Chemical Engineering Supervisor: Supervises and... [+] More
Chemical Engineering Supervisor: Supervises and coordinates activities of chemical engineers and other employees engaged in developing new and improved processes, designing equipment, and developing processes for manufacturing chemicals and related products utilizing principles and technology of chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering and related physical and natural sciences. Oversees research to develop new and improved chemical manufacturing processes. Designs and plans layout, and oversees personnel engaged in constructing, controlling, and improving equipment to carry out chemical processes on a commercial scale. Supervises analysis of operating procedures and equipment and machinery functions to reduce processing time and cost. Ensures most effective arrangement of unit operations, such as mixing, grinding, crushing, heat transfer, size reduction, hydrogenation, distillation, purification, oxidation, polymerization, evaporation, and fermentation, exercising judgment to compromise between process requirements, economic evaluation, operator effectiveness, and physical and health hazards. Analyzes department budget to identify budget needs and may allocate operating budget funds. Interprets company policy to employees, and enforces company policy and practices. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet department deadlines. Recommends measures to improve methods, performance, and quality of product or service, and suggests changes to increase efficiency. Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists employees in solving work problems. May direct activities of workers who operate and control such equipment as condensers, absorption and evaporation towers, kilns, pumps, stills, valves, tanks, boilers, compressors, grinders, pipelines, electromagnets, and centrifuges to effect required chemical or physical change. May recruit, hire, train staff, evaluate employee performance, and recommend or initiate promotions, transfers, and disciplinary action. [-] Less
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