Sr. Process Engineer – Probiotic Finish Formats (Pharmaceutical)
DuPont Nutrition & Health is a $3.5 billion business and is a global leader in the food industry addressing the world???s challenges in food by offering a wide range of sustainable, and bio-based ingredients to provide safer, healthier and more nutritious food. The range of food ingredients and solutions provided through the global network of food scientists and technologist in DuPont help provide enhanced bio-protection, an improved nutritional profile, and better taste and texture with greater cost efficiency and lower environmental impact, meeting the needs of manufacturers of food, beverages and dietary supplements. DuPont Madison site is currently seeking a Finish Format Process Engineer to strengthen our growing Probiotic business. The process engineer will support the finish format probiotic tolling operation by providing process improvement, troubleshooting, piloting, and implementation of new products. NATURE OF WORK:This position will provide process improvement, troubleshooting, pilot, and implementation support to the finish format probiotic tolling operation RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:Responsible for troubleshooting and performing validation runs for capsule and sachet making operation (capsule, sachet, tablets) at tollers site or for internal facility.Specify and possibly measure pertinent powder parameters to assess finish format process feasibility at an early development stage.Coordinates new product transfers to tollers or internal facility for finish formats.Responsible for testing and evaluating new technologies related to finish formats.Support engineering project for designing and commissioning new equipment for finish formats.Responsible for acquiring and maintaining knowledge of equipment at toller site and at in-house site.Manage cost reduction programs through manufacturing cost improvements, variable cost tracking, measuring, reporting.Leads problem identification and solvingSets expectations for technical assumptions, total quality, continuous improvementDiscovers new technologies, benchmarks, promotes/manages technology innovation systemSupports and leads global and local projects: assessing payback and resources, initiating, planning, executing, and timelines management.Communicates internally and cross-functionally (expectations, performance, and results).Acts in compliance with all company policies including, but not limited to: Quality, Safety, Food Safety, Environmental, cGMPs, and HACCPResponsible for adherence to all quality systems including, ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 Food Safety with an understanding of DuPont/Danisco Corporate Quality policies and procedures Qualifications:KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:B.S. in Mechanical, Packaging, Bio/Chemical engineering or related degree (advanced university degree preferred)Powder handling experience a plusAt least 5 years in finish formats industry or related industry experienceStrong project management and communication skills highly valued Food/pharmaceutical plant design expertise (such as equipment selection, efficient layouts), process design expertise (equipment sizing, heat loads, etc.), and the ability to participate in, and lead, a design teamIndustrial experience in capsule and sachet making and validation (equipment, cleaning, process, etc.) a plus. WORK CONDITIONS:Ability to travel 30% or moreLimited handling of hazardous materials such as dusts, strong acids and strong basesThe position will be based in our Madison, Wisconsin site.Apply for this job.