IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently looking to hire an IMPROVEMENT PROJECT ENGINEER for our Chicago Heights, IL client.

Our client has an exciting opportunity available for an Improvement Project Engineer supporting our Chicago Heights Plant in Chicago Heights, IL. In this role, you will serve as a vital resource for Capital Program and Operations by applying technical and organizational skills to drive the plant level continuous improvement program targeted at delivering maximum value from the assets, while continuously improving process safety and production efficiency.


  • Possesses in-depth process technology and continuous improvement skill sets helping to establish credibility with the operations team.
  • Drives knowledge exchange with technology experts to increase awareness of potential improvement opportunities for the technology.
  • Partners with the experts to develop and implement a Plant Specific Technology Plan (PSTP) that delivers positive year-over-year ROC (return on capital) and non-capital continuous improvement while meeting the plant level Environment Health & Safety improvement goals.
  • Champions process safety activities and acts as a resource for relevant process safety concerns. Partners with plant operation and maintenance personnel to identify and track performance indicators to be used in identification of technology gaps and continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Supports the facility root cause investigation process by
  • serving as a team member or facilitator for incidents related to process technology. Leads and supports plant continuous improvement activities aligned to the PSTP and also supports the capital plan for the facility.
  • Leads continuous improvement activities for the facility and may serve in specific project management related roles of project manager or manufacturing


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering is highly preferred.
  • 3 or more years of relevant experience (i.e. engineering, manufacturing, project management or other related)
  • Ability to work comfortably and safely at elevated heights. Candidates must be familiar with, or willing to undergo training in, the proper usage and maintenance of safety equipment to ensure safe movement and operations at
  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Qualified and interested individuals are encouraged to apply to