Senior Process Engineer

3 days left

Grand Rapids, MI, United States
Aug 16, 2016
May 29, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Nestle Nutrition/Gerber Products is a company founded on the principles of nutrition, health and wellness. At Nestle Nutrition/Gerber Products we understand the importance of giving our consumers food and beverages that taste great and help them enrich their lives. That's what "Nestle. Good Food, Good Life" is all about.

At Infant Nutrition, supporting the healthy growth, development and eating habits of children from infant to preschooler remains at the heart of everything we do. With strength of our GERBER, GRADUATES and GOOD START brands, we develop products, education and services that will enable us to become the trusted nutrition authority for consumers, retailers, healthcare professionals and regulatory agencies.

is to help nurture a healthier generation, one baby at a time.

The opportunity has arisen for a Senior Process Engineer
to join our Nestle Nutrition R&D Centers, Inc. facility located in Fremont, Michigan.

Main purpose of job:

Develops/designs new and improved processes, and upgrades existing processes for the Infant and Toddler Meals and Drinks product category.  Possesses a deep understanding of the product properties, engineering and quality aspects of the process design to demonstrate Mastership of the technology.  The position ensures that the process designs exhibit an absolute intolerance for unsafe situations and follows the requirements of: Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP, Hygienic Engineering etc. 

Key responsibilities:

Plans, organizes, coordinates, and leads key process development projects.  Identifies and resolves project conflicts, including resource allocations, to ensure project meets business expectations.

Upgrades existing technologies, and identifies and implements new technologies that help achieve business initiatives with an emphasis on Aseptic Processing and new technologies.  Influences project direction by providing technical input through the planning, problem solving,  and decision making process.

Ensures internally developed design elements receive appropriate intellectual property protection.  Handles confidential information exchange with third parties according to business practices.

Provides technical assistance to the factories by means of ensuring the development of technically competent and effective workforce for new technology introductions, and troubleshooting technically complex issues.

Collaborates with cross functional groups and interacts with external suppliers and/or consultants to develop next generation technology roadmap.

Nestle is an 'Equal Opportunity Employer' and is looking for diversity in candidates for employment.

University graduate or equivalent (preferred chemical, food or mechanical engineering).

6 years (depending on degree) applicable industrial experience

Knowledge of Engineering Design Documentation and Standards.

Knowledge of: aseptic processing, direct and indirect thermal processes, fluid mechanics, CIP systems, and process system validation.

May be filled at Associate Principal Engineer level depending upon experience.

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