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JO – 3880 Process Engineer

Process Engineer – Process Equipment ($100k+)

JOB SUMMARY: Provide process and operational assistance to customers during installation, commissioning and operation of new process equipment and systems. Serve as a lead representative at customer production facility(s) and key communication link between design engineering, field service, and sales regarding performance of processes and equipment in operation, product improvement/innovation, and training.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Primary function to provide technical assistance related to process and equipment training, installation, commissioning, and operation at customer sites. Prepare written field inspection, commission and status reports.
• In conjunction with engineering and field service, evaluate and troubleshoot process and mechanical issues with equipment and plant operation, and maintain technical correspondence with customers.
• Coordinate internally with project engineering and field service for scheduling site visits and support project execution efforts.
• Support R&D process development efforts. Assist with testing and pilot runs of new processes and optimizing efforts.
• Offer technical and operational support for sales and commercial efforts.

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS
• Associate degree or equivalent to a two-year College or technical school.
• 5 plus year’s direct experience in oilseed plant process engineering and /or plant operations.
• Experience and positions held should be specific to oilseed preparation, solvent extraction and/or oils and fats refining & oleochemical operations.
• Ability to interpret equipment drawings and schematics is an essential skill.
• Must be able to communicate in English fluently. Ability to communicate in a second language – European or Asian languages preferred but not required.
• Preferred knowledge in AutoCad.
• Working knowledge of Control Systems, help automation personnel performing instrumentation calibration, loops are tuned, interlocks are correct etc.

WORKING CONDITIONS
• Approximately 50% of time spent in the office environment; approximately 50% spent in the plant environment.
• Office environment conditions are normal for an office environment.
• Plant and fabrication environment conditions include some exposure to chemicals, hazardous materials, and noise, potential work at heights, in confined spaces, and in inclement weather conditions.

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