Senior Production Engineer

Location: Hopewell, Va
Date Posted: 10-05-2017
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Reston and Richmond, Virginia and Birmingham, Alabama that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

Position:  Senior Production Engineer
Compensation: Extremely Competitive
Location: Hopewell, VA

Senior Production Engineer
  • Lean manufacturing will be a plus
  • Strong computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Knowledgeable of area process equipment, chemistry and controls
  • Able to manage multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Six Sigma certification preferred
  • 3-5 years experience in production or process engineering in Chemical Plant preferred

Additional Qualifications:
  • Bachelors in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 3+ years’ experience in production or process engineering in Chemical Plant or like environment such as; Refinery, Pulp & Paper, pharmaceutical, or petro-chemical
Basic Qualifications:
  • Responsible for improving the baseline value of key area metrics toward entitlement values (or beyond entitlement values where possible) through contributions to high-impact Six Sigma teams
  • Responsible for execution of “Improve” and “Control” steps in Six Sigma DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve & Control) process
  • Responsible for restoring baseline values of key area metrics for which restoration attempts by the Production department have been unsuccessful (for problems other than mechanical breakdown)
  • Responsible to troubleshoot area process issues and de-bottleneck systems to maintain safety and environmental compliance and/or maximize production.
  • Ensure daily Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are met or exceeded
  • Accountable for implementing robust control plans for process improvement projects by fully utilizing DCS (distributed control system) capabilities
  • Responsible for accurate production loss data entry into the Attainment Loss (ADCA) system
  • Responsible for area DCS alarm management
  • Assist with SOP and training material development
  • Other work as required
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