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Expert Process Engineer - Dough

Expert Process Engineer - Dough

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

**The right person needs to have pizza dough or very strong general process engineering experience in food/beverage manufacturing. Candidates without food/bev experience cannot be considered for this expert level position

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position will provide process engineering technical expertise to Technical & Production. In this role, the individual will teach, coach, assess, refine, implement, and support continuous improvement systems to enhance business objectives and operational performance. This may include developing processes and procedures for manufacturing and packaging, performing validation evaluations, and writing/executing validation protocols.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES (will include but are not limited to):

  • Build Product & Process Mastership in our Factory and Technical Application Group (TAG) teams
  • Teach, coach and assess factory experts to build out their processing capabilities
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to TAG team members to increase their understanding and implications of the process on new product development
  • Partner with R&D & vendors to develop training content for our key processes
  • Optimize & improve the existing processes across our manufacturing landscape
  • Identify, organize, and conduct relevant process capability testing
  • Develop or refine the processing equipment standards and routines for existing equipment.  Examples include user requirement specifications, principles of operation, basic condition, operational centerlines, cleaning, inspection, lubrication, maintenance, procedures for startup, shutdown, changeover etc.  Teach, coach and assess to these standards and routines across our manufacturing network.
  • Ideate, assess and implement process-related continuous improvement opportunities that advance safety, quality, efficiency, reliability, hygiene, yield, cost savings, etc. in our factories.
  • Apply deep technical expertise to projects and challenges.  Demonstrate highly developed problem-solving skills and apply sound methodology (for example: Go-See-Think-Do, Fishbone, 5 Whys, etc.) to deliver optimal solutions.
  • Partner with Engineering and R&D on the development, installation and start-up with new processes
  • Conduct pilot scale experiments, industrial scale trial runs, and first saleable production runs with new equipment, and/or processes.
  • Develop or refine then document processing equipment standards and routines for both new processes. 
  • Collaborate with Corporate Engineering and R&D to establish and formalize project priorities, technical requirements, timelines and budgets. 
  • During the design/build phase of new capability or capacity expansion projects, verify that new production lines are created in accordance with divisional standards.
  • Organize site acceptance testing of key equipment to verify it satisfies technical performance criteria.
  • Lead or support the commissioning, qualification and validation of new processing equipment/systems/lines for new or existing products.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

  • B.A. or B.S. Degree required.  Prefer degree to be in Engineering or Operations related subject.
  • Hands on Experience with Continuous Improvement implementation or similar CI methodologies.
  • Travel is required with the position, estimated to be up to 50%. Location based in Solon OH, Arlington, VA Headquarters or one of our select factory locations if more convenient.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 8 years of engineering or processing experience in food and beverage operations/manufacturing.
  • Factory experience, needed to provide credibility when working with Factory Managers and factory teams.
  • Deep understanding of how factories operate - equipment, automaton, maintenance, production strategies and quality control processes and measures.
  • Hands on implementation with continuous improvement and proven consistent incremental results for influencing the factories.  Industrial performance experience helpful.

 

SKILLS:

  • A high degree of flexibility and ability to manage through complexity of issues and problems
  • Ability to prioritize many demands and avoid disruptions. 
  • Analytical to provide loss driven strategy.  Ability to flush through data for fact base approach and leverage with instinctual experience.  Data analysis and decryption for end-to-end performance and continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated capability to lead functionally
  • Experience in incorporating safety in the process/equipment design
  • Project Management Experience
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, including mangers, technicians, operators, and subject matter experts

 

266882 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

**The right person needs to have pizza dough or very strong general process engineering experience in food/beverage manufacturing. Candidates without food/bev experience cannot be considered for this expert level position

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position will provide process engineering technical expertise to Technical & Production. In this role, the individual will teach, coach, assess, refine, implement, and support continuous improvement systems to enhance business objectives and operational performance. This may include developing processes and procedures for manufacturing and packaging, performing validation evaluations, and writing/executing validation protocols.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES (will include but are not limited to):

  • Build Product & Process Mastership in our Factory and Technical Application Group (TAG) teams
  • Teach, coach and assess factory experts to build out their processing capabilities
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to TAG team members to increase their understanding and implications of the process on new product development
  • Partner with R&D & vendors to develop training content for our key processes
  • Optimize & improve the existing processes across our manufacturing landscape
  • Identify, organize, and conduct relevant process capability testing
  • Develop or refine the processing equipment standards and routines for existing equipment.  Examples include user requirement specifications, principles of operation, basic condition, operational centerlines, cleaning, inspection, lubrication, maintenance, procedures for startup, shutdown, changeover etc.  Teach, coach and assess to these standards and routines across our manufacturing network.
  • Ideate, assess and implement process-related continuous improvement opportunities that advance safety, quality, efficiency, reliability, hygiene, yield, cost savings, etc. in our factories.
  • Apply deep technical expertise to projects and challenges.  Demonstrate highly developed problem-solving skills and apply sound methodology (for example: Go-See-Think-Do, Fishbone, 5 Whys, etc.) to deliver optimal solutions.
  • Partner with Engineering and R&D on the development, installation and start-up with new processes
  • Conduct pilot scale experiments, industrial scale trial runs, and first saleable production runs with new equipment, and/or processes.
  • Develop or refine then document processing equipment standards and routines for both new processes. 
  • Collaborate with Corporate Engineering and R&D to establish and formalize project priorities, technical requirements, timelines and budgets. 
  • During the design/build phase of new capability or capacity expansion projects, verify that new production lines are created in accordance with divisional standards.
  • Organize site acceptance testing of key equipment to verify it satisfies technical performance criteria.
  • Lead or support the commissioning, qualification and validation of new processing equipment/systems/lines for new or existing products.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

  • B.A. or B.S. Degree required.  Prefer degree to be in Engineering or Operations related subject.
  • Hands on Experience with Continuous Improvement implementation or similar CI methodologies.
  • Travel is required with the position, estimated to be up to 50%. Location based in Solon OH, Arlington, VA Headquarters or one of our select factory locations if more convenient.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 8 years of engineering or processing experience in food and beverage operations/manufacturing.
  • Factory experience, needed to provide credibility when working with Factory Managers and factory teams.
  • Deep understanding of how factories operate - equipment, automaton, maintenance, production strategies and quality control processes and measures.
  • Hands on implementation with continuous improvement and proven consistent incremental results for influencing the factories.  Industrial performance experience helpful.

 

SKILLS:

  • A high degree of flexibility and ability to manage through complexity of issues and problems
  • Ability to prioritize many demands and avoid disruptions. 
  • Analytical to provide loss driven strategy.  Ability to flush through data for fact base approach and leverage with instinctual experience.  Data analysis and decryption for end-to-end performance and continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated capability to lead functionally
  • Experience in incorporating safety in the process/equipment design
  • Project Management Experience
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, including mangers, technicians, operators, and subject matter experts

 

266882 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Solon, OH, US, 44139 Medford, WI, US, 54451 Little Chute, WI, US, 54140 Arlington, VA, US, 22209 Gaffney, SC, US, 29340 Mount Sterling, KY, US, 40353 Springville, UT, US, 84663 Jonesboro, AR, US, 72401

Solon, OH, US, 44139 Medford, WI, US, 54451 Little Chute, WI, US, 54140 Arlington, VA, US, 22209 Gaffney, SC, US, 29340 Mount Sterling, KY, US, 40353 Springville, UT, US, 84663 Jonesboro, AR, US, 72401


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