Sr. Production Engineer - Amherst, NY

Engineering Executive Search Firm

Daily supervision of the production units

  • Salary: $120,000 to $148,000/yr.
  • Paid Relocation: YES
  • Excellent Benefit Package
Senior Production Engineer
Location: Niagara Falls, NY
Salary: $120,000 to $148,000/yr.
Bonus: 17% of Base Salary
Paid Relocation: YES
Excellent Benefit Package
Position Purpose: The daily supervision of the production units resulting in safe and efficient operation, while producing on quality product, in a timely cost-efficient manner
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Required Knowledge: Chemical processing
  • Experience needed: 10 years’ experience in chemical Manufacturing/Processing Industry
  • Skills and Abilities: Analytical, decisive, multi-tasked, and goal-oriented individual is required with the ability to manage time and resources.
Basic Duties:
  • Operation of assigned production unit in compliance with established policies, procedures, permits and regulatory requirements
  • Meeting or exceeding performance standards of assigned production unit including production rate, on-stream time, and raw material efficiency
  • Meeting or exceeding quality specifications for manufactured products
  • Prioritization and resolution of manufacturing difficulties (process or mechanical)
  • Continuous improvement initiatives to enhance product quality, reliability and responsiveness to the customer
  • Control of working capital and the promotion of inventory control principles
  • Maintaining records pertinent to unit operations, preparing regular performance reports, communicating throughout the organization, and convening regular meetings with operating personnel
  • Training of assigned personnel and support of these requirements for outside contractors
  • Control of finished goods including satisfactory delivery to the customer
  • Control of period costs
  • Selection of new personnel, performance appraisals, and disciplinary action
  • Maintaining a safe and orderly workplace
  • Personal and professional development of skills
Performance Measurements
  • Production Rate
  • On-stream time
  • Raw material efficiencies
  • Period cost control
  • Operator Performance
  • Safety Performance
  • Environmental Performance
  • Inventory Control
  • Annual Quality objectives
  • Annual performance review