2466 Corporate Process Engineer
Job Opportunity at Ives & Associates, Inc.

Posted on Aug 24

http://www.ivesearch.com    +1 (614) 839-0202

Location: Columbus, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4166566

Corporate Process Engineer
Columbus, OH
 Our long-standing client a  Large Global Fortune 150 has engaged us to find a Corporate Process Engineer with min 3+years’ experience to work with Corporate Engineering Team in applying engineering knowledge, mathematics and statistics, and ingenuity to complete assignments in the analysis, design, and improvement of manufacturing process systems for the bulk liquid or powder processing, aseptic processing, retort processing and packaging operations within the North American region
Project Management:
  • Plans and coordinates activities related to process equipment engineering improvements within entire supply chain. Establishes workable and trackable schedules. Works with staff, outside firms and/or consultants to agree on plans and timetables for a specific project. Identifies pinch points or conflicts. Sets performance metrics.
  • Manages multiple, often concurrent, projects and meets deadlines.
  • Works with Sr. Engineer and PM’s on project controls and reporting for cost, scope and schedule.
  • Assist in development of execution strategy, including procurement. Balances multiple demands within assignment, e.g., executes contingency plans to recover from schedule slippage and financial overruns
  • Assist in the formation of economic analysis and feasibility studies. Responsible for achieving financial targets in support of business objectives.
  • Gathers manufacturing performance data and performs analysis. Reports findings. Prepares and communicates recommendations and respective action plans to drive cost containment and cost reduction efforts. Executes the recommendations.
  • Benchmarks internally and externally. Uses internal and external benchmarking as a tool to drive improvement in areas (KPIs, OEEs, Capacity, etc)
  • Provides limited technical assistance to operations and leadership on high priority issues.  Technical assistance will increase as skills are developed.
  • Possesses theoretical knowledge, educational background with specifying, selecting, manufacturing acceptance, installation, startup, commission and validation of fully automated liquid and powder food manufacturing equipment and manufacturing lines 
  • Possesses theoretical knowledge, educational background and to apply sound mechanical/chemical engineering principals in machine design, process flow design, process engineering, equipment manufacturing, fabrication practices and equipment design.   
Problem Solving/Innovation
  • Assist in the design, install, commission and start-up as well as maintain and improve the bulk liquid processing, aseptic processing, retort processing equipment, and powder processing unit operations. 
  • Responsible for the process engineering and improvements in the areas of material handling, spray drying, powder filling, CIP, ingredients preparation, retort processing, and aseptic processing. 
  • Ensures compliance of process parameter and operational condition with USDA and FDA regulations.
  • Responsible for improvement initiatives that define equipment data, equipment capabilities, utilization, efficiencies and obsolescence as it relates to processing 
  • Works with team to develop validation execution strategies with a focus on defining intended use and measuring process capability against critical quality acceptance criteria.     
  • Develop project justification and engineering proposals for capital expenditure requests.
Organization Interface
  • Mentored by others and willing to share information and accept candid feedback and guidance.
  • Interfaces frequently with inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.
  • Prepares written communication. Conveys information effectively through formal and informal documents with team members, designers, technicians, and other technical personnel, both internal and external to Abbott, using appropriate communication protocols; obtains approval to proceed with proposed action plans.
  • Establishes networks. Follows through on goals; contributes willingly and incorporates the ideas of others; shares resources, knowledge, and accountability to benefit the objectives of the business.
  • Builds relationships. Initiates and cultivates open, honest relationships with colleagues, customers, contractors, and vendors by establishing rapport, developing an understanding of others’ needs, promoting common goals, and following through on commitments, e.g. offers assistance; interacts effectively with stakeholders at appropriate levels of the organization.
  • Resolves underlying problems. Identifies full range of customer/client needs and proposes solutions to address them; makes alterations in products or services to better meet (recognized or unrecognized) customer need, e.g., partners with an outside vendor to provide a better deliverable.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering degree preferred
  • plant control software, including PLC and SCADA/Delta V systems.
  • liquid aseptic processing, retort systems and or packaging in the food/CPG/Pharma industry ideal
  • Proven engineering project management.
  • Familiarity with discrete event simulation modelling to optimize production line speed, accumulation, layout, and material flow.
  • Familiarity fitting raw data to distributions for input to simulations. Background in statistical analysis and simulation output data interpretation.
  • Push/pull methodologies, queuing, warehousing strategies, and Theory of Constraints to aid in line layout optimization
  • Ability to travel up to 25% as needed
  • US Citizen or permanent residents only Client unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time 
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