R.A. Wylan & Co. Inc.,
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Process Engineer Food

Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $100,000.00 - $130,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 3/16/2018
Job ID: 02570496
Job Description
Manufacturer of confection based dietary supplements and nutritional vitamins supplying the sports nutrition, natural product and nutraceutical markets.
200K sq. ft. Plant with 500 employees, 5-day, 3 shift, 3 mogul lines, 14 packaging lines, producing 30mm products daily.  Company holds 37% of this market.
Improve the production processes output and product quality while managing the day to day production of multiple processes and packaging equipment.

Identify areas for process and product improvements and support the development of process flow and lean manufacturing programs that reduce waste.

Lead, direct and train operations staff in Kaizen events.

Recommend design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions and make recommendations to maintenance.

Reduce and eliminate redundant work.

Develop and implement production process improvements in existing and new manufacturing processes.

Implement and validate new processes and equipment.

Work closely with multiple departments; production, warehouse, quality, maintenance departments to ensure high quality and cost effective production.
BSE or related.

5+ years’ experience in process engineering, continuous improvement engineer.

Advanced knowledge of Six Sigma / Lean Manufacturing, FDA Regulations, failure investigation principles, statistical principles and analysis, root causes.