Decatur, IL, United States
Engineering, Chemistry, Agriculture, Manufacturing
Project Engineer- Decatur Corn Plant, Decatur IL
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve vital needs. Today, 30,000 ADM employees around the globe convert oilseeds, corn, wheat and cocoa into products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. With more than 270 processing plants, 400 crop procurement facilities, and the world’s premier crop transportation network, ADM helps connect the harvest to the home in more than 160 countries. For more information about ADM and its products, visit www.adm.com .
Project Engineer– Decatur Corn Plant, Decatur IL
This is an exempt level position.
The Decatur Corn Processing plant is seeking a Project Engineer to assist with the management of capital projects to improve the operation of the plant. They will oversee the design and implementation of capital projects required for production. This includes identifying and evaluating project opportunities; requesting authorization for projects; as well as designing, installing, and commissioning approved projects. This person will have the opportunity to utilize engineering skills to improve operations processes including reliability, yields, and operability.
Ensure stewardship of viable capital projects from inception to commission. This involves effective management of personnel and resources to balance schedules, budgets, and scope/quality of a project. The Project Engineer will work closely with other project engineers, site project coordinators, contractors, process engineers, and operations personnel. They will provide oversight of construction personnel during the course of the project by working in the field on a daily basis.
Manage project budgets and resources. Written and verbal communication of project activities and key metrics shall be provided to managers and other stakeholders. They will size equipment, develop equipment lists, detail P&IDs and other front end engineering tasks. They will participate in process hazard analysis, contractor safety, and productivity improvements. They will proactively participate in safety, environmental, quality, and production processes in order to ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures. They will assist in developing operating procedures and training production personnel on unit operations for start-up.
Maintain an awareness of industry trends and investigate the means by which projects can be improved, implemented, and managed. This includes capturing lessons learned and developing best practices ensuring compliance with all relevant engineering standards and internal procedures.
Expected to develop colleagues through training, technical support, and mentoring.
Job Description (Continued):
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
Minimum of 3 to 6 years of production and/or construction experience
Candidate should have experience managing capital projects over $1 MM in the agricultural, industrial, pharmaceutical, specialty chemical, renewable fuels or petrochemical sectors
Experience with Good Manufacturing Practice principles and Behavioral Based Safety programs
Experience with products in the ASPEN Engineering suite as well as Primavera software a plus
General knowledge of software systems such as Maximo, CAD, and Microsoft Office applications (Project, Excel, Access, SharePoint, and Word)
General knowledge of codes, relevant standards, and materials/metallurgy related to industrial equipment
Knowledge of industrial chemical plant processes and related systems
Must have excellent organization skills in order to effectively handle multiple ongoing tasks
Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and manage personnel, budgets, schedules, and other resources
Excellent communication skills- both verbal and detailed written are needed to be effective in this position
Chemicals / Irritants
The scope of the position requires exposure to and use of chemicals, solvents, and cleaners common to mechanical work that may be hazardous and/or cause injury if specific instructions regarding their mixture, use, and disposal/storage are not properly followed
Spring / Summer: Temperatures in some areas of the facility will be up to or exceed 100 degrees
Fall / Winter: Temperatures in the facility may be at or below freezing.
Some manufacturing processes within the facility are highly reliant on machinery and other processing equipment and, as a result, noise levels may reach or exceed 85 decibels and require use of hearing protection for most of the work shift
Relocation assistance is available with this position.
This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, dental, and vision insurance.
ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment background check and drug screen.
IL - Illinois
ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.
Website : http://www.adm.com
As the world's population grows, so does demand for quality foods, feed ingredients for livestock, alternative fuels, and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional chemicals. As one of the world's leading agricultural processors, ADM plays a pivotal role in meeting all of these needs.