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Senior Plant Engineer

Company: Bayer
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.

Senior Plant Engineer


The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Plant Engineer, are to:

  • Provide key equipment support for plant area process operations;
  • Identify, evaluate, specify, and select process equipment to ensure the reliable and safe operation of the assigned assets;
  • Support larger, complex turn-arounds of the assigned assets;
  • Plan, execute, and monitor multiple basic budget and multiple mid sized investments;
  • Coordinate, schedule, and review all plant safety and reliability inspections;
  • Plan, design, and execute necessary repairs and/or modifications to resolve discrepancies identified by the Mechanical Integrity Program;
  • Lead and participate in root cause analysis, asset criticality analysis, and failure modes and effect analysis studies and develop spare parts strategies to improve reliability andOverall equipment effectiveness(OEE) of the plant area equipment;
  • Work with external suppliers, local vendors, and the on-site stores to manage spare parts strategy and ensure appropriate spares inventories, while effectively utilizing Bayer resources;
  • Evaluate materials of construction of process and utility equipment to improve reliability, operability, and performance;
  • Responsible for troubleshooting asset and process problems; responsible for identifying, evaluating, and implementing equipment and process modifications to eliminate deficiencies and bottlenecks;
  • Ensure compliance with safety and environmental requirements and engineering standards regarding equipment and material technology;
  • Participate in process hazards analyses;
  • Support incident investigations as required;
  • Develop and maintain the following equipment documentation: equipment descriptions, spare parts, equipment lists, histories, manuals, flow sheet documentation, drawings, etc;
  • Provide equipment-specific technical training on the operation,and maintenance of process equipment in process operations;
  • Support start-up of unit operations; improves equipment reliability and performance;
  • Foster experience exchange and promotes knowledge transfer with other Plant Engineers to enable best practices in plant engineering area.


    Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our life values, more specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Chemical Engineering, or related engineering discipline;
    • Minimum of six years industrial manufacturing experience;
    • Four years of experience with Master of Science degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or related Engineering discipline;
    • Experience managing budgets, planning, and overseeing or executing projects;
    • Demonstrate leadership skills with ability to steer a team;
    • Effective communication, interpersonal, collaboration, project management, and relationship building skills;
    • Good knowledge of engineering tools and skills (Recommended and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices);
    • Good understanding of supporting processes associated with the operations and maintenance of a production plant;
    • Willingness to travel as required (
    • Intermediate computer skills.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Minimum of six years industrial manufacturing experience; chemical process industry experience.

        Position will be located at the Kansas City, Missouri location and eligible for relocation benefits.

        Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer.
        To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

        Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

        Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.
        IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements. Location: United States : Missouri : Kansas City Division: Crop Science Reference Code: 659764 Contact Us Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com

        Job Segment: Plant Operator, Manufacturing Engineer, Construction, Plant, Public Health, Manufacturing, Engineering, Healthcare

Keywords: Bayer, Kansas City , Senior Plant Engineer, Engineering , Kansas City, Kansas

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