Company: Wellness Pet LLC
Posted on: June 24, 2022
About Wellness Pet Company
The Wellness Pet Company crafts and produces premium natural pet
food, treats, and dental chews. We believe that natural, premium
nutrition focused on proven health outcomes is the foundation of
creating a mutual wellbeing for pets and their families. As a
community of people, Wellies are positively obsessed about how to
win for pets and their parents. We believe in the difference we
make every single day, and we know that when we work
collaboratively, Wellies are unstoppable -- Not only in providing
the best nutrition to pets, but in building a better tomorrow for
pets, their parents, and the world.
When you join Wellness Pet, you join a team whose aligned values
and purpose create a unique and exciting place to work every day.
Join us on our adventure to fulfill a life of wellbeing together
with pets and their parents.
Our Mishawaka manufacturing facility is committed to nutritional
innovation, product quality, and safety. To ensure our product
quality, we control the entire manufacturing process in Mishawaka,
from consistent quality checks on all raw materials coming into the
plant, to the shipment of our finished product to customers. Our
employees take pride in the natural products we produce for the
pets who depend on us. We offer our employees a positive, friendly
work environment where you can grow your skills, competitive pay,
and excellent benefits - Come for a walk with us today!
Position Summary: The Process Engineer will be responsible for
building and maintaining a strong and long-lasting culture of
continuous improvement. This person will deliver continuous
improvement training and actions throughout the facility while
serving as the Subject Matter Expert on Continuous Improvement.
They will provide direction to, Production Team Members, Engineers
and Functional Leaders throughout the facility. This individual
will lead and grow a culture of Continuous Improvement and Change
Management with all activities in the plant. The Process Engineer
will facilitate continuous improvement projects focused on Team
Member, food safety, quality improvements, on-time delivering,
inventory and cost reductions and process performance improvements.
They will provide efficient leadership and cost-effective
integration of Continuous Improvement, creating operational
Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for leading daily mini-Kaizen events for OEE
improvements and longer detailed Kaizen or Process improvement
Evaluate process and/or requirement applications and recommend and
implement improvements to existing product, equipment, or
Utilize Continuous Improvement tools, including but not limited to
Early Management, Specialized Maintenance, Autonomous Maintenance,
Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Induced Failure Testing, and
support CI and Phase Progression efforts
Provide engineering/technical support to day-to-day plant
operations and maintenance;
Provide project management and technical support for capital
Assist in the collection of data identifying opportunities and for
Experience applying formal Root Cause Analysis and problem solving
Utilizes the concepts of continuous improvement and cost reduction
in the execution of the job function;
Follow and hold others accountable for following all company Good
All other duties as assigned.
Completes safety system documentation and verifies compliance to
program standards. Reports deviations to Supervisor.
Participates in mandatory safety trainings and adheres to all
Required to report all safety issues, near misses, and injuries
Quality & Food Safety:
Completes quality & food safety system documentation and verifies
compliance to program standards. Reports deviations to
Participates in mandatory food safety and quality training program
Preserves the integrity of the BRC system through adherence to the
policies and procedures outlined. Takes actions necessary to
resolve food safety and quality system deficiencies
Required to report food safety and quality system failures and take
actions necessary to preserve the BRC system.
Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or
A minimum of 2 years' experience in an engineering process
Proficient in the use of personal computers and Microsoft programs
(Excel, Word, Power Point)
Experience in optimization of processes, including establishment of
Ability to work collaboratively across organizational boundaries to
achieve company results.
Adaptable/Flexible: Functions effectively within ever-changing
environments. Easily adjusts to multiple demands, shifting work
priorities, ambiguity, adversity, and change. Is resilient,
positive and calm under pressure
Drives Innovation and Growth: Thinks "outside the box", encourages
risk taking, generates creative solutions, and learns from both
successes and failures
Have or working towards Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt
2-5 years' experience in a food/beverage, chemical/powder, pharma
manufacturing facility preferred
Knowledge of process systems in a DCS environment
Proficient in AutoCad
Ability to read, understand, and update P&ID's
The Wellness Pet Company is proud to be an equal opportunity
workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal
employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry,
religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age,
citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.
Keywords: Wellness Pet LLC, Mishawaka , Process Engineer, Engineering , Mishawaka, Indiana
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