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Utilities Engineer

Job Category:  Operations and Production
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Campos, BR

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  2322

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.


We are seeking a Utilities Engineer who embodies our behaviors of Set Direction, Make the Difference, Focus on Customers and Deliver Through Teamwork.  For the successful candidate, these behaviors will be critical to the increased engagement of Corbion employees and essential to fulfilling Corbion's goals!


As our next Utilities Engineer, you will be responsible for the operation and preventive maintenance of the plant utilities including steam generation and distribution, water capitation, treatment and distribution, chillers, compressed air, condensate water return, low and medium voltage substations and electric distribution, emergency generators, liquid nitrogen storage and distribution, sprinklers and fire water distribution systems, deionized water systems, cooling towers and cooling water distribution and aerobic/anaerobic wastewater treatment stations supporting operations and legal requirements, at the lowest economically feasible cost.



  • Drives utilities improvements in cost, availability, and reliability, while ensuring full regulatory compliance, including environment, health, safety - meeting all Federal, State, local, and corporate requirements.
  • Schedules repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment to ensure continuous production operations.
  • Coordinates activities of workers and contractors in the improvement of existing processes, incorporation of new technology, and seamless integration of new load requirements into utility operation.
  • Creates and monitors performance indicators that ensure the quality of the service provided to internal consumers and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Develops preventive maintenance program in conjunction with engineering and maintenance staff.
  • Develops technical training programs to enable staff ability to support equipment and technology. Provides on the job training and instruction in all aspects of the field.
  • Maintains training files on subordinate employees and encourages them to participate in seminars, training programs and on the job training.
  • Provides oral instruction, recommendations and assistance to subordinates.
  • Develops and reviews operation procedures, reports and statistics.
  • Plans, develops and implements new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs.
  • Reviews multiple capital project plans and collaborates on equipment utility needs, modifications and upgrades with engineering department.
  • Directs training and indoctrination of workers to improve work performance and acquaints workers with company policies and procedures. Develops new training programs as needed to meet expanding requirements.
  • Prepares department budget and monitors expenditure of funds in budget.
  • Analyzes, graphs, interprets, and prepares data reports.
  • Works with engineering to review drawings and reflect “as is” discoveries, plan and layout new systems so that systems are effective, reliable and in compliance with applicable codes and regulations.


Your profile

  • Beyond an educational background in mechanical, chemical or electric Engineering or related fields, you to have at least five years in utilities


About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2020, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 986.5 million and has a workforce of over 2250 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information:


Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.


Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants.




Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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