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Nitriles Process Engineer

Lima, OH 45804

Posted: 05/15/2023 Job Category: Chemical Job Number: MP365844125

Job Description

Sirius Staffing is seeking a Process Engineer for a Direct Hire Opportunity in Lima, OH. Please contact us today for more info!

The incumbent uses his/her technical expertise to optimize the Nitriles manufacturing processes.  Engineering know-how is used to improve safety, improve reliability, increase yield, improve product quality, increase production, and reduce costs. Knowledge of process chemistry and project economics is required. 


  • BS Chemical Engineering or higher
  • 5-10 years of experience in chemical plant or refinery
  • Six Sigma
  • ISO 9001 experience
  • Process Hazard and Layer of Protection Analysis
  • Root Cause Analysis 


  • Strong written and oral communication skills, computational and data analysis skills, IT skills with process modeling and process simulation software, and problem-solving skills
  • Good negotiator/influencer and team leader/motivator
  • Solid understanding of financial calculations and their impact on the bottom line
  • Willingly takes the lead when challenges occur
  • Builds networks to enhance effectiveness and share knowledge
  • Looks for ways to do things better, faster, and more efficiently


  • Becomes a technical expert in the acrylonitrile process and leads and participates in all plant process engineering activities\
  • Continuously initiate ways to improve plant operations, safety, and environmental performance through day-to-day activities and recommendations for optimized unit conditions.
  • Establishes and executes process improvement plans for manufacturing including safety and environmental improvements.
  • Collaborates on technology with R&D personnel.  
  • Models changes to process to predict effect on Operations.
  • Ownership of assigned PSM Elements to drive and progress continuous improvement and compliance.
  • Leads PHA’s for new and existing processes.
  • Participates and leads Incident Investigations.
  • Provides technical expertise in the design, specification, selection, and operation of equipment along with providing guidance on safe operating limits.
  • Works with Technical Manager, Process Engineers and Process Specialist on all aspects of cost control including variable, fixed, and capital.
  • Direct, coordinate, and participate in Process Safety Reviews and Management of Change process.
  • Takes active role in project development, economics and execution.  Assists in final bid package preparation and subsequent contract bidding and selection.
  • Organizes field tests and consults with other specialists outside of the facility to solve operating issues.
  • Remains on call for emergency troubleshooting and operations support.  
  • Ensures all work is done in a safe manner consistent with company, local, state, federal and health, safety and environmental regulations and procedures.

Sirius Staffing. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law.

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