11 May, 2023

Process Improvement Engineer (m/f/d)

  • Unilever
  • Heppenheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany
Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

Why is

Through structured, continuous improvement of the environment, processes and systems, we want to make complex production processes more efficient in order to increase our productivity and flexibility. We use WCM (World Class Manufacturing), a production system with the aim of raising production standards and eliminating production waste.

As a Process Improvement Engineer (improvement engineer) at the Heppenheim location, you are responsible for the continuous improvement and increase in efficiency of our production processes. You will continuously monitor and analyze the production key figures and derive potential for improvement from them. Based on the WCM methods, you set the necessary priorities and are responsible for the implementation of the projects in order to realize the identified improvements.

Your tasks

  • Continuous analysis of production key figures and identification of improvement potential

  • Preparation and independent processing of various improvement projects and responsibility for the successful completion

  • Coordination of the implementation of the technical changes

  • Informal leadership of multifunctional teams on strategic alignment

  • Ensuring the necessary flow of information between the individual departments

  • Stakeholder-Management

  • Documentation and tracking of the projects using the WCM methodology

  • Tracking of project success through KPI measurement

  • Contact to internal and external international auditors including presentation of the results in English

  • Creation and implementation of training modules for employees

your profile

  • Completed studies (e.g. mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, process engineering, production engineering, nutritional science or food technology) or state-certified technician/industry/master craftsman or comparable

  • A high degree of autonomy for independent and proactive processing of project activities

  • Excellent communication skills

  • A conceptual, methodical and independent way of working

  • Hands on mentality

  • Very good language skills in German and English (fluent in spoken and written)

  • Safe handling of MS Office (especially Excel, Power Point, Outlook)

What we offer you

  • Challenging, responsible and varied tasks in a large international production site

  • Diverse opportunities for further training and development prospects

  • Attractive remuneration and additional financial benefits such as fitness offers or cooperation with sports clubs and additional social benefits (e.g. company pension scheme)

  • 38 hours a week flextime

  • Team-oriented work

  • Lots of variety, fun and of course a work result that you can touch and "enjoy" - our great ice cream!

How to apply

Enthused? Curious about more? 

Then please apply online only. Please fill out the online application form completely (incl. cover letter, CV & certificates) and click on the field "Confirm and apply". You will then receive an automatic confirmation of receipt. Unfortunately, incomplete applications cannot be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact Merete Paura (hr.dach@unilever.com).

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Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity 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. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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