Engineering Manager
Posted on 3/21/2023
Beyond Meat

501-1,000 employees

Malvern, PA, USA
Experience Level
  • Education, Technical Skills, and/or Previous Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, or Agricultural Engineering with food focus)
  • 7-10 years of engineering leadership experience required (FMCG experience preferred)
  • Technical experience in project management, systems or process engineering, facilities management, or technical discipline engineering in a manufacturing environment with maintenance experience
  • Strong track record of engineering aptitude, ability to apply engineering principles, and problem solving
  • Strong leadership skills, including experience leading others in projects or programs, and the ability to successfully interact with individuals representing other areas or interests and the expertise to manage team leaders and mechanics
  • HVAC and/or Refrigeration knowledge preferred
  • Other qualifications:
  • Willing and capable to travel domestically and internationally to support business needs
  • Understanding and experience interacting with multiple business functions
  • Ability to identify potential business solutions involving a broad scope of thinking across businesses and functions to develop new innovations
  • Working knowledge of maintenance management, PLC, Auto-CAD, CMMS's, and root cause analysis
  • Strong analytical thinking, problem solving skills, and an aptitude for detail and strong organizational abilities a must
  • Provide site leadership to achieve maximization/optimization of capital assets and site utilization as well as lead safety initiatives in technical areas
  • Establish short term and long-range capital investment plans for facility and be accountable for the planning, execution, and budget of all projects
  • Accountability for management of external technical relationships with contractors and equipment vendors
  • Process engineering and equipment layout, integration, and specification services for projects that include a comparative analysis and executive summary for senior management
  • Develop strong project scope, budget, justification, and execution for approval by internal and external leaders
  • Proper selection, training, development, and motivation of leaders to maximize current and future performance
  • Contribute as an integral part of a senior plant leadership team to drive the plant strategy and culture
  • Provide technical leadership and site compliance with NFPA, NEC, EPA, OSHA, FDA, etc. requirements in conjunction with designated functional experts
  • Develop and maintain site project master plan with forward thinking approach to meet local team's needs and future business needs
  • Monitor production metrics and analyze data to identify areas of improvement
  • Develop and support strategies that continuous improvement (CI) methodologies into the master plan
  • Provide site leadership for technical solutions to operational problems including systems optimization, removing bottlenecks, and troubleshooting
  • Accountable for the strategy, design and implementation of control systems and manufacturing information systems
  • Provide strategy and support for maintenance programs, development of tools and resources, personnel selection, training, and development
  • Vendor equipment investigation, selection, price negotiation, coordination, and procurement efforts related to projects
  • Analyze and plan for installation, project start-up, and commissioning equipment
  • Monitor the progress of construction projects to ensure that they are completed on schedule and within budget
  • Knowledge of how to install, maintain, and troubleshoot automated systems
  • Adhere to all facility policies concerning safety, security, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Performs other duties, as assigned, and follows through on requests in a timely manner
  • Supervisory Duties
  • Lead, manage, and supervise employees, delegate training for all processes within the plant setting
  • Provide mentorship and training to functional team members
  • Accountable for developing talent through on-going performance feedback and career management coaching
Desired Qualifications
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish is a plus, not a requirement