Process Engineer - Aseptic

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Eau Claire, WI, United States
Dec 28, 2016
May 29, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Nestle Infant Nutrition (Gerber) is seeking for a highly motivated Process Engineer - Aseptic to join its team based in Eau Claire, WI.


Provide project-engineering support for various operations lines (primarily aseptic packaging and processing and CIP), plant and capital projects. Responsible for project management, production line trouble shooting, administer budgeting, design, installation, qualification and commissioning of new/modified process systems. Assist Production and Quality Departments to resolve non-maintenance related production and quality issues. Conduct training, maintain and update documentation relating to job. Assist Engineering Project Manager as needed to support projects and other initiatives as assigned.


  • Provide process-engineering support for all plant processes.  Develop, learn and pass on knowledge in the aseptic and other processing areas.  Assist Technical and Production Managers in resolving non-maintenance related quality issues and/or product losses.  Conduct follow-up investigations; recommend equipment modifications, procedural changes, etc., necessary to prevent recurrence. Coordinate implementation of corrective action(s). 

  • Provide project management and technical engineering support for factory operations and minor projects involving modification and/or installation of new processing systems. Administer design, preparation of cost and timing schedules, installation, qualification and commissioning before turnover to Production. Assist to train Team Leaders, Operators, and Maintenance personnel. Prepare and issue documentation as required.

  • Provide engineering assistance for day-to-day plant activities and projects.  Work with Production and Quality Assurance to establish and assure the quality level of the finished product complies with FDA regulations and specified quality standards. 

  • Establish and maintain a strong working relationship providing for effective information flow between plant and external resources.

  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Safety and Environmental:

  • Follow factory safety & environmental objectives & targets

  • Follow the plant safety rules; report incidents & unsafe conditions immediately

  • Maintain compliance with regulations, and refer to the Safety & Environmental Management System(s) on all related procedures and programs.

  • Understand the environmental aspects of the position and take action to reduce these environmental impacts by conserving paper, electricity, water etc. Will also recycle all appropriate materials (paper, plastic, food, etc.)


  • Follow factory food safety, quality objectives & targets

  • Follow Nestle Good Manufacturing Practices; report food safety and quality issues immediately.

  • Maintain compliance with regulations, and refer to Nestle Quality Management System on all related procedures and programs.

  • Understand the food safety and quality aspects of the position as indicated on QMS, OJT's and SOP's that apply.

Throughout all of these responsibilities, maintains a focus on continuous improvement. 


EDUCATION: Required: BS Degree in Chemical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Electrical Engineering.

Required: 2 years experience in fluid products and project engineering in a plant environment.
Preferred: Experience food production and aseptic experience.


  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, AutoCAD and MS project preferred.

  • PLC programming experience desirable.

  • Knowledge of applicable Food Laws.

  • Strong project management skills

  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work well with others.

  • A "go getter" that takes problems head on, makes effective use of everyone's time, and strives to achieve timely solutions.

  • A "self-starter" requiring minimal direct supervision but a team player.

  • Knowledgeable in the principles and application of statistics.

  • Understands principles of QMS, HACCP, and SOP's.

  • Skilled trainer

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