Alltech is an international animal health company headquartered in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Founded in 1980, Alltech now has a presence in 128 countries and employs over 2,800 people. Our algae plant in Winchester, Kentucky, is one of the largest algae production facilities in the world. We have an excellent opportunity for a Process Engineer at our algae facility in Winchester. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Provide technical support to the facility thru Delta V support, troubleshooting and implementation, and managing capital project installations.
- Oversee installation of new project scopes, schedules, budgets, and contractor bids. Provide support for process and drawing software.
- Oversee environmental issues, including all permit requirements. Examples include Air Permit reporting and process data collection, BMP Plan Management including training and inspections, and Spill Response responsibilities as outlined in the Emergency Action Plan.
- Manage preventative maintenance program for process equipment involving documentation, schematics, and parts inventory.
The ideal candidate will have a B.S. in Engineering and 4 years of industrial experience. Must be available for on call support on a 24/7 basis. An excellent background in math, mechanical and electrical equipment is required, along with the ability to perform material and energy balances. Must be familiar with aseptic technique, steam and utility support systems.
A background in fermentation, centrifugation and spray drying is preferred. Programming experience is a plus, along with knowledge of PLC and DCS systems. Background with preventative maintenance programs, AutoCAD, and Visio experience is preferred.
Alltech offers a comprehensive benefit package and an atmosphere for professional and personal development. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status. Please send your resume with salary requirements to the attention of email@example.com, or mail to Alltech, 605 Rolling Hills Lane, Winchester, KY 40391. Attn BM.