Process Engineer

Job Description

Auto req ID: 208480BR

Job Description

  • As a Senior Process Engineer, you will work to develop and define process equipment scope in support of productivity, capacity addition and new product innovation projects at Frito-Lay.
  • Identify new equipment vendors/suppliers and develop process equipment specifications.
  • Conduct process validation activities such as modeling, mass balance, and testing with external suppliers and consultants.
  • Execute pilot scope for commercialization including the development of IP, safety, quality, operational and performance metrics; influence capital and schedule requirements.
  • Lead production line/equipment start-up and validate process equipment performance during Factory Inspection Tests, Engineering Test Runs and Commissioning for new projects.
  • Engage and lead multi-functional teams (MOS, R&D, Production Plants) and outside resources, including vendors and consultants, to develop, support and execute capital projects.
  • Perform basic economic evaluations on new processes and estimate the potential business value.
  • Manage multiple projects and competing priorities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (MechE or ChemE)
  • 3+ years of working with processing equipment
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Statistical and data analysis skills
  • Basic Project Management skills
  • Basic understanding of process controls
  • Independent and motivated
  • Effective communicator at all levels
  • Travel 15%-30% of the time, dependent on projects/startup schedules

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

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