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Process Engineer

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Position Overview:

The Process Engineer will act as both a strong individual contributor and cross functional team member in providing plant engineering support for the manufacture of high continuous manufacturing operations environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Promote a safety culture and safety awareness within their area of responsibility. 
  • Support all plant safety policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Responsible for optimization and troubleshooting of all systems within scope of chemical processing, manufacturing and packaging activities.
  • Champion implementation of detailed plans / project proposals (Capital Expense Requests), develop targeted action plans to meet business and financial targets and maintain accountability for action plans results. 
  • Work closely with corporate and plant functions for new line installations, improvement of existing processes and the development of process designs for expanded manufacturing capability. 
  • Must be adaptable to both process and project management roles.
  • Identify and execute a variety of process improvement activities and assist production team resources by helping with production-related issues and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Effectively interact with hourly, management and corporate personnel to develop strong and effective working relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Lead cross-functional teams, addressing technical challenges to achieve critical objectives.
  • Foster and maintain good employee relations through all the appropriate methods of communications and positive employee relations practices.
  • Understand business needs, risks and organizational dynamics as well as their implications based on developing alternate plans and choices.
  • Maintain compliance with all housekeeping, regulatory, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and sanitization requirements.
  • Identify and support cost reduction and efficiency improvement initiatives.
  • Promote active leadership in the implementation of plant-wide lean manufacturing efforts, integrating lean manufacturing disciplines, tools and techniques in engineering department.
  • Ensures all quality and food safety practices are followed at all times.
  • Promote fair and consistent adherence to all local and corporate policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to build positive relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent communications skills – ability to communicate clearly and concisely in multiple media – verbal, written, etc.
  • Excellent organizational/time management skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments in a fast-paced work environment, calm under pressure and flexibility to direct work force and adapt to changing schedules as appropriate.
  • Possess a strong analytical and technical background with chemical unit operations, particularly heat transfer, distillation fluid flow and process control.
  • Ability to frame up, prioritize and execute process improvements according to value, cost and risk with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of employees to plan, organize and complete multiple projects from inception to startup.
  • Comfortable functioning in a variety of roles ranging from plant floor troubleshooting and problem solving to leading long term process improvement projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute, manage and/or develop projects effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute against production plans to meet output requirements.
  • Solid critical thinking skills and ability to create new, innovative ways to handle situations with a strong bias towards continuous improvement fundamentals.
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing principles including Six Sigma, 5S, TPS, etc. Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, MS Project, CMMS and SAP). 
  • Working knowledge of SAP Maintenance Module and AutoCAD a plus.
  • Ability to methodically collect and analyze data and make appropriate recommendations.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or related field.
  • 1-3 years previous production engineering experience in fast-paced regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Flexibility to work various hours and shifts as needed, especially during large projects, installations, etc.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/


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