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    Tate & Lyle
    Job Description

    Tate & Lyle Decatur Plant is seeking to fill an open position on the engineering team for a staff process engineer, Level 2, or more experienced, reporting to the Technical Manager.  This role is an opportunity to work in a large manufacturing plant to further safety, quality, energy, production and ingredient efficiencies through detailed engineering and process design.  The engineering team is looking for a technically talented individual that can support short and long term engineering goals of both project and production related disciplines while leading in a team based management system.  

    • 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 ones 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.

    A BS degree in Chemical or Mechanical engineering with at least 2 years of engineering and plant experience is required.   Must be organized and have good attention to detail. 


    Nearest Major Market: Decatur                                     

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