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Senior Process Engineer 11/27/2019

The J. M. Smucker Company Scottsville, KY

Scottsville, KY
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


The J.M. Smucker Company has a unique culture rooted in our Basic Beliefs, strengthened by Our Commitment to Each Other and perpetuated by the creation of an environment that leads to the continued growth of our employees.

Inspired by more than 120 years of business success and five generations of family leadership, The J. M. Smucker Company makes food that people and pets love. The Company s portfolio of 40+ brands, which are found in 90 percent of U.S. homes and countless restaurants, includes iconic products consumers have always loved such as Folgers , Jif and Milk-Bone plus new favorites like Caf Bustelo , Smucker s Uncrustables and Rachael Ray Nutrish . Over the past two decades, the Company has grown rapidly by thoughtfully acquiring leading and emerging brands, while ensuring the business has a positive impact on its 7,000+ employees, the communities it is a part of and the planet. For more information about The J. M. Smucker Company, visit


Senior Process Engineer


Scottsville, KY

~A comprehensive relocation package may be available


Manager, Department


* Develop and implement improvement projects

* Develop and improve process documentation

* Drive out defects in the process and enhance overall productivity, safety and quality by collaborating with production teams and leadership

* Experience in decision making - Ability to gather and validate data independently, analyze data to determine optimal solutions; share analysis and solutions for options with others; utilization of consensus decision making when appropriate with team

* Experience coaching & growing capability in other engineers or team members; identification of capability gaps, plans to close gaps in self and others to assure team skills meet immediate and future business / team needs

* Provides technical leadership within cross functional teams to deliver initiatives and departmental projects

* Identifies and advances cost savings and process improvement opportunities

* Employs effective interpersonal time and resource management skills to complete projects assignments; leads multiple projects simultaneously

* Builds and leverages strong internal/external network to gain insight, influence and information

* Help organization stay current with applicable new technologies

* Supports and provides guidance to operations/engineering organizations on evaluation of new production opportunities, improving existing operations, cost-saving ideas, and troubleshooting of major problems



* A Bachelor s degree in Engineering required


* At least 3 years manufacturing experience is required, preferred experience in food manufacturing


* Project management skills

* Problem solving ability

* Solid inter-personal skills

* Ability to teach and lead others

* Open to managing operating teams as needed (as backup or future assignment)

* Can work off shift or weekends as needed

* This position is not currently eligible for company work visa sponsorships


The J. M. Smucker Company (the Company ) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No person will be discriminated against in hiring or in any other aspect of their employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.