Mechanical Engineer

The Mechanical Engineer will provide mechanical engineering expertise and support for both rotating and fixed equipment to ensure the reliable operation of world class methanol production facility.  The initial primary position will involve ensuring “fit for service” of equipment related to the relocation of the methanol plant along with other responsibilities related to the relocation projects.

The successful candidate will also perform project engineering functions as required, along with definition, justification, estimation, and request for capital funds for process maintenance and improvement projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide engineering support for the relocation of the methanol plant from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Institute, WV which will require travel and coordination with various team members including contractors. 
  • Provide general mechanical engineering support to the operation and maintenance of a chemical manufacturing plant.
  • Lead mechanical reliability program to achieve best in class results in terms of reliability of the operation and life-cycle cost for rotating and fixed equipment in world class solids manufacturing and handling facility.
  • Support Reliability Centered Manufacturing initiatives aimed at improving occupancy and efficiency of the process.
  • Provide mechanical engineering expertise in the resolution of equipment failures, the selection or evaluation of plant equipment, and the operation of rotating equipment.
  • Monitor mean time between equipment failures and perform root cause analysis to identify solutions to eliminate chronic equipment problems.
  • Coordinate with Management, Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering to ensure that the job scope satisfies the requirements of all the groups.
  • Estimate, justify, and prepare capital job order requests for Management approval.
  •  After approval, coordinate all aspects of the project with Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Drafting, Purchasing, Safety and Environmental to ensure successful completion of the project.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university.
  • 2 to 6 years of related experience in a chemical, petrochemical or petroleum production or refining facility.
  • Familiarity with all aspects of rotating and reciprocating equipment and vessel and piping systems common in petrochemical plants.  Experience with ASME, API standards, and reliability best practices preferred.

JOB TYPE:  Full-Time

JOB LOCATION:  Charleston/Institute WV


Plant Controller

Plant controller responsibilities include general accounting, payables, order entry, billing, cost accounting, bill of materials, business analysis, financial reporting, sales management, and computer operations at the plant level and acts as a liaison with corporate financial staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for internal controls at the plant for operations, sales and finance.
  • Analyze and accurately report current month’s financial results to the corporate management in accordance with corporate format and time requirements.
  • Submit all financial transactions, transmissions, and reporting on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Ensure accuracy of the physical inventory and reported results. Investigate and explain book to physical adjustments.
  • Perform audits of bills of materials to ensure product costs are accurate and accounted for properly. Report audit results monthly.
  • Ensure bill of material and costing accurately reflect production operations.
  • Attend daily plant production meetings.
  • Perform daily walkthroughs of the plant with the Plant Manager to discuss production and costing issues. Review labor reporting, time sheets and cost, material costs, manufacturing overhead, distribution cost, returns and inventory levels.
  • Document and understand ERP/MRP systems, hardware, and reporting conventions
  • Reconcile all inter-company accounts monthly.
  • Manage all operators at the plant level with respect to HR and Payroll issues.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position.  Day/hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S. in accounting or business administration.
  • 5-10 years as plant accounting or cost manager in a manufacturing environment, managing staff, with an emphasis on cost accounting, reporting and variance analysis.
  • High level of proficiency in PC spreadsheets and ERP/MRP systems.

JOB TYPE:  Full-Time

JOB LOCATION:  Charleston/Institute WV