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Staff Process Engineer

Company: 1101 Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas LLC
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

Role purpose

This position ensures the organization, planning, direction, and control of process & technical changes/ improvements and technical documentation for a production unit. 

A staff process engineer's job responsibilities include research of product development and product design of the manufacturing process.  They must be able to solve problems as they arise and evaluate the engineering process for safety compliance and environmental regulations.

Competencies, Skills and experience required 

The incumbent will

  • Ensure systems are in place to track key process parameters and overall process performance.      
  • Develop projects to improve safety, reduce costs, improve quality, reduce environmental impacts and increase throughput and will take the lead in implementing these changes.
  • Manage both small-scale and large-scale projects from conception through start-up including writing MOC’s, SOP’s, start-up planning/scheduling, and training.
  • Monitor the performance of the area on a daily basis to ensure the process is in control, operating in a safe manner, and operating within established control limits.
  • Be the primary technical support resource for the chemical operators.  The incumbent will communicate with the chemical operators on a daily basis to effectively understand current process issues/concerns, communicate plans to address issues, and provide both ongoing and project related technical training.
  • Gain knowledge of, and participate in, the resolution of maintenance issues.
  • Gain knowledge of the major maintenance cost drivers in an area and address these issues.


  • BS Degree Chemical Engineering.- The successful candidate will possess an engineering degree in chemical, agricultural process engineering or mechanical engineering.  While a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better is preferred, strong academic performance in core technical courses is most important. 

Work Experience

  • 3 to 8 years in manufacturing process showing growth in responsibilities
  • In addition to the requirements of a Level 1 Production Engineer, entry to this position is based on additional experience and professional competence.  The Process Coordinator position will provide an opportunity to demonstrate management and leadership skills as well as a level of technical knowledge in an area.

Safety accountabilities – EHS Critical Role Level 2

Protecting our people and the environment is foundational to our business

Each team member is expected to support the Tate & Lyle culture where Environment, Health and Safety are the overriding values in all activities. Every team member is accountable for working safely and complying with all EHS policies, procedures and regulations relevant to their work and is expected to speak up and intervene to prevent unsafe conditions and to respect fellow workers and the communities in which we work.  Included in this is abidance with our Life Saving Principles (LSPs) and our STOP WORK AUTHORITY which are developed to strengthen our workplace safety, prevent serious injury or loss of life.

Level 2 – Key Role

  • Drive EHS Excellence Culture and Improvements in Area of Responsibility
  • Focus on EHS Systems, Policies & Procedures and their effects on day to day operations
  • Audit and Review EHS effectiveness in area

All employees are responsible for:

  • Compliance with procedures that implement the requirements of the EHS policies and procedures
  • Being responsible for their own actions
  • Carrying out their work in a manner which does not present a risk to themselves, others and the environment
  • Reporting all incidents, defects, hazards and inadequacies of procedures so that appropriate review and corrective action can be taken
  • Suggesting improvements and being active in the general improvement of all systems and methods of work to ensure EHS Support’s activities and services are carried out in a safe, environmentally responsible, reliable and cost effective manner
  • Other duties as assigned

California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")

The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process.

Tate & Lyle is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

Keywords: 1101 Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas LLC, Lafayette , Staff Process Engineer, Other , Lafayette, Indiana

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