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Senior Project Engineer

Company: Ingredion
Location: Bedford Park
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

POSITION: Senior Project EngineerLOCATION: Argo Plant REPORTS TO: Engineering ManagerThe Senior Project Engineer will be responsible for drives improvement through a detailed understanding of equipment and systems and the variables impacting the operation. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting the safe day to day operations of the plant through troubleshooting, technical support, and implementation of capital projects. This position identifies opportunities and successfully implements change to strategically reduce manufacturing costs, optimize productivity, and minimize waste.Core Responsibilities:Designing and implementing capital permits and projects as identified and assigned, within budget and on time, delivering targeted return on investment and in compliance with engineering standards.Providing technical support to the Safety Manager to design and/or redesign work processes that eliminate losses due to personal injury or property damage.Supervising and executing projects, establishing, and meeting budget, scheduling, and supervising project activity, training personnel, supervising start-up, and coordinating with all departments.Complying with all plant regulatory, ISO, Quality, Food Safety systems, GMP policies, guidelines, standards, and requirements.Challenge the status quo and think boldly, creating value in new ways for all customers.Respect and value others' differences, seeking opportunities to learn from those with different perspectives.Are never satisfied with the current results, assuming personal responsibility to work proactively and continually improve.Use data and findings to support broader and cross functional business recommendations.Qualified candidates will have:Bachelor's degree in engineering (Chemical or Mechanical preferred) or equivalent in experience.Engineering experience demonstrating successful implementation of solutions, including effective project management of large-scale projects over $500k and experience directing outside consultants and assisting with the supervision of junior engineers.Knowledge of the Wet Milling industry or relevant experience in other industries (food, chemical, bio-chemical, or pharmaceutical) with substantial experience in research, engineering, or manufacturing. Experience in the manufacture of sweeteners from starch, a plus.Knowledge of engineering and unit operations relevant to the Wet Milling industry, such as basic chemistry, heat and material balances, P&ID development, mechanical and physical/chemical separations, evaporation, crystallization, drying, material handling, CGMP, and energy management.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, military status, or disability status.Ingredion provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, we will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs.#LI-JS1We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Ingredion seeks to provide a work environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. We will not tolerate any form of discrimination based on race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, handicap or disability-mental or physical-marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability resulting from military service, or any other classification protected by law ("protected classifications"). We are committed to establishing and maintaining a work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.Relocation Available: Yes, Within Country

Keywords: Ingredion, Chicago , Senior Project Engineer, Engineering , Bedford Park, Illinois

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