Process Engineer job in Leicester City at Pepsico

Process Engineer

Company: Pepsico

Location: Leicester UK

Date Posted:Apr 05, 2018

Role: Process EngineerLocation: Leicester, UKSalary: Competitive with  a range of benefits including performance based bonus,  private medical cover and competitive pension.Posting date: 5th AprilClosing date: 4th May We’re looking for a Process Engineer to drive technology innovation and design and deliver new process technologies across the non-core process platforms. Key ResponsibilitiesDesign, development and creation of novel processing equipment for savoury snacks production including: high pressure hot extrusion from twin screw co-rotating extruders, single screw extruders, sheeting equipment, flow modelling of dies, continuous fryer design and optimisationUse knowledge of starch chemistry and ingredient transformations to influence the rheology of dough mixtures to produce different textures and product formsUse knowledge of ingredient / material handling systems for multi-phase ingredient blending, mixing and depositing to develop new product formsAppropriate use of dimensionless numbers and computational fluid dynamics to scale-up process technology from pilot scale to industrial sized equipmentGenerate hypotheses and conduct sound project research—Plan, design, execute and report statistically sound experiments in a precise and timely manner to generate and test new hypotheses. Make recommendations based on data analysis and input from othersOwn the food safety plan including determining the principle end steps to assure final product safety and compliance to regulatory requirements.Manage insights-driven testing and analysis to develop data driven theories to support product design against competitive landscape comparisons.Creation and protection of intellectual property to protect PEP investment and create barriers to competitor entry to marketBuilding a network of subject matter experts internally, externally and with strategic partners to accelerate development and to facilitate break through design and innovation.Key Skills RequiredGraduate in Chemical / Process Engineering or related discipline or equivalentSignificant experience in FMCG R&D, process and product development roleUnderstanding of Food Science, Food Engineering and Manufacturing.Very thorough understanding and knowledge of analytical and consumer product testingWillingness and drive to learn quickly and deeply in totally new scientific areas with experience in pioneering growth of critical new company knowledgeStrong analytical skills to interpret complex data and distil into meaningful information e.g. interpreting consumer insights, experimental design and statistical inferenceProven project management skills to effectively drive a complex projectTrack record of influencing NPD initiativesEstablished competence at process and product development Experience of working in cross-functional teams representing R&D at a Global level is critical to the role.Must be willing to travel Globally for up to 25% of the year, typically 2 weeks blocks away, working in teams in developing and emerging markets. View full job description
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