of projects.