Job Description

Job Description

Process Engineer

It is an exciting time to be part of IFF’s Thailand Operations team. As a Process Engineer, you will report to the QA Manager and in a leadership position in the quality and manufacturing organizations. The position is important in setting the IFF Manufacturing process up for success by providing the fundamental quality engineering tools and skills to successfully create and implement quality systems, process improvement, process and quality control. You are also responsible for setting up the production and its process flow to optimize capacity utilization and throughput from the plant. You will be responsible for investigation of quality non-conformances, providing root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions.

About You:

To be successful in this role, you must have more than five years experiences in a variety of disciplines including manufacturing / Quality and cross functional teams. A Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering is required. You will need to successfully interact with all plant functional management and workforce to understand, manage, develop, simplify and improve processes using the entire basket of quality engineering skills. Effective communication skills and fluent command in both spoken and written English is essential to manage your overseas stakeholders.

You will spend your time…

  1. Investigate existing processes for optimizations where applicable, make recommendations and implement improvements.
  2. Write manufacturing SOPs / Recipes (SAP text) for new formula creations. Validate the existing formulations for the correctness and appropriateness of recipe and do modification.
  3. Assist Process Development, R&D and Creative staff members with new product introductions to shop floor.  Assist in scale up of new products in shop-floor.
  4. Review the existing DMA table and suggest modification and reposition DMA table for future requirements.
  5. Write SOPs as required for new pieces of equipment and/or new process implementation Investigate process.
  6. Well versed with the Process Safety Management ( PSM )  and Process Hazard Analysis principles to ensure that the flow , process  and equipment adheres to safety standards and to be the custodian of Process safety. 
  7. Evaluate new process design, assign equipment resources and provide input for value added costing analyses.
  8. Drive continuous process improvement through problem solving with cross-functional teams using Statistical Process Control and Lean Manufacturing tools, such as Process Flow mapping, 5s, and Six Sigma.
  9. Monitor processes for efficiency and investigate quality non-conformances.
  10. Develop repair protocol for rejected batches (i.e. adjustment, rework, blend off etc.).
  11. Work with Flavorist in the required Technology to gain product knowledge.

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. Our 7,300 team members globally take advantage of leading consumer insights, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to develop differentiated products.

Required Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and English language command is necessary;
  • Strong working knowledge of GMP, HACCP, FSSC/AIB, and Quality and Food Safety system
  • Strong working knowledge with Lean Manufacturing techniques or 6 Sigma Methodologies an advantage
  • Good training, communication and negotiations skills
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access)
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of SAP.
Required Experience

More than 5 years experiences in variety of disciplines including manufacturing / Quality and cross functional teams.

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