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Process Development Engineer

  • Location:

    Switzerland

  • Contact:

    Noreen Daly

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact phone:

    +353 21 233 0164

  • Industry:

  • Contact email:

    noreen_daly@oxfordcorp.com

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.

Job Description
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.

Responsibilities

  • 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 predicatively 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
Requirements
  • B.S / MS in Electrical Engineering, Materials and/or Polymers Engineering, or related engineering discipline with emphasis on R&D, Design for Manufacturing and/or Custom Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience working in a R&D/manufacturing setting 
  • 5+ years of experience in process development relevant to food processing or food industry
  • Experience working within requirements of ISO 9001 /ISO 13485 or other regulated QS
  • Ability to handle diverse, multiple priorities; strong prioritization skills.
  • An existing right to work in the EU required