Background& Purpose of the Job
Manage the end to end delivery of innovation and technology projects for various Ice Cream brands. Project work will be required in all Ice Cream factories, with focus on Sikeston, MO and Covington, TN. The candidate may be dedicated to deliver a single project of significant size or a portfolio of smaller projects. Responsible for all aspects of the day to day management of projects including stakeholder engagement, contractor management, project safety, budget management. Reports to an Engineering Director.
WhoYou Are & What You'll Do
On Time In Full (OTIF) end to end deliveryof assigned capital projects adhering to Unilever standards and ensure safetyas our number one priority. You areresponsible for design, execution, commissioning and ramp-up of projectscovering Innovation and Technology improvements, but will also be required torun Capacity, Quality, Safety, Infrastructure, and Cost Savings (VIP) on an asneeded basis. You will lead engineeringand Construction Management teams drawing resources from the local, regionaland global organization as well as Unilever Engineering Cluster, Centre ofEngineering Excellence and 3rd Party Teams. You will ensure that your Capitalprogram meets the projected financial spend in each quarter, projects arecapitalized on time, projects do not go over budget.
You're a born leader: Leads technology, capital, innovation, capacity, and valueimprovement projects in the Ice Cream category. Responsible for providingestimates, options assessment, and technical support for these projects.Carries out tasks related to project assessment, technical support andimplementation with minimum supervision. Ensures compliance with UnileverHygiene, equipment and safety standards, specifications, and best practices. This shall includeformulation/process/equipment evaluations, industrial trials, preliminaryengineering, project cost controls, timeline, establishment of commissioningplan, plant/equipment commissioning, production startup.
You're a change maker: Our success is dependent on change, and the Technology Manager role is a critical contributor to driving improvements against all business metrics (safety, quality, finance, innovation, etc).
You'rea dot connector: Liaison with all keystakeholders (departments) to ensure full alignment with project scopes,timelines, impact and key project milestones. This role has significant interaction with R D, Marketing and theimpacted facility teams.
Youlove to win, and have fun doing it: Have the ability to balance avariety of priorities while maintaining healthy relationships across theengineering team, key stakeholders and customers.
WhatYou'll Need To Succeed
5 years' experience in Project Engineering with FMCG experience strongly preferred.
Minimum of 3 years' experience in a people or project management role.
Professional engineering skills
Project Delivery experience
Experience managing project budgets.
Firsthand experience / track record of delivering major (Multi Million) capital projects within Unilever or similar FMCG environment
WhatWe Can Offer You
Culture for Growth | Top Notch EmployeeHealth & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class CareerDevelopment Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus OnSustainability
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