Production/Process Engineer

United States, Conley (Georgia)

Production/Process Engineer

Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI) combines technological innovation with world class manufacturing and process excellence.  Together, these enable our customers to deliver their discoveries in key areas:

Microbial Control Solutions serves consumer and technical markets by safeguarding resources and peoples’ wellbeing. We are a trusted and innovative supplier of microbial control solutions and chemical technologies used in a wide range of industrial and consumer solutions. Our vast product portfolio of microbial control and chemical technologies offer quality products backed by technical and regulatory expertise, meeting our customers’ current and future needs.

Specialty Chemical Services provides solutions for composite materials and processing additives for technically demanding industries, such as electronics, transportation and aerospace. We also provide performance intermediates & chemicals for many industrial applications, such as agro intermediates, food & feed ingredients, cosmetics, non-current good manufacturing practices (non-cGMP) intermediates, and custom development & manufacturing.

Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI) is looking for a Production/Process Engineer who will be responsible for providing production/process engineering support to the site for ongoing production operations and new process introductions.  Serve as a resource for implementing engineering studies, designs, evaluations and improvements to optimize utilizations.

Key responsibilities:

  • Determine continuous improvement opportunities and implement improvements in the production units to optimize utilization (throughput, quality, safety, efficiency).

  • Assist in day to day troubleshooting of equipment and processes in the Amines Unit.  Monitor productivity, process yields, and product and process performance to meet production commitments in an efficient manner.

  • Develops, plans, and coordinates projects from inception to completion ensuring efficient implementation, timely completion, and compliance to budget.

  • Ensure employees are trained on new and/or updated process changes and equipment design.

  • Ensure operating procedures are up to date and in compliance with appropriate standards.

  • Responsible for evaluation, installation, programming and service of DCS equipment.  Assist with the migration of process control systems.

  • Maintenance of ISO 9001:2000 certifications for the business by complying with processes, procedures and instructions for all activities in which this role participates.

  • Is knowledgeable and complies with all pertinent safety policies, rules and regulations.

  • Responsible for the optimization of the assigned production unit (throughput, yields, quality, etc.).

Key requirements:

  • BS Chemical Engineering with  5-10 years experience

  • Working knowledge of process control systems

  • Excellent computer skills, organizational and communication skills

A major part of the heritage of LSI is being able to deliver unique solutions to its customers. Being the driving force behind this approach – listening, asking, understanding to match the right elements in a new way has been an inherent part of our day-to-day business. Always with the goal to enable a competitive advantage for each customer with a specific product, package or solution. What makes YOU different?

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R28375