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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Process Technology Process Engineer

About the Role:
In this role you will provide technical support and leadership at the Devon facility in the Process Flavors departments. This includes formula and process improvements, scale-up of new products and processes, product transfers, material and product quality issues, yield issues, and technical troubleshooting.
You will report to the Process Flavors Process Tech Lead.

 

The person selected for this position will have the following responsibilities:
New Product or Process Industrialization:
        · Review formulas and new processes for manufacturing, quality, and safety viability and resolve issues with support from the creator and other partners.
        · Lead and monitor scale-up and first time makes to ensure product can be produced.
        · Validate and support product transfers.
        · Work with production, quality, planning, Flavor Creation & Application and Science and Technology.
        · Propose and implement process and formula revisions to improve as applicable.
Technical Process Improvement and Engineering:
        · Implement process and formula improvements to improve site performance (quality, cost reduction, yield, safety, process time reduction).
        · Identify, justify, provide scope and process requirements for technical process improvement projects. 
        · Oversee startup of new equipment / processes
Technical Approach:
        · Identify opportunity for improvements in operations processes and lead solution development
        · Provide operations solutions for formula and process issues such as poor yield, chronic quality issues, excessive processing time, insufficient process controls, high product discard levels, formula or process related safety issues.
        · Provide solutions for the rework of out of specification products that require technical intervention.
        · Handle complex problem resolution involving multiple processes or formulas.
Project Leadership:
        · Support site improvement projects such as product transfers, quality improvement projects, yield improvement projects, cost reduction, and capacity improvement projects

 

Primary Qualifications:
        · B.S. in chemical engineering or related technical field with 3+ years experience in process or project work in a manufacturing/production environment
        · Prefer manufacturing  technical background in a batch processing environment, including product industrialization, process improvement implementation, new equipment install, process engineering
        · Experience with Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing 
        · Knowledge of Food and Flavor Safety and Quality requirements

 

 



At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
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Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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