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Manufacturing Engineer - Packaging

Company: Post Consumer Brands
Location: Tremonton
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Business Unit OverviewHeadquartered in Lakeville, Minn., Post Consumer Brands, a business unit of Post Holdings, Inc., is dedicated to providing people and their pets with delicious food choices for every taste and budget. The company's portfolio includes beloved brands such as Honey Bunches of Oats--, PEBBLES--, Grape-Nuts-- and Malt-O-Meal-- cereal, and Peter Pan-- peanut butter, as well as Rachael Ray-- Nutrish--, Kibbles 'n Bits-- and 9Lives-- dog and cat food. As a company committed to high standards of quality and to our values, we are driven by one idea: To make lives better by making delicious food accessible for all. For more information about our brands, visit www.postconsumerbrands.com and follow us on LinkedIn for the latest news.BrandPost Consumer Brands recently acquired several iconic pet food brands, venturing into a new market while remaining true to our purpose to provide delicious and accessible food that our consumers love. We're always searching the center store for the next exciting product to add to our portfolio, and right now, we're growing and need passionate, driven individuals with diverse perspectives to help us reach greater heights. That's where you come in. Join a team where your voice is not only heard but valued. Make a real impact on brands enjoyed by millions of people and their pets.At Post Consumer Brands, we take pride in our longstanding legacy of making one of every five breakfast cereals families eat daily. Today, we're just as focused on our future as we expand our grocery business with different shelf-stable foods, including snacks and peanut butter. We are committed to providing accessible and delicious food for families, and we're always searching the center store for the next exciting product to add to our portfolio. As we soar to new heights, we need creative, determined individuals from all walks of life to join our team, where your unique perspective and ideas are acknowledged and valued. Be a part of a company that empowers you to make a difference that's evident on grocery store shelves and families' tables across North America.Location DescriptionThe Post Consumer Brands plant in Tremonton, Utah is part of the company's West Coast network, with more than 220 team members supplying Malt-O-Meal bag cereals, PEBBLES cereals, and more to a variety of retailers. When you join the Tremonton team, you'll be joining a group of motivated problem-solvers and safety-first culture.ResponsibilitiesOVERVIEW: --Frontline Engineering Resource for sustaining and improving Safety, Quality, Yield, Rates and efficiencies.Technical Owner of packaging parameters and Technical Oversight / Resource for operations team.Plant representative and consultant for packaging and process changes.Lead small capital projects and technical sponsor for significant capital improvements.--Responsibilities and Accountabilities
: ----Best Practice Implementation. Improvement of Process. Application of new technology and equipment to improve process.Support technical training for Operations Specialists (trainers), and provide technical oversight.Provide daily support to sustain current operational performance targets for safety, quality, yield, rate and efficiency.Lead efforts to improve current process to achieve planned goals and targets.Support data collection and reporting systems that enable process consistency and process improvement efforts. Support meaningful and accurate data from people and process instrumentation.Identify and recommend new and innovative equipment technologies that support process improvements and projects.Support cost reduction changes related to packaging materials and finished product.Lead small capital projects.Coordinate with internal and external resources commercializing new products.Responds to new packaging requests. Investigates and determines production feasibility. Identifies tools, equipment and methods to produce new products and support new product start-ups and integration .Collaborate with Packaging Vendors on packaging quality and performance improvement.Provide engineering support for safety improvements.QualificationsRequirements: ----Understanding of Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement methodologies.Must have strong analytical and business judgment including demonstrated problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills.Ability to influence, mentor and coach to get results through others.Results driven for being the low cost producer and supporting company growth strategies.Have strong bias for action, while proving the ability to inspire others.Convey high level of optimism while setting aggressive targets to teams, finding ways to achieve them.Communicates a compelling vision and inspired sense of purpose. Talks about the possibilities and is optimistic. Creates strong morale and spirit within team.Solves highly complex problems and prioritizes actions in a timely manner. Probes all sources for answers and can quickly sense what will help resolve issues.Establish clear directions, sets stretching objectives. Lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner and brings out the best in people through leveraging their strengths.Speaks candidly and provides constructive feedback in a professional manner.Organizes and manages projects; interacts, supports, facilitates and leads multi-functional work teams; leads teams to consensus; strong negotiation skills.Able to build strong and diverse relationships across the business groups they partner with. Supports and fosters change.Demonstrates a passion for safety. Able to develop and maintain a respectful and safe work environment.Experience with manufacturing machine automation, controls, and integration.Experience with Controls Engineering, data acquisition, plc troubleshooting and programming preferred.EDUCATION:----4-year degree in science or engineeringEXPERIENCE: ----Minimum of 2-5 years experience in packaging operations encompassing vertical and horizontal form fill and seal machines, cartoning, case erectors, packers, and sealers, robotic operations, and all forms of package conveying.High speed pouching and blending a plus. Experience in a food or consumer products environment preferred.--

Keywords: Post Consumer Brands, Logan , Manufacturing Engineer - Packaging, Engineering , Tremonton, Utah

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