Sr Engineer

at C F Industries
Location Woodward
Date Posted April 8, 2021
Category Engineering
Job Type Full Time


Job Description:

CF Industries is a global leader in transforming natural gas into nitrogen. The chemical processes we use ensure we have the nitrogen we need to support life on earth - from fertilizer that feeds the crops that feed the world to products that remove harmful emissions from industrial activities. Through our nine world-class manufacturing complexes and best-in-class distribution system, we serve agricultural and industrial customers. We invite you to be a part of our nearly 3,000 employees making a difference every day.

AH23E Engineering, Exempt
Engineering and Engineering Services

Job Summary:

The Senior Engineer is responsible to ensure that the plants are operating in a safe, reliable and efficient manner. Plant improvement or modification projects are to be implemented where warranted and in accordance with good engineering practices. The role will collaborate with Operations and Maintenance to provide technical support and services, as directed. Additionally, this position will collaborate extensively with site management to lead in the development of capital projects, obtain project funding approval, perform Engineering/Procurement/Construction execution, start up the facilities, and perform project close out. This role will also collaborate with other engineers throughout CF Industries to share best practices and execute a world class engineering program at the Woodward Complex.

Job Description:

Ensures the processes are operated in a safe and environmentally compliant manner and endeavors to enhance and protect the safety of plant employees. Provide Engineering leadership in tasks required to improve operating unit performance and/or reliability, troubleshoot problems, and support or prepare for plant outages. Develop expertise in various areas of responsibilities (e.g. Ammonia, UAN, Nitric Acid, Water Treatment) to become proficient in providing site technical support. Maintain continuous communication with the site leadership (Engineering, Maintenance and Operations) to ensure highest priority operational issues and projects are being actively developed, worked, and completed in a timely manner. Develop capital projects through a systematic (Front End Loading) process. Engineer and prepare mechanical equipment specifications. Prepare capital project Requests for Quotation, Bid Tabs, and Recommendation for Award in support of the Procurement Bid Cycle Process. Develop project schedules and execution plans. Ensure Quality Plans are in place and working. Provide oversight for the inspection and progress of fabricated equipment. Provide Project Management oversight and accountability for assigned capital projects including monitoring of Engineering and Construction contractors and financial reporting and forecasting to ensure that all plant replacements, modifications, and additions are performed in strict conformity with design specifications and applicable code requirements. Provides a working knowledge of the maintenance activities in order to determine what can be done while on-stream and what must be deferred to a shutdown period. Provides detailed engineering support to monitor and progress the Management of Change process. Assists in training operations personnel on process changes. Coordination of all assigned Process Safety Management activities such as a) assisting in the development and organization of Process Safety Information, b) participating in Process Hazard Analyses and LOPA studies, c) participating in incident investigations, d) developing and maintaining Standard Operating Conditions and Limits, while providing resolution to recommendations. Actively participates in turnaround and/or plant shutdown activities, including planning, implementation and verification stages.

Implements processes and procedures to meet departmental internal controls requirements. Ensures established processes/procedures are followed as designed. Identifies and brings to the attention of department management internal control deficiencies. Develops and implements corrective actions with regard to department internal controls as necessary.

Required Qualifications:

BS degree in Chemical or Mechanical engineering. Minimum five (5) years of experience in a production, manufacturing or plant environment subject to the OSHA 1910.119 Process Safety Management (PSM) regulation. Demonstrated experience in providing leadership and technical guidance to team members Solid communication skills including the ability to effectively converse in English, compose written documents and interact effectively with peers, supervisors and direct reports. Familiar with applicable codes, regulations and standards. Ability and desire to train and develop the engineering team.

Successful Incumbents will have:

Effective organizational, time management and communication skills Experience leading, building, and developing functional or multi-disciplinary teams Physical capability, availability, willingness, and ability to work in a team environment Good interpersonal and influential skills Strong computer related skills Works in a safe manner that promotes the health and well-being of the individual and the environment Strong analytical, troubleshooting and decision making skills Self-motivated in advancing to the highest level possible High functioning engineering knowledge and related work experience.

  • CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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