26 days old

Process/ Project Engineer

Kelly Services
East St Louis, IL 62207

Process-Projects Engineer



Reports To:

Engineering Manager/Plant Manager


Technical Services

Basic Function:

Ensure effective operations of the plant's manufacturing process by:

+ Providing technical support to the manufacturing department, maintenance, and the laboratory;

+ Responsible for capital projects from conception to implementation. o Managing MOCs (managements of change).

+ Understanding the mechanics of the process and the capabilities of the plant, and assist in making production decisions when necessary.

Principle Accountabilities

+ Provide technical support to internal customers (manufacturing, maintenance, laboratory, etc.) o Monitor all aspects of the process by analyzing and interpreting process data. o Identify, troubleshoot, propose solutions and solve process problems.

+ Provide technical tools and training for manufacturing personnel to better interpret process data and identify, troubleshoot and correct process problems.

+ Configure Aspen process historian to meet plant needs.

+ Optimize the process by reducing variable and fixed costs, increasing plant production, improving product quality and food safety and optimizing product mix.

+ Work with production, site personnel and outside vendors to identify process improvements, optimization projects, debottlenecking projects and cost-saving opportunities.

+ Provide technical information and support to manufacturing and maintenance for capital project work. Perform capital cost estimates and manage approved projects. Meet with suppliers to discuss cost estimates for plant projects.

+ Improve process safety by training plant personnel and working on safety improvement projects.

+ Provide input for the annual budgeting processes.

+ Interact with maintenance to ensure equipment maintenance is scheduled appropriately to ensure safe and proper operation of the plant.

+ Comply with all Safety, Industrial Hygiene, and Environmental policies and procedures. Incorporates these requirements into applicable procedures and work instructions.

+ Support the maintenance function at the facility as necessary.

+ Utilize SAP-PM for maintenance and capital projects.

+ Support the site on Digital Tools operation and maintenance (Process Tablets, Google apps, Aspen IP21, Gensuite, COLMAR and WAVE).

Decision Making

+ Assist in defining process operation conditions.

+ Troubleshoot and resolve process problems, DCS logic problems, DCS hardware problems, equipment and analyzer problems.

+ Select and design effective tools to communicate process data to plant personnel.

+ Design, prioritize, and implement manufacturing improvement studies.

+ Analyze, interpret and communicate process and laboratory data.


+ Responsible for engineering support to the Alorton facility.

+ Familiarization and compliance with ISO 9001, RCMS and ISO 22000 Quality and Food Safety Standards.

+ Internal interactions with Laboratory, Purchasing, Warehouse, Shipping, Manufacturing, Maintenance, HSE.

+ External interactions with vendors, contractors, engineering firms and Corporate.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.

Must be able to climb stairs and ladders, ascending as much as 120 feet within 20 minutes, under exterior weather conditions. May be required to perform this task several times during a day.

The employee must be able to sporadically lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to perform work tasks while utilizing respiratory protective equipment.

Technical, Managerial and HR Skills Required

+ Bachelors degree in Engineering from a four year accredited college or university (Chemical or Mechanical Engineering preferable). 0 - 3 years engineering experience in a processing plant.

+ Working knowledge of the production process, maintenance, process safety training, quality and food safety systems.

+ Strong and effective oral and written communications and problem solving skills.

+ Ability to work effectively and learn relevant computer software such as Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Access, SAP, and others.

+ Ability to effectively communicate with all levels and to work with peers in a variety of functions (Accounting, A/P, Purchasing, Maintenance, Engineering, Manufacturing, Corporate Staff, Contract Staff, outside vendors, etc.) with limited supervision.

Organization (For Managers and Supervisors Only)

Not applicable for this position.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-06-25

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