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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Global Chemical Company Wichita, KS

Wichita, KS
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Our client is a green energy company that is committed to alternative solutions and sustainable development to protect the environment and is an industry leader with tremendous growth opportunity. Located on the Arkansas River in So Central KS, Wichita is an area center of culture, media, and trade. It hosts several large museums, theatres, parks, and entertainment venues, as well as several universities including Wichita State.


Bachelor's Degree in Chemical (preferred) or Mechanical Engineering required

Minimum 3+ years related work experience required, 5+ years preferred, in the chemical, petrochemical or refining industry.

Strong background in rotating equipment specification and troubleshooting pumps, compressors, and other large rotating equipment.

Well developed analytical and problem solving skills

Ability to supervise technical as well as hourly personnel

Capital project conception and implementation

Understanding of refining processes a plus and associated engineering skills

Ability to work on multiple projects successfully

Experience using statistical process control in a manufacturing environment a plus

Must be comfortable working out in a manufacturing environment


Evaluate technical and operable feasibility project components including industrial vessels, rotating equipment, control systems, tankage, piping, heat exchangers and related process infrastructure.

Evaluate equipment and processes to identify ways to optimize performance or to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations.

Ensure environmental, health, safety compliance throughout project development and future operations.

Work with operations and maintenance groups to optimize production and mechanical integrity.

Troubleshoot process and equipment problems involving rotating equipment, vacuum systems, fire heaters/exchangers, tankage, instrumentation, waste water treatment, etc.

Work with management to develop capital improvement projects including budgeting, justification, management, and reporting.

Develop and manage elements of the facilities Process Safety Management program including coordinating HAZOPs, mechanical integrity, management of change, etc.

May also function as Maintenance Superintendent and PSM program leader.