IFF has an opening at its Memphis, Tennessee manufacturing facility for a process engineer in the Manufacturing Technology group. The person in this position will provide daily engineering support to food ingredient operations and develop strategies/systems to optimize manufacturing performance at the Memphis site. The position also utilizes process engineering and operations expertise to support capital projects and continuous improvement efforts.
Memphis, TN, known as the Bluff City and Birthplace of Rock n Rock, is located in the southwest corner of TN along the Mississippi river. Memphis provides its residents fantastic music, arguably the best barbeque, and a relaxed pace of life. The Memphis area also offers great suburban living options with Bartlett, Cordova, Germantown, and Collierville TN and Southaven and Olive Branch MS as commuting options for many of our employees.
Conduct work activities and demonstrate leadership behavior consistent with IFF Core Values.
Use process expertise to ensure facility and personal adherence to regulatory, company policies, good manufacturing, and food safety requirements.
Interface with R&D, engineering, operations, and business resources to develop innovations and coordinate new product implementations at facilities.
Provide technical leadership and support to plant capital projects through design, capital justification, process safety management, and commissioning activities.
Provide daily technical support to operations through process optimization, troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and risk analysis.
Work closely with production management to develop production strategies and systems that improve manufacturing performance.
Mentoring of production resources build technical knowledge and demonstrate leadership.
Drive focus on innovation and continuous improvement in engineering and manufacturing activities.
Support Process Safety Management (PSM); Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS); and Continuous Improvement programs.
BS in Chemical or Biochemical Engineering with process engineering experience in a manufacturing environment (New graduates with process engineering co-op/intern experience in a manufacturing environment will be considered)
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
Strong team player with an ability to work closely with all functional teams within the plant.
Self-starter with systematic decision making, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills .
Statistical analysis experience.
1+ years experience preferably in a production environment
No sponsorship available
Experience in food ingredient manufacturing or related industry
Proven ability to diagnose and resolve complex issues in a team environment using data driven analysis.
The position requires frequent work within the manufacturing environment, following all safety rules and procedures. Travel is minimal but may be required to support projects and initiatives between manufacturing sites. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking "what if?" That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents, and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages.
We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.
With the beauty of art and the precision of science, we are an international collective of thinkers who partner with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products the world craves.As a global leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences, we do a lot and continually innovate to do it better.For more than 130 years we’ve been focused on finding the most innovative solutions to help bring “better for you” products to market. While we have grown over the years, we remain agile in our approach and put our customers’ needs at the forefront of our thinking.We offer end-to-end service that few can deliver on. Our unparalleled product portfolio is the most robust in the industry and we have leadership positions across key taste, texture, scent, nutrition, enzymes, cultures, soy proteins and probiotics categories.