Packaging Process Engineer at Cargill
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Packaging Process Engineer

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Job ID 247601 Date posted 10/31/2022 Location : Malaysia | Port Klang, Malaysia

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Packaging Process Engineer applies engineering techniques to assist in the improvement of manufacturing processes and products. In this role, you will provide technical support, operations experience, continuous improvement and project management skills in a plant support capacity that ensures safe, efficient and low-cost plant operations.

Key Accountabilities

  • You will handle manufacturing equipment and processes designed to be efficient, cost-effective and to promote quality and reliability
  • Monitors, identifies opportunity and recommends improvements in the packaging process in term of process efficiency, process simplification, facility improvement, cost reduction initiatives (utilities, energy consumption, packaging material) and reduction of any process shrinkage.
  • Helps in conducting test and measurements throughout stages of production to determine control over such variables as temperature, density, specific gravity, pressure and viscosity
  • Executes and maintains the implementation of Continuous Improvement tools in the packaging operation, such as Kaizen, 5S, 5W and Lean initiatives
  • Executes various projects (Base, automation, new projects, energy saving) in term of design, costing, execution and manpower coordination in meeting project timeline and objectives
  • Carries of feasibility study and explores available and the best option that can add values to the business and organization
  • Analyze capital expenditures and project designs to find more efficient, cost-effective approaches, which promotes higher quality and reliable outcomes
  • Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience in food manufacturing or FMCG industry

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering i.e. mechanical, chemical, E&I or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience in oils & fats industry, particularly in blending and packaging operation
  • Working experience with CI tools would be advantageous
  • Strong data analysis capabilities including continuous improvement experience or certifications and detail oriented
  • Possesses working knowledge of engineering subject matter
  • Use of PI (data historian), ACAD (auto CAD), MS Project programs
  • Good team player and good communication skill
  • Project management experience gained through prior experience especially involve in machinery installation and commissioning would be beneficial
  • Experience with Green Belt, Lean or Six Sigma methodologies would be advantageous
  • Exposed to hands-on experience and knowledge in running blending, texturization and automatic packaging machine
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