• Run Plant Engineer

    Location US-NY-Middleport
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Full Time
    Visa Sponsorship
    Domestic Travel Required
    Int'l Travel required
    Company Vehicle
    Working from Home Office
    Relocation Eligible
    Works with Chemicals
    Lifting required
  • Company Overview

    FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.
    FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.
    With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


    The primary responsibility of the Run Plant Engineer is to ensure consistent and reliable plant operations. In this role the ideal candidate will own day-to-day production troubleshooting and lead cross functional teams to address production issues. The Run Plant Engineer is also responsible for meeting production plans, driving manufacturing excellence, and supporting EHS and capital goals.



    Environmental Health & Safety

    • Responsible for management of the MOC process including initiation of requests, review and approval of submitted requests, training, PSSR’s and communication of changes across departments
    • Lead or assist in RCA to improve site operational and EHS performance
    • Develop Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) plans and support PHA execution
    • Engage in weekly toolbox safety presentations and support site safety efforts
    • Apply engineering principles to solve health safety, and environmental problems

    Process Support

    • Responsible for maintaining the Operating Asset Utilization(OAU) program at the site and analysis of the data to identify production opportunities in conjunction with the Tech Center and R&D.
    • Own day to day production troubleshooting and lead cross functional team to address production issues
    • Ensure production plans are met by operating within standard operating limits and ensuring equipment is operating as designed. Engage Tech Center to trouble shoot abnormal conditions
    • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and BOM’s
    • Assess and facilitate improvement of current plant processes in coordination with Tech Center
    • Analyze data to drive data-based decision making
    • Drive site shutdown activities and scheduled maintenance outages


    • Lead development and execution of small to medium projects (typically up to $100k) in coordination with the Tech Center
    • Responsible for evaluating and approving all final design documents such as P&ID’s, equipment specs, drawing releases etc.


    • Develop operator and supervisor training programs
    • Mentor the Tech Center Engineering Development Program (EDP) Engineers on processes/ technology and assist in technical development


    Required Education

    B.S degree in Chemical Engineering





    • Strong safety orientation in OSHA and PSM
    • 3 - 5 years of experience in a chemical environment with process experience.
    • Experienced professional with knowledge of the technical field and working knowledge of business processes, technologies and applications.
    • A demonstrated history of bringing a major project in safely, on time and on budget
    • Being data based and results driven with strong action orientation
    • The ability to effectively present at both informal and formal training settings
    • Strong Excel skills
    • Experience with Microsoft Projects, AutoCad, and Minitab are preferred



    • Action Oriented
    • Conflict management
    • Creativity
    • Decision Quality
    • Drive for Results
    • Functional/Technical Skills
    • Innovation Management
    • Planning
    • Priority Setting
    • Process Management
    • Problem Solving
    • Team Building
    • Technical Learning

    EEO Statement

    At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.


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