Technical Superintendent

Reference Number: melmKg
Location: Amarillo, Texas, US

Global Specialty Chemical Company whose products are used in tires, manufactured rubber goods, plastics, coatings, inks and toners.  Excellent Benefits and bonus opportunity with a growing company.




Plant Technical Superintendent will be responsible for all aspects of Plant Engineering both process and projects.  He/she would report to the Plant Manager.  Proven chemical plant experience including directing other engineers is required and plant experience is required.




  • Works with Plant and Fort Worth Management to define all plant project needs and prepares 3 – 5 year Capital and Plant Expense Project Plans.
  • Manages and Supervises Mechanical and Electrical Engineers on site as required to support all plant projects.
  • Develops all engineering, drawings and equipment and process specs required to accurately support project development including RFQ’s, cost estimates, justifications / benefits and AFE preparation.
  • Manages all Project Phases after approval including Construction / Contractor Management, Commissioning and Operations Handover.
  • Ensures all projects are executed safely and meet Safety Compliance requirements resulting in Zero Accidents or Serious Incidents during the project..
  • Ensures all Operating and Maintenance Procedures for all projects are prepared prior to handover to the plant.
  • Assists all Plant Departments in developing and executing engineered solutions for eliminating department operational issues.
  • Monitors plant operational performance of plant equipment and systems to ensure high levels of reliability are achieved. Assists as required with Root Cause Failure Analysis Teams to eliminate failures.
  • Prepares Technical Department Performance Reports for each Project as required to control and keep project under budget and on time.
  • Ensure city, county, state, and federal regulations relating to projects are met at all times



  • 10 + years in project engineering / plant operations and plant maintenance
  • Strong preference for powder/solids chemical manufacturing industry background
  • Hands on experience with rotating equipment reliability programs a plus


  • BSME preferred, BS Chemical Engineering, BS Civil Engineering, BSEE with strong maintenance background could be acceptable
  • Graduation must be from a nationally known accredited college or university
  • Transcript will be required
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