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Manager, Engineering Generalist

Pilar, Argentina Job ID 22202 Apply

This position is responsible for providing enduring technical excellence across the Pilar manufacturing site. The incumbent will have a leadership role with technical contributions and capital project management for all site’s initiatives, primarily focused on Safety, Quality, Cost and Productivity.  This position requires strong personal initiative to identify opportunities, foster engineering capability and implement best practices within the manufacturing facility while managing resources (Capital and Technical) and priorities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for engineering safety and the adherence to SCJ policies, regulations and standards.
  • Actively leading the project design & implementation activities for Safety, Quality, new products, capacity increase, strategy, facilities and Cost Saving related capital projects.
  • Actively leading engineering activities to support manufacturing with primary focus on OEE and utilization improvements, cost reduction.
  • Prepares detailed capital budget forecasts for the site and works directly with Global/Regional Engineering Leaders for roll-up into full S.C. Johnson’s Capital Expenditure Plan.
  • Drives capital project execution excellence with the implementation of Early Management methodology. Build engineering capability through Early Management Pillar for the site.
  • Drives the development and implementation of Engineering Best Practices throughout the site.
  • Lead in the development of site engineering staff to raise the level of engineering competence and execution capabilities.
  • Lead and inspire site engineering team in day-to-day engineering and project work.
  • Assemble and report out Engineering and team metrics.
  • Fixed assets management within the plant (excluded BPT).
  • CAPA management.

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in positions of increasing responsibilities and breath within engineering function.
  • Experience in managing large capital projects.
  • Experience in both products and process and equipment.
  • Strong safety record.
  • A successful record of developing, leading and mentoring people.
  • Substantial change management experience.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Project Management - Develops project plans and communicates changes and progress. Completes projects on time and within budget.
  • Continuous Improvement – Identifies and drives improvements in Cost, Safety, Quality, Productivity utilizing TPM and Early Management methodology.
  • Communication - Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities which fosters group commitments to goals and objectives.
  • Visionary Leadership - Inspires and motivates others to perform effectively in a dynamic environment.
  • Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities, sets goals and objectives.
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking, creativity and resourcefulness which generate innovative approaches and ideas.
  • Fast learning and quick adaptation capabilities.
  • Experience in leading Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE) activities.
  • Experience in implementing and leading TPM and Early Management Pillar activities.
  • Global experience.

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