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System Engineering Manager

Company: Refresco North America
Location: Wynnewood
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Make a Difference in YOUR Career! Our vision is both simple and ambitious: to put our drinks on every table. We are the leading global independent beverage solutions provider. We serve a broad range of national and international retailers as well as Global, National and Emerging (GNE) brands. Our products are distributed worldwide from our production sites in Europe, North America, and Australia. Although our own branding may not appear on the labels of the beverages we produce, there is a good chance you are reading this while sipping one of our drinks. Our ambition is to continually improve and it's what keeps us at the top of our game. We are solutions-based. We are innovative. We seek out new challenges and conquer them. This is our company ethos, but it's our people's too: Refresco is at the cutting edge of a fast-moving industry because we have passionate people pushing the boundaries of what's best. Stop and think: how would YOU put our drinks on every table? Position Description The Systems Engineering Manager works as a Service Account Manager in a multi-site (2-4 locations) role. Working as a Service Account Manager (SAM), the Systems Engineer is responsible for the development and submittal of all capital projects in his/her facilities of responsibility. In doing so, this position will drive consistency in capex inputs, document format, and streamlining of the approval process. They will also be expected to successfully develop multiple capital projects supporting new products and processes, operating efficiency improvement, and waste elimination projects. Review Maintenance Service Agreements and Permits. This position is critical in aiding in standardization in machinery and equipment selection. The Systems Engineering Manager is present on major breakdowns in their locations and provides technical support and drives recovery as well as reviewing RCA. Finally, the Systems Engineering Manager plays a vital role in the transition from the corporate project team on large capital projects. The Systems Engineering Manager is the conduit from the Project Team to the Plant ownership of all the machinery and equipment involved in these large projects. Their role will one that assures the project delivers on all the previously established deliverables at the project outset. They will manage the final Punch list and the eventual close out of the project. Essential Functions

  • Actively manage all on-site (3rd party) personnel activities over the course of Refresco projects. This will include OEM technicians, contractors, and potentially internal Refresco personnel.
  • Ensure safe, timely execution of all tasks.
  • Initiates appropriation requests, purchase orders, and contracts as required.
  • Ensures that all designs and activities comply with all applicable codes, regulations and standards; OSHA, NEC, State/local, and other safety guidelines and maintains company drawings and technical records.
  • Works with Product Development to ensure best fit between existing processes and new products; provides leadership in scaling up products for commercial production.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve machine safety, plant performance, product quality and employee welfare, provides leadership in developing and implementing practical solutions, and participates in long-range capital planning.
  • Enforce the compliance to all Refresco specifications and expectations supporting Clean Design and food processing requirements
  • Provide leadership and project management, defining control strategies, directing programming resources, and coordinating electrical resources for capital projects.
  • Ensure compliance with all.
  • Document, track, manage, and close out installation- and OEM-related punch list items throughout the install and initial startup.
  • Execute small to medium scale projects, managing budget, schedule, and cost as defined in the approved capital project document and initiates appropriation requests, purchase orders, and contracts as required.
  • Lead all communication with plant personnel throughout the execution of the project
  • Share best practices across facilities in the network
  • Drive capital investments that increase the facility output.
  • Take point for all capex submittals providing a standard format and consistent methodology for development.
  • Utilize root-cause analysis skills to investigate breakdown and line stoppages while collaborating with other departments.
  • Observe and test the operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using modern testing instruments and equipment Requirements Education & Experience:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field plus five (5) years of project and/or Plant Engineering Management experience required. Experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment required.
    • Three (3) years in Food Processing, including Thermal Processes and/or sanitation
    • PMP certification preferred.
    • Knowledge of MS Project, AutoCAD, Excel, and other standard programs and systems for updating, modifying, and reporting project progress.
    • Knowledge and experience of Automation and Controls systems preferred
    • Knowledge of facility equipment, construction, automated equipment, water processing, waste management equipment, and maintenance techniques.
    • Knowledge and understanding of multiple trades to detect issues/opportunities regarding progress to schedule, workload and manpower, materials, etc. Position-specific skills:
      • Ability to initiate, compile, analyze and provide accurate reporting
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
      • Fluent in English and Spanish as a 2nd language is preferred but not required.
      • Ownership - is eager to take ownership of responsibilities; can and does think independently to excel in role; takes ownership of challenges.
      • Results Focus - exhibits commitment to goals and consistently delivers results; demonstrates personal initiative and independent motivation to achieve goals and objectives; takes risks when necessary; undaunted by obstacles.
      • Communication - relates well to people; builds rapport along all dimensions of organization; resolves conflicts; provides clear directions and information.
      • Customer Focus - understands and meets needs of customers and business partners; builds positive customer relationships.
      • Demonstrated problem solving skills - breaks down problems and generates a range of solutions; thinks outside the box and uses ideas of others to help develop solutions; acts and evaluates results of actions. A Career with Refresco Refresco offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, which include:
        • Medical/dental/vision insurance
        • Life insurance
        • 401(k) savings plan with company match
        • Paid holidays and vacation
        • Well-being benefits
        • Discount programs Join Refresco TODAY and enjoy a rewarding CAREER! Any employment agency, person, or entity that submits a r--sum-- to this career site or a hiring manager does so with the understanding that the applicant's r--sum-- will become the property of Refresco Beverages, Inc. Refresco Beverages, Inc. will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person, or entity. Employment agencies that have agreements with Refresco Beverages, Inc., and have been engaged in a search shall submit r--sum-- to the designated Refresco recruiter or, upon authorization, submit r--sum-- to this career site to be eligible for placement fees.

Keywords: Refresco North America, Philadelphia , System Engineering Manager, Executive , Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

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