Process Engineer at CVPeople Tanzania

Job Description

The primary purpose of the Process Engineer position is to provide sound engineering direction to support both production and maintenance operations in a chemical manufacturing environment.  The position is broadly constructed and will need an individual that can manage varied technical responsibilities.  Assigned duties will be dependent upon skills and experience.

 Principal Responsibilities:

  • Tracks process metrics to discover areas for improvement and monitor upgrades
  • Performs process and unit operation validation testing and assessment (statistical process control – SPC), and process characterization for equipment.
  • Collaborates with cross-functional groups including Production, Engineering, Procurement, , Quality Control and R&D to troubleshoot and problem solve issues in order to meet production targets.
  • Review and develop internal technical processes, SOPs, work instruction, and training while implementing productivity improvements.
  • Provides reliable process engineering skills to effectively plan, organize, and monitor optimal work activities and equipment performance.
  • Ensures equipment functions within equipment design standards and performs validation of technical performance of equipment throughout the production cycle.
  • Preforms scale and piloting test work for new and improved chemical processes with related support documentation of objectives, findings, recommendations, etc
  • Produces technical report on equipment and process performance and make improvement recommendations or adjustments.
  • Completes all other duties as assigned by management.


Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Processing Engineering (or equivalent)
  • 5+ years’ experience in chemical operations environment
  • Working experience in leading cross-functional teams to achieve continuous improvements and knowledge of lean thinking, six sigma or other continuous improvement methodologies
  • Experience with production quality systems
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings, and detailed specifications
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Projects, Outlook)
  • Communicate effectively in the English and Swahili languages, including following oral and written instructions, in order to communicate with people inside and outside the organization to:
    promote efficiencies within compqny technical operations, and maintain a safe working environment.
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