Engineering Senior Manager

PepsiCoChicago, IL15 days ago

Provide engineering leadership to Quaker Supply Chain by managing process and/or packaging equipment capacity projects, infrastructure improvements, cost management imperatives and strategic initiatives.

Main focus areas:

Project management and oversight with proven leadership of complex CAPEX projects exceeding $7MM of total spend

  • Collaboration with operations, R&D, procurement and external suppliers/vendors
  • Drive standardization and serve as a technical liaison between the manufacturing plants
  • Identifies resource needs and organizes effective teams
  • Leads technical-based program across manufacturing in the areas of CFI-PSM, MESS, FCAP or Productivity

Knowledge and skill requirements:

  • Functional excellence and demonstrated subject matter expertise in packaging, processing, project management and LSS/TPM with a strong emphasis in Early Management processes
  • Proven project management leadership skills with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Familiar with advanced finance and product cost accounting
  • Able to manage and track project scope, schedule and spending
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills with an ability to negotiate with vendors, contractors and consultants
  • Team building skills are required to manage and lead cross-functional teams. Needs to demonstrate or provide examples of previous team leadership activities
  • Self-motivated, results and action-oriented. Able to make independent and sound decisions
  • Computer skills include familiarity with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS project CAD and SAP


  • BS Degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 8 to 15 years of project engineering experience, with a focus on process/packaging design and project management of large capital initiatives
  • The ideal candidate must be a motivated, self-starter with good people and communications skills
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment with demonstrated success in influencing at all levels inside as well as outside the company
  • Needs to be able to manage and/or mentor other engineers
  • Needs to be able to manage and prioritize multiple projects at multiple plant locations and actively interact with cross-functional teams
  • Able to provide analysis of options and improvements based on the SLRP and Facilities Plan
  • Ability to work on teams and exhibit business leadership skills
  • Solid project management capabilities, as the position is responsible from concept through process validation
  • Position requires 50% travel, up to 100% during project install and CQV phases

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation

Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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