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Process Engineer, Alcoa, Point Comfort Texas

October 23, 2012 Leave a comment

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From the company:

The primary function of this position is to provide technical support for one or more Alumina Plant operating departments, including Digestion, Clarification, Precipitation, and Calcination or the Chemicals Plant .

This position is necessary to support the success of the business at Point Comfort by providing the technical support that maintains and improves production processes in terms of quality, production rate, and efficiency in a manner consistent with the Vision and Values of Alcoa Inc.

This would include: monitoring day-to-day plant operations; working with production personnel to solve process problems and advise corrective actions as needed; utilizing ABS/Lean Manufacturing tools as necessary to improve process stability, reduce costs and/or improve efficiency; participating in the development of standard work instructions; developing project scopes that improve process control and cost performance, reducing or eliminating process variability, or improve reliability of the area etc.

Living in Point Comfort:

Process engineering salary: Not specified. The reported income for Process Engineers at Alcoa ranges from $59K to $80K: Glass Door

The cost of living in Point Comfort is 18% lower than average in the United States: Best Places

Average household income is $39K: City Data

Homes for sale: Trulia

Crime by neighborhood: Not available

Point Comfort public schools overall rate 9 out of 10: Great Schools. Point Comfort Elementary School received a 9, there are no ratings for middle school or high school.

Average daily highs in August are 92 degrees, average daily highs in January are 64 degrees:

Natural disasters that Point Comfort is most susceptible to: Flooding, hail, drought, and strong wind:

Video on Living in Point Comfort: None Available

Point Comfort has a population of 700 people, and is located on the gulf coast of Texas south of Houston.