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Process Engineer

Company: Rich Products Corporation
Location: Lodi
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

Rich's, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich's is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich's --Infinite Possibilities. One Family.
PURPOSE STATEMENT The Process Engineer is responsible for performing diverse engineering analysis, managing engineering projects and implementing process changes for operations. This includes machine capability evaluations, modifications of equipment, and developing solutions to maximize production efficiency and yields. Responsible for Capital Project management including equipment evaluation, justifications, project accounting management, start-up and validation of the operation.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES Manages engineering projects from inception through completion. Initiates concepts, develops designs, estimates costs, formulates justifications, coordinates installations, troubleshoots start-ups, writes operational and maintenance manuals, trains required personnel and validates justification.
Initiates the investigation and analysis of new materials, equipment, processes and engineering practices for improved performance.
Prepares engineering computations, estimates, surveys, statistics and analysis.
Coordinates drawing files, CAD file management, process documentation and technical literature for library use.
Demonstrates thorough knowledge of capital project procedures and follows RPC directives and guidelines.
Evaluates procedures (SOPs) for the operation of new equipment or changes to current equipment.
Reviews environmental conditions and practices and develops procedures, programs and projects.
Ensures HAZCOM and PSM procedures and policies are documented and followed.
Implements and maintains Facility Refrigeration Management and documentation according to IEPA requirements.
Assists with wastewater pre-treatment procedure and equipment modifications
Assists in follow-up of prototype construction and testing with outside vendors.
Participates in the development of policies and procedures related to engineering, safety, food safety, etc.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE A degree in engineering with 2 to 5 years experience in the food industry
Strong analytical and communication skills. Ability to write a concise report of findings.
Capital project management experience.
Able to arrange schedules for immediate corrective actions or support.
Understand the interrelationships of factors affecting a given situation and be attentive to detail.
Capable of efficiently integrating existing methods with new innovations to economically solve production problems in a timely manner.
Lean Manufacturing experience.
Functional computer, SCADA & PLC programming experience a plus
Demonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations to include product and Associate safety, OSHA standards, product quality (success rates), and cost control (minimizing downtime and waste, optimizing yield)

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Rich's"), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich's. Please contact Rich's Human Resources department at asc@rich.com if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

Keywords: Rich Products Corporation, Lodi , Process Engineer, Engineering , Lodi, California

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