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Process Engineer

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Supply Chain
Chicago, IL
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Process Engineer

Background & Purpose of the Job

The Process Engineer role is critical to the development of our factories to World Class, which means zero effects, zero waste and zero losses.    She/he will apply extensively the full range of Focused Improvement and Quality Improvement methods and tools to counter losses identified in the areas of Productivity, Safety, Quality, Cost Deployment, Customer Service and Logistics. Reports to Site Technical Manager, Kilbourn.

Who You Are & What You'll Do

  • You're a born leader:  Working directly with the line crews on a daily basis the Process Engineer also acts as the technical trainer for line teams and provides coaching in phenomena identification, root cause analysis and the establishment of counter-measures. Working directly with the line crews on a daily basis the Process Engineer also acts as the technical trainer for line teams and provides coaching in phenomena identification, root cause analysis and the establishment of counter-measures.

  • You're a change makerThe Process Engineer is responsible for the validation of all process improvements and the establishment of revised basic conditions on the line.    A core deliverable is eliminate losses and wastes and increase the stability of the line to support the transition of traditional line teams to semi-autonomous teams.

  • You're a dot connectorApply the full set of WCM methods and tools to identify root causes, define countermeasures and validate their effectiveness; mastery of AM, PM, FI, QC and Logistics methods and tools.  Establish standards to support line operators sustain new basic conditions.

  • You're a culture and change championOur vision is to move to semi-autonomous teams and we require process engineer’s with a passion for achieving results through great teamwork, an ability to teach new tools and methodologies and ensuring that you and your colleagues are fully aligned and drawing on one another’s strengths.

  • You love to win and have fun doing itTaking responsibility for building your team’s performance and sharing your best interventions to help support other lines’ in their improvements.

What You'll Need to Succeed:


  • Education: BS Engineering or equivalent technical degree.

  • Experience: 2 + years in FMCG/ related Industry

  • Experience in leading technical or operations teams (white/blue collar)

  • Software / PLC programming knowledge


  • Experience in statistics and process control tools

  • Experience in AM, PM, FI, Quality and Logistics methods and tools 

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics by federal, state, or local law. For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

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