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Sr. Chemical Process Engineer in Columbia, SC at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

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Job ID: 28096BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company! Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we’re proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers’ success. If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Chemical Process Engineer in our Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility.
In this position, a Chemical Process Engineer can expect to be responsible for the following:

*1. Provide direct engineering support to operations covering all aspects of assigned process or area of responsibility.
*2. Collect and analyze data to define problems and implement corrective actions.
*3. Monitor and correct quality problems associated with manufacturing processes.
*4. Define quality levels, failure causes, analyze drawings, specifications and other documents to determine quality requirements.
*5. Estimate manufacturing cost, prepare sketches and detailed drawings.
*6. Develop new and improved procedures, computer applications, schedules for engineering projects, audit plans, training for operators, safety and accountability practices.
*7. Analyze designs and implement improvements to facilitate manufacture at lowest cost consistent with results desired. Develop alternate solutions enabling less expensive operations.
*8. Carry out manufacturing development and testing programs.
*9. Evaluate manpower, equipment, systems needed to accomplish objectives. Develop, debug, and qualify new processes/techniques.
10.Suggest sources of manufacture and develop new sources in coordination with Purchasing.
11.Apply modern engineering science (such as lean manufacturing concepts, six-sigma methodology, and statistical process analysis) theories to continuously improve efficiency of manufacturing processes.
*12. Assume lead technical responsibility for development and administration of one of more major manufacturing programs, systems or activities. This includes specification of new processes and designs, as well as, development, installation, and qualification of new equipment.
*13. Take leadership role in coordinating efforts of interfacing departments to effectively implement project scope, schedule, and capital spending targets.
*14. Analyze and recommend utilization of technological innovations in material, machinery, manufacturing, and chemical processing techniques to solve complex manufacturing problems.
*15. Analyze and make proposals, renew business opportunities and implement strategic plans.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability
Please know, your application will only be considered if it is completed and submitted via the Westinghouse careers website.
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Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • BS in technical discipline, Chemical Engineering preferred.
  • At least two years of engineering experience is required, manufacturing process engineering in a plant is preferred.


Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


Employment opportunities for positions in the United States may require use of information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.


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