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Process Engineer (Production Engineering Specialist)

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

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**Position Summary:**

As a Process Engineer, you’ll be responsible for equipment re-design while implementing, controlling, and optimizing manufacturing processes and machinery to achieve organizational targets. You’ll work hand in hand with Production and Engineering to help improve standards that enable high performing production processes in our facility. Additional responsibilities include defining equipment standards, leading process benchmarking and reapplication, and building capability within teams to do technical troubleshooting and process improvement and understanding the Nestle Continuous Excellence program and the respective TPM Pillars and tools.

**Primary Responsibilities:**

+ Analyze loss data to identify and prioritize projects to be executed in factory's continuous improvement plan and develop technical mastery of the core production processes, driven by bottleneck/high losses.

+ Lead v-curve analysis and balanced line flow studies and identify debottlenecking projects.

+ Initiate, lead, and modify process/equipment improvements that will increase throughput, reduce scrap, improve quality, and eliminate losses.

+ Drive and mobilize resources to conduct problem solving on systems or equipment through failure modes & effects analysis (FMEA) and other Six Sigma methodology.

+ Participate in design, commissioning, and startup of new equipment/processes.

+ Creating and improving standards that enable sustainability of high preforming production processes and supporting training programs that develop high performing operators and technicians.

+ Collaborate with technical experts, other functions, and other factories to create and replicate optimal solutions/best practices and design new or modify processes for shop floor associates to prevent or eliminate losses.

**Requirements**

+ Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or related technical field.

+ 3+ years of project/ process management experience in a manufacturing, military, or related environment.

**OR**

+ Associate’s degree in a technical field.

+ 5+ years of project/ process management experience in a manufacturing, military, or related environment.

The approximate pay range for this position is $73,000 to $97,000 annually. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location. Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with Company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more About Us | Making an Impact | Nestle Careers (nestlejobs.com)

**REQUISITION ID:**

292698

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

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