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PROCESS ENGINEER

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Logansport, INDIANA, US

Company: Grupo PROMAX

Waelz Sustainable Products, LLC (WSP) is a partnership between Indianapolis-based Heritage Environmental Services and Zinc Nacional, both fourth-generation family-owned businesses.  Zinc Nacional is subsidiary of Grupo Promax.  Our companies have a long history of operating safe, efficient and sustainable businesses which include Zinc Nacional’s nearly seven decades of expertise in producing zinc oxide from mine ore and steel mill byproducts.  Zinc oxide is an important ingredient in many consumer products including sun block, diaper rash cream, cosmetics, and dietary supplements to name a few.

PROCESS ENGINEER

Job Summary:

Coordinate between management and plant personnel to maximize the efficiency of the production process in a safe and environmentally compliant manner. Monitor all plant operations to ensure stable operation, resolve problems and implement process improvements. Maintain accurate recordkeeping for both production and quality metrics. Reports directly to the Engineering and Production Manager.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and implement continuous process improvements to meet goals, along with providing technical guidance to the plant operations teams to assist with process troubleshooting and developing corrective action plans.
  • Responsible to perform all duties and activities in a manner that is fully supportive of the company values, and mission to create a safe, environmentally sustainable, quality and in a cost-efficient manner.
  • Must Lead and set example in a manner that is aligned with our company values:  Humility, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Customer Focus, Openness to Change and Collaboration.
  • Work with Production Manager to set clear metrics and goals for Production
  • Minimize lost production or inconsistencies in product quality and ensure processes meet customer quality expectations.
  • Provide guidance and training to process operators and plant personnel
  • Monitor material inventories to avoid process interruptions
  • Design plant processes and specify/write SOP's and work instructions for use by operations.
  • Obtain, organize and interpret engineering data.
  • Help develop, support and enforce all plant environmental and safety initiatives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Required Skills/Abilities:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Discipline required.  Industrial, chemical, manufacturing, mechanical or related engineering discipline required. 
  • 3+ years of experience in an industrial environment preferred.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • This is a hands-on/boots on the ground plant Process Engineer role and requires someone who enjoys working in the plant setting with alternating office work.
  • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds at times. 
  • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities which involves significant walking and climbing of stairs/ladders.
  • Must be willing to work in extreme work conditions that are often hot, cold, dirty as well as working at heights on occasion. 
  • Must be able to work wearing appropriate safety PPE including respirators on regular basis.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Up to 10%

Waelz Sustainable Products, LLC (WSP) is a partnership between Indianapolis-based Heritage Environmental Services and Zinc Nacional, both fourth-generation family-owned businesses.  Zinc Nacional is subsidiary of Grupo Promax.  Our companies have a long history of operating safe, efficient and sustainable businesses which include Zinc Nacional’s nearly seven decades of expertise in producing zinc oxide from mine ore and steel mill byproducts.  Zinc oxide is an important ingredient in many consumer products including sun block, diaper rash cream, cosmetics, and dietary supplements to name a few.