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Production Engineer


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Job Title: Production Engineer
Location: St. Gabriel, LA, South United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Input Retail, Cooperative and Related Crop Services
Career Type: Manufacturing/Production
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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About Syngenta:Syngenta is a global leader in
agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to
life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to
solve one of humanitys most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer
resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are
enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in
agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets
where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your
position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking
care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.


As the Production Engineer you
will be proficient in Identifying production bottlenecks, safety issues, and
cost savings opportunities for the Multi-Purpose Facility. Develop solutions for ongoing production
challenges to meet production targets for supply chain. Support environmental reporting requirements. Serve as a technical resource for training,
including reviewing SOP and leading classroom training. Coordinate the safe introduction of new
processes and projects into the MPF production unit.


Accountabilities:
  • Support
    daily production activities for the MPF unit.
  • Track
    product quality and take necessary actions to ensure that specifications are
    met.
  • Identify
    and pursue opportunities for process optimization.
  • Influence
    and implement HS&E improvements and ensuring that all activities satisfy
    the requirements of Syngenta standards including site Management of Change and
    Risk Assessment procedures.
  • Ensure
    proper review and documentation of process and changes for operational, safety
    and environmental impact.
  • Provide
    process engineering support for the chemical process area as technical expert,
    applying a combination of theoretical and applied knowledge to in order to help
    resolve challenges.
  • Track
    support and deliver unit ERP commitments (production planning, inventory and
    production accuracy, BOMs, cost sheets, etc.).
  • Generate
    our RMP and SARA reports and update waste data sheets for environmental group.
  • Assist
    Environmental group in MPF air permit review and updates.
  • Develop
    and present technician training programs.
  • Coordinate
    startup activities to insure mechanical functionality and safety.
  • Resolve
    environmental and safety recommendations from 3rd party and internal audits and
    reviews.
  • Provide
    high quality practical advice /judgements to others (including outside direct
    area of responsibility) by applying scientific method, theoretical knowledge
    and broad experience of similar situations.
  • Manage
    day to day expectations of stakeholders.
  • Coordinate
    new product introductions into the MPF unit.


Skills:

Critical
Knowledge:


  • B.S.
    Chemical Engineering with 3+ years experience in chemical process design or
    production. Knowledge of process safety, environmental regulation and programs. Understanding of safety, environmental and
    economic issues associated with the operation of a chemical plant.
Critical
Skills:


  • Successfully
    communicate with various functions Supply Chain, SH&E, Process Technology,
    Plant Engineering, Quality Control, operations personnel.
  • Ability
    to set priorities and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Good
    interpersonal skills, conflict resolution, ability to lead and facilitate
    meetings.
  • Ability
    to supervise non-exempt or junior staff members as a project team leader.
Critical
Experience:


  • Manufacturing
    experience in a highly complex chemical production facility.
  • SAP
    experience preferred.
  • Participation
    in risk assessments
  • Working
    experience with PSM covered process.
What We Offer:
  • Full
    Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do.
  • 401k
    plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution.
  • Paid
    Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education
    Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others.
  • A
    culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year.
Syngenta
is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment,
hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of
race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation,
marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


Family
and Medical Leave Act FMLA


Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC


Employee
Polygraph Protection Act EPPA


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Job Post Date: 09/16/20
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