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Sr Process Engineer

Company: Green Plains
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Enhancing and maintaining the detailed procedures and guidelines to ensure the highest quality process engineering solutions
  • Continue adaptation and modifications to process engineering workflow in order to improve process enhancement
  • Work as an internal project manager in moving the process engineering work flow through initial project conception through detailed engineering and into the system/technology start-up
  • Ensure smooth and timely development of FEL (Front End Loading) package requirements
  • Develop and drive process engineering work flow system and lead other process engineering team members as needed
  • Develop critical process flow data tracking, and the overall creation of a robust process engineering work flow
  • Establish internal metrics to ensure project/process success
  • Apply knowledge in piping (mechanical), electrical (MCC switch gear, transformers, motor wiring) and automation (instrumentation wiring and installation) design details
  • Identify and analyze pre-construction problems/issues with the design documentation and take timely steps to rectify and communicate identified issues
  • Communicate with customers as needed to ensure full knowledge and understanding of the technology, engineering work product and project status/timing
  • All other duties as assigned Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in either chemical or mechanical engineering
    • 10 years' experience in detail process design and engineering business preferred
    • Highly proficient in process engineering and process/project management
    • Proficient in ChemCAD or Aspen modeling and simulation software desired
    • Strong knowledge of system engineering, mass and energy balance, system/equipment sizing/specification, P&IDs, engineering cost estimation, mechanical system understanding and check-out, system start-up and commissioning experience, training, safety oversight, and general set-up of operations
    • Project execution and general construction knowledge
    • Proven abilities and skills in:
      • Leadership
      • Client relations
      • Delegating
      • Planning
      • Organizing
      • Problem-solving
      • Conflict resolution
      • High safety standards
      • Cost management control
      • Communication
      • Travel up to 30% expected at various times Work Environment/Physical Demands:
        • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds
        • Performing typical office duties

          Fluid Quip Technologies
          Fluid Quip Technologies - (Fluid Quip) provides custom technologies and engineering services to the biofuel and biochemical industries worldwide. Fluid Quip has commercialized multiple technologies to enhance the base corn-to-ethanol dry grind process, create new and novel alternative feed products, and supply the growing need for carbohydrate feedstocks into the biochemical market. Green Plains Inc., Ospraie Management, and funds and accounts managed by BlackRock hold a majority interest in Fluid Quip.

          As part of the investment by Green Plains Inc., all benefits are administered by Green Plains Inc.: a generous benefit package including competitive pay, business casual work environment, health, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO) and a 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting and company safe harbor matching. All potential employees will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check administered by Green Plains, Inc. prior to employment.

          Equal Opportunity Employer

          To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.

          Green Plains Inc.
          Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) is a leading biorefining company focused on the development and utilization of fermentation, agricultural and biological technologies in the processing of annually renewable crops into sustainable value-added ingredients. This includes the production of cleaner low carbon biofuels, renewable feedstocks for advanced biofuels and high purity alcohols for use in cleaners and disinfectants. Green Plains is an innovative producer of Ultra-High Protein and novel ingredients for animal and aquaculture diets to help satisfy a growing global appetite for sustainable protein. The Company also owns a 48.9% limited partner interest and a 2.0% general partner interest in Green Plains Partners LP.

Keywords: Green Plains, Cedar Rapids , Sr Process Engineer, Engineering , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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