BAE Systems Principal Process Chemical Engineer - Capital Projects in Radford, Virginia
What s it like working for a company that delivers life-saving products and services to our nation s military? Humbling. As part of our ordnance systems team, you will be on the forefront of energetics technology and working alongside some of the best industry's top talent. We are currently hiring for an experienced Process Chemical Engineer that can see the big picture to manage process improvement projects, work with the production team to troubleshoot and optimize production.
Here, we value our workforce, and their well-being. We prioritize safety, work life balance, and offer competitive benefits. Whether it's a flexible work schedule or career development opportunities, you'll find it with us. This position is on a 9/80 schedule with every other Friday off. Make a difference doing work you can be proud of, challenged, and part of a team that shares a passion of helping to protect our nation.
As a Principal Process Chemical Engineer, you will:
Develop new and redline existing Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams and Interlock Narratives
Facilitate and lead improvement projects, maintenance projects, and troubleshooting and startup efforts
Lead and support Process Hazard Analyses for new and existing processes
Troubleshoot process, instrumentation and equipment problems to support manufacturing
Develop Process Flow Diagrams and Heat and Material Balances
Lead various calculations for process design (i.e. relief, pump sizing, and heat transfer)
Develop cost estimates for new and existing products and / or develop scope of work for capital projects.
Provide field support for startup commissioning activities
Provide field support for I/O, interlock checkout, and preventive maintenance shutdowns
Provide on-call technical support and interact with customers and suppliers on technical issues
Write, maintain, and update necessary procedures and assist with training operators when needed
Mentor junior Process Chemical Engineers
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering
6 years relevant experience, including capital projects
Process Flow Diagram development
Heat and Material Balance development
Experience in Process Chemical Design
Piping and Instrumentation Diagram development (P&ID)
Hazard Analysis experience - HAZOP, PHA, FMEA, etc.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Professional Engineering License (PE) in Tennessee or Virginia
Previous Experience with Control Systems, specifically Siemens PCS7
Experience on major ($1M ) Capital Projects including commissioning
Experience with distillation design
Principal Process Chemical Engineer - Capital Projects
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