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Research Process Engineer

Company: Archer Daniels Midland
Location: Decatur
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Research Process Engineer, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Decatur, IL. Drive process improvement projects by identifying and implementing new technologies in existing production. Conduct engineering studies to recommend process changes for industrial food, chemical, and biofuel processes. Evaluate existing production to enhance performance and efficiency. Prepare mass and energy balances of unit operations to identify opportunities for optimization. Design experiments for plant and pilot trails. Work with relevant teams, including the Center of Excellence (CoE), plant engineers, vendors, and contractors to set up support trails in industrial environments. Generate detailed reports and presentations summarizing research findings. Coordinate with various stakeholders for successful project execution.

40 hrs/week, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.


Master's degree or foreign equivalent degree in Chemical Engineering or a related field and three (3) years of related work experience.

Must have three (3) years of experience with/in:

  • Process operation or design of project in the food or chemical industry;
  • Three (3) or more unit operations, including filtering, distillation, evaporation, centrifugation, carbon treatment, ion exchange, chromatographic separation, solids handling, and/or varied chemical reactions;
  • Implementing new technologies into existing production facilities;
  • Analyzing and interpreting scientific data during design and evaluation of chemical processes; and
  • Preparing comprehensive reports and presentations for managers, engineers, and other business teams.
    Up to 20% of domestic and regional travel required.

    To apply, mail resume to: Christina Hetzer, ADM; PO BOX 1470, Decatur, IL 62525 (reference: IL0127).

    About ADM:

    ADM unlocks the power of nature to enrich the quality of life. We're a premier global human and animal nutrition company, delivering solutions today with an eye to the future. We're blazing new trails in health and well-being as our scientists develop groundbreaking products to support healthier living. We're a cutting-edge innovator leading the way to a new future of plant-based consumer and industrial solutions to replace petroleum-based products. We're an unmatched agricultural supply chain manager and processor, providing food security by connecting local needs with global capabilities. And we're a leader in sustainability, scaling across entire value chains to help decarbonize our industry and safeguard our planet. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional and sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow. Learn more at


    Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM's efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments - environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

    We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and InclusionADM.

Keywords: Archer Daniels Midland, Decatur , Research Process Engineer, Engineering , Decatur, Illinois

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