Process Engineer

Veolia North America
Arkadelphia, Arkansas
Dec 06, 2023
Dec 10, 2023
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Company Description

About Veolia North America

A subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste, and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting, and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education, and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website

Job Description


Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.

Position Purpose:
Responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring processing plans and process improvements for and relating to incineration and providing assistance to plant operations personnel to include troubleshooting incinerator units and all support units. Responsible for working proficiently with all support departments to expedite processing of feed stock. Interact with appropriate governmental regulatory agencies and insure compliance in environmental, health and safety issues and requirements at the federal, state and local regulatory levels. At the direction of immediate supervisor, interfaces with customers and regulators during facility audits, inspections, etc.

Primary Duties/responsibilities:
  • Review incineration waste stream properties to determine appropriate processing approaches in satisfying specifications, and environmental and safety requirements.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to operational personnel on processing procedures to insure that appropriate procedures are followed.
  • Assist operational personnel in the resolution of incineration difficulties pertaining to reduced production, excessive emissions, lack of maintaining product specifications, and downtime.
  • Identify opportunities to improve facility productivity by reducing emissions, and increasing the reliability and safety of waste processing.
  • Review incineration operating records to identify opportunities for potential improvements of existing and/or new hazardous waste processing.
  • Identify facility capital projects needing implementation and define the scope and requirements to facilitate appropriate cost and justification to begin project(s).
  • Supervise construction projects to insure appropriate contract compliance, specifications, purchasing, insurance, safety, and environmental policies.
  • Optimization of waste feed by determining best feed mix from onsite inventory and inbound shipments.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education / Experience / Background:
  • BS in Chemical Engineering or a related discipline required
  • 5 to 6 years in the hazardous waste industry or related work experience preferred
  • Prior work experience of 2 year in an analytical capacity preferred

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Extensive knowledge in processing methodologies, data compilation, evaluation and implementation of resulting improvements
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines
  • Strong customer orientation

Additional Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.