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Foods Engineer

80,000 – 90,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 5/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

This position will be directly linked to Food Manufacturing which is heavily engaged with oils, flavoring and color handling. Also pumping, mixing, holding, recirculating and also high speed packaging with packaging materials such as bags, over-wrap, cartons and robotics. Primary focus on mechanical design on new oil and ingredient delivery systems. Exposure to robotics is a big plus. Other duties include customer trials, liaison between R and D , production, marketing and engineering.

Additional Infomation:

The purpose of this position is to work with new product development team to implement new products through design and process developments in a SQF environment.

  • Work with operations team to reduce process variability and improve production efficiencies
  • Apply standards in the design of processes and manufacturing equipment
  • Work independently or as part of a team and also serve as occasional project lead for automation projects
  • Lead phases of automation projects through completion
  • Be responsible for project management and training as needed
  • Demonstrate solid rapport with clients, peers and supervisors
  • Contribute to the enhancement of overall equipment and effectiveness
  • Develop vendor sources and work with them to continuously improve their costs and services
  • Meet cost and timing objectives on all programs and projects
  • Train manufacturing on the use of new equipment and processes
  • Assist in the debugging of new equipment and troubleshoot problems with existing equipment
  • Complete necessary documentation for processes


Degree in Engineering required. Very high exposure position. Must be promotable. Must have at least 2-4 years of experience in a food manufacturing / packaging environment. Must have solid troubleshooting and project management skills. Ideal candidate would be working for a national type food company with intimate experience in designing and improving food manufacturing (food contact surface equipment) processes.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

This company loves promotable candidates. Need someone who can interact with multiple departments. Company is expanding with the U.S. and potentially outside the U.S.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 80000

Salary Max : 90000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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