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Production Engineer - Lincoln, NE

Company: ADM
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Production Engineer - Lincoln, NEThis is a full-time, exempt position.The Lincoln, Nebraska Soybean Processing Complex includes a power generation facility, soybean crushing plant, and a two oil refinery. This is a union facility with a workforce of approximately 140 employees.
The role assists in leading day to day operations, tracking and understanding department costs, yields, quality, process performance and mentoring less experienced colleagues and engineers.
This position is also responsible for process improvements for production in all facets of operation through direct contributions of project development from conception though start-up.
A Production Engineer will indirectly lead 20 to 30 hourly colleagues and support the Department Superintendents in areas of daily and weekly scheduling, coordination of training, as well as updating standard operating procedures, and supporting Performance Excellence activities. This position will work with contractor management, CAPEX COE and Technology COE for the completion of projects within the facility.Essential Job Functions:Oversight of specific processes that may include projects. Project management may require, purchasing of materials and supplies, equipment installation, budget tracking, employee training, and startup of projectsLead plant operations to maintain personnel and process safetyPerforms troubleshooting and makes recommendations for improvements to company facilities, equipment, and safety programsInteracts directly with shift supervision to produce desired operational results and employee developmentConducts daily review of KPI paperwork (i.e. Operational & Shift Supervisor, quality reports and Production Review).Supports Safety, Environmental stewardship, Quality and Food Safety Management SystemsAssist in daily operations including shift coverage as needed and on-call rotationParticipates in employee performance management (i.e., mentorship and discipline)Provide feedback, mentorship and support to operators and engineers to achieve short term and long-term department performance through use of KPI's, continuous improvement, and Performance Excellence conceptsJob Requirements:B.S. in Engineering preferred or equivalent experience2 - 5 years of plant operations experience preferred1 - 3 years in direct supervision of people; supervisory experience in a union environment a plusStrong Dedication to SafetyProject management experience / background is helpful.Concern for QualityProven leadershipDemonstrated problem solving and troubleshooting skillsGood written and verbal commutation skillsAbility to lead personnel and work closely with corporate departmentsAbility to anticipate challenges and develop options to overcome themWorking Conditions:Dust, SoybeansChemicals / IrritantsThe scope of the position requires exposure to and use of chemicals, solvents, and cleaners that may be hazardous and/or cause injury if specific instructions regarding their mixture, use, and disposal/storage are not accurately followed!Spring / Summer: Temperatures in some areas of the facility will be up to or exceed 100 degrees. Outside temperature may also reach 100 degrees with potential for high humidity. You may be exposed to inclement weather conditions including, but not limited to, rain and wind.Fall / Winter: Temperatures inside and out of the location may be at or below freezing. Outside you may face inclement weather including, freezing rain, sleet, snow and wind.Some manufacturing processes within the facility are highly reliant on machinery and other processing equipment and, as a result, noise levels may reach or exceed 85 decibels and require use of hearing protection for most of the work shift.Physical Requirements:Able to lift and transport materials and equipment weighing up to 30 pounds on a limited basis, up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis and up to 55 pounds overhead.Lifting or carrying of weights over 50 pounds is rare. Employees are encouraged to request assistance in lifting or carrying objects that weigh more than 50 pounds.Able to traverse up to two (2) miles during the course of a work day.Able to move about or to a work site by stooping, bending, kneeling or squatting frequently. May also require periods of prolonged sitting or standing.Able to operate equipment or diagnose / detect issues of machinery that may be located at different heights. May require work on ladders, scaffolding or other work at heights.Requires a full range of physical motion in order to operate manual and electrically powered tools and test equipment, to move throughout the facility, including climbing stairs and ladders in all buildings, and to work at heights.Excited 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. 'AJCIND'REF:81918BR

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