Wednesday , February 8 2023

Packaging Engineer Manager – Kfc Online Application

Website KFC

Job Description:

The Manager of Package Engineering will lead the Package Engineering team in the development of breakthrough packaging, programs and engineering solutions enabling our brand to be world class operationally and relevant, easy and distinctive for our guests. This position shall facilitate strategic partnerships with key vendors, brand leadership, RSCS and franchisees to enable the flawless development, implementation and quality maintenance of packaging designs. This position will work with cross functional partners to design packaging that delivers on operational, financial, consumer, marketing/merchandising, product and sustainability requirements. This will involve managing multiple vendor relationships, making data based decisions to anticipate the need of the business and leveraging system scale to drive efficiency while collaborating cross functionally internally.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the packaging vision and innovation process developing new packaging in support of new products or calendar windows in all DEDVIM stages. Maintains accountability for all functional specifications
  • Seek out and identify areas of packaging based improvements then develop actionable strategies to address
  • Develops and builds supplier relationships to drive innovation, continuous improvement and quality
  • Work in partnership with cross functional calendar teams in support of national calendar implementation, LTOs and test markets in the disciplines of packaging
  • Actively engage in RFP process providing guidance on supplier performance and risk
  • Use disruptive thinking to challenge the status quo
  • Support restaurants with packaging solutions in areas with legislative bans and provide thought leadership in driving sustainability initiatives
  • Ensures packaging quality is maintained and leads any resolution of quality failures to ensure consistency in Core offerings
  • Make data based decisions to define strategy maximizing system impact of developed solutions
  • Responsible for Alternate Vendor Approval (AVA) related to packaging ensuring secure supply chain
  • Actively participate in the RMI process delivering margin improvement to the business while not impacting performance or quality
  • Work in partnership with all business functional areas, outside vendors and franchise owners
  • Provide results oriented technical support to field operators with packaging issues in existing restaurants

Job Requirements:

  • Cross-functional collaborator and thought leader
  • High level of accuracy and timeliness in completing assignments
  • Self-starter and able to adapt to fast paced fluid work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and inspire others of all levels of the organization and franchise system is required
  • Track record of successfully managing vendor relationships
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo
  • Understanding of retail/restaurant operations preferred
  • Strong analytic skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle and resolve conflict effectively
  • Demonstrated track record of creative problem solving
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong leader and developer of people
  • Demonstrated performance of people development

Qualification & Experience:

  • Education/Certifications – Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Chemical, Packaging, Mechanical,) MS/Eng Preferred

Job Details:

Company: KFC

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Quality Assurance

Job Location: Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Application Deadline: N/A

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