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    Discussion in 'USA jobs' started by ddornbusch, Apr 14, 2011.

    1. ddornbusch

      ddornbusch New Member

      Apr 2011
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      General Mills is seeking a Project Engineer – Hannibal to develop and execute manufacturing plant capital projects including scope, schedule, budget, procurement, installation and performance. Provides project leadership for processing and packaging system.


      • Lead Engineer on capital projects - overall project management, budget, schedule management, construction management, start-up, conceptual phases, project close-out, scope development, cost estimation, system design, equipment sizing and selection, procurement, installation, check-out.

      • System design standards development for divisional unit operations. Includes improvements to existing standards using appropriate technical evaluation and involvement.
      • Engineering interface with business unit team - maintain close working relationship with R&D, quality, manufacturing, operations leadership, and financial operations.
      • Offer production support and troubleshooting assistance to Engineers, Team Leaders, and Maintenance
      • Provide innovative technical solutions required to meet business objectives with emphasis on productivity.
      • Provide support to annual capital planning process, which may include development and management of the capital program for an operating department
      • Utilize Continuous Improvement tools, including but not limited to Early Management, Specialized Maintenance, Autonomous Maintenance, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Induced Failure Testing, and support CI and Phase Progression efforts

      • BS or MS degree in Engineering, ABET Accredited Engineering Program, with a minimum of 2 years of project engineering experience in a continuous manufacturing environment.
      • Demonstrated skills in executing several large concurrent assignments with emphasis on project management, productivity, and packing development.
      • Demonstrated technical leadership, adaptability, analytical and problem-solving skills, decision making, trouble-shooting, communications, team management, and human relations skills.
      • Strong ability to involve operators and mechanics in the project process.
      • Experience working with plant technicians, leadership staff, outside vendors and managing contractors and engineering firms.
      • Must have a good understanding of packaging and processing systems and a working knowledge of plant manufacturing, engineering, quality, and research functions.
      • Thorough understanding of Food Manufacturing Regulatory Requirements (GMP’s, Food Safety, etc.). Experience working with EPA and OHSA regulations.
      • Experience with continuous improvement, LEAN, Six Sigma, TPM, or related processes

      • Adaptability / Flexibility: Functions effectively within ever-changing environments. Easily adjusts to multiple demands, shifting work priorities, ambiguity, adversity, and change. Is resilient and calm under pressure• Learns and applies new concepts quickly and effectively.
      • Works collaboratively across organizational boundaries to achieve company results.
      • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and influence individuals at different levels of the organization.
      • Possess strong problem solving and computer skills.
      • High mechanical aptitude.
      • Desire for technical excellence.
      • History of delivering outstanding results. Focuses on the right priorities, makes timely decisions, and delivers on short and long term commitments. Brings consumer considerations to bear on everything we do.
      • Exhibits the highest standards for integrity and judgment.
      • Drives Innovation and Growth: Thinks “outside the boxâ€, encourages risk taking, generates creative solutions, and learns from both successes and failures..

      Our Brands. Your Legacy.
      Great brands start with the people that make them great. One of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in over 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Progresso, Cascadian Farm, Muir Glen and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2010 global net sales of US$16 billion, including the company’s US$1.2 billion proportionate share of joint venture net sales.

      We seek out the best of the best and give them development, support and the chance to lead something big. If you’re ready to fulfill your potential, consider sharing your talents with the outstanding people of General Mills. You will work with legendary brands, nourish people around the world, and start building your own legacy.

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