Global Engineering Manager

Global Engineering Manager

Location: Wageningen (we will move end 2021)

We Offer! 

  • Attractive salary and benefits package
  • Flexible working time and remote working opportunity
  • Multicultural, dynamic and entrepreneur environment full of development opportunities
  • Great atmosphere in a team of ‘best in class’ professional

 

About the Role!

As a member from the Global Engineering organization you lead the E2E delivery of multiple capital projects across various Upfield sourcing sites in a sustainable, standardised cost-conscious manner and aligned with Exco capex program to drive value for the business

 

  • Implements and maintains the Global Engineering strategy within the company
  • Support  in planning and managing project priorities for their region in line with the region’s growth ambitions
  • Supports projects within the region to ensure they are properly planned, executed safely, OTIF, strictly within budget and successfully handed over to the respective Sourcing Unit team
  • Supports the implementation of the Upfield Sustainability program
  • Carries the responsibility to ensure the delivery of the projects within s/he scope no matter which region via the locally based Global Engineering team, Central Global Engineering or EPCM’s pending the feasibility and urgency of the project
  • Provides input and approval on the capital proposals for the region prior to submission to the Global engineering Director
  • Responsible for ensuring due diligence and compliance of the projects within the region with the Upfield Engineering and QA standards as well as the application of specific local obligations and / or requirements

In addition:

  • Continuously strives to find the latest technologies and methods to improve efficiency, accuracy and productivity of the global Supply Chain assets and Global Engineering organization
  • Takes personal responsibility for safety and a healthy environment on the projects, and demonstrating this by example
  • Contributes to Leading and developing the engineering talent within the organization and region
  • Builds durable relationships via procurement with preferred suppliers and contractors to ensure reliability and cost optimization

In addition:

  • Continuously strives to find the latest technologies and methods to improve efficiency, accuracy and productivity of the global Supply Chain assets and Global Engineering organization
  • Takes personal responsibility for safety and a healthy environment on the projects, and demonstrating this by example
  • Contributes to Leading and developing the engineering talent within the organization and region
  • Builds durable relationships via procurement with preferred suppliers and contractors to ensure reliability and cost optimization

Performance Metrics:

  • Safety in Project Execution
  • Strict Budget & Schedule adherence in delivery of projects
  • Engineering Excellence and Quality standards
  • Sustainability & savings impact
  • Customer / Stakeholder Feedback

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • 10+ Years in FMCG or related Industry required
  • Operated at senior project manager level
  • PMO capabilities and experience in large scale multi-disciplined projects
  • Fulfilled a variety of engineering and supply chain projects with track record of delivery
  • Project engineering / management experience
  • Leadership skills in Process Engineering with ability to handle complex multi-site projects
  • Carrying the responsibility for project successes and providing strong direction for the teams
  • Excellent communication and co-ordination skills (both verbal and written).
  • Attained Professional Engineer Status
  • Flexibility to travel within North America

 

You will be joining the world’s largest plant-based nutrition company that operates in over 95 countries. We’re building a sustainable business that delivers a positive social impact wherever we can. You can find out more about us here.

So if you are a people person, believe in a Better Plant Based-Future and connect with our core values of Performance, Passion, and Care, click the easy apply button below!

 

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