Process Technician

Tate & Lyle Loudon, TN
Tate & Lyle is a global provider of distinctive, high quality ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries. Through our large-scale, efficient manufacturing plants, we use innovative technology to turn raw materials into distinctive, high quality ingredients for our customers. These ingredients add taste, texture, nutrition and increased functionality to products that millions of people around the world use of consume every day.

Process Operator/Technician - We are looking for exceptional candidates for our Process Operator positions at our Loudon, TN manufacturing facility.

Position Summary:

Process Operators in our Loudon Plant are responsible for the safe operation, basic maintenance, and troubleshooting of a highly automated, state of the art system that produces distinctive, high quality ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage, and other industries.

Compensation is based on a Skill Block pay-for-knowledge system with starting pay @ $ 24.62.

Required Capabilities:

* Passionate safety commitment including the belief that all injuries can be prevented.

* Self-disciplined and possessing the integrity to uphold Company Values at all times.

* Self-motivated, committed, dependable Team contributor.

* Capability to diagnose, operate, correct, and manage the outcomes of complex processing systems (mechanical and chemical).

* Ability to learn new concepts and information using process procedures, manuals and diagrams.

* Ability to clearly communicate ideas and information, both written and verbal.

* Ability to teach both technology concepts and operating procedures to other technicians.

* Ability to work in hot and cold temperatures, climb stairs, climb ladders up to 15 ft, lift & carry up to 55 lbs, and perform other physical duties.

* Ability to work a 12-hour rotating shift schedule ( 3 on – 3 off) in a 365/24/7 operation with the flexibility to work alternate schedules during plant outages or as needed.

* Knowledge of pumps, compressors, distillation systems, reactors, centrifuge, filtration and evaporation systems a plus.

* Certification in SCBA, emergency response and Hazmat a plus.

Education & Work Experience:

* Associates degree or higher preferred with minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent.

* Three to five years related experience and/or training preferred.

* Must be able to demonstrate basic mathematics, reading comprehension, and problem solving skills

To Apply go to and type "Loudon" in the Search by Location box.

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

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