Senior Process Engineer – Fermentation
NATURE OF WORKWe are looking for an experienced process engineer for our plant in Madison, Wisconsin. The process engineer will work autonomously at the Madison Plant. In this position, the main target is to increase the safety and productivity of our manufacturing assets, optimize costs of the plant through process and technology improvements. In this role, you will: Lead Basic Data development for Capital Investment ProjectsManage the plant process capability measurement, evaluation programs and troubleshooting actionsParticipate in plant process improvement (GAPP, Group for Plant Productivity) program in order to improve and optimize plant profitability Participate/Lead HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) and PHA (Process Hazard Analysis) efforts ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The essential role and responsibility for this position include, but are not limited to the following:Improvement of existing processesAnalyze batch records and quality results and monitor consistency of operations by using appropriate database and statistical tools; propose and implement corrective actionsParticipate in economic evaluation of the projects to allow proper prioritization, participate in evaluation and validation of changesAct as a resource to monitor industrial trials (sampling; follow up, gather information) Trouble shootingLead trouble shooting in the plant for process and quality issues as a resource for manufacturingIntroduction of new processes/ productsInterface with Innovation process development; product development and Applications or introduction of new products Ensure timely introduction of new products and strains/processes ??? work with PlanningTranslate and convert process instructions from innovation in local quality systemInvestmentsTeam member in investments projectsAssist in defining new process equipment or equipment modificationsKey driver in installing new technology in plantMetricsUpdate bottleneck map and capacity ??? work within Rochester KPIsProcess reliabilityList of strains/processes/YieldsProcess Safety ManagementServes as expert technical support to develop, implement and drive improvement in Process Safety and lead in key process safety assessmentsCreate, implement, manage and enforce relevant aspects of Process Safety Management (PSM) program and contributes to development of program in RochesterDevelop and maintain Process Safety Management Performance Standards and provide guidance to personnelDocuments, review and updates relevant Process Technology (PT) data related to process hazard, process and equipment designDevelop, review, update and implement process safety-related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guidelines as neededDevelop and document Management of Change (MOC) documentationTrack and report process safety indicators, key process safety metrics, action plans, and priority recommendations Manage and identify qualified team members to participate in PHAs, Participates in key Pre-Startup Safety and Operational Readiness ReviewsContribute to develop sister plants methodology and exchanges between other sitesMaintain oversight of PSM activities General Participate in intersite technical network and projectsAssist in training of plant personnelParticipate in identifying and implementing best practicesEconomic evaluation of process (performance indicator)Early participation in project ??? to identify constrains, capabilities ??? limits etc. from a plant perspectiveResource person for innovation process data and information from plant in up scaling/down scaling purposesProcess Guideline ApprovalQualifications:EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION /SKILLS REQUIRED Master or Bachelor degree (minimum) in food science, biotechnology, industrial microbiology, or Biochemical/Chemical engineeringExperience in process related work such as process development or process engineering preferably in a manufacturing environment and knowledge of process design engineering principles Process Safety Management knowledge and/or experience (preferred)Must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to teach/mentor others and lead in a team environmentMust demonstrate strong verbal, written, analytical skills as well as have the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management ??? extremely important due to remote reporting structure Project organizational skills are required. Proven ability to work within a multi-plant and cross-functional matrix organization is a plus SCOPE OF POSITION This position reports directly to the US-Manufacturing Industrialization Manager This position has colleagues in same position in other plants This position has no direct managerial responsibilities Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of this position at any time. WORKING CONDITIONS This position operates primarily in an office environment with domestic travel as approximately 10 % of the time would be dedicated to assist Rochester manufacturing site.Mobility is key to aApply for this job.