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Staff Process Engineer

Company: 1101 Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas LLC
Location: Decatur
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:

About Us

At Tate and Lyle, we are dedicated to making more than extraordinary ingredients. We are purpose driven company dedicated to improving lives for generations through supporting healthy living, building thriving communities, and caring for our planet.

Role Purpose

The Staff Process Engineer position is responsible for providing technical expertise to ensure the operation produces product that meets all quality, cost, and efficiency requirements. This position will design, develop, and implement continuous process improvements to meet goals established by the business/location, along with providing technical guidance to the plant operations teams to assist with process troubleshooting and developing corrective action plans.

What will you do? Good question! Some accountabilities include:

  • Will conduct and/or participate in engineering projects. Monitors day-to day production results. Translate process to flow sheet representation. Designs and specifies operation of plant processes. Obtains, organizes and interprets engineering data. Performs economic and technical analyses of projects.
  • Assists in preparing engineering proposals. Assists in developing findings, draws conclusions and makes recommendations. Prepares engineering reports and cost estimates. The demonstrated ability to develop findings, draw conclusions and make recommendations on one’s own is required for promotion to the next level.
  • Contributes to the design of the engineering projects including ideas for safer, less expensive or new techniques whether or not situation is related to a specific project.
  • Responsible for meeting engineering assignments within time and budget constraints.
  • Applies standard engineering theories, concepts and techniques. Applies a working knowledge of related disciplines.
  • Works on a wider range of troubleshooting problems; uses basic knowledge of the process and creative thinking to solve problems and recommend corrective action. By the end of their tenure in this position, the engineer should have completed and stared up a handful of successful process projects and ideally, the engineer will have assisted in at least one major project start-up.
  • Gains recognition from peers for gaining knowledge in engineering field. Develops and maintains working relationships with peers at the other plants.
  • Able to coordinate efforts of others. Continues to anticipate and resolve priority conflicts. Recognizes the priorities of the organization and begins to incorporate those values into prioritizing their own work.
  • Works with other process engineers, corporate engineers and production personnel. Displays ability to work with Maintenance, Accounting, Purchasing, Research, Suppliers and other support related groups and professional organizations. . Works with integrity and upholds the values of the organization.
  • Reports to the Technical Manager but may be under the working supervision of a Senior Engineer.
  • Work receives moderate direction and supervision. Work plans are reviewed for accuracy, completeness and timeliness to deadlines
  • Provides technical supervision and instructions to process operators. Assists entry-level professionals in procedural as well as technical matters.

About You

  • In addition to the requirements of a Level 1 Production Engineer, entry to this position is based on additional experience and professional competence. Typically, an incumbent would remain at this level for 3 years while gaining additional experience and expertise.
  • Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineer or related engineering field
  • 4+ years of Engineering Experience in a manufacturing environment

For over 160 years, our ingredients and expertise have helped make food and beverages healthier and tastier all around the globe. Our purpose is simple: to help people all over the world make healthier and tastier food and drink choices, whilst supporting our communities and caring for our planet, not just today but for the future. With you on our team, we can continue to live our purpose…… Improving Lives for Generations!

California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")

The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process.

Tate & Lyle is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

Keywords: 1101 Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas LLC, Decatur , Staff Process Engineer, Other , Decatur, Illinois

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