About Syngenta As global demand for food and fuel continues to rise, we are dedicated to our purpose: Bringing plant potential to life. Syngenta is one of the worlds leading companies with more than 28,000 employees in over 90 countries. We work in a collaborative an inspiring culture where personal contribution is rewarded and growth and development are at the heart of our culture.Through our world-class science, global reach and commitment to working with our customers, we help to increase crop productivity, protect the environment and improve health and quality of life.Theres never been a more important time to join Syngenta. For more information about us please visit www.syngenta.com.Role purpose
Perform process evaluations in response to challenges or opportunities faced by the Formulations Units. Develop process tools to insure high-volume formulation precision. Develop innovative solutions to improve the efficiency or expand the capacity of an existing process. Troubleshoot process/equipment issues. Provide front end process designs, process descriptions, equipment specifications, and other process data necessary to enable detailed project design for small capital projects (<$100k). Champion process scopes and projects through the Process/Project process. Lead the process design effort for new formulations to include completion of batch programming, MES, and SAP. Assume role as lead contact between GSO T&E and Omaha Formulation Units.AccountabilitiesFinancial scope:Construct initial BOMs for new and changed formulations for theoretical consumption and scrap/loss.Analyze performance to standard (usage variance analysis) with operational leads. Recommend cost sheet factor changes as required. Monitor AI content of incoming actives, for standard and variance purposesAssure Formulations Units are making quality product in the quantity required to meet sales. Indirect people responsibility: Perform process evaluations in response to challenges or opportunities faced by the formulations units including efficiency or expansion type projects. Provide close support to formulations units during formulation campaigns and new product introductions. Interact with the Omaha site planning team during the new product introduction process. Interact with the Area Engineer, Supervisor and operators to provide unit instructions. Provide PRA assistance for the Omaha Site. Participate in cross-functional teams to address HSE and process safety, and other regulatory requirements. Work closely with GSO T&E in the development and launch of new formulations that may affect the site.Critical success factors & key challengesSyngenta is going through a period of tremendous change and challenge where the ability to be responsive to a changing market is paramount. A fast, responsive and intelligent approach to delivering flexible production capacity will be an essential component in staying ahead of competitors. Timely delivery of those assets is of paramount importance. The critical success factors are for the engineer to obtain substantial production experience along with the ability to define problems and provide technical solutions.The key challenge to the engineer is to deliver a timely quality product, at the right cost.Skills: Knowledge, experience & capabilitiesCritical knowledge Undergraduate degree in Chemical engineering or Chemistry Expert-level with processing and formulation equipment, plant layouts, and concepts/procedures for equipment design and sizing. Expert knowledge of applicable regulations for chemical plant safety and environmental regulationsCritical Skills: Effective communication and presentation skills Demonstrated ability to lead teams in process evaluation, troubleshooting, and design. Critical experience 5+ years of relevant process or production experience desired, but not required Travel Requirements 5%Other Behaviours Critical for the role:Ability to work with teams and within a matrix organization involving those at various levels of the site organization. Strong concern for maintaining HSE and Syngenta standards and technical integrity while under pressure to meet challenging targets and tight timelines.Desired Experience SAP MES Manufacturing Execution System Rockwell batch programmingCritical leadership capabilities Customer Focused Forward looking Deliver innovative solutions Grow through challenge Deliver commitments delivering quality at speed Manage change swiftly and effectively Set clear, high, achievable standards and goals Seek/share best practice; develop synergies; communicate results . .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.