Operations Process Engineer - Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 15 days ago
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Operations Process Engineer - Milwaukee, WI

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Do you want to rethink your impact, and are you passionate about problem solving and process improvement? Then you might be our new Operations Process Engineer!

What if you could work for a cause, not just a company?
Novozymes is the global market leader in biological solutions. We help build better lives. Together with our customers, partners and the global community, we use our innovative thinking and passion for science to boost industries and make everyday products more sustainable for the good of the planet. As the world's leading provider of industrial enzymes and microorganisms, our bio-innovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many, many other biological solutions that the world can benefit from today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

Join us as our new Operations Process Engineer
You will work with production in downstream solids processing and upstream fermentation to ensure things operate smoothly and efficiently. You will be the first line of defense when issues are identified on the production floor, ensuring a quick learning environment. You will be able to drive process improvements and support with capital projects.

Welcome to Operations!
Become a member of the Milwaukee BioAg Operations team within Americas Operations. We are a small unit that works together to increase efficiency of product flow and technology utilization throughout production while promoting a working culture of ownership, creativity, and passion.

In this role you'll make an impact by:

  • Being the first contact for Operations for trouble-shooting needs
  • Review PMDs (Process Manual Direction) with Technical Operators for deviations and escalate to Process Engineering as needed
  • Assist Technical Operations Specialist and Systems Management and Ops Specialist with process improvements
  • Assisting with optimizing KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) for Operations
  • Participating in Problem-Solving groups using Lean tools
  • Participate in Safety groups for Hazard Identifications and problem solving
  • Collaborate with engineers on capital projects for solutions, vendor contacts, and commissioning
  • Assist with monthly budget tracking of Cost Centers
To succeed you must hold:
  • BS or MS in engineering (Biomolecular, Biochemical, Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical preferred)
  • Ability to move about in the processing areas and be able to climb stairs, ladders, and enter tanks. Must possess visual acuity and physical ability to always support all functions of the job.
  • Hands on skills necessary
  • Versatile
  • Willingness to collaborate with others and be communicative with all levels of operations
  • Willing to seek out and embrace knowledge areas they are unfamiliar with
  • Have experience with Microsoft Excel and Visio
This job will be located at Milwaukee, WI.

Are you passionate about making a sustainable impact, and do you see yourself in this position? Then unlock your passion and apply today!

Application deadline: 11.30.2021

Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.

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Want to learn more?
Did you know, that Novozymes was ranked #7 in Science magazine's global Top Employers Survey 2019?

At Novozymes, we invite you to join us in finding biological solutions to the world's problems. Being a pioneering company, we seek people, who are eager to try new things, motivated by challenge and not afraid to fail but driven to try again. And again. Original thinking happens when we're given the flexibility to focus and the freedom to fully unfold our individual strengths. This is key to our innovation power and how we have become one of the top patent holders in the biotech industry. Learn more about Novozymes, our purpose, and your career opportunities at novozymes.com.

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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
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