Principal Process Chemical Engineer / Nitrocellulose Plant

Process Engineer to conduct process design on capitalprojects

Initial job responsibilities to include:

o Process Engineer for New Nitrocellulose Plant Projectat Radford Army Ammunition Plant

o Overseeing Process Engineering Design bysubcontractor

o Answering Requests For Information fromsubcontractors and vendors

o Reviewing and Approving submittals fromsubcontractors and vendors

o Developing Operating Procedures, CommissioningPlans, and Test Plans

o Providing on-site construction technical support

o Walk down and redline “as-built” all process documents after project has been completed

o Leading Commissioning and Testing efforts

o Starting up the new process and meetingqualification runs

Future job responsibilities to include:

o Evaluate new and existing chemical processes forimprovement opportunities

o Estimate process equipment, instrumentation, andengineering hours for DCAA auditable pricing proposals

o Be an active member of a project team andeffectively communicate and interface with various engineering disciplines

o Develop scope of work for capital projects

o Develop Process Flow Diagrams and Heat &Material Balances for new processes

o Develop new and revise existing Piping &Instrumentation Diagrams

o Develop new and revise existing InterlockNarratives

o Identify / Calculate Process Data for newinstrumentation and equipment

o Lead and/or participate in Failure Modes andEffects Analyses

o Conduct various calculations for process design(i.e. relief, pump sizing, heat transfer, & SIL)

o Provide field support for construction phase ofprojects

o Provide field support for I/O and interlockcheckout

o Troubleshoot process, instrumentation, andequipment problems

o Walk down and redline “as-built” all process documents after project has been completed

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education Required education: Bachelor Degree

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering with 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in Process Chemical Design Projects
  • Process Flow Diagram development
  • Heat & Material Balance development
  • Piping & Instrumentation Diagram development
  • Experience in starting up/commissioning large scale chemical processes

Preferred Skills and Education -Professional Engineering License in VA

  • Experience on major ($10M+) Capital Projects About BAE Systems Platforms & Services Posting 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

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