Unilever Production Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Production Engineer

“Bring Out the Best” – Hellmann’s Mayonnaise is seeking a Production Engineer who will be responsible for driving current and future manufacturing performance. You will apply focused improvement methods and tools to attack losses in the areas of Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Cost. This role is responsible for managing the shift crew (50 operators and technicians) and the execution of manufacturing/autonomous maintenance activities.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do:

The Production Engineer role is a hybrid between the Production Supervisor and the Process Engineer roles that reports through the Operations team. Working directly with Mechanics, Technicians, and Operators daily, the Production Engineer acts as the technical advisor for line teams and provides coaching in phenomena identification, root cause analysis and the establishment of counter-measures. As a Production Engineer, you will be responsible for all aspects of the operation and the advancement of autonomous maintenance activities. The goal of these activities is to eliminate breakdowns due to lack of basic conditions through restoration of machine centers and development/upkeep of cleaning, inspection, lubrication, and refastening tasks.

You’re a born leader: You understand that leadership means listening to the issues, understanding the roadblocks and then helping to remove them to empower others to succeed.

You’re a teacher: You share our vision and have a passion for achieving results through great teamwork, an ability to teach new tools and methodologies and ensuring that you and your colleagues are fully aligned, and drawing on one another’s strengths. You’ll bring the power of World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodologies and tools to demonstrate how it can transform our business through identification of root causes, defining countermeasures and validation of their effectiveness. You’ll deliver the benefits of Autonomous Maintenance (AM), Preventive Maintenance (PM), Quality (Q) and Focused Improvement (FI) tools and processes.

You’re a changemaker: You drive focus on the positive aspects of change and manage it with enthusiasm and empathy. You see things in a different way and can implement better and more efficient strategies to achieving our goals.

What You’ll Need To Succeed:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (preferably Mechanical/Electrical/Chemical)

2 years of experience in an manufacturing related role

A solid background in implementing continuous improvement strategies

The ability to approach others to seek understanding and clearly communicate complex information across levels and functions

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth|Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits|Every Voice Matters|Global Reach|Life at Unilever|Careers with Purpose|World Class Career Development Programs|Check Out Our Space|Focus On Sustainability

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

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Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Chicago-Chicago -2816 South Kilbourn

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Jul-23-2018

Req ID: 180008PK