Director of Engineering - Dairy/Whey

  • Negotiable
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Testing Inspection & Certification

Our client is a dairy processing manufacturer with 20 manufacturing sites across the USA

The Director of Engineering has the responsibility for overseeing all aspects of project engineering for capital projects including project management, budgeting, project timeliness, procurement of equipment, and vendor management

The Role:

  • Reporting directly to the Vice President Operations and a key member of the senior leadership team you will design and deliver a group wide engineering strategy for all sites and hold complete responsibility for significant investment /project budgets.
  • Will implement your plan through both dedicated projects teams and site-based engineering functions to ensure group level standards are achieved across all sites.
  • A key element of this role will be to restructure/ future proof the group Engineering function and optimize current practices including site & equipment, people, systems and processes to increase capability.

The Person:

  • With a degree level engineering qualification, you will have a proven track record in senior engineering leadership roles within a relevant value added, ideally, chilled food manufacturing environment with the ability to lead a m multisite function and showcase your successes.
  • Must have 8 plus years of Dairy Experience
  • Will be capable of managing multiple high value capital projects in a growth environment during a period of major growth and investment.
  • An ambassador of CI/ LEAN/OPEXprocesses, you will be keen to work as part of a close knit senior team who input their expertise across all areas of business and operations to achieve results.

Andrew Jackson Associate Director – Food & Beverage
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