Industrial Engineer
The Hershey Company - Hershey, PA

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United States - Pennsylvania - Hershey - Global Operations - Full-time

United States - Pennsylvania - Hershey - Global Operations - Full-Time

Summary:
With minimal supervision, this position will lead Supply Chain Projects of varied scope and complexity, often acting as liaison between Operations & Sales/Marketing

They will develop, recommend and implement production capacity, margin enhancement and new item production solutions by leveraging business and technical skills with evolving processes

They will also provide analytical and project management support to cross functional project teams

Responsibilities:
Participates in the formulation, evaluation, strategy setting, and presentation of product and process solution alternatives (i.e., product offerings, profitability, and the manufacturing solutions)

Leads the development of product line standard cost estimates for business case evaluation

Demonstrates and develops operational experience to understand and ultimately provide robust process solutions

Develops capital projects through completion and serves as a project leader during capital project development and approval

Analyzes operational problems, identifies probable root causes, and recommends solutions

For this position, the incumbent must be able to manage an array of complex collaboration/technical/business problems, taking proper actions indicated and using the appropriate resources.

A. Regularly Encountered Problems

Change management, integration of new tools, processes, or enhancements to existing technology

Demand and Supply Balance - resource management and constraints

Financial Hurdle Attainment - leading teams to evaluate and assess financial feasibility of new and changing items

Adherence to Evolving Processes and Expectations

B. Actions Utilized to Solve Problems

Relationship management

Internally developed tools (product cost estimating/screening tool, Product Change Management)

Meeting facilitation and timeline/goal setting

Project management tools

Education:
B.S. Required (Engineering/Science/Technology) or related field.

M.B.A. Preferred

Experience:
Fortune 500, Multi-business Unit, Multi-Client or Large Scale Consumer Packaged Goods experience

Plant level Manufacturing experience

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Strong presentation skills; experience working at executive level required

Technical project management

Strategic planning and implementation of supply chain changes

Product cost estimating experience preferred.

Internal/external manufacturing sourcing evaluation experience preferred

Any offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the background check results consistent with The Hershey Company's employment policies. Background checks may include, but are not limited to the following: education verification, employment verification, criminal check, social security number verification, and / or drug test.

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, Veteran Status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected category recognized by state and federal laws.

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The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY), headquartered in Hershey, Pa., is a global confectionery leader known for bringing goodness to the world...