Project Engineering Senior Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

POSITION FUNCTION & SCOPEThis position is to support the operations business units and facilities management as directed. Manager leads engineering team members, plans and executes capital projects in support of plant operations, warehouse and R&D. The engineer will independently collaborate with cross-functional leaders from procurement, marketing, operations, and R&D to assess business opportunities, understand customer needs and develop capital cost structures to meet project objectives. Performance is measured on the ability to apply core company values to lead engineers and implement multiple projects on time and in budget while working with other functions as a team.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES* Provide leadership to the engineering department and set realistic goals to improve business performance. Harvest new ideas and deliver results while acting with integrity and respect.* Engineer, design and specify equipment systems to meet needs and specifications of the department's customers. Provide structured planning, organization and manage tasks to completion within schedule, budget and scope for all assigned capital projects. Ensure shareholder expectations for results are met.* Prepare well written clear studies/reports with accurate capital estimates and savings calculations with sufficient documentation to define project scope. Collaborate with internal stakeholders, distribution and operations for capital reduction & improvements with high economic return.* Embraces change and engages others to adopt new processes, solutions and plans while staying focused on goals and results. Proactively find and promote business improvement opportunities such as projects with high economic return, quality or process improvement, capacity increase, etc.* Able to develop manufacturing site masterplan that incorporates business growth, modernization of plants and cost structure improvement.* Apply ergonomic principles to equipment design.* Able to visualize and execute proper flow of material and people during factory layout design.* Provide layouts of equipment or block flow diagrams to help operations understand floor space requirements and proper ergonomics for cost efficient operations. Select best equipment or design processes to match throughput.* Improve engineering department services and expand its use by operating and service groups.* Be familiar with Del Monte lean concepts and apply its principals.* Improve engineering skills and process knowledge while staying current on the new technology and its application including energy and food processing technology.* Establishes clear plan and course of action to accomplish a specific goal. Improve individual and department credibility by maintaining honesty and engage in frequent communication with stakeholders.* Develop and disseminate appropriate engineering standards that can be used across the company to support standardized equipment selection, safety and meet sanitary construction guidelines.* Provide technical competency through the application of sound science, general industrial practice or engineering based solutions. Understand current government regulations as it applies to food processing and equipment.* Provide direction on departmental budgets and annual capital planning.* Train, enable, and mentor engineering and production staffs.* Other duties as assigned.Del Monte Foods Inc. Core BehaviorsGet Our Hands Dirty* Dig in and understand the business* Pursue goals with purpose and urgency* Stay focused on priorities* Persevere to overcome challenges or obstacles* Drive for resultsCultivate Solutions* Develop effective solutions* Improve processes, products or services* Take calculated risks* Leverage data for insights that drive business performance* Ensure successful execution and outcomesGrow Success Together* Collaborate and promote teamwork* Help others achieve individual or shared goals* Hold ourselves and others accountable for commitments* Create an inclusive environment where everyone is valuedQUALIFICATIONS* BS degree in Engineering.* Formal project management training or certifications are a plus.* 8+ years of total experience in Food Manufacturing with 5+ years of Project Management experience, leading prospects from cradle to grave.* A track record of managing several $5MM+ capital projects and a progression through multiple roles in the Food Manufacturing industry is preferred.* Excellent leadership, organizational and communication skills, along with problem solving and conflict management skills.* Proficient in CAD tools and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project and Outlook).* Variable depending on project timing, but up to 15% - 25% travel at times; international if necessary.WE OFFER* Competitive salary.* Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401(k).Del Monte Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.ALL RESUMES NEED TO BE SUBMITTED THROUGH WWW.DELMONTEFOODS.COM TO BE CONSIDERED. ( Please be advised that your application is not complete until you fill out, sign, and submit an Application for Employment for a specific position for which Del Monte Foods, Inc. is actively recruiting. Your application must reflect that you possess the required qualifications for the position.No sponsorship is available for this position.No agencies or 3rd party vendors.

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