Process Improvement Engineer At Olam

Job Description

  • Identifying and troubleshooting chronic and sporadic losses and collaborating to drive them to zero using SPC, Six Sigma and Lean principles
  • Identify, evaluate, and develop detailed proposals for breakthrough new food processing technologies and Initiate new ideas and lead the design of manufacturing processes
  • Supports in implementation of MES systems, process improvement projects, NPD, capacity expansion and debottlenecking projects.
  • Run the operational excellence implementation projects, set priorities and standard for continuous improvement
  • Facilitate training sessions and provide coaching support to staff & factory teams on Metrics
  • Prepare and drive an improvement plan across all sites of PFB
  • Provide progress reports and advise the Project Champions and Plant Heads
  • Facilitate the implementation of the Operational Master Plan amongst the Line Managers on site
  • Facilitate visual communication within the factory, and promote Olam 2.OX across all sites of PFB.


Education and/or Experience:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Engineering Degree with specialization in Chemical, Food, Mechanical or Food Science and Technology
  • Minimum of 4-6 years experience in Process Engineering, Projects, Plant Maintenance and Operational Excellence (e.g., WCM, TPM).
  • Relevant Business management and project management experience.
  • Strong Communication and training skills

Other Requirements

  • Experience expected to have resulted in a solid record of accomplishment.
  • Experience with Culinary/Baking/UHT/Aseptic processing and packaging
  • Experience with at least one of the following processing operations: Biscuit, bakery, beverage, noodles, tomato paste processing
  • Extensive knowledge of food engineering fundamentals and applications, knowledge of statistics, design of experiments, problem-solving techniques, engineering economics

Additional Information & Application Method

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

Interested applicants should:


February 2024