Chemical Engineer - Process

BAE Systems
Kingsport, Tennessee
Competitive Salary
22 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

BAE Systems, one of the world's largest defense contractors and a Fortune 500 Company, is hiring a Process Engineer / Chemical Engineer to help us produce energetic materials for our government and commercial customers. 

Primary responsibilities include: 

o Provide process engineering support to the Explosives Manufacturing Department 
o Develop new and redline existing Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams 
o Develop new and redline existing Interlock Narratives 
o Ensure required production schedules are met in accordance with quality standards, safety requirements, regulatory standards 
o Facilitate and/or support improvement projects, maintenance projects and aid in process troubleshooting
o Provide technical assistance and troubleshooting within Process Control Systems 
o Provide on call Technical support 
o Author, maintain and update necessary Procedures & assist with training when applicable 
o Develop cost estimates for new and existing products 
o Collaborate and function in a team based environment 
o Provide field support for I/O and interlock checkout Troubleshoot Process, Instrumentation, and equipment problems 
o Develop Process Flow Diagrams and Heat & Material Balances 
o Interact with Customers and Suppliers 
o Lead/support Process Hazard Analysis for new and existing processes 
o Interact with R&D to scale-up and/or develop new processes 
o Develop and implement quality, safety, and process improvements 

Typical Education & Experience 

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience 

Required Skills and Education 

o Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering 
o Cooperative Education experience 
o Must be 21 years of age 

Preferred Skills and Education 

o Previous Experience with Control Systems 
o Previous Experience in Production Operations 
o Previous Experience in process start-up 
o Hazard Analysis - HAZOP, PHA, FMEA, etc 

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services 

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression