Staff Process Engineer
Tate & Lyle is a global provider of ingredients and solutions
to the food, beverage and other industries, operating from more
than 30 locations around the world. Through large scale, efficient
manufacturing plants, Tate & Lyle turns raw materials into
distinctive, high quality ingredients. These ingredients and
solutions add taste, texture, nutrition and increased functionality
to products that millions of people around the world use or consume
every day. We are the secret ingredient to Make Food
Extraordinary in some of the world’s best loved
brands. Could you be ours?
The Staff Process Engineer position is responsible for providing
technical expertise to ensure the operation produces product that
meets all quality, cost, and efficiency requirements. This position
will design, develop, and implement continuous process improvements
to meet goals established by the business/location, along with
providing technical guidance to the plant operations teams to
assist with process troubleshooting and developing corrective
- In addition to the requirements of a Level 1 Production
Engineer, entry to this position is based on additional experience
and professional competence. Typically, an incumbent would remain
at this level for 3 years while gaining additional experience and
- Will conduct and/or participate in engineering projects.
Monitors day-to day production results. Translate process to flow
sheet representation. Designs and specifies operation of plant
processes. Obtains, organizes and interprets engineering data.
Performs economic and technical analyses of projects.
- Assists in preparing engineering proposals. Assists in
developing findings, draws conclusions and makes recommendations.
Prepares engineering reports and cost estimates. The demonstrated
ability to develop findings, draw conclusions and make
recommendations on one’s own is required for promotion to the next
- Contributes to the design of the engineering projects including
ideas for safer, less expensive or new techniques whether or not
situation is related to a specific project.
- Responsible for meeting engineering assignments within time and
- Applies standard engineering theories, concepts and techniques.
Applies a working knowledge of related disciplines.
- Works on a wider range of troubleshooting problems; uses basic
knowledge of the process and creative thinking to solve problems
and recommend corrective action. By the end of their tenure in this
position, the engineer should have completed and stared up a
handful of successful process projects and ideally, the engineer
will have assisted in at least one major project start-up.
- Gains recognition from peers for gaining knowledge in
engineering field. Develops and maintains working relationships
with peers at the other plants.
- Able to coordinate efforts of others. Continues to anticipate
and resolve priority conflicts. Recognizes the priorities of the
organization and begins to incorporate those values into
prioritizing their own work.
- Works with other process engineers, corporate engineers and
production personnel. Displays ability to work with Maintenance,
Accounting, Purchasing, Research, Suppliers and other support
related groups and professional organizations. . Works with
integrity and upholds the values of the organization.
- Reports to an Area Manager or a Technical manager but may be
under the working supervision of a Senior Engineer.
- Work receives moderate direction and supervision. Work plans
are reviewed for accuracy, completeness and timeliness to
- Provides technical supervision and instructions to process
operators. Assists entry-level professionals in procedural as well
as technical matters.
Skills and Experience Required
- Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineer or related
- 3+ years of process engineering experience in a manufacturing
Environment, Health and Safety
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.
As a member of the Engineering Team incumbent shares overall
- Embed a PSM culture in our EHS Management System at the
facilities and develop local knowledge
- Provide regulatory interpretation and technical support on
process safety matters and site projects
- Coordinate Compliance efforts in line with COMAH/OSHA Process
Safety Management (PSM)and EPA Risk Management Plan (RMP)
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Successful candidates must pass a
pre-employment physical and drug test.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently
required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers, handle or
feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; work from
heights, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability
see color and adjust focus.
Tate & Lyle will base all of its employment decisions on
job-related standards and its commitment to equal
employment opportunity (EEO). Tate & Lyle will ensure that
promotion decisions are made in accordance with the principles of
EEO by imposing only valid requirements for promotional
opportunities. Tate & Lyle will also ensure that all other human
resource matters such as compensation, benefits, transfers,
layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education,
and social and recreational programs are administered without
regard to an employee's race, color, creed, religion, sex, national
origin, marital status, status with regard to public assistance,
membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age,
sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran, or any other
classification protected by applicable law.
The successful attainment of equal employment opportunity
requires the maximum cooperation of all employees. All managers and
supervisors are responsible for implementing and enforcing this
Policy. In addition, all other employees are expected to perform
their job responsibilities in a manner that supports equal
employment opportunity for all.
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.