Position Title: Plant Production Engineer
Auto Req ID: 3986BR
Location: Hope, AR United States
Company Overview: Momentive is a global leader in specialty chemicals and materials, with a broad
range of advanced specialty products that help industrial and consumer companies support and improve
everyday life. We engineer a multitude of high-performance resins, silicones and other advanced
materials that meet the specific end-use and manufacturing requirements of our customers over a
broad range of markets, from healthcare to wind energy. In fact, Momentive materials are found in
products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At Momentive, we believe that leadership
begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. When you work for us, you are
partnering with a company that is not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical
and environmentally responsible manner. We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Company Distinction: This exciting opportunity is part of our Momentive Specialty Chemicals business.
Position Overview: Provide overall leadership for all activities related to the siteâ€™s production
improvement programs and serve as the MOC coordinator. Provides engineering support pertaining to
plant design, plant modifications, process improvements, and troubleshooting activities. The Plant
Production Engineer will effectively participate in and lead continuous improvement efforts including
Capacity Creation and Effective Efficiency initiatives. Supports decisions and directives of the Site
Practice and provide training assistance in safe & environmentally compliant work methods as
prescribed by the plant safety, health & environmental policies in order to ensure employee, customer,
and visitor safety and overall site compliance.
Participates in plantâ€™s EHS policies and procedures by ensuring that all processes and modifications to
existing processes have been critically reviewed for process safety, risk management, environmental,
and general safety and health considerations in accordance with regulatory requirements (OSHA, PSM
and EPA RMP) and Momentiveâ€™s Process Safety Standards. Supports Responsible Care initiatives to
inform customers in the safe handling, storage, and use of Momentiveâ€™s products.
Serves as the site MOC coordinator & leads the MOC PSM program.
Uses structured problem solving techniques, analytical tools and teamwork to improve overall plant
Implements projects to improve product and service quality
Reviews, participates and drives root cause analysis mindset &across the board standardization with
focus on removing defects.
Drives Sigma Score improvement; actively partnering with QA Team Leader
Facilitates recipe approvals and plant production activities Productivity/Cost Improvements
Identify and implement projects to reduce cost, energy usage and improve productivity.
Lead process optimization activities in cooperation with process engineering.
Prepare Investment Proposals (IPs) and close out projects in a timely fashion.
Set high standards for project and maintenance work incompliance with Momentive
Actively drives Effective Efficiency & Capacity Creation Improvements
Actively identifies and leads site process optimization Facility Maintenance
Assists Maintenance Leader as requested.
Directly involved in 360 degree feedback
Participates in Leadership Development weekly meetings
Presents production key performance indicators to Leadership Staff meeting routinely
Give and correct certification tests
Monitor and aid in the progress on yearly departmental goals
Partners with Site Production Leaders regarding production activities and continuous improvement
Participates in departmental CIT meetings
B.S. Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
Experience with MS Office, SAP and Vantage Point Process Control applications
Working knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations.
Two years of experience in plant engineering or related duties in a chemical process or similar
Physical/Other Requirements: In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to
submit an application for employment through momentive.com, be at least 18 years of age, willing to
take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process. Candidates
are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
Physical: Walking, standing, sitting, carrying, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing and
Aptitudes: Must possess the ability to understand the meaning of words and their ideas, as well as
instructions and their underlying principles. Perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately, and
possess eye-hand motor coordination.
Temperaments: Must have the ability to accept responsibility, perform duties under stress, adapt to
situations requiring preciseness, and adapt to changing duties and responsibilities. Must be able to
adapt to situations involving the interpretation of feelings, ideas, or facts; be able to influence people in
the opinions, attitudes, or judgment; and be able to generalize, evaluate, make decisions, and perform
Please go to www.momentive.com/careers and search job ID # 3986 in order to apply.