Chemical 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 Chemical 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 action plans.
- Conducts and/or participates in engineering projects.
- Monitors day-to day production results.
- Translates process to flow sheet representation.
- Designs and specifies operation of plant processes.
- Assists in preparing proposals. Develops findings, draws
conclusions and makes recommendations. Prepares engineering
reports, cost estimates and process transmittals.
- Contributes to the design of moderately complex engineering
projects or handles parts of a major project.
- Contributes ideas for safer, less expensive or new techniques
whether or not situation is related to a specific project.
- Is responsible for meeting engineering assignments within time
and budget constraints.
- Maintains technical skill and knowledge at state of the art
- Works with other engineers and production personnel at other
plants, as well as their home location. Contacts or visits other
manufacturing facilities as necessary. Has contact with Sales,
Marketing and Accounting, administrative functions and suppliers
and professional organizations.
- Works with integrity and upholds the values of the
- Reports to an operations level management position (Senior Area
Manager or Operations Manager) but may be under the working
supervision of a Senior Engineer or Technical Manager.
- Receives moderate direction and some supervision. Much latitude
is given for planning work. Work is occasionally reviewed for
accuracy, completeness, and timeliness.
- Provide technical supervision and instructions to process
operators. Assists entry level professionals in procedural as well
as technical matters.
- Work on a wider range of troubleshooting problems; use basic
knowledge of the process and creative thinking to solve problems
and recommend corrective action.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
potentially exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving
mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally
exposed to a variety of extreme conditions on site. The noise level
in the work environment and job sites can be loud. The position
regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside
conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and
exposure to dust. In addition this job also operates in a
professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard
office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing
cabinets and fax machines.
- The incumbent will be measured against site EHS, Quality,
Production, Reliability and Leadership goals.
Skills and experience required
- Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering or related
- Minimum of 5+ years of engineering experience in a
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Working knowledge of basic chemical unit operations and PSM
- Experience in Chemical Process Engineering or Chemical
- Experience in Corn Wet Milling/Food Manufacturing
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
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.