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Director Of Engineering - Food/CPG - Skokie

Company: Michael Page International
Location: Skokie
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

High visibility roleGrowing organization with competitive compensation packageAbout Our ClientOur client is a multi-million food manufacturer located in the Skokie area. They have been in business for over 50 years and have a strong presence throughout the globe. They currently seek a Director of Engineering that will oversee all NPD activities. This role will have influence, autonomy and support from Senior Leadership.Job DescriptionCreate and environment and foster platforms that allow for global collaboration, communication and knowledge sharing of best practices, designs and capabilities, emerging technologies and other means that advance the culture of a high performing organization.Direct the engineering teams to develop innovative and breakthrough solutions to design challenges, constraints on cost, quality, and performance.Plan and deliver product designs which meet specified performance and cost criteria within development budget and timetable.Strong collaboration with procurement in the selection, management and maintenance of relationships with suppliers and contract manufacturers.Build and lead a high performing internal team of technical staff, in close collaboration with vendor/factory resources to develop new productsMPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.The Successful ApplicantExperience interacting cross-functionally with different departmentsStrong verbal and written communication skillsExperience working within the regulations of the food industryProject management experienceBachelors degree in engineering fieldExperience leading CapEx projects for equipment and machineryKnowledge of machinery used for food packagingBackground in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing4+ years of management experienceWhat's on OfferHighly competitive compensation package ($180,000 - 210,000)Free gym membership20% bonus potential3 weeks PTO (moves up to 4 after two years of service)Full Health benefits package (Medical/Dental/Vision)Upwards path to take over as Director of OperationsProfit sharing potentialHigh visibility to C-suite leadership and stakeholdersContactSaskkia WigganQuote job refJN-052022-5626979Job summarySectorEngineering & ManufacturingSub SectorProduction, ManufacturingIndustryFMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)LocationSkokieContract TypePermanentConsultant nameSaskkia WigganJob ReferenceJN-052022-5626979

Keywords: Michael Page International, Skokie , Director Of Engineering - Food/CPG - Skokie, Executive , Skokie, Illinois

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