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Production Engineer - Decatur, IL

Company: ADM
Location: Decatur
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Production Engineer - Decatur, ILThis is a full-time, exempt position.As the Production Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in managing day to day operations. Your mission is to dive deep into tracking, and understanding department costs, yields, quality, process performance to ensure processes and projects are completed to enable efficient plant production.As a mentor to front-line teammates, you'll be nurturing talent as you work with both contractors and ADM colleagues as well as ADM leadership other stakeholders. This is not just a job-it's your chance to lead, innovate, and fine-tune for success in our dynamic production ecosystem.The Decatur West Plant is a soybean and corn oil crushing and refining facility including lecithin de-oiling and phospholipids processing. This is a union facility with an hourly workforce of 225 and a salaried staff of 130 employees site wide.The Decatur Complex, located in Decatur, Illinois, consists of 6 processing plants, onsite cogeneration and water treatment facilities, and employs
1500 Plant Operations Colleagues and an additional
1000 Contractors.Job Responsibilities Oversight of specific processes and projectsProject management may require purchasing of materials and supplies, equipment installation, budget tracking, employee training, and startup of projectsManage day-to-day operations which will may also include shift coverage if neededProject design, development, and management that are specific to the operations of an operating departmentConduct optimization assessments to identify existing and potential opportunities, propose solutions to improve performance primarily in the areas of energy, chemicals, product yields, and reliabilitySupport capital projects including control strategy development, P&ID management, administration of process control narratives suitable for control application development and process start upTraining and mentoring of colleagues, with the potential of indirectly managing 10 to 30 hourly colleagues.Maintain a high degree of availability to a 24/7 operation.Job Requirements
B.S. in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, or Ag Preferred) or equivalent experience3+ years of experience in a food processing production environment or similar industryPrevious leadership experience (in a union environment is a plus)Strong commitment to safety & qualityDemonstrated leadership, strong problem-solving skillsAbility to manage personnel and work closely with corporate departmentsAbility to look beyond the task at hand, to anticipate challenges and develop options to overcome themSubject matter expert knowledge level of a variety of process unit operationsAbility to work a rotating shift including nights, weekends, and holidaysRelocation assistance is available for this position.Excited 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. Employee Perks and Benefits Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we offer a comprehensive total rewards package to support your well-being, including: Physical wellness - medical/Rx, dental, vision and life insurance; on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable) Financial wellness - flexible spending accounts, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, disability, workers' compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection Mental and social wellness - Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) Additional benefits include: Paid vacation time, plus 11 paid holidays and one paid personal day Adoption assistance and paid parental leave Tuition assistance Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs
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 Inclusion - ADM. ADM is an exciting and innovative company where you can grow your career and make a difference. Join our team and be part of our journey to success! This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance. ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check. REF:75816BR 'AJCIND'

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