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Process Engineer

Company: Costa Farms
Location: Miami
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company OverviewWho is Costa Farms? We're one of the world's largest horticultural growers-but without an ego to match our acreage. Our headquarters are in Miami, Florida, where we were founded in 1961. Costa Farms started on just 30 acres, and over the last 60 years, we've grown to more than 5,000 acres around the world. We have farms in North and South Carolina, Central and South Florida, and the Dominican Republic, plus an office in China. Costa Farms now employs nearly 6000 engineers, marketers, accountants/analysts, human resources professionals, and of course, growers and plant scientists!
Here at Costa Farms, we live by the values of H3: being Humble, staying Hungry, and always Hustling. The team rallies to the mission of being a lean, green, growing machine dedicated to enriching the world by bringing plants into everyone's life.
True to that mission, we grow more than 1,500 plant varieties. Driven by the spirit of innovation, the team is always testing new plants and developing new solutions to make it easier for retailers and plant parents to enjoy plants. We're also continuously testing different ways of growing our plants to increase quality and improve their ecological footprint as one aspect of our many sustainability efforts.
We cultivate plants, as well as a winning culture. Join the team, and you'll find opportunities to learn and grow. You'll collaborate with other driven, determined people who together keep Costa Farms an industry leader. You'll support and be supported by a team that cares about each other, our customers, our consumers, and our community.
You'll also find right away that Costa Farms is committed to providing a diverse environment. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, military status, marital status or veteran status, or any other group status protected by federal, state, or local law.
DESCRIPTIONCosta Farms is seeking a Process Engineer to be responsible for process optimization. The process Engineer will also be in charge of the documentation and implementation of different projects and initiatives. The successful candidate will be able to improve business processes in order to maintain efficiency, reduce cost, improve sustainability and maximize profitability. This position will have access to almost every aspect of our business and manufacturing operations.

  • Optimize and document manufacturing processes through the entire supply chain. These business processes include procurement to payables, production operations, inventory management, and shipping.
  • Ensure process documentation is user-friendly and accessible in English and Spanish
  • Develop best practices to deliver process documentation using appropriate tools (web apps, apps, MS Tools, or through integration with ERP, etc.)
  • Work with the compliance team to ensure business processes are being adhered to
  • Manage cost and time constraints.
  • Perform risk assessments.
    • Full time - flexibility to work extra time if needed
    • Work in a fast-paced and diverse environment
    • Works in an office environment and farms or warehouse facilities as needed.
    • Problem-solving, oral/written communication, analytical ability, calculating, concentration, & interpersonal abilities continuously
    • Eye/hand coordination, typing, handling, & wrist motion continuously
    • Bending, reaching, stretching, standing, & walking occasionallyCOMPETENCIES
      • Communicates effectively.
      • Cultivates innovation.
      • Builds networks.
      • Drives results.
      • Optimizes work processes.
      • Persuasive.
      • Collaborates.
      • Microsoft Office, SAGE, CAD, and Simulation Software.
        • BS degree in Engineering Discipline. (Industrial/Mechanical/Chemical Engineering).
        • Excellent technical skills.
        • Working knowledge of process engineering software packages.
        • Experience in process simulation required.
        • Experience with MS Visio.
        • Analytical and process mindset with interpersonal skills.
        • Able to prioritize workload and meet deadlines/Detail orientated.All applicants must be work authorized. Costa Farms will not sponsor any visa for this position.After applying, follow us on LinkedIn to stay up to date on what's happening around Costa Farms and to start becoming part of our family. Come Grow with Us---!Costa Farms offers competitive wages and benefits, including:
          • 401(k) Plan
          • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
          • Health Savings Account
          • Care on Demand Telemedicine
          • Health Insurance
          • Dental Insurance
          • Vision Insurance
          • Supplemental Insurance (Aflac)
          • Virtual workplace for certain roles
          • Growth Opportunities
          • Challenging and exciting work environment
          • Costa Farms Scholarship
          • Employee discounts on plants
            Costa Farms also has:On-site gym with showersOn-site cafeteria and dry cleaningLove Where You Work activities throughout the year

Keywords: Costa Farms, Miami , Process Engineer, Engineering , Miami, Florida

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