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Process Engineer - Bakery Plant

Conagra Brands

Conagra Brands

Indianapolis, IN, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

As the Process Engineer, you will support and lead multiple projects and develop practical skills necessary to transition projects from bench to Supply Chain. You will focus on developing the requirements for important transformations, developing performance-based specifications, and providing the widest possible solution space. Your work will be focused on consumer benefits designed for profitability, operability, efficiency, and vertical start up. You will report to the Cell Lead at our Indianapolis Bakery plant.

Position Responsibilities

  • Apply the Methodology of Product/Process/Package Development (MOPD).

  • Develop manufacturing processes that accommodate specific consumer and marketplace requirements for new products, while meeting process, quality, and cost goals.

  • Define the physical, chemical, and biological transformations that must occur to produce new food products.

  • Build bench-top and pilot plant testing to develop prototypes and prove hypotheses.

  • Analyze results of experiments and trials to provide process recommendations.

  • Prepare results for review and present findings.

  • Provide technical support in manufacturing facilities.

  • Maintain accurate and complete records and distill them to Intellectual Property.

Position Qualifications

  • BS Chemical, Food, or Biological Engineering.

  • 3 years related experience .

  • Experience with process technology documentation, including Process Flow Sheets, Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams, Mass and Energy Balances, Process Control Strategies, and Process Specifications.

  • Experience with process technology including mixing and blending, flow control, plate heat exchangers, temperature regulation, scraped surface heat exchangers, homogenizers, Ammonia, Nitrogen/CO2 cooling/freezing methods and equipment, Sanitary/ Aseptic package Fillers, and CIP systems preferred.

  • Understanding of Design of Experiment methodologies.

  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and nonverbal) and the ability to present to leadership.

  • Familiarity with project management fundamentals.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally.

  • Risk Anticipation and mitigation.


Our Company:

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.

Our Benefits:

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:

  • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
  • Wealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
  • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
  • Balance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)

Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye®, Marie Callender's®, Banquet®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Reddi-wip®, and Vlasic®, and emerging brands, including Angie's® BOOMCHICKAPOP®, Duke's®, Earth Balance®, Gardein®, and Frontera®.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.