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Plant Engineer (Annawan, IL)

Company: CHS Inc
Location: Bradford
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world. - We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world. - Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.SummaryCHS has an exciting opportunity within our Global Grain and Processing business unit located in Annawan, IL. We are looking for a Plant Engineer to plan, provide and implement engineering technology and supervision on all assigned plant projects and problems. You must be a self-starter, organized, and detail oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. You must be able to work well independently and assess problems to find effective solutions. ResponsibilitiesProcess Engineering

  • Plan assigned design and/or development projects by preparing engineering documents, calculations, drawings, material lists, construction schedules, operating instructions, and integrating plant controls and automation with emphasis on achieving optimum processing efficiency, reducing energy and material costs, and adhering to safety requirements.
  • Assure the necessary research and proper evaluation secures the most cost-effective repairs/improvements and results in maximum efficiency. -Project Management
    • Projects will typically be less than $1 million.
    • Provide project management support and supervision to construction crews and organize each step of the construction process.
    • Initiate purchase requisitions and select equipment for projects and maintenance.
    • Coordinate the communication involving projects with the supervisor, engineering team, facility department managers, and outside consulting agencies to maintain understanding of appropriate parties.
    • Champion safety on projects both during initial design as well as during construction.
    • Report all safety/environmental violations as required to site EHS.
    • Follow company quality systems and implement food and feed safety in all projects.
    • Work with the engineering group as needed on larger projects. -Plant Support
      • Troubleshoot and assist with production issues as assigned.
      • Provide technical support for plant utilities systems including steam/boiler, cooling, electrical, etc.
      • Participate as assigned in plant maintenance shutdown activities.
      • Maintain accurate documentation on repairs/improvements and equipment to assure proper capitalization, depreciation, and maintenance schedules.
      • Champion continuous improvement and Lean initiatives. -Engineering Team
        • Participate and develop best practices on areas of subject matter expertise.
        • Attend all team, safety, and company meetings.
        • Have a dedicated focus on training and personal development.
        • Required to perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned.Minimum Qualifications (required)
          • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Agricultural, Civil or Biosystems Engineering
          • 0-1+ years of experience in plant, process, or project engineering in a food commodity processing environmentAdditional Qualifications
            • Knowledge of plant construction and be able to effectively manage small of medium sized projects
            • Knowledge of plant production
            • PMP Training or Certification
            • Passed state Fundamentals of Engineering exam
            • Lean training or certification
            • Experience with contracts, budgets, and compliance
            • Experience with design/build contractsPhysical Requirements
              • Work may be required on weekends and holidays as required/assigned
              • Occasional travel may be requiredCHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: CHS Inc, Peoria , Plant Engineer (Annawan, IL), Engineering , Bradford, Illinois

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