General information

All posting locations: Woodstock, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 17-Nov-2023

Ref #: R-76837

Description & Requirements

The Engineering Manager coordinates and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration and completion of capital maintenance and engineering projects within the area of assigned responsibility by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To ensure projects are completed on time within budget or with successful attainment of objectives.
  • Completes specific phases or aspects of the project such as technical studies, product design, preparation of specifications and technical plans and product testing.
  • Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems.
  • Controls expenditures within limitations of project budget.
  • Prepares interim and completion project reports.
  • Provide functional and technical support to the factories to minimize production and maintenance problems.
  • Apply engineering expertise to equipment design, problems solving, and quality improvement.
  • Support PRC and key support projects as technical advisor or project manager.
  • In every activity, use the principles of TQM “To do the job right the first time”  This includes establishing requirements and the process maps necessary to meet the customer’s requirements and all things done right the first time.
  • Responsible for facilities and utilities management

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an accredited engineering school or related field is required
  • 5-7 years of experience of full cycle project management experience
  • Strong background in mechanical and hydraulic systems, packaging methods, and materials, electronics and computer applications, and electrical systems. 
  • Ability to work to flexible schedule including days, afternoons, midnights, and overtime as needed. 
  • Demonstrated ability to Direct/Lead/Manage cross functional teams on large capital project/programs of $20MM or more. 
  • Traveling 10%

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact