Process Engineer

Job Details

Process Engineer

Scottsville, Kentucky




Job Description

The primary functions of this role are to:

  • Develop and implement improvement projects.
  • Develop and improve process documentation.
  • Drive out defects in the process and enhance overall productivity, safety and quality by collaborating with production teams and leadership.
  • Responsible for the evaluation of ingredients, optimization of formulas for quality, performance, consumer-liking and profitability.
  • Provides technical leadership within cross functional teams to deliver initiatives and departmental projects.
  • Identifies and advances cost savings and process improvement opportunities.
  • Efficiently and successfully formulates new, and improves current, products leveraging consumer/customer and marketing feedback and sensory shelf-life results.
  • Employs effective interpersonal time and resource management skills to complete projects assignments. Leads multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Builds and leverages strong internal/external network to gain insight, influence and information.
  • Help organization stay current with applicable new technologies/ingredients.
  • Supports and provides guidance to operations/engineering organizations on evaluation of new production opportunities, improving existing operations, cost-saving ideas, and trouble shooting of major problems.
  • Monitor new products trends/competitive trend and activities.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required, mechanical engineering preferred


  • 2+ years in a manufacturing engineering role, preferably in food
  • Proven track record of project implementation
  • Sensory training, culinary experience, recipe development, tolerance testing


  • Project management skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Solid inter-personal skills
  • Ability to teach and lead others
  • Open to managing operating teams as needed (as backup or future assignment)
  • Can work off shift or weekends as needed

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