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Process Engineer

Requisition ID 38101
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 
Recruiter #LI-PO1
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Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment

About the role

Optimize, troubleshoot and maintain existing equipment, utilities, process control systems and bacterial colony growth and health. Manage process improvement and operator training programs associated with all vinegar production processes.

Key responsibilities

  • Monitors and optimizes the chemical, and technical aspects of all vinegar production on site.
  • Establishes and performs training program focused on improving operator skill and knowledge base for all aspects of the vinegar fermentation process.
  • Leads and participates in process improvement projects associated with vinegar production and process efficiency.
  • Assists in SAP documentation and training as required.
  • Assists in troubleshooting the production process to eliminate production losses due to contamination, equipment malfunction and human error.
  • Participates in process and equipment risk assessments in order to optimize engineering design and safety.

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in an Engineering discipline.  Alternatively, a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field with 3 years experience in the food/pharmaceutical industry.
  • 2-5 years of professional experience in a similar setting is preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, a high level of motivation and the ability to work independently with a minimum of guidance from management.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • SAP experience will be considered as highly preferred.
  • Continuous Improvement experience will be considered as highly preferred.

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                         

Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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