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Process Development Engineer in San Francisco, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  934403

The Process Development Engineer is responsible for developing processes to scale up from R&D formulation, optimize process flow, reduce variability within the process, improve operating capabilities, and help product safety. Their main objective is to identify, develop, verify, validate, and transfer ownership processes/products from their early developmental stages, product trials, to manufacturing operations.  Additionally, a process development engineer evaluates and analyzes current processes and provides recommendations for process improvements as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Willing to demonstrate the key values:  Integrity, Continuous Improvement, Commitment to be Creative, Desire to Succeed, Open Communication, Mutual Respect, and Have Fun
  • Project a professional image and organized working environment
  • Work closely with R&D Technologists, R&D Technicians, and engineering on new products and processes
  • Responsible for the transfer of new products and processes from innovation stage to commercial production, including lab scale ups and plant trials
  • Develop processes for operations to ensure new products are manufactured predictively and efficiently
  • Analyze and optimize processes for small and large-scale production
  • Work with process engineers on ensuring all products have established process parameters
  • Partner with process engineers to reduce product variability, thus improving quality and increasing process efficiencies
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field
  • 5+ year in experience of in process development relevant to food processing or food industry
  • Ability to achieve and exceed Key Performance Indicators
  • Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing Certifications preferred
  • Ability to provide timely, accurate, clear and concise communications
  • Skill in identifying root cause issues and overseeing the implementation of the solution to meet goals
  • Ability to perform function with little supervision or direction.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, team building, problem solving and conflict resolutions skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus
  • Advanced skill in Microsoft Office Suite





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