Future Fuel

Electrical Engineer Position

About The Position

The Project Engineering Group includes Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and Technologists who work together to contributes to the success of the company by providing engineering support to Manufacturing, Utilities, and Maintenance. The Electrical Engineer will work with others in the plant to:

  • Provide technical assistance, process improvement, and manufacturing support for chemical production.
  • Develop and prioritize process improvement needs.
  • Develop, implement, and support new processes for the site.
  • Provide cost estimates to determine feasibility of business development plans.
  • Design and plan layout of equipment.
  • Provide technical assistance, process improvement, and manufacturing support for Manufacturing, Utilities, and Maintenance Solve electrical engineering problems and distinguishing between the relative merits of different plans and designs.
  • Troubleshoot and identify root causes of electrical and instrument problems.
  • Provide electrical engineering support for multiple areas of expertise which could include: high voltage power systems, instrumentation, control systems, electrical classification, motor specification, lighting design, and process contro.
  • Design measurement and control systems for chemical plants based on data collected in laboratory experiments and in pilot plant operations.
  • Work in teams or independently to increase production capacity, improve product yield, provide safer operations, or reduce energy requirements.
  • Apply sound process economics analysis principles to determine and document project values.
  • Evaluate and specify new electrical equipment and instrumentation.
  • Maintain awareness and ties to corporate technology and engineering resources to help implement projects.
  • Assist with definition and implementation of capital projects that will result in process improvements or increased capacity.
  • Manage several projects simultaneously and regularly communicates progress to stakeholders.
  • Follow safety and quality procedures.
  • Communicate with employees in any role group, as well as outside customers.
Key Qualifications
  • Candidates must have a BS or MS in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering school,
  • The preferred candidate would have at least 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing facility,
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills,
  • Highly motivated and self-directed,
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to successfully work with people from all levels and areas of the company,
  • Creative problem-solving skills,
  • The desire to learn and lead,
  • Legally allowed to work in the US without restriction
Working at FutureFuel
  • Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, including a relocation program and Advancement Ladder.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: We offer excellent medical, dental, and vision insurances, 401k matching, an employee work-out center, life insurance, parental leave, pet insurance, tuition reimbursement for continuing education, paid military leave, wellness incentives, and disability insurance.
  • Culture: Expect a company culture that is friendly, inviting, helpful, inclusive, supportive, dedicated, and full of brilliant team members.
About FutureFuel

FutureFuel Chemical Company (FFCC) is a specialty and fine chemical manufacturing producer with an over forty-year successful plant history. FFCC has three business segments: custom/toll manufacturing, performance chemicals, and biodiesel. FFCC serves a wide variety of markets including pharmaceutical intermediates and products, nylon and polyester fibers, cleaning products, agricultural products, paints and coating, and fuels and energy.

FFCC is a small publicly traded company with approximately 500 employees that has a rich history of complex organic chemistry innovation, excellent environmental stewardship, and excellent health and safety compliance. We are a growing U.S. manufacturer of specialty organic chemicals and premium biofuels. Our company is headquartered in Clayton, St Louis and publicly listed on the NYSE under "FF". We have a world class integrated biofuels and specialty chemicals manufacturing facility in Batesville, Arkansas. This Electrical Engineering position is located in at the Batesville plant.

About the Location

Batesville, Arkansas is a small rural town of about 10,000 on the foothills of the Ozark Mountains with excellent area schools, a University of Arkansas 2-year college and Lyon College, a highly rated Liberal Arts College. We are a strong outdoor community with the White River, nearby lakes, parks, bike trails, dog park, walking trails, excellent soccer and baseball/softball facilities, a thriving community and aquatics center and Historic Main Street, and close access to Blanchard Springs Caverns, The Ozark Folk Center, and the Buffalo River, one of the longest undammed rivers west of the Mississippi and the nation’s first National River designated by Congress in 1972 to preserve its clean water and other outstanding values. Batesville has a regional health care center, Community Theatre and Arts Council, a strong Chamber of Commerce, Mark Martin NASCAR Museum, and a regional historic. Visit Batesville at cityofbatesville.com.

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