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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 5.1 billion in 2017. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 100 locations, the company has more than 11,100 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Process Chemical Engineer

Join us and celebrate the beauty of human experience. Create for happier, healthier lives, with love for nature. Together, with our customers, we deliver food innovations, craft inspired fragrances and develop beauty and wellbeing solutions. There’s much to learn and many to learn from, with more than 16,800 employees around the world to explore ideas and ambitions with. 
In the USA, we develop, market and produce a wide array of solutions from our 25 most innovative sites, based across the country. Stretch your skills, create and get inspiration from passionate colleagues. Every day, your energy, your thirst for knowledge, and your creativity will shape our future, making a positive difference on billions of people. Every essence of you enriches our world. We are Givaudan. Human by nature.

As Process Chemical Engineer you will provide technical support and leadership at the South Hackensack facility. This includes formula and process improvements, scale-up of new products and processes, product transfers, material and product quality issues, obsolescence and technical troubleshooting. Furthermore you will ensure projects are performed properly. You will be based in South Hackensack and reporting directly to the Technical Operations Manager.


Givaudan is committed to equal opportunities. Therefore, we welcome applications regardless of cultural and social background, gender, age, religion or sexual identity.

 

You will:


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
  • Validate and support product transfers
  • Propose and implement process and formula revisions to improve as applicable

 

Technical Process Improvement and Engineering:

  • Identify process and formula improvements to improve site performance (quality, cost reduction, yield, safety)
  • Identify, justify, provide scope and process requirements for technical process improvement projects
  • Maintain P&ID's, PFD's and operational parameters
  • Perform detailed capacity analysis and apply DMAIC approach to problem identification and resolution

 

Technical investigation:

  • 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 product that requires technical intervention

 

You have:

  • Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering or related technical field
  • At least 3 plus years experience in process and project work in a manufacturing / production environment
  • Emphasis on liquids processing, spray dry, granulation is an advantage
  • Experience with Liquid extraction solvent, purification and drying
  • Experience with product launches and changes
  • Laboratory analysis experience such as UV analysis, laser particle size analysis
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing
  • Business Fluent in English; Spanish language skills is an advantage

 

Your benefits:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision plans and a high matching 401k
  • Excellent opportunities for progressive learning and development

 

 

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.
Every essence of you enriches our world.
Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.



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.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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