Plant Process Engineer

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Date: Sep 9, 2023

Location: Hamilton, MS, US, 39746

Company: Evoqua

About Evoqua Water Technologies

We are excited to announce that Evoqua has now joined Xylem. By uniting our complementary approaches, products, and expertise, we enable our customers to dramatically improve the way water and wastewater is used, managed, conserved, re-used, and returned to nature. Together, we bring uniquely powerful capabilities to solving the world's greatest water challenges. 

At every level, our global team is committed to access, equity, inclusion, and diversity. Our goal is for all our colleagues to be involved, respected, valued, connected, and free to bring their authentic selves and ideas. If you are excited and passionate about solving water, we want to hear from you.

Our more than 22,000 diverse employees are helping communities in more than 150 countries become water-secure. Apply today and Let's Solve Water.

At Evoqua, we are committed to fostering and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workplace where employees can be their authentic selves.  If this position interests you and you possess the minimum qualifications, we encourage you to apply as you could be the right fit for this or other roles we are looking to fill. Evoqua encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications/requirements for the position to apply.

Position Summary

Evoqua is seeking an experienced Operations Engineer for optimizing the operation of a Filter Press plant in Hamilton, Mississippi. In this role, you will troubleshoot and optimize the slurry process and how it interacts with the pressing operation, including the mechanical and hydraulic operation of this large equipment. This will be accomplished by working with operations personnel and our customer, reviewing process data, performing pilots and experiments to interpret and understand the root cause issues of problems at the plants.

Core Responsibilities and Tasks

Participate in material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up

Provide support in design, development, testing and modifications of systems

Implementation of process changes to improve safety, cost, production, and reliability

Prepare explanations and clarify information to enable proper interpretation and evaluation of specifications, performance characteristics or other technical data

Communicate technical and commercial issues

Position Requirements

BS/BA in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related discipline required (advanced degree strongly preferred)

5+ years of Industrial process experience required

Hands-on Plant experience working with operators is required

Experience in design, installation, start up, operation and maintenance of industrial sized Filter Press equipment is preferred

Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizing, and planning skills

Able to mentor, teach and train others on proper operation of water treatment processes

A self-starter, capable of working independently

Must be a good communicator, (verbally and in writing) and have good customer focus

Position may require travel up to 30%

Professional registration not required but considered a plus

Evoqua Water Technologies prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Evoqua Water Technologies takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi