Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Technical Manager
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive
Location: Saint James, New York, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.


The Technical Manager is responsible for directing the Laboratory Services, Process Engineering, and Special Projects activities to meet current and projected product demands.

Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Maintains, through professional contacts, association activities, literature review, etc., knowledge of methanol production processes and research activities world-wide. 
  • Directs and coordinates the activities of the Laboratory, Process Engineering and Special Project activities; assure that each operates accordingly to established procedures. Maintain updated procedures in compliance to the quality system requirements. 
  • Serves as technical consultant to the Plant Manager.  
  • Coordinates technical activities with operations, maintenance, and engineering managers to ensure that all required services are provided in a timely and efficient manner. 
  • Determines areas of opportunities; studies and makes recommendations for changes to obtain objectives of improved knowledge and efficiencies. 
  • Promotes application of statistical techniques and decision making on the base of area and planned experimentation. 
  • Establishes, coordinates, and leads control activities covering the entire facility. Identifies areas of weakness, prorates investigations, prorates problem solving, defines corrective actions, and prorates prevention vs. reaction. 
  • Assures the maintenance of a discrimination- and harassment-free work environment and that equal employment opportunities are afforded in personnel activities in areas of responsibility. 
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned
  • Acts in a manner in accordance with outlined safety policies, procedures and practices
  • In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:
  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers.
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
Qualifications & Skills: 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or Process Engineering required. 
  • 10+ years of experience in methanol or ammonia industry required. 
  • Prior start-up and commissioning experience in the chemical industry required.
  • Knowledge of the 14 elements of PSM required.

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.