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Project Engineer

Closing date
18 Jan 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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TITLE: Project Engineer

LOCATION: London, ON Plant

REPORTS TO: Engineering Manager

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 difference

No 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 excel

Our 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 environment

At 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 professionally

We believe everyone has great potential, and we strive to nurture that potential into great personal and professional achievements.

An environment that enables innovation and collaboration

We 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 Project Engineer supports the overall facility, providing project engineering support and leadership to assist the London, ON Plant in meeting capital, safety, quality, production, and cost reduction goals

Core Responsibilities:
  • Develop and manage capital and continuous improvement projects.
  • Work with engineering service providers, contractors, and vendors to specify equipment and installations.
  • Ensure regulatory and company compliance with all applicable standards, procedures, and best working practices.
  • Demonstrate good practices and leadership in safety and environmental stewardship.
  • Provide troubleshooting assistance to the plant.
  • Work with the production, engineering, and other plant teams to improve safety, product quality, and production efficiencies.
  • Actively participate in Root Cause Analysis discussions and implement solutions as identified.
  • Responsible for concept, design, estimating, proposal submittal, purchasing, installation, start-up, commissioning, documentation, training, and closure of capital projects.
  • Utilize methodologies including Project Management, Continuous Improvement, Root Cause Analysis, Effective Communication, 5S, where appropriate.
  • Demonstrate completed projects meet the design objectives.
  • Coordinate activities with individuals from other functional areas within the company to support overall business strategy and goals.
  • Maintain open communication with departmental personnel.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to all internal and external customers.
  • Assist in mentoring of less experienced engineers.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with engineers with a variety of experience
  • Work effectively in a team environment, build consensus, and foster relationships at multiple organizational levels and across different functions.
  • Demonstrate a degree of sound judgment, resourcefulness, initiative, and innovation in handling complex technical assignments, with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate leadership potential, are well-organized and team oriented.

Qualified candidates will have:
  • University degree in Applied Sciences in Mechanical, Chemical or Food Engineering discipline.
  • At least five years of related work experience in food industry or similar manufacturing business preferred. Salary and title to be commensurate with experience.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Sound technical ability and experience.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Knowledge of engineering and unit operations relevant to the corn wet milling industry, such as basic chemistry, heat and material balances, mechanical and physical/chemical separations, and energy management.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems, identify opportunities or improvements, make recommendations, implement action plans, and follow up to assure effective results.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the use of personal computers to prepare reports, spreadsheets, and presentations using MS Windows-based programs (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel)
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to effect change through persuasion and good communication.
  • Analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran 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.


Relocation Available:
Yes, Within CountrySummary
  • Location: London, ON
  • Type: Full time
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