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Sr. Manager, Process Engineering

Date: Feb 14, 2021

Location: Union Beach, New Jersey, US, 07735

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 80541 

Job Description


A Senior Process Engineer role is available within the R&D division at one of the world’s best fragrance and flavor companies. This position is integral to the technical function of our Integrated Solutions business where you will be responsible for managing the development and scale-up of product processing solutions in a commercial manufacturing environment.


About You


In this role, you will utilize engineering fundamentals to independently identify, analyze, design, propose, and scale process solutions associated with the manufacturing of complex ingredient systems and full-product consumer goods.


The Senior Process Engineer will have a strong technical background and skillset to work in complex environments. You will be responsible for leading, coordinating, and implementing process startup and improvement projects. You will be the leader in technical project management by coordinating technical approaches, trialing plans, and setting deliverables, timelines, and budgets. You should have a strong knowledge and understanding of current GMP and USDA regulations and requirements, FDA sanitary principles, clean manufacturing standards, and other related regulations.

Job Requirements


Required Skills/Experiences


  • BSc in Chemical, Food, or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5-7 years experience in Production, Process, or Continuous Improvement within a Food & Beverage Manufacturing environment
  • Process development, mechanical design, batching and continuous flow diagrams, and material flow balances
  • Thorough knowledge of cGMP regulations, clean manufacturing standards, and other related regulations
  • Experience partnering with contract manufacturers and external vendors to co-develop solutions
  • Successfully scaling processes and products from lab/pilot scale to commercial production scale
  • Full understanding of quality assurance and quality control measures
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office & MS Project


Preferred Skills/Experiences


  • MSc in Chemical/Mechanical/Food engineering
  • Experience in techno-economic analysis/assessment of new process and/or new products
  • Knowledge of Integrated Lean Six Sigma method and principles; Six Sigma Green/Black Belt
  • Professional Engineering license
  • Experience with modeling, simulation, and statistical design


Leadership Factors


  • Bias for Action
  • Extreme Accountability
  • Effective Collaboration



We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking "what if?" That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages.

Visit us at to learn more about how we’re using Uncommon Sense to challenge expected, champion creators, and do more good for people and planet.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey