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Chemical Process Engineer (#953,822,651) 

Job offer #953,822,651 in Krugersdorp (Gauteng), South Africa

Chemical Process Engineer - BTech (CHEMICAL)

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
You will lead a wide range of projects that will include product improvements & process upgrades by coordinating efforts and fostering collaboration within cross-functional teams consisting of R&D Scientists, Plant, Design and Quality Engineers, SHE consultants, vendors, Process controllers and Sanwrights. You will also manage the onboarding and execution of process and product engineering projects

You will incorporate Project Management skills to fulfil duties such as project scope writing, resource management, timelines, and reporting progress to management, as well as delivering executed projects. You will also provide technical support and expertise during design, install, start-up, and preliminary production runs of new processes, as well as review design and construction documents to ensure accuracy and correct issues prior to execution. You will have sound knowledge of quality systems within a manufacturing environment.

You will be responsible for the selection of raw materials, mining campaigns and clay stockpiles. You will be able to identify variances in chemical properties and troubleshoot to find solutions timeously. You will ensure plant stability in terms of volume, quality and consistency.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS




- Ensuring planned engineering (process) progress with respect to the engineering deliverables for Projects, process engineering planning & scheduling, preparation of progress reports, manpower & resource forecasts, time schedules of critical equipment, utilization of resources effectively & efficiently.
- Review and generate/coordinate Process Design & Detail Engineering including design calculations, Process Optimization, sizing & selection of equipment etc. for Continuous Improvement Projects.
- Preparation and updating of various engineering and process deliverables (Drawings & Documents) such as Process Flow Diagrams, P & I Diagrams, Process Datasheets, Equipment Specifications, Cause & Effect Diagrams, control philosophies, shutdown philosophies, HAZOP Studies & reports, Operation & maintenance manuals (SOP's) etc. and providing necessary engineering inputs to the other disciplines and other departments.
- Ensuring good, positive & healthy working nature among the teams for optimum productivity & efficiency.
- Able to draw up Project Scope of work, Preparation & Issue of RFQ's, evaluation of vendor's quotations, clarifications, Technical Bid Analysis etc.
- Review of vendor's documents, drawings, datasheets, specifications and calculations.
- Lead, manage and monitor all Product Development for Glaze and Clay preparatory areas with the potential of more areas in the plant.
- Manage budgets on capital and continuous improvement projects


EDUCATION / WORK EXPERIENCE
B-Tech in Engineering (Chemical /Metallurgy) or related
5+ years' experience in a manufacturing or industrial setting
2+ years in a product development setting
2+ years' experience leading or managing projects

EXPOSURE IN THE FOLLOWING WILL BE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE:
Ceramic or Mineral Processing
Exposure to Wet milling / Comminution
PLC Programming / Robotics
AutoCAD, MS Projects

Job Details

Job Location
Town
Krugersdorp
Post Code
ZA-1740
State
Gauteng
Country
South Africa



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