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Chemical Engineer (Steel making), Ref: 1194965 – Online Interview Questions

Ref: 1194965

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: Bsc. Chemical Engineering
Annual Package Range: South African Rand (ZAR) 551 000 - 650 000, per annum
Total years experience: 3-5 Years

Chemical Engineer




Current / most recent job title?

Chemical Engineer

1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Key objective was to identify and improve operational KPI’s through the implementation of process modeling and optimization. Research, development, implementation, and training of operators.
Performance measured by monetary savings.

2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Working with Plant Engineer, Operators and Superintendents. Investigate plant incidents with corrective action. Identify plant issues or poor performing KPI’s. Determine if a process model or system will streamline issue. Research, design, execute and implement model or system to plant operations.

3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

Chemical Engineer specializing in process modeling and optimization. Natural aptitude for analytical thinking, understanding new concepts and problem-solving. Energetic and creative with experience in optimizing business and production processes, modelling and simulations of complex processes and programming of computer-based models for cost optimization and efficiency. Enthusiastic team player and self-motivated when working alone. Seeking to make an impactful contribution.

4. Ideal business title: 

Project Engineer
Business Process Modeler
Business Analyst

5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Identifying, managing and executing business/plant improvement projects.
Analyzing data.

6. Skill area of competence:

Process optimization
Project management
Process incident reporting and investigation in Secondary Metallurgy, Continous Caster and Basic Oxygen Furnaces.
Design, execution and implementation of models to streamline or optimizes plant process, logic programmed into C# with user interface.

7. Career summary:

Steelmaking – 4 years

8. Achievements: 

I have presented my projects at symposiums, of which some were required to be implemented in other plant locations. Part of a team that achieved monetary savings of over R20mil. Sinter car maintenance system, ladle scheduling systems were developed to save operator and engineer time and equipment life. Desulp model was aimed at saving time and optimizing reagent usage.

9. What do you absolutely love doing?

Problem solving
Being part of a team
Being creative
Working with data

10. Ideal company (culture and values):

A forward thinking company.That values improving their technology and enviromental foorprint. That engages with employees.

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