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PSV Engineer

Company: Wacker
Location: Charleston
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Our world needs ideas! As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors - from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber - for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and about 14,500 employees from 70 nations. WACKER SILICONES is one of the world's biggest silicone manufacturers with silicone-based system solutions and over 3,000 different products. At our Charleston site, we are currently looking for a PSV Engineer to join our growing team. You know us. You just didn't know it. WACKER is a global chemical manufacturer that prides itself on "Creating Tomorrow's Solutions". WACKER materials are so versatile and adaptable, they have virtually unlimited applications just about anywhere imaginable, making WACKER an integral part of daily life. Whether it's protecting buildings from the elements, a tube of toothpaste, a cell phone, airbags, or cosmetics, people from all over the world come into contact each day with our products and achievements. We are looking for capable, innovative, and enthusiastic achievers to join our team and grow with us. We are currently seeking a Pressure Relief Device (PRD)/PSV Engineer for our site in Charleston, TN. What you will do: This Engineer performs a variety of mechanical process and facilities engineering work tasks regarding pressure relief devices local to the Charleston site. This role will continuously improve the pressure relief device program and coordinate application/rollout of relevant regional policies to the site. This position also provides engineering and technical services to Operations and additional service units in order to assure safe operations and to maximize the availability and efficiency of these units. Technical Duties: Apply industry knowledge/experience to optimize site pressure relief device program (stock philosophy, material tracking, and realization of regional testing/rebuild requirements).
Revise/create relevant design and maintenance documentation standards per applicable industry standards and best practices
Perform engineering design/exercise engineering judgment to improve equipment as necessary in accordance with management of change and other PSM-compliant programs
Support site engineering teams in the implementation of fixed equipment programs
Become an expert capable of exercising process engineering judgement with respect to the process area of responsibility and assigned subject matters
Develop/improve specifications and standards
Identify and aid in coordination of training programs for relevant team members
Cooperate with groups and individuals within the Engineering and Maintenance teams, within Operations, and other service units with a focus on achieving optimal results and solutions from a corporate enterprise perspective
Act as 3rd party expert in relevant process hazard analyses, change management requests, and related safety reviews
All other duties as assigned Administrative Duties: Auditing of documentation, equipment records, and BOMs
Represent WACKER's interests towards authorities, suppliers, and contractors
Perform all tasks and assignments in accordance with WACKER policies and procedures
All other duties as assigned What we need from you: Bachelor's Degree in mechanical or chemical engineering is required
Minimum of 8 years' experience is required
Thorough technical knowledge in the field of mechanical process and facilities engineering including a familiarity of relevant regulations, standards, and codes.
Familiar working with process flow diagrams, process and instrumentation diagrams, pipeline isometrics, and equipment drawings
Understanding of function and design of processing equipment and piping systems including pressure relief devices, heat exchangers, pressure vessels, etc.
Objective judgement and fact-based decision-making approach
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work in interdisciplinary and intercultural teams
Capability to professionally deal with changing priorities and requirements
Strong multitasking competency
Ability to perform and succeed in an environment of schedule and cost pressure
Preferred, but not required: Six Sigma and Lean, SAP EAM, COMOS experience
Must be physically fit to wear an air purifying respirator if necessary
Due to schedule and milestone requirements, a nonstandard work schedule such as nights, holidays, and/or weekends may be required
Familiarity with relevant API (520/521/576) and ASME standards
Familiarity with PSM/OSHA 1910, particularly in relation to process safety systems and management of change Life at Wacker: Wacker is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that our individual differences are our collective strength. We encourage our employees to be their authentic selves and desire team members that share these interests. You will be valued for your contributions and perspectives as we continue to grow together. Your career is important to us, and we want to foster a mutually beneficial relationship where you feel heard, understood, and fulfilled. We consider our employees' overall health and satisfaction when creating a benefits package. Below are some of the additional incentives our employees enjoy. Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective Day 1
401(k) with company match
Tuition Reimbursement
Advancement Opportunities
Education Assistance Program
Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays
Support for Community Involvement
Bonus Plans WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities. Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations! We are looking forward to your online application at
Reference Code: 18242#IND123#LI-FP1 The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card). WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Wacker, Chattanooga , PSV Engineer, Engineering , Charleston, Tennessee

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