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Engineering Manager

Kraft Heinz

Kraft Heinz

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Richmond, VA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

Job Description

The Engineering Manager role is a key Leadership position which sits within the site leadership team and is responsible for developing and driving the Engineering department strategy to align with the businesses overall strategy and Kraft Heinz Management System guidelines. The Engineering Manager is integral to supporting Production targets in addition to successful delivery of Capex Projects.

Key Responsibilities


  • Plan, organise and drive Engineering objectives through effective leadership and direction
  • Develop team capabilities through mentoring, coaching and leading by example
  • Take a lead in ensuring departmental engagement

Safety Environmental

  • Collectively drive all Safety and Environmental initiates with Site Leadership Team
  • Ensure maintenance procedures and all equipment meet product safety requirements

Service Cost

  • Manage site Engineering budget to achieve financial targets

Manufacturing Excellence

  • Lead the successful implementation, delivery and maintenance of KHMS - Kraft Heinz Management System
  • Manage engineering systems, processes and documentation to ensure nominated FSQ – Golden Rules & QRMP standards are adhered to and maintained
  • Drive continuous improvement


  • Create and deliver to Site Engineering Strategy with innovation as a key objective
  • Oversea and ensure the successful delivery of all capital projects

About You

  • Engineering degree or equivalent or a relevant tertiary qualification
  • Food industry and/or packaging experience desirable
  • MDWT / Lean Manufacturing experience with the focus on Continuous Improvement
  • Minimum 10 years practical experience in Engineering Management roles preferably in the Food Industry, FMCG environment or related industry
  • Comprehensive knowledge of OH&S and EPA regulations and systems
  • Successful leadership of semi-autonomous work teams
  • SAP experience desirable

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Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.