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Engineering & Portfolio Management Lead

at The Kraft Heinz Foods Company in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Description
Here at Kraft Heinz, we grow our people to grow our business, because we believe that great people make great companies. When you join our table, you can expect access to an array of holistic wellness benefits* and perks, including medical, dental and vision coverage, 7% 401(k) matching, Business Resource Groups (BRGs) to help foster diversity, inclusion, and belonging for all employees, an industry-leading total rewards package that emphasizes a high discretionary bonus.

*Benefits begin 30 days after hire for hourly employees, and immediately upon hire for salaried employees.

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Engineering & Portfolio Management Lead at a glance...

As part of the enterprise Zone Technical Execution (ZTE) organization, the Capital Engineering team plans and delivers new and renovated systems and capital assets at internal manufacturing sites and operating units (OPUs) across the North American zone. Reporting directly to the Head of Engineering & Capital Execution, the Engineering & Portfolio Management Lead is responsible for strongly establishing linkages with Manufacturing Pod Leads, Plant Operations, and North American Technical Services Engineering Teams, Research and Development, Business Development, Quality, ORM, Finance and Supplier Relationship with Procurement.

You will be responsible for coaching and mentoring assigned plants engineering and technical staff in all aspects of capital project management and plant engineering. You need to be experienced in the areas of influencing and working across the organization.

You will participate in cross functional Peer Reviews for major Capital projects (>$1MM) within the North American zone portfolio across more than 30 sites in the US and Canada, to ensure projects are right-sized and fit-for-purpose. Ensure that future Maintenance and Growth capital projects are clearly defined and included in Strategic Plans, Master Plans and AOP.
What's on the menu?
CAPEX Planning and Budgeting
Work across Maintenance package owners (Food Safety & Quality, EHS, External Suppliers, FM Global, Roof, etc.) and in close cooperation with Manufacturing and Supply Chain leads to properly and accurately define, prioritize and budget capital projects in the AOP and Five-Year Strat Plan.
Portfolio Management
Accountable for the health, compliance and successful delivery of all Maintenance and select Growth projects within assigned portfolio.
Ensure all work carried out and equipment installed is safe, effective and in compliance with KHC and applicable industry standards.
Mentor site Engineering and Capital Project Managers on using lean construction teaming, quality, safety, cost and delivery techniques.
Approve project change control request and use of contingency or supplemental funds.
Prepare and provide portfolio status reports to Global and North American committees.
Work with Fixed Asset team monitoring and controlling CWIP.

Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR)
Serve as Engineering representative for all Technical Peer Reviews (TPR's) within assigned portfolio.
Review and approve emergency CAR (eCAR) request from sites.

Management System (Kraft Heinz Management System internally - KHMS)
Audits, health checks
Work with PMO, Global / International on KHMS updates.
Project Management Standards, Tools
Work with PMO in driving continuous improvement of capital project management activities for all KHC entities, and initiative projects to improve capital business process.
Develop and share best practices and key performance indicators (KPI's) to drive optimal CAPEX Management and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
Build, maintain and administer on-boarding and training to site and network Engineering and Capital Project Managers.
Performance & Talent Management
Manage and mentor direct reports including ongoing feedback and annual reviews.
Work closely with Engineering, Technical Services, and HR partners to develop team members and help them reach career goals. Provide inputs, suggestions, and feedback on development plans to help your team members reach the next level.
Accountable for organizational change management and pulling in cross functional partners (HR) where needed.
Recipe for Success -... For full info follow application link.

It is the continuing policy of The Kraft Heinz Company to afford full equal employment opportunity to qualified employees and applicants, regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental handicaps, military or veteran status, sexual preference, or any other protected condition or characteristic in conformity with all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations.
Final candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship. Exceptions requesting work visa sponsorship will be reviewed on a case to case basis.

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Job Posting: 1274971

Posted On: Jun 03, 2024

Updated On: Jul 03, 2024

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