Technology Engineer - Chattanooga, TN

Archer Daniels Midland Company Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Technology Engineer - Chattanooga, TN

Chattanooga, Cellulose plant

This is an exempt level position

Position Summary:

The Technology Engineer will apply engineering principles to new and existing facilities with tasks ranging from process design to the evaluation/implementation of new technologies. The primary purpose of the position is to ensure plant process systems are designed, built, operated and maintained at optimal levels.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Display a dedication to lead, develop and support safety and promote a safety culture. Promote continuous process safety improvement.

  • Benchmark the location versus internal and external best available technologies and drive improvements.

  • Manage and prioritize the Wave portfolio in cooperation with the Plant Manager or Focused improvement pillar and/or the Director of Technology, where applicable.

  • Develop and maintain a 5-year project portfolio to include capital budgeting, execution and to strike a balance between NDE and productivity/growth.

  • Collaborate with the appropriate COE's to ensure alignment of technology.

  • Explore, propose and/or champion new process technologies and equipment suppliers.

  • Work within the Global Technology Center to standardize operations, share standard methodologies and implement new technologies.

  • Assist plant operations in solving applicable technical problems.

  • Support the facility in setting up goals.

  • Work closely with company subject matter experts on the implementation of innovative approaches to plant operation and maintenance.

  • Act as a resource for plant process engineers through coaching, mentoring, and conducting training sessions.

Required Skills:

  • Dedication to working safely and to the awareness for the safety of others.

  • Strong knowledge of a variety of process unit operations. Some examples include: extraction, extrusion, evaporation, drying, grinding and centrifugation.

  • Experience with optimization/analytical processes and tools.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for working with plant engineers and management.

  • Working knowledge of common process drawings and documentation, such as P&IDs and control narratives.

  • Willingness to spend time in plant areas - tolerate extreme temperatures, walk long distances, stand, climb stairs and ladders and move through close spaces.

  • Ability to work effectively on a team as well as independently while traveling to remote plant locations.

  • High level of motivation and results-oriented way of working.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in the fields of Chemistry, Food Processing, Production Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology, or other related field.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience with plant process systems.

Desired Experience:

Operations supervision and/or Process/Project Engineer.

Relocation assistance is available with this position.

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

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

ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.

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Technology Engineer - Chattanooga, TN

Archer Daniels Midland Company