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Process Engineer

Requisition ID 5565
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Research and Development 
Recruiter AD1
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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

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

Our Rochester location creates natural fermented ingredients. The Rochester plant is growing and quickly becoming an employer of choice in the area. By offering strong wages, friendly culture and competitive benefits, we aim to make Kerry a destination for others to work.  With over 45 plant across North America & Canada, the plant in Rochester, MN, is a part of our Kerry Applied Health & Nutrition (AH&N) Division and has roughly 135 employees.


Every day you will Identify operational challenges, analyze and develop solutions for improvements to support capital projects. 

Key responsibilities

The Process Engineer is fundamental to our team. You will develop and execute process to improve safety, quality and productivity to produce the top quality product our customers expect from Kerry. (Sample projects could include: dryer optimization, root cause analysis.)

  • Develops Process and Product Flow Diagrams, Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams, and specifications for the installation of equipment to support the manufacture of new products or to improve existing products and processes.
  • Oversees contractors in the installation of equipment to improve or modernize facilities and equipment that support new or existing product lines.
  • Writes and utilizes computer programs that control and/or interface with manufacturing processes.  Programming requirements include relay ladder logic development using APT and human-machine interface screens using Intellution’s FIX software.
  • Assists in troubleshooting the production process to eliminate production losses due to contamination, equipment malfunction and human error.


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Process Engineer, Project Engineer, Food, Beverage

2402 7th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901


Qualifications and skills

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 .                                                                                                            

Kerry is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request. 

Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

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