Packaging Equipment Engineer
Company: Kellogg Company
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: September 15, 2018
Come grow with us as a Packaging Engineer (equipment and systems) at Kellogg Company where we believe in your success in a thriving environment of opportunity and development. Innovate with us at Kellogg, our engineers love the challenge of being technical experts and industry leaders as they provide world-class engineering solutions that deliver the quality products our customers and consumers expect. Engage with us as you explore different technical competencies and enrich yourself as you work for a company that delights the world through foods and brands that matter so families can flourish and thrive. Lead with us as you manage small to medium projects and support large, multiple development, technology, engineering, or capital projects. While you are at it youll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork. And together well shape a stronger future for our company and your career. HERES A TASTE OF WHAT YOULL BE DOING Developing the packaging scope - for supply chain projects and programs, some of them being major and highly complex systems. Assigned projects will include packaging system development, scale-up of equipment and lines, introduction of new products, product quality improvements, productivity, and capacity projects for operations worldwide.Developing the Equipment Packaging scope -for supply chain projects and programs, some of them being major and highly complex systems. Assigned projects will include packaging system development, scale-up of equipment and lines, introduction of new products, product quality improvements, productivity, and capacity projects for operations worldwide. Write and compile material to include in the Front-End Loading (FEL) package / design basis for all assigned innovation, capacity, productivity and infrastructure projects. Use this to develop consensus agreement / alignment amongst project team and operations for the technical scope of capital projectsDeveloping and specifying packaging equipment systems- including appropriate capital scope that deliver required performance, formats, and capacity. Delivery of effective Front End Loads (scope definition), specifications, testing and scale-up of packaging equipment and systems, including support to capital scope development and schedules.Specify, source and validate new packaging equipment and technologies to be installed as part of innovation, capacity, productivity, and infrastructure projects; Develop conceptual design drawings, initial capital estimates/schedules and technical risk assessments for the packaging equipment scope on all assigned innovation, capacity, productivity and infrastructure projectsBuilding consensus on recommended options in the engineering, supply chain, and business organizations based on the incumbents expertise in packaging equipment and evaluation and advancement of new or alternate suppliers or technologies where there is distinct justification based on performance, cost or flexibility.Excite and gain stakeholder support - and alignment on scope and options for all projects through proactive communication.Cost Effectiveness - Delivering the minimum required scope at the lowest cost while meeting the needs for high productivity and efficiency and using sound methodology to troubleshoot and solve packaging equipment problems in a way that prevents their reoccurrence. YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS Required:Are you a trailblazer? We need your skill and desire to be a current and future leaderBachelor's Degree in Engineering or a technical discipline and related work experienceTeamwork makes the dream work! Use your skills while you effectively manage, communicate, and influence key stakeholdersCan you read between the lines? Youll be working in a fast changing and sometime ambiguous work environmentClear understanding of packaging design, materials, equipment, and systemsExperience leading and managing projects and project teamsBeing a strong communicator will help you succeedBonus Points: Ownership a desire to excelExperience in Food and/or Consumer Packaged Goods industries.Direct experience in manufacturing , GMPs, food and personnel safetyWHATS NEXT We are currently recruiting for 2 openings. Its best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldnt want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about whats next, click on one of the links below: Kellogg K-ValuesNew Hire Benefits GuideTHE FINER PRINTThe Hiring Manager for this role is David Maroukis. This position requires domestic and international travel 30-50%.%3C/font> The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employees Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link for English or this Link for Spanish. GROW With Us. Kellogg Recruitment
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