Meet Ping Shen! Ping is one of Plus Groups’ Senior Process Engineers with over 20 years of engineering experience in the food, chemical, energy, gas, and biofuels industries. She has worked as a Chemical Engineer for most of her career and has expert skills in new process design, project management, and engineering analysis.
As a Senior Process Engineer, Ping collaborates with organizational stakeholders to develop and align process improvement plans and troubleshoots existing plant operations. Her responsibilities include; developing processes for new plants, modifying existing equipment arrangements, generating equipment bids from vendors, and working closely with other discipline project leads to deliver timely profitable solutions.
Ping was passionate about learning new things and developed a strong aptitude for chemistry and math as a kid. As a result, she decided to pursue engineering as a career receiving her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The Ohio State University. Ping gives this advice to new engineers, “study hard, be well-prepared, and always have a passion for what you’re doing.”
Admittedly, Ping embraces obstacles and feels most rewarded when she learns something new from an assignment. Ping thrives in fast-paced environments and does not shy away from high-demand projects. Plus Group has allowed Ping to grow professionally by allowing her to apply his range of experience to multiple industries in various capacities.
To Ping, Plus Group is all about teamwork. She appreciates her co-workers for their team mentality and their willingness to work jointly and pull resources for the good of the customer. A typical day for Ping includes developing process flow diagrams and P&ID’s, performing mass-energy balance calculations, generating specifications for equipment, reviewing quotes, and creating bid tab evaluations.
FUN FACT: When Ping is not hard at work at Plus Group, she enjoys baking and loves to create new dishes.