It's an exciting time to be in APZ - McCormick's growth region. Our business here is transforming in remarkable ways. From the rice and spice fields of India and South East Asia to Australia's herb farms, our mosaic of rich distinct cultures inspires the boldest of flavours.  Our headquarters and TIC in Singapore, along with our new and transformed facilities in Thailand, India and Australia are powering our regional growth ambitions. Here you'll find a culture that celebrates the best of both; the energy of and pulse of a startup and the solid legacy of our McCormick brand.  We're a region on the rise - bold, committed and hungry - so only changemakers need apply!

Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Chon Buri, Thailand

Role Summary:
• Under the direction of the Plant Manager, the Engineering Manager directs the activities of Project Engineering, Process Engineering, Utilities Maintenance, and Maintenance
Operations. Incumbent is responsible for all Divisional, Departmental and Plant goals,including reliability, cost reduction, waste reduction, energy reduction, safety, quality and
sanitation improvements, downtime reduction, as well as ensuring compliance with established policies and procedures.
• In addition, this position will monitor progress towards goals and make certain that capital projects and other resources are being utilized to provide maximum benefits to
the facility. Demonstrates a deep respect for the capabilities and contributions of all people in the organization. Incumbent works collectively with Plant Leadership to
actualize McCormick's vision and ensure objectives are met.

Key Responsibilities:
• Team Management: Manage day-to-day activities of Maintenance department, Process Engineering, Project Engineering, and outside building contractors. Set goals, priorities,
monitor progress, and evaluate performance of staff to ensure the maximum benefit of the resources expended.
• CAAP Execution: Prepare and manage Capital Asset Acquisition Proposal (CAAP's) annual budget. Ensure that projects are planned properly to provide sufficient funding,
review data to ensure that results are achievable, and obtain necessary approvals.
• Strategic Planning: Development of both strategic capital plans, ensuring an acceptable return on investment replacement of worn or obsolete equipment, expansion of capacity
to meet sales growth, equipment modification or replacement related to packaging changes or cost reduction, as well as development of expanded productive capacity for
new products. Coordinate the selection, design, and layout of processing and packaging machinery and automation to ensure efficiency, optimum space utilization, and adequate
production capacity.

• Process & Program Standardization: Responsible for ensuring that all engineering and maintenance processes are completely documented (including Capital start up plans,
SOPs, FRA, and run documents), and implement any changes to these processes.
• Budget Management: Creates operating budgets and capital budgets with other leadership teams members. Manage department expense budgets with appropriate
accounting information and support. Participates in the business planning and budgeting process. Develops short and long-term cost containment/reduction strategies.
Manages operating budget for Engineering, Facilities, and Maintenance.

Qualifications/ Desired Experience:
• Graduate/ Post-Graduate in Engineering field.
• Certificate in Manufacturing or GMP, HACCP and BRC for quality system.
• Minimum 10 years manufacturing experience in food processing, pharmaceutical, or chemical process plus progressive leadership experience. Shop floor/information systems
experience i.e. PC, PLC, Robotics. Process engineering/analytical process mapping experience. Knowledge of CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) and
P.M. (preventative maintenance) practices.
• Experience in Food Processing an asset.
• The job requires a detailed understanding of how all areas of the plant interact to contribute to the business.
• Requires a general understanding of the industry.
• Requires basic commercial awareness as it relates to competition but only requires limited understanding of the latest developments in the industry.

Job Dimensions:
The job analyses complex information in order to make judgements and decisions. The job must resolve problems by applying technical experience and expertise to review precedents, identify potential solutions and select the best and most viable course of action. The job has an impact on the business through responsibility for the volume, quality and timeliness of end results. The job has an impact on the business through joint influence over and responsibility for planning of resources and finance (shared with Plant Leadership Team). Manages an average of $1-3MM of capital annually. Directly impacts the work and performance of engineering/maintenance teams. Performance will also eventually impact the overall performance and effectiveness of the plant

Our ambitions are bold. If you are a change-maker with a passion for flavour and an appetite for a good challenge, come have a seat at our table.  Your application will be treated in strict confidence.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  If you are a qualified applicant, you will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.