The Principle Engineer - Engineering Services will be accountable for developing, enhancing and supporting a large array of technical tools, processes, and systems that enable the Engineering Team to provide even greater value to Supply Chain and Treehouse Foods as a whole. This role will also manage key initiatives as assigned, that likely drive efficiency, innovation, cost reduction, as well as additions in manufacturing capacity and capability. They will be expected to provide thought leadership in this space and in particular, in areas that increase the value of the company (cost reductions, innovations, solutions, etc.). Lastly the Principle Engineer - Engineering Services will be expected to provide subject matter expertise and technical support in the platform(s) and plant(s) that they support.
Drive greater Engineering value and impact via the development of:
Robust and scalable processes. Examples:
Start Up Management, System/Line Commissioning, etc..
Engineering data archiving, estimating and budgeting templates, etc..
Will provide technical expertise spanning playing a key role on cross-functional project teams, to leading and providing technical oversight against an initiative assigned.
Champions ideas for technology improvements, cost savings, and innovation as required.
Assists in setting the technical strategic direction, including initiating programs in the area of their technical expertise and recommendations for new technologies.
Will assist in the effective management of the company's idle asset inventory and repurposing process.
Qualifications and Requirements:
8 years' progressive engineering experience/responsibilities with key focus in leading impactful initiatives (capital and non-capital).
Proven strategic thought leadership in the development and enhancement of technical programs.
Broad based technical proficiency and highly evolved tactical skills. Recognized, endorsed and utilized internally as well as externally for technical expertise.
Strong technical proficiency in either aseptic, bakery, hot fill, cold fill, dry powder or coffee/tea processes a strong desire.
Proven skills in project management, negotiation, communication, technical problem solving and ability to perform these skills at an advanced level or higher.
Comfortable to communicate, present & influence Sr. Leadership on key technical issues.
Solid ability to interact and collaborate with functional groups, external resources, suppliers and consultants to achieve project objectives. Communicates the complex technical information in an easily understood format to various levels of management and Senior Leaders
Continuous improvement mindset, to challenge current processes both internally and externally.
Must be very self-motivated and driven.
Bachelor's Degree Required- Type: Engineering or related technical field
Travel (other than driving)
Enter % of time
50% (will depend on assignments)
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