Process Development Engineer II in Downers Grove, IL at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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Career Description

Summary:
The Process Development Engineer-II will be responsible for organizing, planning, managing and executing process development and cost reduction projects for Retail, Club, Foodservice, and International businesses. This individual will work with project teams to investigate and recommend methods, processes, systems, and equipment to bring assigned project to successful conclusion. Additionally, they will provide technical support to Product Development, Business Units (BU), and Supply Chain in the area of technical expertise. The individual in this role will also support Supply Chain and BU function in manufacturing of products that meet customer and consumer expectation for character, cost, and quality in assigned product category. The Process Development Engineer-II will need to have the ability to effectively manage/recommend projects that will lead to opportunity for innovation, growth, IP and profitability. Mentor interns of the process development department.

Education: BS/MS Process Development Engineering or related field

Experience: +4 years total; +2 years in an advanced technical position managing cross-functional teams and Processing suppliers; Proficient with product and Processing interactions, sustainability, food protections, and package testing; Knowledgeable in Processing equipment, Processing processes and working with supply chain engineering on capital projects involving Processing solutions

Computer Skills : Requires basic computer skills. For example, generating simple letters, spreadsheets and creating simple queries. May require knowledge of Tyson Business Computer. Familiarity with AutoCAD, Solid Works, Space claim, modeling software, etc. is a plus.

Communication Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills required. Presentation skills required. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with cross functional business partners

Special Skills: Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Strong project management skills. Strong planning and organizational skills.

Travel: 25% - 12+ domestic or international trips per year.

Supervisory Responsibilities: May have 1 direct and 1-3 indirect reports

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Job Requirements

Preferred skills: mathematical modeling or simulation / heat and mass transfer (Thermodynamics)
Travel: approximately 35% (12 + domestic and international trips per year)