No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 79566 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States
The Process Engineer is responsible for supporting the development and implementation of capital projects, taking a leadership role in technology transfer initiatives, and continuous improvement initiatives for the performance, process capability, and reliability of plant processing and utilities systems.
Lead continuous improvement efforts in regards to processes that drive business performance in key performance indicators for the facility (e.g. asset utilization, operational efficiency) while meeting quality, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), FDA and safety performance expectations.
Accountable for maintaining effective KPIs (Batch Cycle Time, Unplanned Down Time (UPDT) related to Cleaning & Sanitization (C&S), supporting Factory Performance & Reliability (FP&R) standards, Production Planning (EMOs & PVs coordinated with planning), and leading conversion improvements in the areas of reliability, waste/AML, product quality, safety, and cost per ton.
Actively lead new formulations and EMOs, packaging launches, etc. within the Colgate Oral Care category.
Lead Product Qualification (PQ) validations for new equipment installation or new process implementation.
Actively lead the site Cleaning & Sanitization Program (standard and improvement opportunities).
Responsible for ensuring production conforms to micro release specifications; use of validated and documented change over, cleaning and sanitization procedures. Also involved in executing and following up on Micro Vulnerability Assessment activities.
Responsible for ensuring appropriate technology transfer has occurred for transfer of new formulas, processes, packages and equipment; acceptance criteria has been defined and met for all technology transfers, and production capability has been proven
Actively interfaces with vendors, suppliers, Marketing, Sales, Engineering and R&D work teams to drive and enhance equipment performance and/or quality of operating supplies/services.
Responsible for making decisions regarding out-of-specification raw materials, packaging material, WIP and finished products.
Responsible for ensuring personnel are trained and fully understand cleaning, sanitization and batch-on-batch procedures; SOPs are defined for equipment operation, set-up and change overs; cleaning and sanitization logs are maintained; provide data to support preventative maintenance programs, and ensure schedules are being followed.
Responsible to ensure changes to process, formula, packaging, specifications, equipment, on-line procedures, etc. are documented; production personnel are trained and fully understand deviation and out-of specification SOPs. Determine and document causes of non-conformances. Review site KPIs monthly to drive improvement. Establish site KPI goals yearly, and develop improvement plans to achieve. Monitor results of corrective/preventive action implementation plans at least monthly.
Follow EOHS and Quality Standards storage and use of materials for EMOs and process validations.
Define and implement a process capability improvement plan. Identify all critical process parameters and finished product variables. Establish yearly site process capability goals and review results on a monthly basis. Utilize process capability measures as criteria for success for technology transfers.
Responsible for ensuring specifications for process control variables have been set including tolerances; calibration program has been established, all equipment requiring calibration have been identified, and calibration schedules adhered; manufacturing SOPs are readily available and reflect current practice; action is taken on out-of control points and documented; operations personnel are trained, fully understand and adhere to change over procedures.
Support EOHS, Quality and Funding the Growth initiatives which will drive the TRR and LWD rates.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
Ability to work flexible hours to meet business needs.
Master's degree in a technical field.
At least 2 years of plant experience.
Knowledge of cGMP and IQ/CQ/PQ validation.
Knowledge of capital expenditure budget and capital procurement.
Experience in plant wide systems working with FP&R guidelines, lean manufacturing or continuous improvement plans and establishing KPIs and selling price increases.
Experience using ROI, continuous improvement tools or FMEA tools.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.
Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.
Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet.
For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http://www.hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine please visit http://www.tomsofmaine.com.
Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.