Process Development Engineer - Food Engineering


Somerville, NJ

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 38 days ago

  by    Robin Staubach Shaw

This job is no longer available.


• A Master's Degree in Chemical or Food Engineering – PhD a plus.

• Minimum 4 years of industry experience - extraction separations from plant based products {protein, soy, bio process fermentation)

• Experience within lab and pilot plant environments.

Experience to include:

• Process Development

• Scale Up

• Efficiency Improvement of new and existing products.

Your background includes:

• Experience with extraction/separations methodology (chromatography, crystallization, and filtration) from plant based products (Protein, Soy, Bioprocess Fermentation) is required.

• Knowledgeable with the physical chemistry of low molecular weight carbohydrates and sweeteners a plus.

• Comfort with hydrogenation, hydrolysis, and the generation & application of phase diagrams.

• Expertise in process development and ability to lead numerous projects utilizing stage gate methodology.

• Six Sigma methodologies a plus.

• Strong computer skills related to the design and analysis of experimental data and instrument interfaces.


• Recommending & evaluating technologies to enable new product development and bringing new ingredient technologies to the market.

• Developing process requirements to commercialize new ingredients and supporting optimization of commercialized products.

• Managing projects within the Stage-Gate® process and execution of technology transfer projects.

• Designing and executing lab, pilot and commercial scale experiments.

• Will supervise a small team dedicated to the current project.

• Open to occasional Domestic & international travel (10-15%).

Company paid NATIONWIDE relocation.

Staubach & Associates is a NATIONWIDE search firm based in Central NJ specializing in recruitment and placement within the fields of Transportation, Logistics, Engineering, and Human Resources.