Engineering Project Manager

Trivium Packaging

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Mccarran, NV

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Who We Are:

Trivium Packaging is a global leader in metal packaging with 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and annual revenue of approximately $2.8 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty, and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.

Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, the focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). In addition, Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable.

We realize that there are no easy answers. Real sustainability is a complex challenge after all, but we know science-based innovation and circular-economy thinking will drive progress. We also know we are not alone in this. That’s why we partner with our customers, scientists and sustainability thought leaders to innovate faster, better, and more holistically.

Job Summary:

The Engineering Project Manager is the facilitator of key technology and customer initiatives, with full accountability for all aspects of project management. Many of these initiatives involve major capital investment of up to several million dollars in the Food and Specialty North America manufacturing facilities, customer-related projects, and commercial supply transitions. This individual must view projects not only from a technical perspective but also with customer, financial, operational, and sales objectives in mind. The primary area of focus will be planning and executing technical projects and implementing internal commercial supply initiatives. In addition to these, the development and execution of company operation-focused initiatives, improvements, workforce skills development, and best practice initiatives.

Job Duties:

  • Collaborates closely with project teams or sector leadership to develop project business case and scope. Project proposals include the scope of work, timelines, labor requirements, costs, and economic return on investment.
  • Proposes and reviews design concepts and new technology.
  • Prepare and present detailed financial analysis including project budgets, ROI analysis, and forecasts.
  • Prepare, submit and support project-related Capital Appropriation Requests (CARs)
  • Prepare and execute Special Manufacturing Authorizations to support project initiatives.
  • Understand and develop process routing information required to support manufacturing enterprise system requirements (SAP)
  • Frequently communicates status and action items of projects in a variety of forums.
  • Generates vendor Scope of Supply documents and works closely with Purchasing Manager in negotiating capital purchases.
  • Manage and forecast associated project capital spending compared to budgeted costs.
  • Presents multiple solutions when presenting project options.
  • Manage project details and status with Microsoft Project and other internal project management and tracking tools.
  • Lead implementation, start-up, and commissioning of new technology, equipment, and manufacturing processes within Trivium facilities.
  • Manages participates in and plans technical training programs.
  • Develop, justify and execute operational and customer improvements projects.
  • Support and drive best practice initiatives across operations.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • Background in a continuous manufacturing environment. Particular expertise in 2-piece DWI/DRD and 3-piece welded can making, EZO and SAN end making is a plus.
  • 10+ years of manufacturing project management experience
  • Experience in managing multiple, large capital projects as well as smaller continuous improvement initiatives
  • Experience in food processing technologies, including thermal processing equipment
  • Minimum B.S. in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering
  • Working knowledge of project management software
  • Basic ACAD skills
  • Strong analytical, budgeting, and cost analysis skills
  • Team-oriented, with a cooperative, facilitative style
  • Strong service orientation, with proven experience in supporting both internal and external customers
  • Ambitious and career-focused with an interest in growing within Trivium
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proven focus on cost control and cost reduction project management
  • Knowledge of adult learning and training techniques
  • Must be able to travel to Trivium facilities, equipment venders and customer locations an estimated 25% to 50% of work time

Work Environment:

This position will primarily work in an office environment where sitting for prolonged periods of time and using a computer, telephone and other office electronics are critical. Working on the special project may require time spent in the manufacturing environment where moving machinery produces noise and walking, and standing is required. This position will occasionally travel to other plant or office locations.

Trivium Packaging is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.