- Bachelor's degree
- Bachelor of Science
- Computer literacy
- Communication skills
- Production design
- Microsoft Office
- Relocation assistance
- Employee stock ownership plan
- Health insurance
- Vision insurance
- Dental insurance
Process Engineer– Fort Collins, CO
This is a full-time, exempt level position
Responsible for evaluating existing processes and configuring manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability and develop best practices within the production process.
Support Operations in the development, innovation and improvement of flavor products/processes/systems from inception through all stages of development and provide general production engineering support. Support Performance Excellence activities.
Fully understand the operation and flow of all processes and equipment in production
Design flow diagrams, perform material and energy balances
Manage projects as needed, including specifying equipment and cost analyses
Develop & conduct trials in the lab, pilot plant, production in conjunction with Technology CoE and/or Commercialization group, including scale-up and process validation
Track data and maintain accurate and detailed records of all experimental work
Provide engineering support to various interdisciplinary teams
Review process descriptions in new & revised formulae for accuracy and scale-up issues before they are produced and coordinate formula design improvements
Review deviations, rejections and non-conformities as well as review operator comment logs to identify corrective/preventative actions & provide daily support for production issues
Work with Leads to provide training support
Effectively communicate project proposals, status, and results through written technical documentation and oral presentations
Conduct all activities under company guidelines (i.e. FSSC 22000, USDA, Kosher, GMP, etc.)
Assist in daily operations including shift coverage as needed
Assist with calculating, tracking, and site capacity
Assist with calculating, tracking, and reporting site OEE
Design and implement NDE and Cost Improvement initiatives via FEL process as needed.
Diagnose origin of breakdowns, including human error, and troubleshoot problems.
Travel up to 10% of time to support off-site production and commercialization activities
Work experience/educational requirements:
BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering degree
3+ years’ experience in the Flavor, Food/Beverage, Pharmaceutical or Chemical Industry with production engineering experience preferred.
Technical expertise or experience with some of the following unit operations: liquid and powder blending, emulsions, spray/vacuum drying, agglomeration, distillation, separations/filtration, fermentation, packaging
Project Management skills strongly desired
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated interpersonal/teamwork skills and a good sense of business/technical interrelationships
Computer literacy in Microsoft Office products, AutoCAD beneficial
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Salary range for this role is $85-100k.
Relocation assistance is available with this position.
This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance.
ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.
At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.
ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.