Process Engineer

LocationBrookfield, Connecticut
DepartmentOperations
Reports ToVP of Manufacturing Operations

Greenfield is looking for a Process Engineer to join our growing team.

Who We Are:

Greenfield Global is a leading producer and supplier of high-value, mission-critical raw materials, ingredients, and additives that are vital to businesses and integral to a lower carbon economy. From start-ups to the largest brands in the world, customers trust Greenfield’s extensive portfolio of premium products, regulatory expertise, and industry-leading service to improve people’s lives and the health of the planet.

Why Join Greenfield?

We innovate, collaborate, and work with purpose. By unlocking the potential of people, partnerships, and nature to accelerate sustainable solutions for the health of the planet, our work has a positive impact on the environment around the world. We’re always looking for people who can bring new talents and experience to our team.

Your Experience Should Include:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Technical/Science focused is preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of process engineering experience (preferably in pharmaceutical or chemical plants)
  • Ability to influence decision makers with clear presentations of data and recommended solutions
  • A bias for action taking initiative to implement changes to control strategies or process with the appropriate communication and regulatory considerations
  • Experience with Batch Processing & Packaging of flammable liquids/solvents is preferred
  • Highest regard and respect for employees, customers, and suppliers
  • Experience working effectively within cross-boundary relationships
  • Self-directed team player with experience and proven track record of process improvement implementation
  • Open and straight-forward in communications on all levels
  • Promotes the communication of clear expectations, performance standards and accountability at all levels
  • Strong initiative to learn, challenge existing states when appropriate, initiate process improvements, and communicate across departments and functions facilitating resolution of product quality or process efficiency issues
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable presenting detailed/complex information to various levels of the organization
  • Skilled in MS Office, CAD 2D, Defect Analysis and Lean Principle Application.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Designs, develops, reviews and directs a successful strategy for Engineering oversight of commissioning, qualification, and validation activities required for manufacturing facilities
  • Design and provide technical recommendations and solutions for problems that impact the reliability, efficiency, or operability of the facility
  • Apply statistical methods and perform product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency
  • Map, investigate, and analyze business processes to improve productivity through the elimination of non-value-added activities
  • Work with quality and production to identify gaps between current process and standardized work and develop corrective actions to resolve
  • Develop and validate standard work instructions for assigned processes
  • Initiate and manage capital process improvement projects that meet or exceed sales and budget goals
  • Develop and coordinate the training of operators with a focus on quality critical product specifications, Standard Operating Procedures, and process parameters
  • Work with project management to identify process issues and risks
  • Develop and maintain processes to produce a robust quality product that meets customer and regulatory requirements
  • Represent manufacturing/engineering on cross-functional teams
  • Design, develop, test, and/or source and cost-justify various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods. Confer with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of machinery and equipment according to specifications and quality standards
  • General accountabilities include:
    • Solutions Orientated: Act independently and proactively to recommend and administer methods and procedures for problem resolution
    • Project Planning: Develop or supports the basis of design that achieves the goals and objectives of the project and aligns with the organization’s overall business strategy
    • Time Management: Define, schedule, and accurately estimate project task durations to develop and maintain a realistic project schedule
    • Resource Management: Identify and deploy human, financial, and material resources to achieve project deliverables
    • Stakeholder Management: Communicate with stakeholders on a regular basis reporting progress while being open to feedback to meet the desired outcome
    • Risk Management: Identify, communicate, and address issues in a timely manner to minimize risk to the company
    • Monitoring Progress: Measure progress and compare against project milestones to determine if adjustments or corrective actions are required
    • Reporting and Documentation: Establish reporting and documentation tools that meet all regulatory requirements in order to effectively communicate with project teams and stakeholders.

Total Compensation & Care:

  • Base salary dependent on experience and demonstrated performance
  • Formal and informal training opportunities
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Income protection: short- and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, paid
    personal sick time
  • Vacation time exceeding industry standards
  • Company funded retirement savings program with individual contribution
    opportunities
  • Meaningful and challenging work
  • Curated intentional culture focused on growth and development, engagement, and
    communication

About Us

We own and operate five distilleries, four specialty chemical manufacturing and packaging plants, and three next-generation biofuel and renewable energy R&D centers. This integrated model enhances supply chain transparency, quality control, custom formulation development, and ultimately customer satisfaction.

Core Values

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Commitment
  • Openness to Change
  • Core Principles

Innovation

We are constantly seizing opportunities to develop new products, processes and methods to meet the diverse and demanding requirements of our customers.

Collaboration

We are part catalyst, part collaborator. We work with partners to get the most out of our existing products, and to develop custom solutions for our customer requirements.

Responsibility

Our commitment to give back to local communities in the US and Canada goes beyond the bottom line. We give back to the planet by processing renewable resources into low carbon fuels and chemicals.

Agility

Our team is not only fast, we has the flexibility and creativity to pivot with customer needs to develop custom-made, on-time solutions.

Discipline

At every plant, and for every customer, for every shipment, we put quality first. We operate a tight, transparent supply chain while meeting the highest regulatory standards.