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Process Engineer

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Supply Chain
Chicago, IL
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Reporting into the Associate World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Manager, you are directly involved with leading change and making sure our factory stays World Class, which means zero defects, zero waste and zero losses.  As the Process Engineer, you will learn and utilize a full range of Continuous Improvement methods and tools to reduce factory losses while working within the WCM team and cross functionally.  

Role expectations:

  • Show a strong work ethic and ability to learn new processes and systems
  • Learn and practice troubleshooting capabilities with process and packing equipment
  • Responsible for the improvement of waste and performance metrics for one production line
  • Work with WCM team to prioritize projects through data stratification of factory downtime and waste data
  • Become an expert on the line and use that expertise and engineering skills to implement improvements
  • Collaborate with operators and maintenance team during continuous improvement activities
  • Present projects and key findings to the larger factory team in a professional setting
  • Any other responsibilities as needed

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Industrial, Mechanical, Chemical preferred)
  • 0-2  years in Packaging Project Management or Continuous Improvement
  • Experience in FMCG/CPG (nice to have)
  • Demonstration of WCM or Lean Manufacturing methodology (nice to have)

Take a sneak peek of what we have to offer, there’s pride inside.

Did you know that the Hellmanns factory is in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago?

Experience You Will Receive

In this role, you will not just implement continuous improvement initiatives, but you’ll also present your ideas to site leadership and see some of those ideas come to life!

Some other great experiences you’ll learn may include (and more):

  • Work in a fast paced manufacturing environment for a Global company
  • Gain knowledge in Automation/PLC programming
  • Work on projects that impact the fastest Dressings line in the World!
  • Implement creative solutions
  • Gain experience in small Capital Projects
  • Create a network of amazingly talented individuals both inside the factory and within the Unilever network


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, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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