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Kraft Heinz

Sr. Manufacturing Process Engineer
Virtual, USA
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The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $26 billion in revenue and is the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.

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Job Description
Role / Title:

The Sr. Manufacturing Process Engineer will be part of a small team focused on assessing and developing a manufacturing strategy that sets an intended direction for the Manufacturing Network to assure investments work in concert to alter the manufacturing cost curve. These individuals will require a unique ideation/problem solving skillset which forces holistic thought about problems rather than problem-solving specific hurdles. These individuals also will work closely with the Manufacturing Leadership Team to prioritize the cost disadvantaged business segments in need of regaining a low-cost leadership position. It’s through the evaluation, deployment and seemingly paradoxical considerations of the Manufacturing Network that these cost disadvantaged segments will be repositioned to sustain cost advantages.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • To define a manufacturing strategy as an intended direction which outlines the keys to attaining & retaining low-cost producer status and offers a competitive differentiation.
  • Alter the boundaries of the existing manufacturing capabilities to offer efficient/rapid new product development with focus on mechanical, electrical or process system design or Network Footprint
  • Team members will act as resident experts within their field of expertise and provide guidance to the broader team on the strategic fit within the Manufacturing Network.
  • To define/direct stepwise cost reduction programs and/or projects across the Manufacturing Network within the respective focus areas.
  • To identify and prioritize opportunities based on the business segment cost needs.
  • Guide/lead the execution teams through implementation to assure sustainable business results.
  • Liaison between Manufacturing and Business M&A activities
  • Monitor operations metrics and identify opportunities to redefine metrics that better align behaviors with desired Business results
  • Analysis of the Manufacturing Network leading to the creation, development, and implementation of strategic planning solidly anchored in achieving the low-cost leadership goal.
  • Provide in-depth data analysis that involves compiling and analyzing large data sets using statistical methods and optimization modeling tools, and presenting the results in a detailed and usable format that drives management decision-making.
  • Lead the creation, development, implementation of strategic initiatives.
  • Conducts comparisons, and utilizes benchmarking data to identify areas of opportunity.
  • Understands KHC’s product cost drivers and utilizes available tools to identify productivity “drill sites”.
  • Support the Manufacturing Leadership Team in prioritizing & resolving current technical Manufacturing issues impacting cost
  • Astute understanding of thermal processing technologies to assure technology selection matches the need & can deliver sustainable business results
  • Deep process automation knowledge to steer the Network strategy for transformation projects
  • Creative thermal process controls mindset anchored in conceptual thermal automation system solutions offering a step change in operational efficiency
  • Capable of doing processing system modeling such as Aspen software

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Engineering or related field/experience is required.
  • +10 years of manufacturing experience is required with the ability to articulate & implement new technologies and process designs.
  • Possess a deep understanding of Manufacturing KPIs.
  • Able to lead a team (matrix relationship) of Process Managers & highly technical individuals.
  • Able to influence senior leaders within the Manufacturing Leadership Team.
  • Able to facilitate highly technical statistical approaches to problem solving; gathering and analyzing Network data.
  • Able to provide mentoring and coaching to seasoned technical Leaders / professionals.
  • Act as the resident domain expert within their field.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

Location(s)
Employee’s Home – National
Full time

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About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $26 billion in revenue and is the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.