Process Optimization Engineer

27 May 2023

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.Job Purpose and ImpactThe Packaging Productivity Group oversees operational metrics and related best practices to improve and optimize productivity with the strategy and goals defined by the business and functions. The Packaging Productivity Engineer role is necessary to provide proactive approaches focusing on improving multiple facets of Packaging Operational Performance. The Packaging Productivity Engineer will collaborate with CI/PE, Maintenance, FSQR, Engineering and Core Operations organizations to achieve the goals set by the Business to drive operational performance and value capture. This role will be a technical resource in plant operations and will advance existing processes through monitoring key plant metrics and implementing best practices. In this role you will also assist in the continuous improvement of other operational processes and procedures to develop improvements in production and process safety, maintenance/reliability and capital project execution.Key Accountabilities

Develop and execute near and midterm strategic and tactical action plans through evaluating current plant performance opportunities. Focusing on improvements to key operational excellence metrics including in the areas of operational efficiency (OE), shrink, manufacturing costs, equipment downtime and product loss while utilizing process equipment technical expertise, knowledge of plant operations and continuous improvement tools.

Support plant operations by identifying and driving solutions to ongoing production failures and key productivity metrics.

Partner with other functional areas: CI, Maintenance, FSQR, Engineering, Smart Manufacturing to drive improvements through special projects and initiatives.

Develop and maintain metric tracking for progress reporting and benchmarking analysis.

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field OR equivalent experience

Minimum of four years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field

Sigma Six Belt Certification

Minimum of 2 years working in a food packaging environment

PET Blow molding and high-speed packaging line experience

Root Cause Analysis, Continuous Improvement and Capital Project Management Experience

Technical proficiency in data analytical software such as MS Excel, OSIsoft PI System, and SAP

#LI-AL1Compensation InformationThe expected salary for this position is $105,000- $125,000 with a 10% annual target bonus. Compensation varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific location, certifications, education, and level of experience. The disclosed range estimate may be adjusted for any applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. This position is eligible for a discretionary incentive award. The incentive award amount is dependent upon company performance and your personal performance.At Cargill we put people first. As part of your overall rewards, we offer a comprehensive benefit program including medical and/or other benefits dependent on the position offered and hours worked. Visit: to learn more (subject to certain collective bargaining agreements for Union positions)Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/VetEqual Opportunity Employer, including Disability/VetAt Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

  • ID: #50007829
  • State: California Fullerton 92831 Fullerton USA
  • City: Fullerton
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2023-05-27
  • Deadline: 2023-07-26
  • Category: Et cetera