General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You've come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.
The Murfreesboro site has two physical plants supporting Meals and Baking, Yogurt, and C&F Operating Units. Site statistics include over 1,000 GMI employees, 27 packaging production lines, 80 million EQC's volume, and over 1MM square feet of production and warehouse space.
This role will provide technical leadership as an equipment, system, and product specialist. The SE is responsible to identify, lead, develop, and execute solutions for performance improvements through strong business partnership, strategic productivity, capacity solutions and continuous improvement efforts.
Food and Human Safety:
Demonstrate understanding of unit op functionality and key transformations
Demonstrate product and material knowledge
Demonstrate and coach problem solving
Demonstrate expertise in manufacturing information systems (MQIS, RMT, Maximo, SAP, VantagePoint, PLM, etc.)
Develop and maintain material balances and unit operation capability information to ensure optimal production rates, parameters, and formulas.
Demonstrate understanding of quality metrics, analysis methods and procedures
Leverage and advance system through people process and technology
Support a technical training and transfer plan for system
Provide leadership in application of performance metrics (data accuracy)
Lead and support technical improvements and trials
Coach and provide technical expertise on foundational systems (process centerline, CILs, basic conditions, etc)
Understand and leverage accounting principles for plant, system, and products
Apply statistical methods to solve problems
Holistic Margin Management:
Identify, vet and implement HMM solutions
Support business driven HMM initiatives
Product and Technology Commercialization:
Deliver key technical elements for capital projects and vertical start up process
Provide technical guidance and system knowledge in new and reformulated product launch
Future State Strategy:
Lead development of future state (cost and capacity)
Lead development of current and future state Loss Tree/Glidepath
Provide technical expertise in development of improvement plan
Identify, develop, lead & execute equipment and system improvements that deliver financial and performance benefits. (overuse reduction, reliability improvements)
Develop and champion a system vision, technical road map and capital needs to support Long Range Plan
ABET accredited Engineering degree
Minimum of 3 years related work experience in process and/or packaging engineering, process/ system development, product development, quality engineering, maintenance, or manufacturing.
Demonstrates learning agility, technical leadership, adaptability, analytical and problem-solving skills, decision making, and trouble-shooting abilities
Demonstrates ability to work with and influence diverse groups at various levels and across functions.
Strong interpersonal skills, effective written and oral communications, strong listening skills, strong coaching/teaching skills.
General Mills, Inc.