Process Engineer

Job Description
At Metropolis Works, refined uranium ore is converted into uranium hexa-fluoride (UF6) through a series of process steps. The processing includes the use of several highly hazardous chemicals as well as the control of the source material. The chemicals used are anhydrous HF, anhydrous NH3, gaseous H2 and F2 and high molarity KOH.

The site is regulated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission due to the presence of the uranium products and plays a unique role in the US nuclear power cycle. Market conditions are positive based on the current number of new and renewed license applications for nuclear power generation plants in the US and overseas. The site is staffed by Operators and Mechanics belonging to the USW union.

Process engineering is centered around enabling daily production support and includes statistical analyses of process performance, process improvement idea generation and testing, procedure review, providing assistance to the site Production Operations Team Leaders in training and coaching operators, participation in Process Safety Management including participation in Process Hazards Analyses, and participation on both Major and Minor Capital project teams. The site is currently planning significant efforts around capacity growth and automation.

Process engineers will be called upon to develop process scope of work for capital projects. The scope will include basic equipment design criteria, potential equipment layout, and preliminary process hazards analysis. The execution of capital projects is generally carried out by project engineers; the production engineer is expected to participate in the capital project process from inception through startup.

Process engineers will also be called upon to both participate and lead Process Hazards Analysis. Depending on skill level, process knowledge, and complexity of the study, they may be team members or they may serve as team leaders (PHA leaders). The Process Hazards Analysis process includes report out to the facility leadership team, with the recommendation of improvements following the PHA.

This position reports to the Engineering Manager.

Must have experience with the following:

Capital project experience, specifying and sizing of equipment, start up and commissioning of equipment. Experience in a facility covered by Process Safety management (PSM) Experience in participating in a Process hazards analysis (PHA). Being the team leader for a PHA is a plus Cross functional, team based work history¬ ¬ ¬ ¬
Basic Qualifications

Bachelors or higher degree in Chemical Engineering is required. Minimum of 3 years experience in chemical plant operations - high hazards experience desired. Experience with Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) is a plus. Candidates must be able to pass a background check for clearance to work at the site.

Additional Qualifications

Strong written and oral communications skills - able to transcend level and functions Ability to work in team environment and to lead as needed Positive, can do attitude and ability to be an effective role model Ability to adapt rapidly to change and to help lead change efforts Strict adherence to sound engineering standards Ability to identify and resolve process attainment issues Technical proficiency with Microsoft Office software Experience with Honeywell Experion DCS platform a plus Demonstrated Six Sigma - Green Belt or higher certification or the ability to attain this certification

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Honeywell is committed to a diverse workforce.

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