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Dicamba Mechanical Engineer- Intermediate

Luling , Louisiana

Req ID 01U76

We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

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Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet. While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms.

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Mechanical Engineer
Dicamba Expansion Team
Luling, LA
Would you like to make your mark on a near Billion dollar+ expansion project? Is the professional growth and visibility you’d experience by being part of a “ground up/ Green Tree" facility design and build excite you? Do you enjoy working on a cross-functional team of other engineers, leaders and technical teams where everyone’s voice has value? Would you like to work for an industry leader in one of the World’s fastest growing and evolving industries?
Then this Mechanical Engineer might just be the next step in your career!
This position is part of the Luling Dicamba Project team.  You will work with the broader engineering and operations teams in the design, construction and start up of this new manufacturing process. The role will remain a part of the longer term manufacturing team, providing mechanical maintenance engineering support for daily operations.     
What we will expect from you:
  • Provide input around the mechanical and functional aspects of the plant design efforts
  • Review and develop mechanical specifications, piping specifications, layouts and trouble shooting plans
  • Act as an interface between Global Engineering and plant engineering
  • Provide guidance for equipment/parts set up in SAP
  • Develop and implement preventative maintenance plans for equipment.
  • Assist in the development of process documentation
  • Assist with training design and implementation for mechanical maintenance
  • Assist in the oversight of Mechanical construction activities
  • Develop materials as needed for the checkout and start up of the facility
  • Assist in the checkout, water batching and startup of a new facility
  • Possibly manage one or more specific portions of work for the project
  • Assume maintenance engineer responsibilities following start-up, to support regular manufacturing operations including maintaining equipment, providing leadership in maintenance work processes and determining opportunities for optimization.
What you can expect from us:
  • Comprehensive Benefits package including: Short term annual incentive bonus opportunity, company-provided core retirement contribution,  401k with company match,  several health insurance options to choose, tuition reimbursement, long & short term disability options and much more.
  • Paid time off
  • 14 Paid Holidays (including Mon & Tues of Mardi Gras and All Saints Day)
  • Strong  professional development planning, coaching and support;  both within the role, and preparing you for your next step in your career with Monsanto.
  • Expect to be valued and appreciated for what you contribute and who you are
Please be aware that for each of these roles the following considerations should be noted:
  • Travel required at times in including occasional weekend travel
  • Adherence to the optional 9-80 work schedule cannot be guaranteed
  • Extended work hours will be expected during portions of the project
  • B. S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience working in a chemical manufacturing environment 
  • Ability to think strategically to improve plant operability, maintainability and reliability
  • Ability to work as an individual contributor and as part of a diverse team composed of fellow engineers, operations personnel, maintenance personnel and leadership.
  • Must be able to perform work in a manufacturing plant environment, including ascending/descending stairs and ladders.
Desired Skills/Knowledge:
  • Previous work experience in the manufacturing or handling of sulfuric acid and/or general solvents
  • Previous experience in a refinery environment
  • Previous experience with any of the following:
    • Distillation
    • Solids handling
    • Centrifuges




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