The scope and responsibilities of the job are aligned with Global Supply Strategies and support the implementation of Projects in all the 6 Zones:

-      Participate in development and validation of Global Packaging Engineering specifications and standards with adaptation for local use - including all safety, quality, and efficiency aspects of the equipment operation.

-      Jointly with ZBS Capex/Projects and Procurement, ensuring new packaging lines, equipment, and new facilities are acquired and built in compliance with Global Technical Specifications.

-      To create a database to manage technical resources applied to GTS updating documents workflow.

-      To provide training for Global and Zones stakeholders on GTS for Packaging.

-      To track and manage Packaging projects execution to ensure delivery against schedule and line efficiency, coaching zone teams for problem solving tools and engaging vendors at Global level

-      Drive global vendors and OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) to provide performance improvement solutions to support area budget and targets management

-      To lead technical scrum team across 6 zones to escalate Engineering initiatives to bring capex savings within Capex Champions Program

-      To coach GTS implementation in BEE, creating toolkits and GTS updates based on learnings and GBS Strategy for projects excellence

-      To work in collaboration with stakeholders to find capex efficiencies (better capex allocation) in scope, technology, vendors options and specifications for packaging lines

-      To ensure Global OEMs alignment from technical perspective (GTS and Project Management)



Main characteristics: (Challenges)

-        Succeed in a targeted-oriented, fast changing environment with a large variety of local requirements and resources.

-        Promote the communication among all SMEs and Project Managers involved on GTS, from all 6 zones, optimizing resources to attend technical demands globally.

-        Improve the engagement of the key stakeholders by providing good visibility of the GTS and GEN implementation and results. 

-        Constant interactions with Zones for tracking & monitoring of projects implementation

-        Bring GTS and GEN initiatives to the status of programs that are essential for achieving results in CAPEX projects.

-        Availability for travels required for training stakeholders on the GTS or support a Packaging projects.  

-         Guarantee alignment among Global, Zones, Innovation, Supply, and Procurement in regards of the application of GTS.

-         Safety First Mindset to ensure priority on specifications development and updating plan.

-         High degree of confidentiality due to sensitive nature of project – protection of technical documents as classified information.

  1. Accountabilities


-        To improve and consolidate the dashboards of all ABI zones for tracking & monitoring the CAPEX Project Management routine in a monthly basis. 

-        To develop and implement a communication plan for GTS and VPO scope to reach all relevant stakeholders.

-        To manage the budget for the expenses of the area.

-        To manage the schedule with the main milestones according to the Global Engineering CAPEX initiatives.

-        To provide training regarding VPO and GTS procedures to the zones stakeholders.

-        To lead scrum team with 6 zones representatives to develop Engineering initiatives contributing to Capex Savings within Capex Champions Program

-        To create internal executive report on the evolution of GTS and VPO projects implementation and achievements.

-      To drive the application of the GTS – Global Technical Specifications on the project development and execution.

-      To coach and track implementation of Project Management best practices and GTS Adherence in BEE phase of strategic projects, creating toolkits and GTS updates based on learnings and GBS Strategy for projects excellence


  1. Qualifications and Technical competencies required



-        Degree in Engineering  

-        Preferably a complementary management oriented education like MBA or other business degree, or demonstrated managerial experience / communication knowledge.

-        Fluency in English (written / spoken), other language skills constitute an additional asset.

-        High level knowledge of routine software programs, especially Excel (advanced) and Intra / Internet applications.



-        Min. 5  years of professional experience in a management role into the beverage business.

-        Successful track record in managing corporate projects, specially linked to innovation and technology development.

-        Demonstrate ability to influence key stakeholders towards the company objectives, including capacitation for newcomers.

-        Experience working in different Zones and Operations (International Experience).

-        Demonstrated ability to operate across different cultural realities, having a strong skill to bridge cultural differences.

-        Demonstrated ability to operate under high degree of uncertainty and stress environments, able to manage changing environments and requirements in a professional and consistent manner.

-        Demonstrated management experience within a continuously changing business environment.


Technical competencies: (Job related)

-        Technical disciplines inside the area of Packaging and Project Management.

-        Critical thinking, ability to challenge.

-        Ability to summarize and prioritize.

-        Objectiveness, speed. Sense of urgency is key.

-        Leadership and soft skills.

-        Strong negotiation skills and ability to influence people.

-        Ability to drive and move things forward engaging people.

-        Conceptual and strategic thinker having the ability to derive practical guidance from strategic frameworks.

-        Strong business and financial understanding.

-        Strong diplomatic communication skills, both technological and business managerial.

-        Strong interpersonal leadership and communication skills.

-        Able to manage changing environments and requirements in a professional and consistent manner, stress resistance.

-        Able to operate inside a highly non-routine and high risk development environment.

-        Result oriented with respect for quality, costs, timing.

-       Knowledge in problem solving tools.


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