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ADM Process Safety Engineer - Decatur IL in Decatur, Illinois


Job Title:

Process Safety Engineer - Decatur IL


Operations: Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance, Utilities

Job Description:

Process Safety Engineer, Decatur IL

As the Process Safety Engineer, you'll be at the forefront of leading change. Your role will be to own the implementation of progressive ADM Process Safety Management (PSM) systems, not just to meet, but to exceed, corporate and local compliance standards. You'll leverage your technical expertise and exceptional team-building capabilities to engage our diverse workforce, ranging from frontline to leadership, in advancing our PSM systems.

This role will be based in one of our Decatur Complex manufacturing plants, with flexibility to engage in PSM process throughout the Complex. The position reports directly to a Plant Manager. Get ready to embark on a purposeful and rewarding career experience where your technical expertise and leadership will drive a transformation.

The Decatur Complex, located in Decatur, IL, consists of 6 processing plants, onsite cogeneration and water treatment facilities, and employs 1500 Plant Operations Colleagues and an additional 1000 Contractors.

Job Responsibilities

  • Establish a safety culture across the facility based on reviewing and meeting goals, continuous risk reduction and prevention of process safety incidents.

  • Monitor, evaluate and report PSM performance at the facility and advise management on further improvements, working collaboratively with the Health & Safety Center of Expertise in the North American region to align on PSM Programs and Goals.

  • Provide PSM training to different layers of plant leadership and engineers at the facility. 

  • Conduct and participate in PSM Compliance Audits and assessments

  • Organize and maintain technical process safety documentation.

  • Leads and facilitate local PSM Risk Assessments and related action plans.  

  • Lead and facilitate local PSM incident investigations; Prepare and share Safety Alerts and Best Practices

  • Project design, development and management that are specific to PSM improvements

  • Review and approve/correct MOC requests related to changes in the process

  • Review and approve implementation and function of Process Safety Devices in the plant

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or related field

  • 5+ years of PSM experience, preferably in a chemical manufacturing or agricultural processing facility and strong engineering knowledge

  • Robust experience in applying the 14 elements of PSM

  • Strong problem solving, diagnostic and analytical skills, with a results focused approach

  • Strong leadership, change management and project/program management skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, acts as a reliable pro-active communicator

  • A drive for success, a continuous improvement approach, a consistently positive attitude and outlook

  • Cultural awareness and the ability to bridge cross-cultural boundaries

  • Must be able to accomplish results by working effectively with others and be willing and able to work in plant areas (i.e. walk long distances, stand, climb stairs and ladders and move through close spaces) to understand and monitor the process. 

  • Must be able to respond quickly to changing requirements and be capable of working in hot and cold temperatures.

  • Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Excited about this role but don’t meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don’t check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.

Employee Perks and Benefits

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we offer a comprehensive total rewards package to support your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and life insurance; on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable)

  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection

  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Additional benefits include:

  • Paid vacation time, plus 11 paid holidays and one paid personal day

  • Adoption assistance and paid parental leave

  • Tuition assistance

  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging statement must be included

Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM (https://www.adm.com/en-us/culture-and-careers/diversity-equity-inclusion/) .

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About ADM::

ADM unlocks the power of nature to enrich the quality of life. We're a premier global human and animal nutrition company, delivering solutions today with an eye to the future. We're blazing new trails in health and well-being as our scientists develop groundbreaking products to support healthier living. We're a cutting-edge innovator leading the way to a new future of plant-based consumer and industrial solutions to replace petroleum-based products. We're an unmatched agricultural supply chain manager and processor, providing food security by connecting local needs with global capabilities. And we're a leader in sustainability, scaling across entire value chains to help decarbonize our industry and safeguard our planet. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional and sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow. Learn more at www.adm.com.