Process Engineer


Zundert, NB, NL, 4881

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At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

About the role:


The Process Engineer actively looks for improvements to support production to get in control of all relevant processes of the factory. The titular analyzes and studies the processes to be able to come up with root causes and to suggest improvements of the processes to improve yield, productivity, quality and OEE. These improvements can be executed by the process engineer as project leader or project member. The process engineer contributes to business improvement opportunities to realize factory ambition and support the production in daily troubleshooting.


- Safety: Maintains and strengthens the safety culture in the production department. Ensures all safety procedures and guidelines are implemented, maintained and enforced.

- Projects and Improvements: Based on analyses and study of the process suggest improvement projects in prioritised areas, such as MUV, productivity, quality and OEE. Delivers prioritized projects in time in full. Presents a detailed time plan for every project as well as well-defined scope of the projects. Is het lead or a member of the project or CI team to deliver in time in full.

- Support Capex projects: Setup of business cases, process description and requirements for capex projects.

- Troubleshooting: Pro-active daily contribution to the production department on troubleshooting activities through the use of Lean tools. Improvement of the process knowledge of production department. Develops, implements and ensures and sustains the Barry Callebaut production system throughout the plant.

- Education and training: Provides leadership and guidance to create a lean thinking workforce within the factory. Establishes, improves and sustains a dedicated improvement process capturing small and medium job related improvements

- Technology and benchmarking: Be a driving force for continuous improvement, accept no losses. Interfacing with R&D and Innovation, contributes to designing quality and food safety into our products through robust project management and development protocols. Ensures up to date knowledge of our processes, equipment and technologies. Drives continuous improvement processes on reliability and sustainability of actions implemented.

- Networking: Develops and enhances personal skills via internal and external networking and studies in order to have the right competencies



Min Bachelor food technology, technical or supply chain management 

- Min 3 years of working experience as Process engineer (preferably in Food) 
- In-depth experience in manufacturing

- Excellent project management skills

- Knowledge and experience with Lean way of working
- Fluent in English 

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

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