Process Engineer III

at Tyson Foods in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Job Details:


Tyson Foods is one of the world’s largest food companies, supplying 1 out of every 5 pounds of chicken, beef, and pork consumed in the United States! We have office and plant locations across the globe, and 140,000 team members dedicated to feeding the world with purpose. With iconic brands like Tyson Chicken, Hillshire Farm, Jimmy Dean, and Ball Park Hotdogs, we are looking for the best and brightest to join our Tyson Engineering Team.


This position is responsible for delivering functional poultry processing designs that achieve business, financial, and strategic capital objectives. With over 240 facilities, Tyson Foods requires a robust engineering organization with state-of-the-art hardware, software, and a continuous improvement mindset. This position will use advanced 3D design software to create best in class food processing lines as well as laser scanning equipment to generate 3D images of our existing processing facilities. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. This position will work closely with industrial, civil, structural, architectural, mechanical, refrigeration, electrical, and controls engineering disciplines to execute large-scale facility changes, expansions, and operational improvements.

Additional duties: developing process flow diagrams, scopes of work, and cost estimates; performing mass balances on manufacturing processes and providing equipment matrices for process changes; writing specifications for processing equipment and other process components; project management from concept through design, as well as engineering support during construction and startup of new processes; involvement in the selection of approved contractors; deciding which systems are best suited for a specific applications and how they are to be installed; working with Safety Engineers to become familiar with Tyson and OSHA regulations.


+ Education: B.S. in Engineering or equivalent engineering experience; preferably with a four-year degree in Industrial, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering.

+ Experience: 5+ years’ applicable engineering experience in the food industry; knowledge of and experience with the business processes related to poultry manufacturing preferred.

+ Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications- Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, experience with AutoCAD, Inventor, Solidworks, Revit, and/or Visio a plus.

+ Outstanding team player and self-starter with a passion for customer service, developing business relationships and solving complex business issues. Must have a passion for learning.

+ Exceptional interpersonal skills and proven track record of teamwork, adaptability, and innovation.

+ This position will interact with and is expected to communicate across a range of user’s, stakeholders, and management. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

+ Travel: 25% to 50% will vary by project location and complexity.

Pay Range: 81k-135k

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

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Job Posting: JC213185444

Posted On: May 12, 2022

Updated On: Jul 01, 2022