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Creation Date: 2014/07/04 09:35:28
Expiry Date: 2014/09/02
Ref. JB3070689

The Dow Chemical Company

Technical Advisor
The Dow Chemical Company

Job Description

Technical / process subject matter resource in the individual's area of expertise (AQ40)
Coaches plant personnel to resolve technical Operate Plant issues
Performs or assists in process related Root Cause or failure analysis
Enhances front line skills and knowledge through coaching on process, equipment, engineering, etc.
Identifies areas for improvement and network with technical resources that are identifying Most Effective Technology
Initiate, collaborate, and support improvement activities in the plant (i.e. work with reliability engineer to resolve mechanical reliability issues.)
Participates as required in Product Stewardship audits, customer visits, provide support to address and resolve customer needs.
Assists in performing day-to-day troubleshooting
Addresses yield issues that are on-going in cells
Able to escalate issues to appropriate personnel if unresolved
Provides insight to engineers/maintenance to status of issues and what troubleshooting has been performed

Local Responsibilities:
Operations Representative during the new equipment acceptance and Release to Operation process
Develop and maintain the Fabrication Department Best Practices/Trouble Shooting Guides
Resource for the "When to Call Maintenance/Engineers" process
Work with all Department Coordinators and Engineers to develop standard operating procedures or guidelines, best practices, trouble shooting guides, etc. for the department
Responsible for the “I got an idea” stamp in Logbook for respective shift
Updating department on current Technical Advisor’s activities
First level assessment of opportunity tracking system ideas from shift personnel
Assist Produce Product Leadership Teams/Operators in troubleshooting with yield, mechanical reliability, and equipment safety issues
Provide good documentation and communication of troubleshooting efforts and work completed to resolve issues
Provide leadership and reinforcement of troubleshooting documentation work practices for operations, maintenance, and engineering
Address yield issues/firefight
Provide technical and mechanical assistance to Produce Product Leadership Teams
Able to analyze Site Yield Tool and analyze/generate yield and production reports
Change owner for Management of change
Level 1 Management of change reviewer for Operations/Operability reviews
Initiates updates to procedures when discrepancies/improvements are discovered
Conducts Gemba and Standard work audits. Supports Lean process in Aqua 40.
Initiates and leads mini-Kaizen events to correct issues
Assist in coordinating resources for Start Up / Shutdown plan development
Write work permits as needed (i.e. Safe Work, Hot Work, Line Opening, Confined Space)
Serve as back-up Produce Product Leadership Team on shift as needed and serve as Produce Product Leadership Team
Operate production equipment when needed and available


Role Requirements:
Must be willing to come in off shift for meetings or training if necessary
Must obtain Green Belt certification

Job Details

  • Job Location: Jubail, Saudi Arabia
  • Company Industry: Other
  • Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
  • Job Role: Other
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Mid Career

Company Profile

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2014, Dow had annual sales of more than $58 billion and employed approximately 53,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 products are manufactured at 201 sites in 35 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.

If you picture yourself as part of a team that creates higher performance for customers and reshapes the world around us for a better future, we invite you to learn more about Dow. We offer countless possibilities for you to make a difference. To learn more about Dow's career opportunities, please visit www.careersatdow.com