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Process Engineer - East Plant - Decatur, IL

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

Job Description:

Job Description Process Engineer- East Plant- Decatur, ILThis is a full-time, exempt level position.Job Summary:The Decatur East Plant is seeking a process engineer with the skills to improve and optimize our processes. Decatur East Plant produces soy protein ingredients for human and animal consumption.As a member of the East Plant production team, this colleague will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues by utilizing engineering skills to support operational excellence and new product development efforts. This position is responsible for process improvements for production in all facets of operation through direct contributions of project development from conception though start-up utilizing engineering and performance excellence principles to operate, troubleshoot, and improve chemical and mechanical processes.
It is also responsible for assisting in managing day to day operations, tracking and understanding department costs, yields, quality, and process performance.This position provides an opportunity for a new engineer to join the plant management team and have a positive impact on the success of our nutrition business. Process engineers gain firsthand exposure to leadership of employees, equipment troubleshooting and dealing with the myriad of challenges faced routinely in a facility that operates around the clock, 365 days per year.Essential Job Functions:Identify improvement opportunities and Lead the Focused Improvement efforts in their area.Identifies safety and environmental needs and requirements, and insures such considerations are included in the development and modification of facilities.Analyzes existing processes for cost savings, reliability, and performance improvement opportunities.Interacts with maintenance, controls, process, and quality personnel in planning for and the development of process improvementsAssist in day to day operations including shift coverage as needed.Training and mentoring other colleaguesMinimum Job Requirements:B.S. in Engineering or equivalent.2+ years of plant operations experienceDemonstrated problem solvingGood written and verbal communication skills. Most work will involve developing reports and presentations to relay results and findings to key stakeholders for further decision making.
Written and verbal communication of project activities and key metrics shall be provided to managers and other stakeholders.Manage personnel and work closely across company job functions.Ability to look beyond the task at hand, anticipate challenges, and develop options to overcome them.Gain general knowledge of codes, relevant standards, and materials/metallurgy related to equipment and processes assigned.Effective interaction with multiple employees and managers to prioritize demands.Continuous improvement utilizing independent judgment to solve problems and have excellent organizational skills in order to effectively handle multiple ongoing tasks.Proactive participation in safety, environmental, and quality activities is expected to ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures.Employee is expected to assist in developing colleagues through training, technical support mentoring, development of pilot operating equipment.Future Assignments:Process Engineer experience provides an outstanding foundation on which to build a career, employees advance to opportunities as Project Engineers, operations management, and our Centers of Excellence. These assignments involve increasing responsibility and the rewards that go along with it, along with possible relocation opportunities.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. ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.

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