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Regional Principal Engineer for Maintenance - St. Gabriel, LA

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Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

About this Job:

The principal engineer for maintenance is a recognized expert in their field. This regional role supports all sites across North America (Chemical Processing, Formulations, Seeds, R&D), leading the development and deployment of best practice solutions in maintenance and reliability. Through partnering with the regional engineering and site maintenance organizations, this role delivers value to the business through improved asset performance across the entire life cycle. As part of a global team of principal engineers, this individual will also collaborate on or lead global initiatives in maintenance and reliability.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Ensures all sites are progressing in their compliance to Syngenta’s Engineering Maintenance Policy and Standards through assessments, measures and action plans. • Assist sites in the review of site sustenance needs and subsequent development of capital budgets for sustenance. • Partner with sites to develop and deploy best practice solutions and techniques • Work with engineering design teams and sites to design for maintainability and reliability • Improve technical competencies of site teams. • Development and/or deployment/auditing of related Technical Engineering Standards. • Engage, educate, and influence key regional stakeholders on the importance and business value of proper maintenance. • Engage with external organizations to stay abreast of developments in the maintenance and reliability fields. • Provide technical assistance and support facilitation of training for site engineering, maintenance and operations departments. • Support other functional principal engineers as needed. • Participate in or lead business critical Root Cause Analysis or Incident Investigations as required • Contribute at a high level to a safe working environment • Champion for Maintenance and Reliability

Education & Experience:

• Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical / Electrical /Chemical/ Control/ Instrument Engineering • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Maintenance/Reliability Engineering or Management roles • Demonstrated Site Maintenance leadership roles. • Multi-site responsibilities a plus • Strong preference for candidate to be a CMRP (Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional) or CRL (Certified Reliability Leader) • Broad, in-depth understanding and knowledge of Reliability Engineering; Asset Condition Monitoring Techniques; and Work Management for Maintenance • Experience working in a PSM regulated chemical processing environment is preferred. • Experience working with and through others with strong values and integrity with team inclinations • Knowledge of sound engineering practices. Additional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities:

• Demonstrated leadership skills • Influencing skills needed. • Innovative approaches • Strategic decision making • Organizational effectiveness • Personal drive and Energy • Ability to develop and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships • Strong teamwork and team leading capabilities • Ability to work independently and make autonomous decisions when necessary • Able to climb ladders and walk catwalks, etc., in order to monitor, direct and validate equipment and installations • Initiative to take proactive actions and seize improvement opportunities • Willingness and ability to develop new skills required by advancing technology • Organization and follow-up • Project management capabilities • Excellent communications Apply To:

• https://syngentacrop.taleo.net/careersection/unitedstates/jobdetail.ftl?job=*******&tz=GMT-05%3A00 ________________________________________ Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Syngenta Contact Information: If you need assistance during the application process, please contact the Service Desk at sta_support.northamerica@syngenta.com

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Location: St. Gabriel, LA