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Senior Project Engineering Manager

Company: Nestle International
Location: Eden
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We're a leader in the pet care industry, which means we're not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

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Position Summary

Nestl-- Purina is expanding once again! Our newest facility in Eden, North Carolina is set to open in 2022. Revitalized from a former brewery, our plant will use modern production capabilities to meet increasing demand for dry pet food. This growing demand will help establish more than an estimated 300 jobs by 2024, made possible by Nestl-- Purina's $450 million investment. Designed with sustainability and safety front of mind, this facility will play a pivotal role in our global environment commitment of Zero Waste for Disposal, Caring for Water, 100 percent renewable electricity use and zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. We're thrilled to call Eden, North Carolina home to our 22nd factory in the U.S. and looking forward to serving pets and the people who love them!

The Senior Project Engineering Manager will manage capital projects from end to end. You could manage multiple projects or one large project at times, all in support of our manufacturing operations. This manager will maintain visibility to the design process and assure adherence to all established key components and project deliverables. You will directly manage overall project execution including scope, cost, engineering design review, bidding, construction, communication with key business stakeholders, and commissioning. You will organize work assignments for the cross-functional teams executing these projects as well.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop project management plans and maintain milestone schedules
  • Manage adherence to project scope and secure approvals for all changes
  • Manage and control project budget, cost forecasts, cash flow projections, and status reports
  • Manage bidding and prequalification vetting processes
  • Evaluate, select, and issue contracts for construction firms
  • Direct installation, construction, and commissioning
  • Provide plant startup assistance as needed
    Basic Qualifications (Minimum):

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a related field
    • 10+ years of Project Management experience in a Manufacturing, Industrial, Military, or related environment
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      It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

      To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl--. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl-- seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl-- home.

      The Nestl-- Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

      This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Keywords: Nestle International, Greensboro , Senior Project Engineering Manager, Executive , Eden, North Carolina

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