Job Title: Senior Process Engineer (wet process) m/f Project

Job Industry: Baby Food, Beverages, Biotechnology, Food, Food & Beverages, Infant Nutrition, Ingredients, Nutrition, Savoury, Specialty Chemicals
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Job description:

In the “ESTIA” project (New Green Field Factory for spray drying of infant milks powder + specials), the Senior Process engineer takes the entire responsibility of the installation, testing, start up and project management of the wet Process part (Dry ingredients handling, Wet phase including hydrolysis process, evaporation, CIP).

The scope of the Senior Process Engineer position starts from the Raw material reception (powder or liquid) till the feeding tank for the spray drier and all what is in between:

– Unloading and storage of liquid ingredients

– Macro dry ingredients handling

– Micro dry ingredients handling

– Oil handling and mixing

– Recipes management (Batch management + Traceability + MES, SAP system)

– Ingredients batch preparation

– Evaporator and DSI

– CIP’s

– Hydrolysis process


The related Capex size under responsibility will be in the range of 30 ME depending on the selected scenario. Besides this, the Senior Process Engineer needs to work closely together with the Senior Process Engineer for the spray drying part in a joined effort to start up the plant.


Excellence in project Management / project Execution:

1. 0 Accident, Incident (S)

2. Very Lean and ergonomics design (Q), Benchmark for future projects,

3. The project is on money (C) and Costs/T targeted are achieved

4. The project is on time (Vertical Ramp up, Right first time) (D)

5. We hired talents that will be able to grow in Projects/Operations in local site in Western Europe or in the Central Engineering Team, and knowledge transfer is ensured (M)

6. The factory is targeted as environmental friendly, Very low energy and water consumption (E),

Needed for success
We are looking for a strong project manager with a “hands on” mentality as the main mission for the person will be to drive the commissioning, supervise training of operators and lead the qualification period. You will be joining an ongoing project so you need to learn fast and apply your knowledge from the start.
You have process engineer or project management experience in baby food, dairy or food processing and a degree in food processing and/or engineering. Furthermore, you have very good communication and presentation skills and the ability to take ownership and deliver results. You are fluent in English, both written and spoken.


What’s in it for you? 
A complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.


What’s next? 

Part of the interview process will be a telephone interview, first round interview and possibly second round interview (Business case and/ or assessment may be part of the 2nd round – if applicable).

Company description:

At Danone, we are dedicated to achieving health through food. And not only that; we want our mission to benefit people of every age, in every social and cultural environment and in every part of the world – as many people as possible.

Nutricia Cuijk B.V. is part of the baby division of Danone. Nutricia Cuijk is fully specialized in the production and packaging of high quality powdered products for dietary, clinical and baby formulas. Nutricia Cuijk stands for innovation, advanced technology and quality due to the very high standards we set for the vulnerable groups: infants, elderly and sick people.