Process Engineer

Lawrence, KS

ICL is a global leader in the Bromine, Potash, Phosphates, and Innovative Ag Solutions markets. More than 11,000 talented employees across 30 countries in 5 continents work tirelessly to support humanity’s most crucial needs. Our employees are helping to feed the world’s growing population whiling providing better and safer industrial solutions that improve quality of life.

The role of the Chemical Process/Manufacturing Engineer at the ICL-Lawrence plant is all about using your talents to help make us better each and every day. You will have the latitude and responsibility to develop, grow, and use your technical knowledge, experience, and passion to help us drive and execute key process improvements in the reliability, efficiency, and innovation of our current and future manufacturing processes. All of this with goal in mind to positively impact our profitability, future growth, and sustainability. The Lawrence plant has a unique culture that values input and ideas from everyone to make things better in a collaborative and innovative problem-solving environment. We work as a team between operations, maintenance, engineering, and support staff to meet our goals. We can't successfully make high quality chemicals for the food, pharmaceutical, and technical industries without talented engineers, and your curiosity and desire to drive change and make our products better is an integral and critical part of everything we do. If this is the type of environment that excites you, we'd love to hear from you.

I’m interested! What will I get to do in this position?

  • Interact daily with operators and maintenance technicians to support their needs.
  • Product/process owner for designated areas from raw material to customer.
  • Lead reliability and improvement efforts and report progress against OEE targets and activities.
  • Demonstrate applied knowledge of unit operations development as subject matter expert.
  • Identify and promote new and innovative technologies.
  • Identify and drive efficiency and design/redesign improvements.
  • Serve as process engineering representative on capital projects.
  • Participate in customer/supplier visits/audits and understand markets and strategic direction.
  • Provide off-shift assistance/support, when needed, for product support and product testing.
  • Support month-end financial close of raw materials and finished products.
  • Provide input on product bill of materials (BOMs), usage factors, and efficiencies.
  • Continually develop technical knowledge and expertise.
  • Communicate/interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Share learnings and expertise across other global sites in ICL.

Additionally, we want to use your talents to:

  • Utilize data-driven decision-making methodology.
  • Identify, monitor, and report KPIs for key improvement areas.
  • Drive/lead changes in multiple process areas.
  • Research, trial, and implement innovative and sustainable improvements.
  • Provide recognition to team members as improvements are achieved.
  • Develop and implement training for operations/maintenance to support improvement efforts.
  • Promote teamwork, participation, and consensus-style decision making.
  • Participate in a creative and innovative culture of problem solving and improvement.
  • Help us succeed using your unique set of talents.

What skills and experience do I need to be successful in this role?

  • B.S. degree Chemical Engineering required
  • 2 years chemical manufacturing experience required; additional years preferred.
  • Demonstrated analytical and independent decision-making skills.
  • Ability to develop and work independently and in a team/leader capacity.
  • Excellent technical skills.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing techniques and improvement methodologies.
  • Process Improvement, creativity, and innovation mindset.
  • Strong interpersonal and organization skills.

What will set you apart?

  • Demonstrated process improvement and technical engineering experience in manufacturing/chemical plant setting.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to function as a lead process engineer.
  • Experience with diverse set of computer hardware and software applications.
  • Knowledge and experience in more than one engineering discipline a plus.
  • 2D/3D AutoCAD/SolidWorks proficiency a plus.
  • Understanding of basic electrical and control systems a plus.
  • Chemical/food plant experience highly desirable.

Salary Range: $59,150 - $138,200

Annual Bonus Target: 5-7%, subject to plan provisions.

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We've Got You Covered

ICL is committed to offering you a comprehensive set of benefits to empower you and your family physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially. The benefits we offer to our diverse and inclusive workforce include: Competitive base pay and performance bonus Medical, dental, vision, and life benefits that start quickly – the first of the month after hire Tax-advantaged health savings and spending accounts (when applicable) Wellness Incentive Program to lower your health insurance cost Generous Leave and FMLA policies Prescription program that provides most generic maintenance medications at no cost (including Insulin products & EpiPens) 401k eligibility from day one of employment with a generous company matching contribution. 100% vested after one year of service Employee Student Loan Assistance Program Free membership to a program that offers various discounts for travel, entertainment, groceries, and much more

Who is ICL?

ICL is a leading global specialty minerals and chemicals company that creates impactful solutions for humanity’s sustainability challenges in global food, agriculture, and industrial markets. ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash and phosphate resources, its passionate team of talented employees and its strong focus on R&D and technological innovation to drive growth across its end markets. Our agricultural products feed the world’s growing population, our food additives enable greater access to higher quality food, our potash and phosphate products are essential components for the pharma industry and our bromine-based materials and phosphates contribute to a more energy efficient and environmentally friendly planet. ICL’s operations are organized under four segments: Industrial Products (Bromine), Potash, Phosphate Solutions and Growing Solutions. With approximately 12,000 employees worldwide, ICL operates mining and production sites located in Israel, Europe, North and South America and China which are supported by worldwide distribution and supply chains. Due to strong synergies between its business units and their mutual support, ICL benefits from its advantageous size, geographical spread, and operational flexibility. With a culture based upon leadership, innovation, and sustainability, ICL is well positioned to be an Employer of Choice within the communities in which we operate. To learn more about ICL, click here. EEO-USA Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabilities

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