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Process Engineer - Ballast Point at Constellation Brands

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: San Diego, California

Job Description:

Job Description

Position Summary

Our Process Engineer will be working with the Operations team to identify and implement continuous improvement and process optimization opportunities. Process Engineers are expected to uphold our Ballast Point standards and following our Code of Conduct, Employee Handbook policies and procedures, along with Ballast Point’s Mission and Values.


  • Ensure operations processes meet all safety and quality criteria.

  • Analyze and interpret process and manufacturing data to identify opportunities for brewery improvement projects, process changes, and new technologies to achieve increased productivity, reduced product loses, enhanced manufacturing flexibility and capacity, improved product quality, safer operations, and improved environmental compliance.

  • Provide technical leadership to plant operators and technicians

  • Improve packaging equipment efficiencies and calculate OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness)  

  • Provide technical engineering consultation, troubleshooting, and leadership to brewery personnel on brewing, filtering, and cleaning operations to solve production problems as they arise.

  • Explore and implement new process technologies and equipment (and optimize existing) that will improve our quality, efficiency, yields, cycle times, or margins

  • Provide project management support for engineering projects

  • Facilitate productive working relationships with local business partners and other key suppliers and regulatory agencies.

  • Monitor and report system performance and metrics.

  • Ensure adherence to corporate manufacturing process standards.

  • Create and/or maintain accurate SOP’s. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience 

  • Team player with good interpersonal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated coaching and mentoring skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as with others

  • 3-5 years engineering experience in a manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in brewing, brewing supplier, food/beverage production, or consumer packaged goods

  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Data Acquisition and Communication Networks

  • Ability to work outside of standard operating hours to support line stoppage or equipment down situations

  • Knowledge of world class operating principles including six-sigma, 5s, lean manufacturing, and/or value stream mapping

Physical Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

  • Works outdoors/indoors  

  • Works in warm/cold climates

  • Works in high places

  • Works on wet surfaces

  • Is exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals

  • Works near moving, mechanical parts and lift truck traffic

  • Must be able to move up to 55 lbs

  • Primary office environment may be warehouse/distribution setting

  • Must be able to support day, night, grave, holiday and weekend shifts as needed


San Diego, California

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Job Type

Full time

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Equal Opportunity

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).