Senior Engineer

Columbus, OH, United States
Sep 13, 2016
Mar 23, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

At Nestlé, we are driven by a simple aim. As the world's leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company, we are committed to enhancing people's lives, everywhere, every day. This means creating long-term sustainable value for consumers, communities and colleagues alike - through the brands, support and careers we offer.

We have created a fulfilling working environment that puts the emphasis on individual responsibility, opportunity and autonomy. We'll encourage your growth through continuous development, on-the-job training, mentoring programs, and access to our International Training Centre in Switzerland.  There is the potential to gain experience overseas - we've over 2,000 expatriates in some 96 countries - but equally we never overlook local talent.

Nestle Development Center Marysville is part of a worldwide R&D Network that provides technical development expertise for beverage product, manufacturing and packaging processes.  We develop products and processes for countries all over the world.  Our multi-cultural center is one of the oldest Nestle R&D Centers and we are very proud of our beverage heritage.   We are looking for highly motivated individuals who will share our “Passion for Excellence in Beverage Creation”.

Senior Engineer - Liquid Process Technology Job Description


Overall objective/accountability

Lead the process engineering design for the liquid process for RTD projects, including aseptic processes. Lead teams for carrying out technical evaluations of suppliers and co-manufacturers. Provide technical expertise in liquid processing and aseptic technology to the facility, the RTD business, and markets/factories. Drive and manage liquid process technology research projects for RTD applications

Main tasks/responsibilities

  • Lead the liquid process engineering design for RTD projects and drive this to successfully achieve the agreed deliverables with the required time frame and cost.

  • Participate and lead NCE activities within the RTD Technology Department and the Facility.

  • Effectively communicate project status and results through written technical documentation and oral presentations.

  • Lead / participate in factory or pilot plant trials as required.

  • Collect, analyze and store data collected from trials. Report findings and unusual results to supervising engineer.

  • Ensure that all liquid process designs comply with the Nestle aseptic design standards

  • Comply with Nestle Quality Management System and all other company policies and procedures

  • Lead or take part in a team to carry out technical due diligence evaluations of suppliers. Make recommendations to suppliers to bring their equipment and/or process design up to Nestlé's Standards. Carry out follow-up evaluations as required to ensure implementation.

  • Lead or take part in technical line validations for liquid processing within Nestle or co-manufacturing factories worldwide. Make recommendations/corrective actions for the process where required to the business (e.g. SBU) and other departments in the PTC (e.g. Quality).

  • Support the RTD business worldwide by providing technical assistance to other Departments, SBU, RTD Unit and RTD factories worldwide.

  • Participate in training exercises and also Basic and Expert Workshops as required.

  • Provide mentoring/guidance to junior engineers and interns as required.

Education and Experience

  • BS Degree in Engineering or related field required, preferred in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

  • Minimum 8 years related experience

  • Project Management experience

  • Good written and oral communication skills and good presentation skills

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Strong knowledge on liquid and aseptic processing and some production experience

  • Mobility to travel worldwide