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Process Lead

Company: Ingredion
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

COMPANY BACKGROUND:Ingredion is a Fortune 500 provider of ingredient solutions that helps nourish, comfort, sustain, and delight people around the world. Ingredion's wide range of ingredient solutions is strategically designed to address changing consumer trends and preferences.Our specialty portfolio includes starch-based texturizers, clean and simple ingredients, plant-based proteins, sugar reduction and specialty sweeteners, and food systems.Our innovative ingredient solutions are used by consumers in everyday products, from foods and beverages to paper and pharmaceuticals. And we do it all in a planet-friendly sustainable manner.WE BRING THE POTENTIAL OF PEOPLE, NATURE, AND TECHNOLOGY TOGETHER TO MAKE LIFE BETTER.That's our purpose. We are all IN to make life better!Every day, Ingredion employees bring their skills, creativity, and passion together to deliver ingredient solutions that enhance people's lives. We are innovators who combine the power of technology with the best of nature to delight our customers and consumers. We hold ourselves to the highest standards in ethics, safety, quality, and sustainability. Unlocking the potential of people, nature, and technology to make life better is what drives us in every aspect of our business.If you are interested in making life better, we are all IN to learn more about you! A bit about what you can expect from the employee experience at Ingredion:THE CHANCE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCENo matter where you work in the company, you'll have an opportunity to make life better... for our colleagues, customers, communities, and the world.PASSIONATE PEOPLE, MOTIVATED TO EXCELOur highly talented people have a passion for learning and achievement and are driven by our inspiring purpose to make life better and our core values: Care First, Be Preferred, Everyone Belongs, Innovate Boldly, and Owner's Mindset.A WARM, WELCOMING ENVIRONMENTAt Ingredion, everyone belongs! We embrace diversity and foster an inclusive work environment where individuals feel supported and enabled to contribute their very best every day.A PLACE WHERE YOU CAN GROW PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLYWe believe everyone has great potential, and we strive to nurture that potential into great personal and professional achievements.AN ENVIRONMENT THAT ENABLES INNOVATION AND COLLABORATIONWe are creating the conditions that inspire and enable innovation - in our products and services, as well as in how we do our work day-to-day.The PROCESS LEAD utilizes knowledge of process and manufacturing practices, along with related experience to act as a prime technical resource and is responsible for the development and implementation of production planning, troubleshooting and continuous improvement initiatives to optimize operating performance in the areas of production, safety, quality, and reliability. In addition, incumbent will be responsible for coordinating and providing direction in the work activities.CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide technical support regarding facility safety initiatives when designing and/or redesigning work processes or equipment to eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses.
  • Support safety and quality initiatives, including performing and assisting in investigations.
  • Understand chemical and process safety requirements in the plant.
  • Ensure all personnel, including contractors, comply with all plant safety standards.
  • Ensure compliance with all environmental requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with incident and accident investigation including Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and subsequent Corrective Actions.
  • Ensure workforce compliance with all plant quality procedures and guidelines.
  • Ensure production activities are performed in accordance with ISO and GMP requirements.
  • Participate in customer visits and audits as appropriate.
  • Ensure compliance with all plant productivity requirements.
  • Coordinate all necessary daily Preventative & Reactive Maintenance requirements.
  • Offer new ideas and think outside-the-box.
  • Ensure team adaptability, flexibility, and readiness to change.
  • Support plant cost control and Continuous Improvement initiatives and measures.
  • Coordinate/Support Plant Loss Accounting (OEE) systems.
  • Support cross functional department initiatives where appropriate.
  • Monitor KPI and Standard Worksheets in the plant.
  • Ensure compliance with all plant rules.
  • Ensure operations personnel are accountable to their job requirements.
  • Professionally lead and manage production requirements with direct reports.
  • Create environment conductive to shift teamwork and with other leads.
  • Participate and/or lead improvement teams.
  • Coordinate completion of operations employee training programs.
  • Work with area leads to ensure skill block needs and training requirements are met for department.QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:
    • B.Sc. degree in a process related engineering discipline (Chemical or Mechanical) or equivalent in experience and education.
    • 3-5 years' experience as an Engineer (or equivalent in experience and education) involved with process troubleshooting, project development and implementation. Must have experience involving process automation, preferably with formal training or basic knowledge of computer/PLC operations.
    • Sound overall knowledge of:
    • Corn Wet Milling and Refining manufacturing and equipment (other food processing experience considered).
    • Company and/or generally accepted design and construction standards.
    • Company and regulatory rules, policies, procedures in the areas of GMP, Quality, Environmental Management and Health & Safety.
    • Demonstrated commitment to working in a safe working environment, including a working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety.
    • Strong interpersonal skills: demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
    • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated high degree of sound judgment, resourcefulness, initiative, and innovation in handling complex technical assignments with minimal supervision.
    • Problem solving and decision-making skills.
    • Assertive, creative, energetic, and positive thinking.
    • PC literate with word processing, database, and spreadsheet experience.
    • Supervision and leadership experience in manufacturing facility.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, military status, or disability status.Ingredion provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, we will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs.

Keywords: Ingredion, Indianapolis , Process Lead, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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