Sr. Manager, Process Engineering in Lemoore CA

CPS, Inc. (Food & Beverage Division)
Sr. Manager, Process Engineering
Job ID: 
Lemoore CA
120,000 - 160,000
Job Types:
Engineering Manager, Manufacturing/Mechanical Engr., Process Engineer
Employment Type:
Full Time

Sr. Manager, Process Engineering

Reporting to the VP and Head of Center of Excellence for Process Engineering and Automations, the Process Engineering Sr. Manager is responsible for performing diverse engineering analysis, managing engineering designs and implementing process changes for operations with a clear focus on unit operations in various processes across categories. This includes machine capability evaluations, modifications of equipment and developing solutions to production issues relating to materials, processes, and procedures to maximize efficiency and yields. The ideal candidate will utilize engineering fundamentals to independently identify, propose, analyze, and design cost effective food processing technologies that drive growth, reduce costs, improve quality, and keep the company ahead of our competitors.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Initiate the investigation and analysis of new materials, equipment, processes and engineering practices for improved performance
  • Prepare engineering computations, estimates, surveys, statistics and analysis
  • Identify, evaluate, and develop detailed proposals for breakthrough new food processing technologies that can be applied within or across product categories
  • Collaborate with the manufacturing team to analyze, validate, and implement processing improvements to existing unit operations in the current manufacturing systems that result in annualized savings
  • Initiate new ideas and lead the design of manufacturing processes for new, high complex products
  • Identify and develop Engineering strategies for new initiatives, new product development, and new business development projects and assist the plants in its successful implementation
  • Develop the tools and methodology to effectively survey the food industry and identify emerging food process innovations that business should consider maintaining our competitive advantage
  • Determine process requirements and prepare thorough and accurate process specifications, design and conduct experiments to set process specifications

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with specialization in Chemical, Food, Mechanical or Food Science and Technology is required
  • Six (6) years of relevant engineering experience with large Multinational Corporation (MNC) is required. Experience expected to have resulted in a solid record of accomplishment
  • Experience with Extrusion / Baking / UHT processing and packaging is highly preferred
  • Experience with at least one of the following processing operations: bakery, beverage, snacks, spreads processing is required
  • Extensive knowledge of food engineering fundamentals and applications, knowledge of statistics, design of experiments, problem solving techniques, engineering economics is required
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 25%-40% of time in the US, and internationally up to 5% of the time including Europe and Asia

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristine O’Sullivan at

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