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Technology Engineer - Decatur, IL

Company: ADM
Location: Decatur
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Technology Engineer- Decatur, ILDecatur West, Soybean Crush plant.
This is an exempt level position.Position Summary:The Technology Engineer will apply engineering principles to new and existing facilities with tasks ranging from process design to the evaluation/implementation of new technologies.The primary purpose of the position is to ensure plant process systems are designed, built, operated, and maintained at optimal levels.Essential Job Functions:Display a dedication to lead, develop and support safety and promote a safety culture. Promote continuous process safety improvementBenchmark the location versus internal and external best available technologies and drive improvementsManage and prioritize the Wave portfolio in cooperation with the Plant Manager or Focused improvement pillar and/or the Director of Technology, where applicableDevelop and maintain a 5-year project portfolio to include capital budgeting, execution and to strike a balance between NDE (non discretionary expenditures) and productivity/growthCollaborate with the appropriate Technology Centers to ensure alignment of technologyExplore, propose and/or champion new process technologies and equipment suppliersWork within the Global Technology Center to standardize operations, share standard methodologies and implement new technologiesAssist plant operations in solving applicable technical problemsSupport the facility in setting up goalsWork closely with company subject matter experts on the implementation of innovative approaches to plant operation and maintenanceAct as a resource for plant process engineers through coaching, mentoring, and conducting training sessionsRequired Skills:Dedication to working safely and to the awareness for the safety of othersStrong knowledge of a variety of process unit operations. Some examples include: extraction, biodiesel, extrusion, evaporation, drying, grinding and centrifugationExperience with optimization/analytical processes and toolsExcellent communication and interpersonal skills for working with plant engineers and managementWorking knowledge of common process drawings and documentation, such as P&IDs and control narrativesWillingness to spend time in plant areas - tolerate extreme temperatures, walk long distances, stand, climb stairs and ladders and move through close spacesAbility to work effectively on a team as well as independently while traveling to remote plant locationsHigh level of motivation and results-oriented way of workingSome travel with overnight stay requiredRequired Education:Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in the fields of Chemistry, Food Processing, Production Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology, or a similar technical disciplineRequired Experience:Minimum 3 years' experience with plant process systemsDesired Experience:Operations supervision and/or Process/Project Engineer within a manufacturing environmentExcited about this role but don't meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don't check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment background check."AJCIND"REF:76818BR

Keywords: ADM, Decatur , Technology Engineer - Decatur, IL, Engineering , Decatur, Illinois

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