Principle Engineer in Manawa, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Manawa, WI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/15/2019

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time

Location:

WI Manawa

Job Type:

Engineering

Job Posting Title:

Principle Engineer

Job Description:

Position Summary

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.   

Position Responsibilities:

  • Drive greater Engineering value and impact via the development of:
    • Robust and scalable processes. Examples:
      • Start Up Management, System/Line Commissioning, etc..
    • Robust and scalable tools. Examples:
      • Equipment spec’s, construction standards, sanitary (clean design) standards, cross functional reviews, etc..
    • Robust and scalable procedures. Examples:
      • 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.

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree Required– Type: Engineering or related technical field

Travel (other than driving)

Enter % of time

50% (will depend on assignments)

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

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

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