Process Engineer - Phosphuric / Sulphuric / Granulation

  • South Africa-Other
  • Confidential
  • 5-8 years
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  • 07 Sep 2018

  • Production/ Manufacturing/ Engineering

  • Chemicals/ Fertilizer/ Pesticides
Job Description

To render and execute projects and process engineering support. Evaluate plant operation daily. Consolidate results weekly Co-ordinate and advice on process shutdown functions and give advice on maintenance work where required. Evaluate and advice on material usage variances. Do routine standby. Coordination of all resources Participate in Hazop studies. Coordinate inspections of the plant. Maintain current equipment in a good state of readiness at all times Plan annual shutdown with maintenance. Co-ordinate and plan improvement projects to optimise plant performance. Manage all process projects for plant, including outside contractors working on these projects. Continually strive to improve plant, including safety, health and environmental aspects. Communicate with buyers regarding ordering tools and labour. Communicate internally with production/maintenance and other departments thus ensuring efficient, effective operations. Effective communication and co-operation with other parties to ensure that production requirements are fully understood and met Carry out all practical training. Proactive approach to training. Prepare morning report on plant performance, checking all downtime data provided by supervisors. Participate in process/maintenance morning meetings and report on performance and production rates. Attend daily production meetings and report on performance. Compile monthly budget variance information. Do analysis of historical downtime for problem identification purposes. Activities includes: (Unit Standard Critical Cross-field Outcomes) Meeting all Legal, Company and manufactures specifications. Solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions, using critical and creative thinking, have been made. Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community. Identification and knowledge of all components and other equipment used in the Plant. Lock out procedures. Organise and manage himself and his activities responsibly and effectively. Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others. Good communication methods and skills. Maintaining operating parameters and control methods. Optimum equipment performance. Operating the plant in accordance with the following legal acts and regulations: Relevant Acts: e.g. Occupational Health & Safety Act; Basic Conditions of Employment Act; Machineries Act Mandatory Codes of Practice. ISO and other relevant Standards. Site specific: SHREQ Training. Section Training Material Desired Candidate Profile: Qualified BE-Chemical with 5 - 8 years of experience in chemical industry. Candidate from Phosphuric, sulphuric or granulation plant preferred. Candidates willing to relocate to South Africa may only apply. Candidates should have minimum 5 years of experience in a chemical plant. General Management Financial knowledge Products knowledge Phosphoric Acid Corporate Governance Technical/ Engineering knowledge People management principles Ability to communicate effectively, expressing ideas effectively both verbal and written. Completion of the following SHEQ training. First Aid General Safety, Health & Environmental Training. (GHSTC) HIRA (Risk Analysis) SHEQ COP Basic Course Environmental Occupational Hygiene. Environmental Awareness. Quality Awareness. SHE-Rep Basic Fire Fighting Production Planning

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