Dow Chemical Production Engineer in Texas City, Texas

The Dow Chemical Company has an exciting and challenging opportunity available for a Production Engineer. This position will be located in the SynGas Plant in Texas City, TX.

The successful candidate will provide daily technical support and advanced troubleshooting to Operations in order to run the facility safely in an environmentally sound way at optimum capability.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Measure, track, and improve key performance indicators for the plant.

  • Full understanding of Dow's Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) policies and procedures with the ability to translate them to implementation in the plant.

  • Lead Operations' Drive to Zero initiative (zero injuries and zero unplanned events) by participating in EH&S programs, positively influencing the operations culture, and taking prompt action on safety concerns.

  • Lead the identification, prioritization and implementation of process and operating discipline improvements to enhance EH&S, compliance, reliability, and cost efficiency performance.

  • Lead Root Cause Investigations to resolve EH&S, downtime, reliability or quality issues.

  • Assist in the development, implementation, training, and maintenance of operating discipline documentation.

  • Serve as Process Safety Focal Point.

  • Execute six sigma projects and/or serve on teams in area of responsibility.

  • Defines project scopes for capital and expense projects.

  • Fills the improvement project pipeline.

  • Leads project teams in developing and meeting team-specific project deliverables including EH&S goals, quality, cycle time, cost effectiveness, & operability. Use engineering skills and resources to develop low cost, innovative alternatives for projects.

  • Effectively communicates project opportunities, economics, and potential risks to ensure projects are properly prioritized. Documents & communicates project updates

  • Fulfill the manufacturing representative and/or project manager roles.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong problem solving skills are required.

  • Excellent communication skills are required.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years of manufacturing or engineering experience is preferred

  • Project management experience is preferred.

  • Experience with Apollo Root Cause Analysis is preferred.

Education:

  • Bachelor or Master of Science degree in an Engineering discipline is required.

  • Chemical Engineering is preferred

NOTE: This position does not offer relocation benefits.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at: www.dow.com.

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at: http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.

Title:

Production Engineer

Location:

Texas-Texas City

Requisition ID:

1704753