Process Engineer - Continuous Improvement

About the Role!

The Continuous Improvement (CI) Process Engineer supports our manufacturing operation by partnering with others to eliminate losses.  The losses eliminated will range from safety and quality issues to sources of downtime and cost savings opportunities across the plant. 

You'll have responsibility for the results of a group of packaging lines and will need to analyze results, think strategically to develop actions plans, coach production technicians, manage operating standards and implement improvement projects.  Further, the CI Process Engineer will be charged with using the appropriate problem-solving tools to identify the loss, solve for root cause and eliminate the loss by implementing improvements and the appropriate standards as well as lead traditional CI systems such as centerlines, clean inspect lubricate (CILs) standards and defect handling.

You'll be working alongside 1 other PE, both reporting into the CI Manager. 

What you'll be doing: 

  • Data Analysis
  • Root Cause Problem-Solving
  • Develop & Implement Standards and Improvements
  • Coach/Train Others
  • Project Management

About you!

You'll need need to be detail oriented, biased towards action, possess strong communication skills and enjoy working with others in a manufacturing environment. 

A successful Process Engineer will have an Engineering degree or Bachelor's Degree at minimum and be able to demonstrate how he/she has successfully used the engineering thought process to develop solutions for challenging problems in either work or school experiences. 

We Offer!

  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits starting day 1: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K Match, PTO, Local and Regional Referral Bonus.


About Upfield!

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.  We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.