Automation Solution Lead
MeadWestvaco - Smyrna, GA

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Position Title Automation Solution Lead

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Business Unit Description
MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled service make us the partner of choice for many of the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, and tobacco industries. Our end-market expertise is also the foundation for success in our other businesses – Specialty Chemicals and the Community Development and Land Management Group. We touch people’s lives every day, everywhere. We help people keep track of their medications ( Dosepak ®, and Shellpak ® packaging), take care of their homes and gardens ( Mixor ® Trigger Sprayers) and their communities ( Evotherm ® asphalt). We develop products and solutions that not only grow our customers’ brands, but also improve our – and their – customers’ quality of life.
With about 15,000 employees worldwide, MWV operates in 30 countries and serves customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.
MWV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Description
A key member of the Business Development customer-facing team, the Automation Solution lead works with technical resources (Business development, R&D, design, machinery, etc.) across MWV’s packaging platform to develop and implement solutions to brand owners, consumer products operations groups and retailers, responsibilities also include developing and delivering solutions that reduce total cost, and improve package line performance while maintaining the marketing & design intent of MWV packaging.
In addition to providing technical leadership, the Automation Solution lead will assist in developing and communicating business unit concepts/value propositions build strong relationships with customers and should be capable of identifying areas of innovation needed to drive business results. Core skills and competencies should include engineering, packaging & packaging line knowledge, project management, business acumen, relationship building, and leadership. HOW YOU WILL IMPACT MWV
Work with commercial and marketing leads to identify and quantify focused packaging automation solution opportunities Act as a subject matter expert and part of the team developing and delivering automation solutions with added value to the packaging platform. Act as project management, driving successful development and implementation of technical and automation solutions for targeted projects and customers. Works as a key part of the team through the solution validation process (technical testing, filling equipment trials, distribution and store trials, etc) Understanding of customer requirements, competitive environment, and MWV value Integral participant and thought leader in the innovation process to develop future packaging platform solutions. WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
Engineering Background / Engineering Degree Required 5+ years project management, project engineering, or specifying packaging equipment Business acumen,& critical thinking Financial acumen to understand economic viability of solutions Commercial acumen to participate in the commercialization process Technical acumen to develop and deliver automation solutions Strong materials, packaging, machinery/systems knowledge or aptitude Strong team/group leadership and collaboration skills Results oriented, accountable for goal achievement, high degree of drive Ability to function in matrix organization/environment Work with multiple MWV business units and customer functions Microsoft Suite, MS Project, 3D CAD modeling, Autocad Experience with 1+ Million dollar projects Ability to travel 25-40% Management of multiple projects and priorities Ability to delegate and complete own work

United States of America



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Full Time

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