Food & Beverage/Consumer Products Process Section Manager -

at Burns & McDonnell in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description


This position is responsible for the leadership of the Food & Beverage & Consumer Products Process discipline in the Chicago Office\. The individual that fills this position will be responsible for oversight of process engineering, coordinating engagement and collaboration with the Chicago Process Team, the National Process Section Manager, and the Food & Beverage Business Lane Manager\. The goal is to propagate core capabilities, standards and best practices, delivery processes and coordination that will position the organization for growth\. This position will have significant influence of the prioritization of annual business objectives related to the Process discipline\. Specific areas of responsibility include the following, with other duties as assigned by senior management:

+ Direct most significant programs and utilize role to arrive at best solutions and delivery practices leveraging collaboration across the practice\.

+ Organize, lead, and inspire collaboration across the National Food & Beverage & Consumer Products Process teams building professional community, and collaboration to advance best practices across the organization\.

+ Collaborate across teams to recruit, hire, and develop Process capability expectations and Process throughout the Food & Beverage & Consumer Products organization\.

+ Develop market differentiating solutions that drive project value to build brand and increase competitiveness\. Advance solution\-making best practices across the Global Practice\.

+ Expand delivery practices for surety of delivery and continuous improvement of cost through mechanisms like off\-shore value centers and design and construction automation\. Take responsibility for benchmarking and tracking those improvements\.

+ Serve with the Food & Beverage & Consumer Products leadership team to interpret corporate policies, purposes, and goals of organization to staff\.

+ Recommend changes in basic structure and organization of the department to ensure the effective fulfillment of objectives assigned to it\.

+ Collaborate, manage and assign Process work directly for Food & Beverage & Consumer Products and extend and collaborate to ensure the efficient, cost\-effective utilization of staff across the Global Practice\.


+ Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or chemical engineering\.

+ Work location is the downtown Chicago, IL Office\.

+ Minimum 5 years related professional experience and must have demonstrated experience with providing technical engineering leadership across the enterprise, major projects/programs/clients, EPC experience and within all Global Facilities business lanes\.

+ Previous management experience is strongly preferred\.

+ Candidate must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients\.

+ Candidate must be experienced in managing cultural change and developing organizational capability to improve business results\.

+ Position requires the ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead, and develop the organization\.

+ Candidates must possess strong business management skills and a strategic perspective\.

+ Position requires 25 % travel\.

+ Professional licensure is strongly preferred\.


Job Engineering

Primary Location US\-IL\-Chicago

Schedule: Full\-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 232153 Job Hire Type Experienced

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Job Posting: JC241229515

Posted On: Jun 02, 2023

Updated On: Jun 26, 2023

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