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Senior Process Engineer in Portland, OR at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 6/20/2019

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Senior Process Engineer

City: Portland / State: Oregon                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company. It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.



Job Description and Responsibilities

EVRAZ NA is hiring a Senior Process Engineer at our Portland, OR facility. As a Senior Process Engineer, you will be providing rolling coordination, support and troubleshooting services to Production Planning, Technical Services, Maintenance and Operations Departments in a highly automated hot steel rolling mill.  This position reports to the Rolling Mills Superintendent.

  •  Obtain complete understanding of company process control systems and their impact on the production line beginning with the reheat furnace through plate and coil finishing area, with particular emphasis on the rolling mill and rolling process
  • Follow and improve policies and procedures for documenting production practices 
  • Help develop and implement control systems and practices to improve production times, product quality, equipment performance, down-time reduction, and process automation
  • Work with Automation L2 Model Engineers and Technical Services refining current Mill capabilities and practices that can be rolled within Mill capability
  • Organize rolling campaigns for quality and productivity
  • Remain current with EVRAZ business including appropriate level of understanding of product processes and applied technologies
  • Understand product quality issues/defects and work with internal and external customers to solve quality issues 
  • Write proposals including business rules, process description, business controls, opportunities, costs, and benefits
  • Analyze trends on performance data and identify commonalities within the data
  • Participate and contribute to the achievement of department goals including goal setting
  • Identify and solve chronic/repetitive problems and failures; reduce process variation



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent Mill related experience
  • Minimum 10 years of Rolling Mill or Process Engineering experience
  • Must have a working knowledge of steel rolling mill methods, product specifications and techniques involving the use of heavy mill machinery and related equipment
  • Knowledge of data acquisition and analysis software, familiarity with iba-Analyzer-DB preferred.
  • Extensive experience with hot rolling of steel and automatic gauge control and knowledge of hydraulic theory and hydraulic systems
  • Aid in design of product development by creating rolling trials
  • Develop training for team members to improve their work process
  • Review material to be processed for accurate set up of practices
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to deal with opposing opinions and effect compromise
  • Creative problem solver with high degree of analytical skills
  • Well-organized self-starter, capable of budgeting time to meet priorities, while maintaining accuracy and functionality
  • Able to read and interpret product specifications
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Able and willing to support 24-hour rolling mill operation through variable shifts and/or on-call
  • Ability to work in heat, humidity, fumes, odors, dust and noise

 

 


 

All applicants must be legally able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

In addition to a competitive wage and generous benefits package, our employees share in the Company’s success through incentives like profit sharing. We provide opportunities for advancement and promote often from within—which means that a job at EVRAZ can take your career farther than you ever imagined.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent Mill related experience
  • Minimum 10 years of Rolling Mill or Process Engineering experience
  • Must have a working knowledge of steel rolling mill methods, product specifications and techniques involving the use of heavy mill machinery and related equipment
  • Knowledge of data acquisition and analysis software, familiarity with iba-Analyzer-DB preferred.
  • Extensive experience with hot rolling of steel and automatic gauge control and knowledge of hydraulic theory and hydraulic systems
  • Aid in design of product development by creating rolling trials
  • Develop training for team members to improve their work process
  • Review material to be processed for accurate set up of practices
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to deal with opposing opinions and effect compromise
  • Creative problem solver with high degree of analytical skills
  • Well-organized self-starter, capable of budgeting time to meet priorities, while maintaining accuracy and functionality
  • Able to read and interpret product specifications
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Able and willing to support 24-hour rolling mill operation through variable shifts and/or on-call
  • Ability to work in heat, humidity, fumes, odors, dust and noise