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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING DIRECTOR

Company: Pilgrim's Pride Corporation of Georgia, Inc.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Job Description:

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING DIRECTOR Engineering Chicago, Illinois Ottumwa, Iowa Elkhart, Indiana Council Bluffs, Iowa Moberly, Missouri DesMoines, Iowa Job Title: Business Development and Engineering Director Plumrose USA is a company with an 80-year history of providing high quality, great tasting sliced meats, bacon, ham and ribs. Plumrose was recently acquired by JBS, the world?s leading provider of beef, chicken and pork, with a vision of building the company into a leader in Protein Centric Prepared Foods. This is a unique opportunity to be in a start-up environment, with the backing of a Global CPG Powerhouse. This is a role for someone who is looking for an entrepreneurial challenge in a company with aspirations to be leaders within the CPG world. The position will have both strategic and tactical elements and the person may wear different hats. This is an opportunity for people who want to think Big, dream Big and work to make Big ideas a reality. Our Mission: To be THE BEST in all we do. We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders. All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS. Our Values: --Role: The Business Development and Engineering Director defines and maintains the standards associated with realizing the strategic growth initiatives for Plumrose in a manner that allows for repetition in the execution of these initiatives. This role is responsible for developing, executing and managing large, complex capital project plans to achieve organizational-wide network optimization. Responsibilities: Lead a team of internal and external engineers in the entire scope of new Plant startups from scope, design, site selection, equipment selection and sourcing, building and startup. Be heavily involved in M&A activity and provide analysis as needed to facilitate decision making. On an ongoing basis provide supply chain network optimization analysis. Translate customer requirements into specific plans and tasks using knowledge of the industry and delivery methodology. Analyze the P&L and understand the key levers to increase profit and achieve company initiatives. Identify, define and execute project parameters, develop detailed documentation outlining the project including business requirements, project plan and schedule. Identify business developments, new and emerging technologies and the potential application as they relate to a specific project. Work with Plant Engineers to evaluate alternative solutions to plant bottlenecks and disruptions. Develop, update, and manage project deliverables for project schedule, scope, and resource management, ensuring project budgets are met, and quality standards adhere to client requirements and follow the Company?s project management methodology. Perform risk assessment and develop contingency plans to mitigate risk. Clearly communicate status and issues to appropriate management teams. Manage and approve all capital budget expenditures; search out applicable grants and subsidies for project inclusion. Partner with R&D for new product development and ensure manufacturing process capability is in place. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Skills and Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. Minimum Bachelor?s degree (Engineering) desired or equivalent experience Proven track record of Manufacturing plant design, build including equipment selection and plant layouts that provide maximum efficiency 8 or more years of project management experience including PM related software Experience in working with vendors and installation technicians/consultants Analytical and critical thinking skills, accuracy and attention to details Excel and PowerPoint skills Well-developed leadership skills in a matrix organization structure Strong interpersonal, customer interface, and negotiation skills Strong communications skills, both written and oral with public presentation experience Comfortable in a team environment Experience in food manufacturing Business travel required Able to manage average to complex projects independently Travel: This position will require about 75% travel.-- If interested, please apply at jbssa.com/careers or on indeed.com. We offer a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan. Plumrose USA is an equal opportunity employer. You have been redirected to a JBS USA job page

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