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Manufacturing Process and Packaging Engineer

Company: General Mills
Location: Murfreesboro
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

OVERVIEWThe Manufacturing Process and Packaging Engineer will serve as a System Engineer in Murfreesboro Pillsbury Plant. The role will directly support the Bulk Line Team, Pie Shell Line, and focus on loss elimination initiatives across the plant. The role will provide technical leadership as an equipment and system specialist for Bulk Unloading through Distribution to all Pillsbury US (PBUS) Departments, including truck/rail unloading, silo storage and measurement systems, pneumatic conveying systems, dust collection systems, bin measurement systems, alcohol system, nitrogen/CO2 ingredient cooling systems, and liquid shortening system. The role will support the Pie Shells Seasonal Line, lead flour crop year transitions between departments, and be available to work on loss elimination initiatives plantwide where additional resourcing is needed to accelerate results. This role is responsible for driving out losses by identifying, developing, and executing solutions for glidepath performance improvements and loss elimination. As technical leader in the area, the engineer will also play a key role in building capability within the team and working with the business on initiatives such as commercialization. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES• Demonstrate technical and business expertise on systems/products/technologies they are responsible for improving• Demonstrate strong troubleshooting skills using continuous improvement techniques (Lean, TPM, Kaizen). Show thorough understanding of the interactions between machine, materials, methods, environment, and people to provide robust operating systems.• Develop/maintain material balances and unit operation capability information to ensure optimal production rates, parameters, and formulas• Provide key technical support in capital projects and new product and packaging material testing/start-ups• Conduct capacity studies, enhance system reliability, and identify/implement productivity improvements including new technologies. Develop/maintain strategic technical improvement plans for systems• Serve as a technical liason for all levels of the company including production/maintenance employees, plant technical and management resources, corporate engineering and R&D organizations, and other plants• Develop/deliver technical training for various levels of the organization and serve as a divisional resource in cross-functional plat form/technology/product teams• Additional duties as assigned MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS• Bachelor's degree in Engineering from ABET-accredited program• 2-5 years of experience in process and/or packaging engineering, process/system development, product development, quality engineering, or manufacturing• Recognized technical abilities and practical experience with strong capabilities in the following areas: Theory/functionality of manufacturing systems and unit operations; Continuous improvement techniques (Lean, TPM, Kaizen); Food science/chemistry or packaging science; Statistics and analytical methods; Process measurement and control; Advanced computer skills; Mechanical aptitude; Troubleshooting; Ability to understand and apply general engineering principles• Demonstrated skills in the following: Leadership; Influence management; Interpersonal skills; Problem solving; Teaching and training ability; Initiative• Computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint• Willing to work and/or attend meetings during other shifts (including off-shifts and/or weekends) COMPANY OVERVIEWWe exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best — bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what's next.

Keywords: General Mills, Murfreesboro , Manufacturing Process and Packaging Engineer, Other , Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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