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Process Engineer

Date: Mar 26, 2021

Location: Monaghan, MN, IE

Company: Glanbia


Process Engineer (12 month contract) – Lough Egish


Rooted in our rich heritage of family farming and embedded in our communities, Glanbia Ireland has evolved to bring the passion of our farmers and their high-quality ingredients to the world. Using modern-day technology and applying the best processes to our milk pool of three billion litres and our outstanding grains portfolio, we export innovative products and tailored ingredient solutions to more than 100 countries. We nurture a talented team of over 2,000 people to manage our network of 11 processing plants and 52 agri branches, serving our communities and delivering annual revenues of around €2 billion.

Glanbia Ireland owns leading consumer and agri brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, mymilkman.ie, Glanbiaconnect.com, countrylife.ie and GAIN Animal Nutrition. 


Role Summary

Reporting to the Process Engineering Manager in Glanbia Ireland’s UHT facility in Lough Egish, Castleblaney, Co. Monaghan, this role is responsible for the optimisation of plant performance. Through ongoing development and improvements in plant process and automated systems the Engineer will support the Plant Operations teams in the delivery of plant improvement, process and capital expenditure projects. Glanbia Ireland – Lough Egish consists of the following processes – seperation, UHT high heat treatment, automated sterile packing & filling. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as Process SME and lead technical support for all production impacting issues
  • Establish performance standards and optimise performance across all processes in the plant
  • Working closely with Qualification Lead to qualify/re-qualify processes to the appropriate performance KPIs
  • Engage with stakeholders including Quality and Production teams in the prioritisation,  development, design and testing of new or enhanced processes
  • Utilising the relevant Change Control Systems, secure approval for implementing change
  • Work with Production team to plan and execute agreed changes
  • Monitor MES KPI data for individual processes including reporting and trending of data
  • Utilise data insights to recommend interventions to drive performance
  • Troubleshooting issues and identifying opportunities to enhance plant performance and drive KPI improvement
  • Ownership of process driven documentation including design, development and roll-out of Standard Operating Procedures, Process documentation (including log books) and training documentation
  • Completion of QSM documentation relating to Change Control, Event Reports, RCAs etc for specific processes
  • Take leadership role in Change Control for specific processes

Key Requirements:
Third level qualification in a Science, Health & Safety, Food, Engineering, Manufacturing or related discipline desirable
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Food/Beverage or Pharmaceutical manufacturing sectors with particular experience in process/production management and use of automated systems
Other Requirements

  • Experience in operating within, and delivering on, the highest quality standards in the manufacturing sector
  • Results driven, customer focused with high performance capability in a fast moving challenging business environment
  • Demonstrate strong technical ability and attention to detail to do the job at a high level of accomplishment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to bring people with them for the best outcomes
  • Ability to analyse data, recognise trends and recommend actions to drive continuous improvement
    Glanbia Ireland is a joint venture 60% owned by Glanbia Co-op and 40% owned by Glanbia plc. If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date resume.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Glanbia Ireland embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams where different perspectives drive innovation and growth. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where people can bring their true self to work and achieve their full potential.

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