Chemical Engineer - Production, Plant Operation (m/f/d)


Chemical Engineer - Production, Plant Operation (m/f/d)

UPM The Biofore Company
  • Jena, TH, Germany


Would you like to join a global, growing company that innovates for a more sustainable tomorrow? UPM could be the team for you. We are frontrunners in developing renewable alternatives to fossil-based materials. Besides enabling both businesses and consumers make more sustainable choices, we strive to create a positive UPM experience for all our employees around the world. We live by our values - trust and be trusted, achieve together, renew with courage. Join us in creating a future beyond fossils! We are now looking for a Production Engineer (m/f/d) in Leuna, Germany. Greetings from your future manager "The UPM Biochemicals business unit produces bio-glycols, industrial sugars and functional fillers based on renewable raw materials at our site in Leuna. In order to implement and ensure the start-up, ramp-up and a safe, efficient and reliable, high-quality production at the site, we are looking for a motivated production engineer, as soon as possible, who will continuously optimize plant operation with the support of operational excellence, communication skills and technical expertise as well as a structured approach to solving plant problems, you will continuously optimize plant operation. If you are looking for a real challenge in an international, growing environment, please send us your application! - Matthias Schleicher, Director Operations Serve as a vital and motivated resource/key person for production by applying technical skills and using operational excellence to: optimize plant operations resolve plant related problems enable safe and efficient production of low-cost, quality products Use conceptual knowledge of theories, practices, procedures, process safety and HSE Perform routine assignments and solve standard problems using existing procedures Apply general business knowledge acquired through training or experience Serve as a communicator to plant operators and shift leaders Respond quickly to plant related issues and emergencies, and partner with technology experts/specialists to perform advanced troubleshooting and improve operating discipline Support and develop a robust and safe start-up and commissioning plan together with the operations team Diagnose and document root causes of asset utilization losses in the facility to ensure a continuous improvement of operations Maintain, own and review daily key performance indicators (KPIs)/trends to ensure optimal performance Work closely with the operations team, leveraging their problem-solving skills and technical expertise Conduct daily reviews of communication tools for operations and alarm history to better understand the plant operation, and stay engaged in daily activities Understand why specific procedures, steps and precautions are needed, and keep a strong field presence to reinforce their importance Act as the business unit's technical expert during unplanned events and drive implementation of effective corrective and preventative measures Provide leadership, expertise, diagnosis, and optimization of the plant's raw material efficiency, which may include yield or waste generation Ensure compliance with plant operating permits Understand site integration and provide input to optimize the overall system You have a Bachelor's degree or higher in Process or Chemical Engineering, preferably with first manufacturing or engineering experience, or a very good Bachelor Professional degree with at least 5 years of experience in a chemical production plant You have strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills You have strong communication and leadership skills Preferably, you have experience in start-up and commissioning of chemical plants Root cause investigation skills are preferred LEAN skills preferred You are a team player You are fluent in German and English Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company's values. Inspired and motivated teams: We have a highly skilled workforce. We are a multifaceted, international organization that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives. Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career. Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving to build a more sustainable future.


Category : Chemical Engineer
Posted : November 27, 2023
Salary : N/A
Experience : 5 Months

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