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Production Engineer – Richmond, VA


  • The Production Engineer is responsible for improving the baseline value of key area metrics toward entitlement values (or beyond entitlement values where possible) through contributions to high-impact Six Sigma teams.
  • Responsible for execution of “Improve” and “Control” steps in Six Sigma DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve & Control) process.
  • Responsible for restoring baseline values of key area metrics for which restoration attempts by the Production department have been unsuccessful (for problems other than mechanical breakdown).
  • Responsible to troubleshoot area process issues and de-bottleneck systems to maintain safety and environmental compliance and/or maximize production. • Ensure daily Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are met or exceeded.
  • Accountable for implementing robust control plans for process improvement projects by fully utilizing DCS (distributed control system) capabilities.
  • Relocation provided.


  • The Production Engineer will have a Bachelors in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • At least 3+ years’ experience in production or process engineering in a chemical manufacturing plant or similar environment.
  • Good experience using Six Sigma.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. and have a stable work history. Sponsorship is not available.


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