Are you looking for the right company to jump start your career? GEA Process Engineering specializes in the design and development of process solutions for the dairy, brewery, food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. We are recognized as a world leader within liquid processing, concentration, industrial drying, powder processing and handling, emission control, solid dosage processing, and aseptic packaging. The solutions we design, develop and implement impact people across the world every day. Our processes are used to make a variety of products including: beer, clean water, evaporated milk, salt, gummy bears, plastic bottles and thousands of others.

Working at GEA Process Engineering allows you an opportunity to work on custom projects with diverse clients. You will see the entire picture from concept through operation. We are focused on growing our employee’s knowledge and enhancing their careers. We look for employees who are influential, innovative and work with integrity. You will thrive in a collaborative environment where your work will impact people’s lives.

We will occasionally post specific jobs on this site, but even if none are listed, there may be positions available. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity with a growing company, e-mail your resume to gea-pe.us@gea.com, or fax it to 1-410-997-5021. No phone calls, please. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note: as we receive an enormous number of unsolicited resumes it is unfortunately impossible for us to respond to all of them.

Current job openings in Hudson, Wisconsin

Current job openings in Columbia, Maryland


Hudson, Wisconsin

Sales Engineer - FODA

Location: Hudson, Wisconsin

Position Overview: The Sales Engineer focuses on sales within the food industry. This role serves customers by identifying their needs and engineering adaptations of products, equipment, and services.

  • Establishes new accounts by reviewing market analyses and determining customer needs and potential sales.
  • Identifies current and future customer service requirements by establishing a personal rapport with potential and actual customers.
  • Prepares and presents technical and sales presentations at industry seminars and to customers.
  • Assists with preparing cost estimates by reviewing project plans, and related customer documents; consulting with engineers, designers, and other professional and technical personnel.
  • Determines improvements by analyzing cost-benefit ratios of equipment, supplies, or service applications in customer environment; engineering or proposing changes in equipment, processes, or use of materials or services.
  • Coordinates sales activities with other GEA groups or departments with related product lines and applications.
  • Assists with writing proposals, preparing and negotiating final contract including pricing terms and conditions.
  • Ensures clear communication and hand-off to project management team.
  • Participates in tradeshows and other marketing activities to increase sales volume.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree and equivalent experience required
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of sales experience
  • Experience with pneumatic conveying systems and/or within the powder handling food industry strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and effectively communicate technical data and complicated engineering systems
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills and work well in a team setting as well as independently
  • Must be detail oriented and have a demonstrated ability to provide timely feedback to both internal and external customers
  • Must be willing to travel, as sale assignments and industry functions require (approximately 40%)
  • Must have knowledge of MS Office products, and Lotus Notes preferred

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Project Engineer - Filtration

Location: Hudson, Wisconsin

The Project Engineer manages contracts by overseeing all phases of a project.

  • Plans and manages projects by interpreting customer requirements, conferring and collaborating with other members of the organization to identifying the best plan to design, engineer, build, install, and commission process equipment which has been sold to food and dairy processors.
  • Completes projects by determining design of equipment required to accomplish process design goal.
  • Provides mechanical designer with necessary project information by conferring with vendors and purchasing personnel.
  • Responsible for overall project budget, budget revisions and change orders.
  • Completes engineering projects by organizing engineering schedule with customer building contractor.
  • Maintains engineering operations by following pre-determined Standard Operating Procedures.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Food Science or equivalent scientific degree required.
  • Must have at least three years of project engineering experience within a related industry. Exposure to a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Must possess good English language communication, verbal and written
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills and work well in a team setting as well as independently as required.
  • Must be self-motivated. Able to work independently while traveling, maintaining established schedules.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office products and Lotus Notes. Must be able to work with and maintain databases as applicable.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

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Quality Control Inspector

Location: Hudson, Wisconsin

The Quality Control Inspector inspects materials received, finished products, and work in process of fabrication into metal products to ensure conformance with drawings and specifications by performing the following duties.

  • Measures centerlines and reference points to verify initial and assembly layout and machine setup.
  • Verifies specified dimensions of products or materials, physical properties and size of materials such as plates, sheets, structural shapes, castings, fixtures, and components produced by fabricating processes.
  • Compares Engineering and shop fabrication drawings and specifications to ensure accurate completion of assembly.
  • Examines finished products for rough edges, cracks, pits, incomplete welds, appearances, and dimensions will meet Engineering’s specified requirements.
  • Marks parts for acceptance or rejection based upon drawings and shop standards.
  • Reports inspection / quality results via a Quality Management System.
  • Checks the material in accordance with the drawing, identified and traced to a mill certificate, free from damage and defects.
  • Provide guidance about when welding inspection may be required during the stages of fabrication.
  • Provide guidance about information that may be needed to be included in the inspection records (weld maps, MTR’s (Material Test Reports), WPS (Welding Procedure Specification), PQR (Procedure Qualification Record), etc).
  • Know the QC procedures, familiar with and recognize standards related to welding, having ability of visual inspection and also have knowledge of welding technology.
  • Tests products as required for structural defects such as leaks and internal cracks utilizing suitable NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) methods.
  • Verify welders are on approved register for the WPS (Welding Procedure Specification) being used and jobs are marked with the welder’s identification per weld map.
  • Responsible to ensure that test equipment is calibrated and in compliance with procedure or code, and ensure reports / records are available.
  • Meet with customers as required to review inspection results of equipment, note any discrepancies and follow up with Manufacturing Manager to be sure any problems are resolved before shipment of equipment.

Requirements:

  • Two year vocational diploma in welding (or equivalent experience)
  • Welding inspection experience is desirable
  • Inspect incoming parts, assemblies and subassemblies against fabrication drawings
  • Perform dimensional , surface finish, welding, and sheet metal inspection
  • Must be able to use a Microsoft office products
  • Must be able to work independently, with minimum supervision
  • Must be able to travel, as required (20% of the time, all domestic)

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Columbia, Maryland

Sales Engineer - ECNA

Location: Columbia, Maryland

The Sales Engineer assists and implements strategic sales plans to accommodate corporate goals.

  • Reviews market analyses to determine customer needs and price schedules
  • Prepares periodic sales report showing sales volume, potential sales
  • Meets with clients, maintaining relationships and negotiating and closing contracts
  • Prepares and presents technical and sales presentations to industry seminars and clients
  • Coordinates sales activities with other GEA groups/departments with related product lines and applications
  • Perform process engineering, project engineering, establishes sales price by conferring with fab-shops, process controls and design to determine hours needed to complete an evaporation project.
  • Writes proposals ranging from letter format budgetary style, to comprehensive documents for turnkey concepts, and present to clients
  • With Department Manager negotiates final contracts including pricing and terms and conditions
  • Prepares sales contracts for orders obtained
  • Approves project documentation prior to turning over to project manager
  • Maintains client contact throughout the project for review of contract execution with support of the project manager
  • Commissioning support during project startup
  • Directs customer service

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Engineering, Chemical science or related field
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of sales experience in related industry
  • Demonstrated understanding of thermal separation processes
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Must be able to communicate in English, both written and verbal
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills and work well in a team setting as well as independently
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to motivate others
  • Must be willing to travel, as sale assignments and industry functions required
  • Must have knowledge of MS Office products, Chemcad and Lotus Notes preferred

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Process Engineer - ECNA

Location: Columbia, Maryland

The Process Engineer supports the ECNA Evaporation and Crystallization Department in areas of crystallizer and evaporator process requirements including process calculation review, generating performance requirements for subsystems (pumps, valves, and the like) preparation of needed component lists, system troubleshooting, testing new products (pilot plant as well as lab bench top equipment), installation, preparing Functional Descriptions and Operating Manuals and commissioning.

  • Prepare and conduct technical presentations for customers; prepare and conduct process and equipment training sessions; participate in verbal and written communications with GPNA customers, vendors and other GEA companies.
  • Assists project sales engineers by reviewing customer process requirements; identify best process technology for application; Confer and collaborate with other division members. Advise necessary technical design criteria to achieve process guarantees within acceptable project cost.
  • Develop necessary technical documents for projects by using in house information and GPNA standards to create Component Size & Type, Technical specification, Process Flow Diagrams, Process and Instrumentation Diagrams, Functional Descriptions, and Utilities consumption documents.
  • Evaluate existing equipment by studying equipment design basis and plant operating conditions and determining best solutions to satisfy new requirements.
  • Commission process equipment by working with project managers, control systems engineers and other process engineers to successfully start plant. Satisfy process guarantees in contract or trouble shoot existing plants to solve problems. Conduct process and equipment training sessions.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Chemical or Mechanical) or equivalent scientific degree required.
  • Must have at least three years of engineering related experience in the Chemical Industry. Exposure to a manufacturing environment preferred. Familiarity with fundamental crystallization concepts is a plus.
  • Demonstrated understanding of; thermodynamics and heat transfer unit operations; plus piping systems including hydraulics.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Must possess good English language communication, verbal and written
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills and work well in a team setting as well as independently as required.
  • Must be self-motivated. Able to work independently while traveling, maintaining established schedules.
  • Must be able to operate test equipment as assigned, documenting performance in accordance with a pre-established test program.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office products and Lotus Notes. Must be able to work with and maintain databases as applicable.
  • Ability to travel up to 40% (normal trip durations are 10 days).

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