• Compounding Production Engineer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
  • Overview:

    Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2014 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 67% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com.


    • Ensure the Compounding Unit is running at targets and delivering continuous improvement in stewardship, quality, and reliability by monitoring process, product, and equipment to detect and anticipate emerging issues
    • Ensure proper application of RCA process and develops action plans if needed to achieve results
    • Establish and communicate operating parameters for the 24/7 team and engages team to identify and remove daily execution barriers
    • Build strategy around training and knowledge support
    • Ensure operation of unit within environmental permit requirements
    • Conduct field walkthroughs and provides technical and operational guidance to team members, leads problem solving processes and root cause analysis
    • Track unit production, on-stream reliability/asset utilization, efficiencies, energy usage, raw material usage, etc., and develops plans to correct performance gaps
    • This position is offered for the Coastal Bend Area


    • Strongly motivated individual who works independently with minimal supervision.
    • Strong computer skills.
    • Demonstrate ability to handle multiple priorities.
    • Knowledge of manufacturing plant processes - understands polymer extrusion technology (process, product, and equipment).
    • Ability to work in a team based environment and lead a team towards a common goal.
    • Skilled in people development and teaching, effective communication skills with the ability to communicate internally and externally with all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to organize/prioritize thoughts and actions to help achieve unit objectives and long-term vision.
    • Strong technical engineering skills, including knowledge of process design, process safety engineering (PHAs, MOC, and safety systems interlock).
    • Knowledge of and experience with mechanical equipment reliability systems and programs (preventive maintenance, vibration, lubrication, bad actors).
    • Six Sigma Certification.
    • Proficient with statistical software.
    • Computer tools such as PI and SAP.
    • Root Cause Analysis Training (Cause Mapping, Tap Root, etc.).
    • Previous experience supporting a polymer extrusion manufacturing unit.

    Required Years of Experience

    • 3-5 years of manufacturing experience

    Required Education

    • Degree in Mechanical Engineering (preferred)
    • Electrical or Chemical Engineering with polymer extrusion experience

    Great Reasons to Join Our Team:

    • Relocation assistance for well qualified candidates
    • Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits
    • Challenging and rewarding work

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