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Nestlé Nutrition, part of Nestlé S.A., is a world leader in nutrition, health and wellness.  Gerber Products Company, founded in 1928, officially joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007. Nestlé Nutrition and Gerber’s combined resources and scientific research expertise have enabled the company to become a worldwide leader in early childhood nutrition. Gerber produces more than 400 food products, all of which are a part of the proprietary Gerber® Start Healthy, Stay Healthy™ nutrition system. The Gerber® Start Healthy, Stay Healthy™ nutrition system combines products, educational resources and services that are designed to encourage the early establishment of healthy eating habits in children from birth to preschool.

Process Engineer

Job Number 18000515 Company Nestle Nutrition Location Eau Claire, Wisconsin


Gerber Products Company dba Nestlé Infant Nutrition is seeking a Process Engineer at our Eau Claire, WI facility. This role supports an off shift position. The preferable start time is between 1 and 2 pm.


Provide Process, project engineering support for various operations lines (primarily aseptic packaging and processing and CIP), plant and capital projects. Responsible for production line trouble shooting, project management - administer budgeting, design, installation, qualification and commissioning, knowledge transfer to maintenance team of new/modified process systems. Assist Production and Quality Departments to resolve non-maintenance related production and quality issues. Conduct training, maintain and update documentation relating to job. Assist Engineering Project Manager as needed to support projects and other initiatives as assigned.


Provide process-engineering support for all plant processes. Develop, learn and pass on knowledge in the aseptic and other processing areas. Assist Technical, maintenance and Production Managers in resolving non-maintenance related quality issues and/or product losses. Conduct follow-up investigations, root cause analysis; recommend equipment modifications, procedural changes, etc., necessary to prevent recurrence. Coordinate implementation of corrective action(s).

Provide project management and technical engineering support for factory operations and minor projects involving modification and/or installation of new processing systems. Administer design, preparation of cost and timing schedules, installation, qualification and commissioning before turnover to Production. Assist to train, knowledge transfer - Team Leaders, Operators, and Maintenance personnel. Prepare and issue documentation as required.

Provide engineering assistance for day-to-day plant activities and projects. Work with Production and Quality Assurance to establish and assure the quality level of the finished product complies with FDA regulations and specified quality standards. 

Establish and maintain a strong working relationship providing for effective information flow between plant and external resources.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Safety and Environmental:
• Follow factory safety & environmental objectives & targets
• Follow the plant safety rules; report incidents & unsafe conditions immediately
• Maintain compliance with regulations, and refer to the Safety & Environmental Management System(s) on all related procedures and programs.
• Understand the environmental aspects of the position and take action to reduce these environmental impacts by conserving paper, electricity, water etc. Will also recycle all appropriate materials (paper, plastic, food, etc.)
• Follow factory food safety, quality objectives & targets
• Follow Nestle Good Manufacturing Practices; report food safety and quality issues immediately.
• Maintain compliance with regulations, and refer to Nestle Quality Management System on all related procedures and programs.
• Understand the food safety and quality aspects of the position as indicated on QMS, OJT's and SOP's that apply.

Throughout all of these responsibilities, maintains a focus on continuous improvement.



EDUCATION: Required: BS Degree in Chemical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Industrial Engineering

Required: 2+ years experience in fluid products and project engineering in a manufacturing plant environment.
Preferred: Experience food production and aseptic experience.

 Knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, AutoCAD and MS project preferred.
 PLC programming experience desirable.
 Knowledge of applicable Food Laws.
 Strong project management skills
 Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.
 Ability to work well with others.
 A "go getter" that takes problems head, makes effective use of everyone's time, and strives to achieve timely solutions.
 A "self-starter" requiring minimal direct supervision but a team player.
 Knowledgeable in the principles and application of statistics.
 Understands principles of QMS, HACCP, and SOP's.
 Skilled trainer.

The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

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