Process Development Engineer
- Food Manufacturing
The Schwan Food Company, we are driven to bring our customers delicious foods
and reliable services. That's how we grew from a
"one-man-and-a-truck" delivery business in rural Minnesota to a
multibillion-dollar private company with thousands of team members
nationwide. Our commitment to delicious foods shows in all we do, from
careful ingredient selection and quality food making to delivering
a great experience wherever you shop and eat.
foods we make reach customers in many ways. We deliver directly to our
customer's homes through our popular food-delivery business, offer well-known
retail brands such as Red Baron®, Freschetta®, and
Tony's® pizzas, Pagoda® snacks and appetizers, and Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards®
desserts, and bring innovative food solutions to our customers in the
food-service industry. To learn more, visit us at www.theschwanfoodcompany.com.
Schwan’s Shared Services, LLC is
seeking a Process Development Engineer for our manufacturing facility in
Florence, KY. This position is responsible for the investigation,
development, improvement, and testing of advanced, new, or modified food
processing techniques. The position also supports strategies in the areas of
process development and engineering test runs and specification development.
Duties & Responsibilities:
and commercializes new process technology and new processing equipment within
Schwan's manufacturing and co-packer facilities.
with manufacturing and operation engineering department to identify, educate,
and implement major cost savings projects involving new processes, processing
technology, and equipment.
with development of training programs for operations personnel in executing
and operating new processes and processing equipment in the areas of
operation, maintenance and sanitation.
with other R&D groups, manufacturing, and engineering departments to
develop process and equipment specifications for existing and new equipment
or production lines including any improvement and/or changes.
with technology & product development and manufacturing staff to develop
process or equipment to reach attainment goals of new or existing production
presents, and communicates proposals of new processing technology equipment
or cost reduction opportunities, including determination of ROI and other
benefits, process, or equipment specifications and estimated capital
investment and production capacity and attainment.
all work according to established procedures and guidelines and prepare
various project reports to project personnel and leader to ensure complete
communication of project status, progress issues, solutions, timeline, and accountability.
and implement project plan and schedule.
Education: Bachelor of Science
degree in Engineering (Food, Industrial, Chemical, or Mechanical). Master’s
Years of Related Experience: 3-5
years related experience
knowledge of R&D product development flow from conception to product
to produce conceptual drawing with a CAD program, develop Process Flow
Diagram (PFD) and Process & Instrumentation Diagram (P & ID).
to perform cycle time studies and pay-back calculations.
to write project proposals and reports.
experience in the development of instrument specification and the sizing and
specification of equipment.
PC skills including Windows environment: word processing CAD program and
interpersonal and communication skills
to taste and ingest any type of food product currently under development
employing subsidiaries of The Schwan Food Company are Equal Employment
Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion,
gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.