Production Engineer – Hypo, HCL production, Utilities Areas


The production engineer acts as an experienced technical resource for plant operations in a modern Chlor-Alkali production plant, applying technical skills to optimize plant performance, resolve problems, and enable safe and environmentally acceptable production of low cost, quality products. Solid technical skills combined with excellent communication, organizational ability, and leadership attributes are key to both immediate and long term success in the role.

Job Responsibilities: Understands and applies all Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) operational requirements. Understands chemical engineering fundamentals and provides technical advising on operations while maintaining high standards for process safety. Optimizes daily production to achieve business and plant goals (i.e. EH&S, quality, reliability, cost). Participates in advanced troubleshooting and coaches others to learn these skills. Maximizes plant production capability and assists with tracking and evaluation of asset utilization data for areas of responsibility. Facilitates and ensures that appropriate root cause analysis is completed and corrective actions are implemented to address unplanned events. Interfaces with plant project resources to identify and prioritize improvements.

Basic/Required Qualifications:


Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • 2 – 5 years plant operations experience (prefer manufacturing/plant operation experience in a bleach production facility and/or experience with chlorine scrubbers).

Contact: Paul Lodestein, HR Manager, plodestein@k2pure.com, 925-948-8093