Production Engineer

Department:  Engineering
Date:  Jan 12, 2023

Accountable for providing day to day technical support to enable safe, consistent, reliable, and cost effective unit operation while supporting Process Safety Management (PSM), and managing process changes to drive short term, incremental improvement.


  • Drives Management of Change (MOC) process for area under responsibility including managing implementation of new/revised process conditions, small improvement projects, DCS changes and temporary changes. 
  • Plans, manages and/ or executes production related projects, from operator generated improvement ideas to short/mid-term Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) and the like.
  • Collects and records Operating Asset Utilization (OAU) data.
  • Supports plant Operating Asset Utilization (OAU) improvements. 
  • Monitors and analyzes key process data to develop proposals for improving production process for safety, quality, yield (cost), capacity, energy efficiency, etc...  Leads /participates in these ad hoc projects.
  • Creates / updates plant trouble shooting guides 
  • Supports plant trouble-shooting and provides expert technical assistance as needed
  • Manages / analyzes data to generate campaign reports.
  • Creates / updates Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and temporary procedures.
  • Provides  inputs to process design and Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)s.
  • Interfaces with Tech Center on long range improvements and participate as needed.
  • Create Pre-Campaign training documentation and temporary procedures (as needed) and lead the training of operators
  • Engage with EHS on site safety talks / presentations
  • Lead and / or assist with RCFAs for Incident Investigations



Required Education:

  • Technical Degree (BS, MS, or PhD) in Chemical Engineering / related field or equivalent experience




  • 1 year of experience in a chemical environment with reactive chemistry process experience.
  • Good knowledge of equipment design, scale-up procedures, troubleshooting and project management skills
  • Experienced knowledge of the technical field and working knowledge of business processes, technologies and applications.
  • Strong safety orientation in OSHA and PSM with a demonstrated commitment to Personal Safety & Environmental issues
  • General understanding of business processes and economic factors affecting the business
  • Strategic agility with foresight and the ability to create alternate plans
  • Experience presenting at both informal and formal training settings
  • Effective team building skills with an operating style that fosters high expectations, open dialogue, creates a strong sense of team, inspires and motivates
  • Knowledge of quality assurance programs or statistical quality control
  • Experience making data-based decisions
  • A demonstrated history of bringing projects in safely, on time and on budget.
  • Lean six sigma certification a plus




  • Adaptive
  • Inclusive
  • Accountable
  • Innovative



EEO Statement:

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.


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