- Lean Management
Job Location: Franklin Park
Ferrero is anything but ordinary!
Ferrero is a global company that is privately owned by the Ferrero family. The company has grown from the small Italian confectionary shop in Alba, Italy to become the third largest confectionary manufacturer in the world, producing famous market-leading brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, and Kinder Joy®.
With new innovations and exciting expansions plans in place, there has never been a better time to join the Ferrero Group and be extraordinary with us!
About the Role:
Guarantees equipment and machinery value safeguard through the management, updating and improvement of Maintenance policies and best practices. Provides support to competent structures (Engineering Department) to implement upgrading and replacement. Part of the Global Maintenance Engineering professional family supporting the continuous evolution of the Maintenance processes at the Group International Level
MAINTENANCE AND INVESTMENTS BUDGET
Provides economic and quantitative impacts on maintenance budget due to new or updated maintenance policies, together with Factory Maintenance Manager
Collaborates with Factory Maintenance Manager and UGP Maintenance Coordinator in elaborating and consolidating investment budget proposals with regard to the impact on the Maintenance processes
Maintenance Strategic plan: together with the Factory Maintenance Manager, manages the definition of the strategic plan of Maintenance over the next 3 years in terms of evolution of strategy to be applied to new and existing lines.
MAINTENANCE POLICIES AND PERFORMANCE
Defines guidelines for maintenance policies in collaboration with Factory Maintenance Manager and UGP Maintenance Coordinator, in order to verify their feasibility and expected benefits
Defines the maintenance performance indicator (KPI) and promote to their value analysis
Defines the data collection methods and analysis to be performed in order to evaluate maintenance policies
Defines and shares the failure data analysis methods, in order to correctly collect related data
Collects and analyses, in collaboration with UGP Maintenance Coordinator and Factory Maintenance Manager, the equipment’s performance and failure data
Defines the machine breakdown logic and the physical layout hierarchy for equipment’s (functional location system management)
Collaborates with Factory Maintenance Manager in defining auto-maintenance (production routine maintenance) potential application scope
Accountable for ensuing the updating, sharing, classifying and storage (also digital archive) of machine books, manuals, technical documentation, technical drawing
Supports the UGP Maintenance Coordinator in planning the maintenance (preventative and predictive), above all providing him/her with information related to maintenance policies updating (ex: PM frequency) and / or new policies
Collaborates with UGP Maintenance Coordinator for the identification of corrective and preventative actions based on the equipment efficiency analysis
NEW PROJECTS MANAGEMENT
Providing him/her with information related to maintenance policies updating (ex: PM frequency) and / or new policies
QUALITY AND FOOD SAFETY
Ensure all program requirements/standards regarding quality and food safety are implemented, practiced and maintained
GROUP’S MAINTENANCE NETWORK
Contribute to the activity and projects managed by the Central Maintenance Team
Collects, elaborates and shares best maintenance practices (available internally or externally)
Contribute to the activity and projects managed by the Ferrero Engineering for the maintenance related topics
Who we are looking for:
Minimum University degree in a relevant Engineering discipline
Minimum five (5) years of relevant industry experience, specifically experience within a fast-paced manufacturing environment
Strong technical background in Maintenance and Engineering
Demonstrated experience with coordinating activities across cross-functional areas
Flexible to accept and prioritize multiple challenges and quick change in priorities
Strong leadership and people management skills
Proven hands-on problem solving and project management skills
Strong understanding of equipment design and function
Knowledge of GMP, HACCP, and other relevant food safety and environment regulations is an asset
Strong analytical skills; ability to make suggestions and implement improvements
Knowledge and experience with Lean Management
Accounting Knowledge – budgeting, AP and depreciation plans
Knowledge of Microsoft Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Understanding of Design programs i.e AutoCAD
Knowledge of SAP PM
How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:
Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.
Ferrero N.A. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.