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Technology Engineer- Valdosta, GA

Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company
Location: Valdosta
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Technology Engineer- Valdosta, GA

Valdosta, Soybean and Cottonseed Crush plants

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, biodiesel, 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. * Some travel with overnight stay required.

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 and dental insurance.

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

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