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Chemical Process Engineering Department Manager

Company: SSOE
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Chemical Process Engineering Department Manager

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Why This Job is Important
SSOE works with the world's leading high-tech producers to power technology at our fingertips-from smart phones to smart cars-and meet the ongoing global chip demand. We're looking for a Chemical Process Engineering Department Manager to manage a driven group of 25 chemical process designers / engineers in our Portland, Oregon and Austin, Texas locations. This growing team of problem solvers delivers engineering programming and design for greenfield and brownfield manufacturing projects, retrofits, and high-tech process integration for semiconductor and other high-tech clients. We strive to deliver unrivaled technical services that improves our clients' productivity. This client-facing role is an exciting opportunity that requires someone with the ability to inspire confidence from proposal through project execution.
Named a Top 5 Semiconductor Design Firm for the past nine years by ENR, our design professionals and project delivery teams have a long history of developing engineered solutions and implementing innovative technology for complex environments.


A Typical Day Might Include:

  • Coaching, directing, coordinating, facilitating, and supervising process engineering staff, including all evaluation and employee relations responsibilities such as workforce planning / staffing, hiring, development, advancement, and performance management.
  • Driving a mentality of making and meeting commitments and ensuring employees feel connected, appreciated, and have meaningful work.
  • Verifying discipline leads have defined respective work plans for each project and monitoring progress to ensure key measures are met.
  • Identifying strengths and weaknesses of department personnel to prioritize training needs and develop / implement a training program.
  • Supporting and driving strategic improvement initiatives and performance improvement of self and staff.
    • Overseeing process engineering efforts across our Advanced Technology business unit to support strategic objectives and projects.
    • Leading a team of engineers responsible for supporting numerous projects-including greenfield, brownfield, and conversion projects-through all project phases, meeting financial objectives and deliverables.
    • Supporting client maintenance and business development activities such as assisting project managers in proposal and presentation preparation.
    • Preparing and monitoring project work and projected workload schedules for the department.
    • Developing project change orders and submitting them to the project manager.
    • Serving as the point of contact between the department and client with some travel required (up to 5%).
    • Displaying agility with the ability to function efficiently in a dynamic environment.
      • Developing, organizing, and implementing discipline and departmental standards, recordkeeping, and continuous improvements.
      • Confirming the technical competency and quality of work performed by the team, ensuring code compliance and good engineering practice in issued deliverables, review submissions, and installations.
      • Establishing, monitoring, and adhering to an annual planning year budget, taking action to make changes and adjustments as necessary to meet financial objectives, and being responsible for department expenses, profit, and loss.
      • Implementing strategic activities within the department to achieve objectives of operations and corporate business.


        Qualifications You'll Need on Day One:
        • A bachelor's degree in chemical engineering (or an equivalent engineering degree with relevant experience).
        • At least three years of experience managing people with a proven track record of organizational and employee development.
        • Demonstrated skill in multidisciplinary coordination and collaboration.
        • Knowledge of chemical process engineering principals in an industrial, semiconductor, chemical, or related industries.
        • Demonstrated capability in process engineering design and facilities engineering.
        • Self-motivation, proactive and adaptable in nature.
        • Strong organization and communication skills, highly responsive.
          Bonus Points if You Have:
          • A master's degree in chemical engineering or related field.
          • A Professional Engineering (PE) license. SSOE - The Best of Both Worlds
            At SSOE, our growth trajectory allows us to offer the opportunities normally associated with a large firm while embracing the collaborative and supportive culture often found in smaller firms. As a member of the SSOE team, you'll work on exciting and diverse projects for Fortune 100 clients around the globe, supported by the best technology for the task at hand. You'll experience our employee-centric culture that strives to offer a healthy balance, flexible working arrangements, direct access to leadership at all levels, and a mindset of continuous learning. Once you experience the SSOE difference, you'll understand the why behind our metrics:

            • 28% - of our employees have been with SSOE for 10 years or more.
            • 15% - percentage of employees with tenure exceeding 15 years.
            • 99% - our CEO's approval rating on Glassdoor.
            • 98% - portion of our clients who say they would recommend us to a colleague.
              A Sampling of What We Offer:
              • A collaborative and supportive culture where you're not just a number-you're a critical and highly valued member of our team.
              • A multidisciplinary team that provides opportunities to experience exciting projects from start to finish and interface directly with some of the most forward-thinking clients in the world.
              • A mindset of continuous learning where you're encouraged to ask questions, bring fresh ideas to the table, and pursue your professional development goals.
              • A diversity of market sectors, project types, and geographic locations that help insulate your career from economic ups and downs.
              • A formal career path and real opportunities for advancement.
              • A holistic approach to compensation and benefits that supports your physical and mental health, encourages work-life balance, and empowers your career advancement and financial success.

Keywords: SSOE, Hillsboro , Chemical Process Engineering Department Manager, Executive , Hillsboro, Oregon

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