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Mechanical Engineer

Company: 2350-The Chemours Company FC, LLC
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you tojoin our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF CHEMISTRY AND THE WORLDFrom the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we're collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries-one improvement at a time.The Chemours Company headquartered in Wilmington, DE has a Mechanical Engineer position available in Corpus Christi TX. This is a highly visible, key role within Chemours and the Thermal & Specialized Solutions Business. This position is in the Fluorochemicals Manufacturing Technology team and will report to the Manufacturing Technology Manager.This role will serve as a Support Engineer for one or more areas of the Chemours Assets at this facility. The individual will provide overall Mechanical Engineering guidance and support for the Operations, Maintenance, and Technology Teams for their area(s). This role will entail involvement in day-to-day troubleshooting in the plant, as well as support for improvement programs in the areas of Safety (PSM), UPTIME, reliability, cost, new capital installations, etc.The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • The operating units are highly hazardous processes (OSHA PSM Covered Processes).The role will include but are not limited to the following:
  • To provide engineering and troubleshooting assistance to the site's unit processes, including all synthesis, refining, storage, and shipping operations to maintain and improve the safety, operability, quality, and cost.
  • Monitor the process on an on-going basis to look for positive and negative shifts in the process, to identify improvement opportunities. Uptime Software, Aspen Process Explorer software and statistical process control would routinely be used to do this.
  • Leads and participates in Safety, Reliability and Quality Investigations to identify and implement actions to drive continuous improvement.
  • Provides support for both cost and capital projects to improve the safety, quality, environment, and/or cost of the production unit. This includes scoping out, justifying, and coordinating installation of new/modified facilities
  • Participate in and lead Process Hazards Analyses per the schedule set out for the assigned process.
  • Perform experiments on the process to improve the safety, quality, environment, and/or cost of the production unit.
  • Maintain level of technical expertise in key technologies via training, seminars, and professional organizations
  • Provide shift/weekend coverage for start-ups, tests, maintenance Turnarounds or other non-routine needs. Travel requirements are The following is required for this role:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university
    • Minimum of 1 year of related industrial / manufacturing work experience (will consider degree relevant intern / co-op experience counting toward this requirement)
    • Demonstrated knowledge of basic chemical engineering principles
    • Demonstrated skill to diagnose and solve technical problems - making data-based decisions.
    • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment
    • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills with strong customer focus and ability to conceptualize customer needs based on customer input. Proven ability to effectively communicate through all levels of an organization
    • High degree of initiative and flexibility to move projects forward safely and in a timely manner
    • Proven ability to prioritize and manage short duration deadlines, emergency situations, and multiple priorities
    • Willing and able to wear required PPE (personal protective equipment) such as steel toes, hard hat, Nomex, eye protection, respirators, etc.
    • Proficient in the use of computers
    • Willing and able to wear required PPE (personal protective equipment) such as steel toes, hard hat, Nomex, eye protection, respirators, etc.The following is preferred for this role:
      • 3+ years of experience in related manufacturing industry or Military Equivalent Experience (includes co-op or related industrial experience)
      • Already experienced with strong background in the following:
      • Experience in working with fixed and/or rotating equipment
      • Maintenance and reliability best practices including the work management process and basic materials science including material selection and properties
      • Knowledge in related fields such as non-destructive testing, welding, fabrication, working with third party fabricators
      • Knowledge of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, ASME Piping Codes and API Codes, welding and fabrication processes and repair procedures
      • Root cause failure analysis (RCFA) and failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA), data analysis techniques and statistical interpretation skills, failure analysis including preservation of evidence techniques, and engineering design standards and their application, Cost/Capital analysis and justification
      • Prior experience working with field personnel in operations troubleshooting activities
      • Strong background in Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA)
      • Previous experience working with SAPBenefits:Competitive CompensationComprehensive Benefits Packages401(k) MatchEmployee Stock Purchase ProgramTuition ReimbursementCommuter BenefitsLearning and Development OpportunitiesStrong Inclusion and Diversity InitiativesCompany-paid Volunteer DaysWe're a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it-by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we're proud to be Certified--- by Great Place to Work-- .Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws. Chemours is an E-Verify employer Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure we're operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do. Pay Range (in local currency):$97,843.00 - $152,880.00Chemours Level:25Annual Bonus Target:8%The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only andnot a guarantee oftotal compensation. Factorsconsidered in extending a compensation offer include (but are notlimitedto) responsibilities of the job,experience, knowledge, skills,and abilities, as wellas internal equity, andalignment with marketdata. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans. At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say "We Are Living Chemistry."

Keywords: 2350-The Chemours Company FC, LLC, Corpus Christi , Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Corpus Christi, Texas

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