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IFF Process Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Process Engineer

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Date:Nov 18, 2023

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA, US, 52404

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition ID : 493081

Job Description

At IFF, the heart of our company is fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking “what if?”

IFF Health & Biosciences is looking for a results-driven, motivated process engineer who will provide technical support for a biological process manufacturing facility which includes new products, optimizing existing processes, and designing new technologies.

As a Process Engineer based in the Cedar Rapids facility, you will be part of a team responsible for developing and improving biological processes. Responsibilities include developing and designing new technologies, scale-up of new products from R&D, capital project support, and equipment design. The successful candidate will be an active participant in cross-functional project teams, global supply initiatives, and continuous improvement teams.

Responsibilities include:

  • Implement strategic technology initiatives focusing on cost and capacity savings.

  • Facilitate new product and technology introductions to the plant, interfacing with global teams including R&D.

  • Work with capital teams focusing on biological process design, including sterile operation and sanitary design for expansion and site capital projects.

  • Drive technical improvements for processes by monitoring and managing critical process performance.

  • Design and develop operations, equipment, processes, and methods.

  • Implement continuous improvement initiatives.

Job Requirements

  • BS/M.Sc. in Biochemical or Chemical Engineering or related scientific field.

  • 2-5 years of process engineering experience in a regulated manufacturing environment.

  • Knowledge of biological processes and manufacturing processes is required.

  • Demonstrates competency and the ability to develop value-creating solutions within specific technology areas or applications.

  • Demonstrates ability to actively seek responsibilities on the team and influence activities and direction of the team.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work virtually and connect with engineers globally.

  • Strong team player

  • Self-starter with good organizational skills

Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, vacation, holidays, 16 weeks of paid parental leave (maternity and paternity), and an annual bonus plan. Pre-employment drug screen and physical required.

We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. (https:// to learn more.