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Associate Director Engineering

Company: 0090 The Hillshire Brands Company
Location: Springdale
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details:


This position is responsible for coordinating and managing the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple or large scale capital Innovation projects. This position will function as the project manager on assigned projects or manage multiple projects or Project Managers. This position will be responsible for project development design application management and implementation of capital Innovation projects. Projects will cover a diverse range in scope to support the company's aggressive Innovation and Growth Strategy.


  • Work with Marketing, R&D, Co-manufacturing, Food Safety, Environmental and Manufacturing team members to help bring to market new products or deliver successful manufacturing systems
  • Make decisions concerning plant layouts equipment selections project schedules and cost requirements
  • Manage 4-6 internal engineers as well as outside engineering and construction management resources
  • Establish, maintain, and coordinate policies standards specifications and practices that support and enhance the company's objectives
  • Interact with a broad section of the industry not only at the plant level but including government, vendor and industry representatives.
  • Perform other tasks as deemed appropriate to deliver Prepared Foods Innovation pipeline
  • Ensure all engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with the organization's established policies and objectives
  • Maintain a working knowledge of USDA guidelines and OSHA standards and be able to apply them to plant layouts and process designs
  • Personnel management to include hiring developing and promoting personnel; and maintaining knowledge of and familiarizing all Team members with Tyson's Other duties as assigned

    • Education: B.S. in Engineering or equivalent experience and or registration by examination as a Professional Engineer.
    • Experience: Minimum of 10 years applicable engineering experience with a minimum of 5 years' experience in the food processing industry. Experience in new product capital Innovation Engineering is a major plus.
    • Computer Skills: Standard computer skills. Competent in Excel Word Power Point and SAP. Knowledge of CAD software is highly desirable.
    • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Supervisory Responsibilities: This position is responsible for supervising a small group of personnel professional or support staff in a single department or work unit and will be responsible for leading cross functional teams.
    • Special Skills: Capable of working on multi-faceted projects of any magnitude while requiring little or no supervision; ability to complete complex projects on time and on budget; a working knowledge of civil, structural, architectural, mechanical, and electrical discipline concepts practices and procedures as they relate to food processing facility design and operation; strong organizational skills.
    • Travel: 40-50 percent

      Relocation Assistance Eligible:

      Work Shift:

      1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

      Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

      Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

      We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

      CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here .

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