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Process Engineer - Chicago, IL

Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Process Engineer
PetDine Processing Plant - Chicago, IL area
This is an exempt level position.

Job Summary:

The Process Engineer for the Chicago, IL area plant is a member of the plant operations team and is responsible for providing engineering support for day-to-day operations and for supporting continuous improvement across operations. The Process Engineer will utilize engineering skills to optimize processes, including analyzing and improving plant performance such as safety, quality, throughput/OEE, cost, and reliability. This position reports directly to the Plant Manager.

Globally, PetDine provides a complete range of highly customized pet treat and supplement products to more than 650 customers in 15 countries. The Harvard, IL location employs more than 350 teammates. Their offerings include baked treats, semi-moist treats, long goods, blends, unique proteins, soft chews, liquids and powders, many of which are developed to meet the demand for clean labels. As a joint venture, ADM has a 75% ownership stake in PetDine.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Is a steward for safety and actively participates in safety programs.
  • Supports quality and food safety management program.
  • Identifies and leads continuous improvement projects in support of plant goals for safety, quality, throughput, cost, and reliability.
  • Collaborates with colleagues and provides feedback, mentorship, and support to operators and shift supervisors to achieve short and long-term plant objectives through the use of KPIs and Continuous Improvement principles.
  • Develops and manages projects including purchasing of materials and supplies, management of change, equipment installation, budget tracking, training, and startup.
  • Interacts with ADM Maintenance, Automation & Controls, EHS, and Quality CoE members to drive improvements
    Minimum Job Requirements:
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrated teamworking and collaboration skills
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Demonstrated Continuous Improvement skills
    • B.S. in Engineering, preferably Chemical, Mechanical, or Agricultural Engineering with 2-5 years of plant operations experience
    • Bi-Lingual in Spanish is highly preferred Relocation assistance is available for this position.

      This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.

      ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

      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 veteran status.

      We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
      About ADM:ADM unlocks the power of nature to enrich the quality of life. We're a premier global human and animal nutrition company, delivering solutions today with an eye to the future. We're blazing new trails in health and well-being as our scientists develop groundbreaking products to support healthier living. We're a cutting-edge innovator leading the way to a new future of plant-based consumer and industrial solutions to replace petroleum-based products. We're an unmatched agricultural supply chain manager and processor, providing food security by connecting local needs with global capabilities. And we're a leader in sustainability, scaling across entire value chains to help decarbonize our industry and safeguard our planet. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional and sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow. Learn more at
      CancelEEOADM 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.Ref ID#LI-JD2

Keywords: Archer Daniels Midland Company, Chicago , Process Engineer - Chicago, IL, Engineering , Chicago, Illinois

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