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Packaging Equipment Engineer

Job ID:
R-43744
Category:
Supply Chain
Location:
Hammond, IN
Date posted:
08/04/2022

Background & Purpose of the Job

The purpose of this job is to manage the end to end delivery of the capital projects associated with the site’s FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) manufacturing and packaging equipment.  Involvement in the process area of the plant, although not the primary focus, would also be within the position’s scope.  The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the planning and day to day management of assigned projects.  Specifically, the projects are to be executed utilizing the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) element of Early Equipment Management (EEM) along with standard / best practices associated with project management. This process begins by developing project scope, cost, timeline, resource plan and then establishing stakeholder alignment.  As the project evolves, feedback is solicited to identify and address any loss / weakness associated with previous similar projects in the areas of safety, operational efficiency, equipment maintainability, quality, environmental impact …. The solution proposed and implemented will be optimized to deliver the lowest project life cycle cost.  Core responsibilities are project / construction safety and risk management as well as the overall project integration. The position reports to the Site Engineering Manager.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

You have great technical expertise to design affordable & technically viable solutions to different business problems to be tackled via engineering (packaging or process), and you make use of contractors when necessary, to provide additional expertise to design and detail the technical solutions. You really look at engineering from the lenses of avoiding capital rather than spending capital, working very closely with the factory team to improve operational costs and operational efficiency. 

You’re a dot connector:You work closely with the site team to deliver the business needs through capital project execution

You’re a change maker:You flawlessly executes projects.You drive capital efficiency by constantly looking at ways to improve costs to implement projects and looking at alternative technical solutions, besides working together with the site to sweat the assets, finding ways to extend the operating life of equipment, improving efficiencies, lowering environmental footprint and lowering operating costs. 

You love to win, and have fun doing it: You have technical expertise in total systems approach (manufacturing / packaging equipment or process) in all work efforts to deliver on time in full end to end capital projects, adhering to Unilever standards and ensuring safety as a value. You are detail-oriented and able to manage multiple projects at the same time.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

Essential

  • B.S. with demonstrated working experience (ME preferred)

  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in related Project Engineering in FMCG/ related industry or gained in an engineering consultancy company 

  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years’ experience in project management role

  • SOLs (Standards of Leadership): Purpose & Service, Personal Mastery, Agility, Business Acumen, Passion for High Performance

  • Skills: Communication, Influence, Project Management/ EEM, Analytical/ Systems Thinking

Desired

  • Demonstration of coordinating engineering packages with keen knowledge of industry standards and drawing/document systems such as CAD, MS Project and proficiency in MS Office suite of tools.

  • Ability to Multi-task between projects while maintaining cost, scope, and schedules.  

  • Understanding of Plant Utilities including Air, Steam, and Water Systems including wastewater treatment. 

  • Engineer Safety into each project while working with maintenance to ensure training and spare parts are planned.

  • Knowledge of WCM and EEM methodologies including experience with creating equipment URS (user requirement specifications) and authoring and executing FAT (factory acceptance test) protocols.

What We Can Offer You

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. 

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities 

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination under Federal law. For more information, please see EEO is the Law

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.  

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Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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