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Plant Engineer Manager

Company: Ferrero
Location: Franklin Park
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Location: ---Franklin Park---Company descriptionFerrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella--, Tic Tac--, Ferrero Rocher--, Raffaello--, Kinder Bueno-- and Kinder Surprise--. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767 --dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.Diversity StatementFerrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.Ferrero N.A. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.--About the Role:The Engineer Manager will support the Franklin Park plant through leadership of the end-to-end technical process, ensuring/facilitating the design and execution of investment projects starting from the business case up to the startup of the new manufacturing lines, equipment, and any other assets under operations responsibility.This role will also include ensuring feasibility studies, developments, engineering of plant/machineries and technical knowledge (with bottom-up and top-down approaches) including external relations with contractors and Authorities, contributing to capex Budget, mid and long term strategic development guaranteeing full consistency with the factory Masterplan.----Main Responsibilities:Design------- --Drive the design and innovation know-how of the plants, evaluate technical requests, and propose solutions in collaboration with Ferrero Central Functions, verify the correct application of engineering principles and the technical specifications of new and existing equipment, collaborate with maintenance department to implement Design for Maintenance and Total Cost of Ownership.Project Management--------- --Take full responsibility of the project team for end-to-end project life, guarantee proper involvement of all the relevant functions to define scope, specifications and timing of each project, guide Project Engineering and Maintenance Project Leaders for all investment projects, update the stakeholders regarding projects status, on a regularly basis with appropriate KPI's.Plant Technical Certifications------- --Participate in activities to obtain plant technical Certifications - for example, UNI, ISO Certifications, plan 3-7 years investments to anticipate future needs of the Plant to be in line with Group requirements and North America Industrial Footprint, define technical requirements for Machines/Plants design for Safety and Quality compliance.Scouting/evaluation of new suppliers------- --Support for technical aspects, technical sourcing department in the scouting and evaluation of new suppliers, participate in technical activities regarding the preparation of tenders and evaluation of offers.People Management------- --Provide guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards, coach and mentor employees, define and manage the development plan for each subordinate, drive a positive safety culture by leading by example, engaging actively in safety conversations and supporting local safety programs.Quality/ Food Safety/Environmental------- --Ensure all program requirements and standards regarding quality and food safety are implemented, practiced, and maintained. Assist in the implementation of and conformance to the Environmental Management System within key process areas.--Who we are looking for:------- --Bachelor's degree in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, automation), Master's in Engineering a plus------- --A--minimum of ten years of relevant experience in the food or pharmaceutical industry------- --Knowledge of product technology, production methods, manufacturing,----the food sector and ammonia------- --Knowledge of design of machines and tools, knowledge, and familiarity with project management principles------- --Working knowledge of Excel, AutoCAD (3D), MS Project, PowerPoint, SAP, BIM (Building Information Modelling)------- --Knowledge of local and International regulations for Machinery and Process------- --People management experience------- --Ability to travel----How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you'll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.--

Keywords: Ferrero, Chicago , Plant Engineer Manager, Executive , Franklin Park, Illinois

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