The Bergaila Companies

Production Engineer

Posted Date 4 days ago(11/30/2023 12:58 PM)
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We have an opening for a Production Engineer to work in the Pasadena, TX area.





Our Client is continually looking to the future.  The values they hold closely are timeless; respect, integrity and continually improving quality.  Our Client seeks employees for whom these values are already a part of who they are, so that they can guarantee their customers effective solutions that help them achieve their business goals.


The Production Engineer is tasked with identifying and implementing improvements to processes and procedures that will increase capacity, reduce cost; improve safety and quality of Afton’s global supply chain manufacturing processes. Troubleshooting existing processes to improve on stream time and operating efficiency. Working in a team environment with operations and other members of the Unit Operating Teams. Identifying opportunities to improve mechanical and instrumentation reliability. Utilize process improvement methodologies including Lean Six Sigma to increase Client's profits.



 - Track operating performance and product quality of production units. Identify causes of departure from standard and initiate corrective actions

 - Troubleshoot existing processes and initiate corrective actions to improve on stream time and operating efficiency

 - Identify and implement improvements to processes and procedures that will increase capacity, reduce production cost, improve safety and quality of chemical manufacturing processes

 - Provide technical coverage for plant trials and startups

 - Write operating procedures and provide training for chemical operators

 - Propose changes in programming logic that will lead to improved process safety, quality, or production efficiency

 - Develop in depth expertise on process equipment used at the plants such as reactors, agitators, heat exchangers, pumps, and filters

 - Write and obtain approvals for MCR’s (Manufacturing Change Requests) and PCF’s (Process Change Forms) in support of process improvements

 - Lead or be a member of PPA (potential problem analysis), JSA (job safety analysis) and PHAs (process hazard analysis teams

 - Develop PFDs, P&IDs, mass and energy balances for modified processes

 - Develop project scopes for small capital projects

 - Specify new process equipment including updating/revising equipment specification sheets. Work with equipment vendors and operations to aide in selection

 - Perform data and statistical analysis to make sound processing decisions

 - Provide relief coverage for supervision in production units

 - Other duties as assigned




 - BS degree in Chemical Engineering

 - 3+ years of relevant experience



 - Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and

 - Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken

 - Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and

 - Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company

 - Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or

 - Teamwork - Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others and work effectively in a team

 - Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the

 - Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a

 - Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a

 - Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.

 - Self-Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative



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