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Process Improvement Engineer

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Job ID 116005 Date posted 05/27/2021 Location : Wormer, Netherlands

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Process Improvement Engineer will contribute to developing, implementing and sustaining process improvement initiatives. We seek a professional who will conduct continuous improvement activities with low-to-medium project cost and risk and activities with well-defined processes for multiple locations. The location you will be based in one of the leading cocoa plants in the world and is still under constant development and has the mind set of continues improvement in their DNA.

Key Accountabilities

  • Directly provide updates on the project objectives, performance measures, issues and risks to senior staff.
  • Identify, monitor, and implement continuous improvement best practices.
  • Contribute to developing and handling continuous improvement plans for projects with low-to-medium cost and risk, reaching and sustaining project goals.
  • Conduct organization readiness assessments, value realization, opportunity prioritization, resource evaluation and execute continuous improvement strategies that meet business requirements.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Back up of the production supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience (preferably in technical business sciences  and or chemical or mechanic engineering field)
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience
  • Fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in related field or equivalent experience (preferably in technical and or engineering field)
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in an operations environment or process manufacturing environment
  • Good understanding of process improvement initiatives and or techniques
  • Good listener and able to present complicated matters in a clear way both written and verballing, engaging in discussions and be able to influence different layers in the organization
  • Ability to work independently, but also be able to be hands-on and help the team where possible
  • Fluent in English and or Dutch (pre)
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