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Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!
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Oversees all phases of assigned projects from inception to final operation. Responsibilities include project planning, estimating, organizing project staff, coordinating, scheduling, installation, commissioning, and financial control. Analyzes and evaluates project designs and ensures compliance with engineering principles, company standards and SSHE standards. Optimizes existing processes using continuous improvement tools. Writes, troubleshoots, and debugs process control software that controls various plant operations.
Keeps abreast of new technology and equipment and subsequently develops projects to drive process improvement. Key technologies include wet blending, fermentation, hydrolysis, pasteurization, sterilization, centrifugation, filtration, microfiltration, ultrafiltration, evaporation, lypholization, spray drying, sifting, blending, milling, packaging, and clean-in-place (CIP) systems.
Advises and recommends improvements in the area of operational safety for a project. Responsible for ensuring and promoting operational safety, environmental protection and employee health/industrial hygiene within a project. Supports completion of hazard analysis studies (PHA’s/HAZOP’s) for existing and new processes.
Assures compliance with Kerry’s sanitary design standards. Assists in the sanitary design groups to complete hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) studies and assure current good manufacturing practices (cGMP’s) compliance.
Conducts start-up field testing and troubleshoots new, modified, and current systems and equipment related to a project. Creates installation and operational qualification documents (IQ/OQ) and implements IQ’s/OQ’s upon management approval. Assists with the completion of cleaning qualification (CQ). Trains personnel responsible for operation of equipment.
Develops Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to detail operations of new equipment or revises SOP’s to reflect changes to operations as a result of modifications to existing equipment.
Writes, debugs, and troubleshoots process control logic using Kerry standard software including: programmable logic controllers (PLC’s), human-machine interfaces (HMI’s), and reporting, alarming, and trending software. Assists site engineering in the troubleshooting of plant instrumentation.
Develops capacity models for existing processing lines and identifies bottlenecks that restrict capacity. Using this model, suggests projects that can lead improve capacity on the line.
Provides engineering support to R&D activities during pilot and production trials.
Using continuous improvement tools, leads projects to debottleneck processes, improve throughput, reduce waste, and decrease costs.
Provides guidance to appropriate individuals regarding preventative maintenance, may recommend schedules for equipment repair in order to meet existing and changing requirements including modified production rates that influence equipment operation.
Assists in training Production Supervisors, Team Leaders and operators in the proper operation of equipment and prepares various instruction manuals.
Assists in the revisions to Standard Manufacturing Procedures (SMP’s) to reflect changes necessitated by equipment modifications.
Creates and modifies drawings using AutoCAD.
RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ALL EMPLOYEES:
All site employees are accountable for their actions that impact the health and safety of ones self, co-workers, visitors, contractors, products, and customers. All site employees are responsible for:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Minimum BS in Chemical Engineering with at least 5 years of project management experience in the food or pharmaceutical industry. Well versed in the development of project schedules, cost estimates, PFD’s, P&ID’s, site and elevation drawings, and utilities requirements.