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Production Engineer

Company: Manpower Engineering
Location: Orland Park
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Our client, in the Chemical Industry is seeking an Production Engineer to join their team. You will be part of the Production team supporting the plant.

Job Title: Production Engineer
Location: Joliet, IL

The incumbent is responsible to maintain 24/7 availability of production equipment and facilities to make sure that all employees work safely and as efficiently as possible. Provide technical support of assigned production units to corporate, plant management and hourly workforce. Support daily activities of hourly personnel to assure that work is done safely, and downtime is minimized. Monitor the process, support operations, promote safety and lead process improvement initiatives. Manage local capital, perform liaison duties between production unit and engineering and maintenance, update SOP's, and manage engineering documentation. Incumbent will support maintenance technicians and will act as Operations Manager during his/her absences.

Key Responsibilities


Develop and implement production procedures as required
Evaluate production results/troubleshoot quantity and quality problems - Implement corrective actions as required
Perform and evaluate training
Initiate and/or implement process improvement projects and prepare capital budget needs for assigned processes
Ensure continuous improvement of plant processes
Day to day interaction with hourly force within assigned production units
Track, calculate, communicate production performance metrics (including but not limited to RFT, OEE, etc.)
Audit production database daily for accuracy and completeness

Quality and Food Safety

Perform training for both salary and hourly personnel as required
Oversee MOC process as it relates to the tasks of the position
Fulfill responsibilities which ensure food safety, legality, and quality
Perform as designee for plant production coordinator positions in the absence of the responsible person
Responsible to investigate, answer and implement corrective actions to all customer complaints

Safety and Health

Responsible for maintaining the Safety and Health standards, active participation in employee safety training, hazard prevention and control, worksite analysis, and exercising management leadership


Work with plant teams to achieve plant objectives
Perform other tasks as assigned


Degree in Chemical Engineering
Experience in chemical plant unit operations. E.g. reactions, heat transfer, size reduction, and bulk solids transfer.


Pension Plan
Paid vacation and Holidays
comprehensive health/dental/vision insurance
life insurance

Keywords: Manpower Engineering, Orland Park , Production Engineer, Professions , Orland Park, Illinois

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