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Industrial Engineer

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be the point of contact with the site's continuous improvement area for your area.

Owner of the process control system.

  • Participate in daily operational meetings, bringing data and dealings to eliminate losses, mainly in FEFO and quality (non-conformities).
  • Develop plans to eliminate losses and eliminate capacity/productivity gaps based on the site's continuous improvement plan.
  • Compilation and interpretation of data from your areas to prioritize loss elimination opportunities, including the creation of the current state as well as the future state loss trees, using Loss Tree tools, Loss Allocation.
  • Investigate using root cause determination tools, non-compliances and customer complaints, proposing action plans and ensuring compliance ensuring the PDCA cycle is always active.
  • Conduct root cause identification analysis on products, equipment and processes.



  • Degree completed at engineering; preferably: Chemistry, Mechanics, Production, Food, Electrical, Control and Automation
  • SAP knowledge
  • Data, excel, visualization, CI backgroundProven project management and organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to deliver high quality, accurate work on time. Excellent attention to detail.
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Black Belt
  • TPM knowledge


We value:

  • Communication: Excellent interpersonal abilities; outstanding listening skills, writing and verbal skills; Awareness of reputation, positioning, and brand management.
  • Partnership and Relationship Building: Sensitive to organizational culture, strong professional representation of the Foundation. Strategic partnership building, adaptable and flexible. Commitment to The Rockefeller Foundation's mission and core values.
  • Meticulous: Extreme and precise attention to detail. Proof-reading, critical thinking, following through and executing with excellence are a must.
  • Strategy: Highly strategic mindset with ability to identify and prioritize what’s important in any project, demonstrates innovative approaches to work, ability to organize chaos into coherent plan.
  • Project Management: High operational and project management ability; proactive. Sound, mature judgment, integrity, and respect for others.
  • Execution: Strong project management skills; meets deadlines; ability to multi-task and work under pressure; detail oriented. Sense of urgency and responsibility, flexible work style; a self-started who can work independently as well as in and across teams.
  • Passion and Optimism: Deep enthusiasm for the mission and people of the Foundation; entrepreneurial energy around connecting an engaged staff with the overall impact of the Foundation’s work.


We offer:

  • High Challenge and High Reward Environment
  • Entry to exciting and world of perfumes and taste
  • Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objectives


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.


Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:

* Generous Paid Time Off!

* Quarterly Bonus Potential!

* Retirement Plans!

* 401(k) with Company Match!

* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!

* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!

* Flexible Spending Accounts!

* Tobacco-Free Campus!

* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!


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