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Global Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

May 17 2021
Industries Food, Catering, Beverage
Categories Engineering, Instrumentation, Controls
Florenceville, NB

Position Title: Global Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Oakbrook Terrace

Grade: Grade 05

Requisition ID: 8763

This is a highly critical role who will interface closely with Global and Regional Supply Chain Organizations to identify and execute electrical & instrumentation technology optimization across the company, develop & define new electrical & instrumentation technology roadmap in this space, and drive the roll-out of resulting innovation programs globally. Additionally, this role will develop and own the global electrical & instrumentation engineering design standards. Opportunity to interface and influence across the company and senior stakeholders. Looking for an energetic, passionate leader who can help pave the future for McCain

• Creating and maintaining instrumentation and electrical standards globally
• Develop and execute global rollout of innovations (e.g., Pavilion, OSI-Pi, Plant wide Wi-Fi, AR etc)
• Working collaboratively with regional/local engineers, plants and OEMs to develop/validate new control systems, and/or test/maintain/modify of existing systems
• Travel to various regions/plants to provide ongoing and any urgent/critical support as and when required
• Provide trouble shooting and project support to regions and plants
• Guidance, knowledge transfer and training to O/T plant personnel and/or 3rd party vendors

To perform this position successfully, the individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

• University Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline

Leadership Abilities:
• Proven capability to develop and maintain strong collaborative business relationships across global and regional functions
• Ability to influence effective decision-making with cross-functional teams
• Highly developed interpersonal skills with diversity and inclusion sensitivity
• Excellent communication skills to effectively and persuasively articulate positions (electronically and verbally) to various audiences and at all levels of the business
• Ability to effectively delegate tasks and measure progress across multiple priorities
• Ability to work independently and within teams on both strategy and tactical projects with minimal supervision
• Program management skills: identification and management of stakeholders, milestone development and tracking of progress, resource management, risk mitigation, detailed action planning, basic familiarity with change management

Business Acumen:
• General business insight and the ability to manage complexity within the manufacturing landscape
• Ability to propose, evaluate and motivate projects from a technical and financial perspective
• Ability to interact at various levels within the global and regional integrated supply chain
• Ability to interface x-functionally with other functions (e.g., Procurement, Finance, etc)

Required Length & Type of Experience:
• Minimum of 5-8 years of relevant experience in a similar role, preferably in Food or CPG industries
• Proven track record to drive results through influencing, persuading and collaboration

• Willingness to travel internationally up to 40%

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

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Job Family: Engineering & Technical
Division: Global Supply Chain
Department: ​Global Operational Technology ​
Location(s): Florenceville-Bristol || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol || CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto || US - United States of America : Illinois : Oakbrook Terrace

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. network