Senior Production Engineer

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Salary: Up to $145K + Benefits + Relo + 3-5% Bonus



The position will report to the Powder Plant Manager and provide technical leadership to the Powder Plant. This position is responsible for all technical aspects of three production lines and associated equipment. This includes continual improvement in all key performance indicators. This position will work closely with the other Plant Production Engineers, Plant Supervisor, Shift Supervisors and the Maintenance/Engineering department. Success in this role will likely lead to an Operations leadership career track.



  • Maintain and monitor daily production and quality metrics as well as operation logbooks to insure optimal plant operation and accurate reporting.

  • Continually optimize production operations to maximize the Efficiency and On-Stream-Time of the manufacturing equipment.

  • Lead safety training, conduct behavior-based safety audits, and provide a strong safety presence in the unit(s).

  • Develop and review standard operating procedures to meet ISO9001 and PSM requirements.

  • Minimize/eliminate out of specification production by ensuring equipment is maintained in the condition that is required.

  • Conduct thorough/appropriate non-conforming product and customer complaint investigations necessary to identify root causes and effective corrective/preventive action to continuously reduce the amount of off-spec production and customer complaints.

  • Investigate/identify causes of waste generation in order to minimize the amount of waste generated.

  • Apply troubleshooting/problem solving techniques and resources, as required, to quickly respond to many varieties of operational issues.

  • Maintain and monitor raw material, packaging, and finished product inventory levels to maximize cost savings.

  • Identify, communicate, and eliminate production bottlenecks with Engineering/Maintenance in order to continually maximize production capacities.

  • Train the salaried and hourly staff, as appropriate, on technical matters.



  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering.

  • 10-15 years relevant process engineering and/or operations experience.

  • Comfortable in fast-paced, collaborative Operations department.

  • These experiences are deemed to be beneficial, but not necessarily all essential:

  • Leadership experience in Chemical Plant Operations.

  • Demonstrated ability to make timely decisions.

  • Knowledge of 5S and other Lean tools.

  • Knowledge of PSM, environmental and other regulatory requirements.

  • Plant commissioning.

Channel Personnel Services, Inc. 

P.O. Box 5726

Pasadena, TX 77508


T: (281) 741-0888

T: (281) 741-0892

© 2023 by Business Solutios. Proudly created with

  • LinkedIn Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon