- Microsoft Office
- Communication Skills
The Process Engineer, reporting to the Manager, Process Engineering will lead focused, proactive problem-solving efforts to improve plant manufacturing processes and will participate in the formulation, evaluation, and presentation of product, process and manufacturing alternatives.
Works closely with R&D, production, and other functions to formulate a manufacturing process for new products.
Conduct trials for new products, to change/modify existing products, or when new equipment is introduced.
Scale up products from the R&D phase to production.
Utilize engineering principles and creativity, participate and support portions of pre-defined Engineering projects.
Provide technical analyses.
Make appropriate recommendations and participate in the design and implementation. Drive solution to completion.
Troubleshoot and resolve moderately complex process issues; diagnose technical problems and identify short and long-term solutions.
Define alternative solutions and design criteria by which to evaluate the options, working closely with cross-functional teams to resolve problems.
Develop tactical plans and prioritize to achieve project goals; drive solutions to completion.
Keep detailed records of process improvements and equipment changes.
Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or Food Engineering.
General familiarity with engineering drawing and Bill of Materials (BOM)
Demonstrated understanding of technology including complexities of products and machinery.
Familiarity with Product Change Management processes.
Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks and adjust priorities as necessary.
Exposure to process design/process facilitation.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to establish and sustain effective relationships with all stakeholders to foster an environment where innovation and cooperation are used to solve problems.
Ability to lead by involving others in decision processes.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications.
Food manufacturing experience