Title: Principal Engineer - Food Process Automation
Location: Kennewick, Washington (hybrid role - 3 days on site, 2 days WFH)
As the Principal Engineer - Food Process Automation, you will…
- Offer expertise, innovation, and leadership in food processing and packaging.
- Take charge of global engineering initiatives and long-term strategies.
- Utilize static and dynamic modeling to assess and drive change.
- Collaborate with other business functions to enhance fixed and variable cost inputs.
- Identify and promote opportunities for improving food processing systems, with a particular emphasis on automating labor-intensive tasks.
- Ensure timely, accurate, and effective implementation of engineering and project-related work.
- Act as a mentor and leader, providing technical expertise and innovative guidance.
- Develop and recommend best practices with a focus on productivity.
Skills and Experience…
- 8+ years of experience in designing, installing, operating, and optimizing Food Process and/or Packaging Systems
- Proven leadership skills in conflict management, team leadership, collaboration, time, and task management
- Demonstrated analytical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
- Experience in project management and food process design initiatives is preferred
- Excellent technical, analytical, communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills with proficiency in desktop applications and the ability to travel up to 30% of the time.
- Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
- Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
- Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
- Paid Time Off
- Financial Wellness - Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts
- Family-Friendly Employee events
- Employee Assistance Program services - mental health and other concierge type services
A relocation package is available.