Process Engineer

$50 - $60 hourly

Job Category:Supply Chain

Position Type:Contract / Temporary

Work Model:In Office

Location:Alsip, IL  [In Office]

Job ID:126280

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Job Description

Our client, a leading CPG manufacturer based in the southern suburbs on Chicago, is hiring a Process Engineer to join their team. As a Process Engineer, you will play a critical role in a high-speed food manufacturing facility, responsible for identifying and eliminating sources of waste while driving process improvements. You will utilize your engineering and lean principles to lead the plant team through waste optimization processes, assess current equipment and make suggestions for new or modifications to existing equipment to increase product yields.

Process Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Identify sources of waste in the production process and develop and execute projects aimed at eliminating waste, including in-depth process work and cost-saving initiatives
  • Lead projects aimed at improving processes, ensuring they are well-documented with clear descriptions of where they started, where they ended and the strategies employed to achieve results
  • Focus on driving out raw material waste, specifically addressing incoming raw material cans and syrups
  • Utilize engineering and lean principles to lead waste optimization efforts
  • Assess equipment and propose improvements
  • Collaborate with the team to achieve process improvements and cost savings
  • Develop process maps and data collection strategies
  • Assess the current state and work towards achieving the desired state through process improvements

Process Engineer Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, supply chain or a related field
  • 10-15 years of experience
  • Green or Black Belt certification is a plus 
  • Food/Beverage manufacturing experience 
  • SAP experience is a plus

Join our dynamic team and make a significant impact on process improvement and waste reduction in our fast-paced food manufacturing facility. If you have a passion for engineering and process optimization, we encourage you to apply for this Process Engineer position today!

Thank you, 

Jenna Bartley
Sr. Project Manager, Supply Chain 
LaSalle Network 


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.