Process Engineer

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Ross Environmental
Grafton, OH, United States

Phone: 440-366-2022
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Process Engineer


Grafton, OH 



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Key Responsibilities/Essential Job Functions

  • Provides engineering support to operations, specifically:
    • Processes data collection and analysis;
    • Production streamlining;
    • Develops measurement systems;
    • Evaluates problematic waste streams;
    • Conducts Operator training as needed;
    • Monitors, troubleshoots and optimizes facility processes; and
    • Evaluates emergency response and incident situations.
  • Identifies, develops and implements projects and facility modifications to improve safety, compliance and/or profitability performance.
  • Daily support to ensure a safe, compliant and efficient operation.
  • Supports maintaining daily production needs by communicating with INC, Production Planning and Receiving. Also includes reviewing and approving daily set-up instructions in the absence of the INC Manager.
  • Assists the INC manager in budgeting and tracking of INC expenses and assuring expenses are minimized.
  • Provides input to identify INC needs (i.e. new equipment, improvements in safety compliance, procedures and production).
  • Assists with control system and plant information system modifications in conjunction with the Maintenance, ICE, and IT departments.
  • Assists in maintenance of facility Process Safety Management (PSM) programs (e.g., Process Hazard Analysis and Management of Change).
  • Evaluates systems, processes and equipment for improvement opportunities.
  • Develops, recommends and reports measurements on key business activities.
  • Works indoors and outdoors in a plant environment.
  • Wears personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed and in accordance with safety policies and procedures.
  • Enters confined spaces as required and in accordance with safety policies and procedures.
  • Climbs stairs and scaffoldings as required.
  • May serve on Emergency Response Team
  • Physically able to lead and participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings.
  • Understands both RIS’ ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety and ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems, and assists with executing their objectives.
  • Performs other job-related duties assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • 3 or more years of hands-on engineering experience in a process-oriented, chemical plant environment with an emphasis on process engineering and project management; familiarity with combustion technology is preferred. Experience with Distributed Control Systems (DSC) to control manufacturing processes, such as oil refining, petrochemicals, central station power generation, fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage manufacturing, cement production, steelmaking, and papermaking a plus.


  • Experience in Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs) preferred. Experience with safety and environmental compliance as related to chemical operations, including familiarity with Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Clean Air Act (CAA) and Clean Water Act (CWA) and OSHA.
  • Experience with purchasing, contracts and capital projects.
  • Experience implementing all phases of a project (e.g., concept, scope and budget development, management approval, design and implementation, start-up and closure).
  • Capable of managing to completion a variety of projects and programs simultaneously and efficiently.
  • Inquisitive, organized and detail-oriented with the ability to set short-term goals independently and to work without close supervision.
  • Effective in team environment with strong communications skills and motivation skills and an ability to work well with all levels of the organization.
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office and terminal applications).
  • Availability to be on-call or work occasional off hours as business needs dictate.
  • Must be medically released to wear a respirator.
  • Position requires exercise of independent judgment, exercise of discretion and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to safely perform the essential functions of the job.