Plant Project Engineer Pay Range $64,500 - $75,000 Sign-on Bonus - $1000 Madison, WI 53716
Who We Are We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. 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.
At our Madison location, in operation since 1906, you will be part of a team that is a global leader for Cultures and Probiotics addressing the worlds challenges by helping to innovate and create products to provide safer, healthier, and more nutritious food. Where science and creativity meet. Join our team!
What We Offer Comprehensive Medical Insurance Including a generous company contribution to a Health Savings Account Prescription Drug Coverage, Dental, and Vision Insurance. We also offer Life and even Pet Insurance Legal Assistance Short-term and Long-Term Disability Protection Maternity and Paternity leave 401k 100% match up to 6% - automatic 3% company contribution! HSA company contribution ($600 individual & $1,200 Family) 3 weeks of paid-vacation to start (prorated in the first year) 12 company-paid holidays annually Wellness Program Earn credits receive a total of $500 Premium Differential On-site employee gym Career Development Program Learn and grow at IFF Tuition Reimbursement Employee Assistance Program Company-sponsored holiday party and seasonal events Located on the Madison Metro bus route
Identification, specification and execution of plant improvement projects delivering measurable results to advance the safety, quality, and efficiency of manufacturing processes at the Madison plant.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Define plant improvement opportunities using engineering insight, process knowledge, plant team engagement and valid data analysis.
Recommend changes and build justification for improvements to the site from a number of perspectives, (production, maintenance, technology, safety, etc.)
Build relationships with production, maintenance, EHS (Environmental Health and Safety), QA and Manufacturing Technology colleagues in order to safely and efficiently execute project tasks.
Navigate the site change control process to ensure project compliance with all applicable policies and regulations.
As needed, obtain quotes from, direct, and supervise contractors for completion of site projects
For projects as assigned, lead project execution from start to finish, keeping all the above in mind.
Apply the same project leadership principles to subsets of larger capital projects. This will include leading commissioning and project handover efforts from the production standpoint.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Bachelors degree in Engineering (e.g., Bio/Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial) Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology; applying principles, techniques, procedures and equipment to the design and production of food products/ingredients
Knowledge of production processes, quality assurance, quality control, costs and site specific quality programs such as GMPs, HACCP, FSSC 22000, NSF, ICH Q7, etc.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
Ability to identify measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance
Ability to determine how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affective outcomes
Experience troubleshooting equipment/processes to determine operating errors and recommend appropriate action
Working Conditions This position operates in both the office and plant environments. A strong plant presence is a must.
Must adhere to plant GMPs and wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as appropriate in accordance with plant policy.
About Madison, WI Located in south-central Wisconsin tucked between Lakes Mendota and Monona, Madison has earned a reputation as one of the best places to live and work in the country. Ranked as #3 in the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America, Madison offers 200 miles of trails and a chain of 5 sparkling lakes, with big city vibes and small-town charm. Visit Capitol Square to enjoy a variety of museums and amazing architecture, browse through the unique selections at largest farmers market in the US, enjoy endless festivals and live music, or stop by a farm to table restaurant or craft brewery for a taste of Wisconsin. Theres always something fun to do in Madison.
Want to find out more about us? Please visit IFF.com/careers to learn more.
At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace.
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.