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Production Engineer - Cedar Rapids, IA

Company: ADM
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Production Engineer - Cedar Rapids, IAThe Production Engineer is responsible for setting tactical and strategic direction for theFructose Area within the Wet Mill facility. This employee will work with andreport to the Fructose Department Superintendent. The duties may vary by day, and hours may vary based on specific tasks. Duties include setting daily direction for operations through standard work, maintenance planning/prioritization, ensuring trainees are meeting training milestones, assessing trainees on competency, overall reliability of Fructose area, troubleshooting Fructose plant upsets, execute focused improvement solutions within Fructose, maintain ELSP and area specific safety items, own Standard Operating Procedures within Fructose, monitoring/tracking of Title V permit requirements, create strategic vision to maintain optimal plant operations, participate in
plant initiative activities, and other tasks as required. This person will be responsible for updating and maintaining all Fructose related PolicyTech information. For the tactical portion of the job, the Production Engineer is required to drive out losses within the department to ensure Fructose is capable of hitting maximum plant throughputs.Job Function:Communicates effectively with the department operators, contractors, engineering, and supervision.Maintains close contact with the operations, advising the Superintendent as problems are encountered.Create action plans on how to eliminate bottlenecks and/or losses within FructoseProactively anticipates challenges and hazards and works to eliminate them before they impact the Fructose area, both operationally and safetyUtilize the Performance Excellence pillars to drive out losses and optimize Fructose areaWorks directly with Maintenance Planner and Maintenance Superintendent to prioritize Work OrdersDetermine the timing for execution of maintenance work orders and schedule LOTO activities with operatorsDetailed and in depth troubleshooting of problematic systems and areas.Maintain operational standard work for operators to provide day to day guidanceAssists with operational activities on D3 and in fieldEnsure trainees are progressing on training plans, providing feedback to further their training experiencesEvaluate and qualify trainees to designate the have the required competency to run the Fructose areaProvide insight on employee feedback to Operations Supervisor and Superintendent during annual operator merit review processCreate strategic goals for Fructose to maintain optimal reliability and efficiencyEnter and approve Work Orders as issues arise that need attention with appropriate prioritization (Code 1, 4, 7, 9)Must be a highly motivated individual and have the ability to motivate others for task completion.Must be able to work well with others in a team environment, as well as the ability to work well without supervision.Excellent attendance and positive attitude on a daily basis is a must.Ability to issue hot work and confined space permitsMaintain, update, and write all ESLP documentation for FructoseMaintain, update, and write all SOP's for FructoseAssists in equipment periodic inspections.Ability to align to department's priorities and self-manage workload accordinglyKeep safe practices at the forefront of all activities and positively engage other team members in the safety cultureLeads by example through following ADM's Code of Conduct and its Core Values.Performs other duties as assignedWork Environment:Primarily Monday - Friday, but available for operations outside of standard working hours.Work with various chemicals and causticsWork with vibrating equipment on occasional basisHazards: work on slippery/uneven surfaces and at high elevations on constant basisHigh and low temperature extremesWork in cramped positions on frequent basisStand for long periods of time.Lift 50 lbs.Carry ladders and tools.Climb laddersWalk long distancesPreferred Skills:Experienced Fructose QualificationGood communication skills and ability to communicate with individuals on multiple levelsMechanical and operations aptitudeStrong troubleshooting skillsExcellent in LOTO policy and proceduresIn depth knowledge of Wet Mill facility and associated processes outside of FructoseExcited 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. REF:83521BR

Keywords: ADM, Cedar Rapids , Production Engineer - Cedar Rapids, IA, Professions , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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