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Converting Equipment Platform Leader (EPL) - Mechanical and Process

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P&G is the largest consumer packaged goods company in the world. We have operations in over 75 countries, with 65 trusted brands that improve lives for 5 billion consumers worldwide. This brings many advantages, including the opportunity for our employees to enjoy a diverse and rewarding lifelong career filled with new and exciting challenges.

We believe great ideas emerge from the creative connections that happen between our talented employees, and we encourage diverse, multi-functional teams to work together to generate new ideas to address challenges we face.
Family Care includes the Bounty, Charmin, and Puffs paper product brands with a large installed base of converting lines across the United States. The business has committed to use Platform Management systems to maintain standardization, migrate to standardized equipment, and has re-platformed portions of the fleet. This role leads the technical development and Platform Management of specific Features on converting lines that produce Bounty and Charmin and sets the strategic direction of the engineering work in those areas. Responsibilities will include multiple projects from a broad portfolio including technology developments, brand initiatives, cost savings projects, and continuous improvement activities.


  • Lead equipment platform management and drive performance and innovation plans including version management for features on the Family Care converting lines.
  • Partner with innovation resources and/or OEM vendors to develop and maintain the specifications for the converting modules including overall machine design, change parts, drawings, TT&T, CBA's, etc. Deliver the platform equipment scope to support initiatives and capacity project success.
  • Early Involvement in upstream technology development leveraging standardization and use of platform design, converting equipment systems, and equipment standards targeting Brand initiatives, savings, and capacity growth.
  • Partner with Operating Platform Team Leadership to ensure technical deliverables are supplied using platform systems.
  • Build capability in the manufacturing and technical communities, training those who interface with or use platform equipment.
  • Lead and participate in executing equipment improvement and standardization projects working with site and initiatives engineering organizations.


BS or MS Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial preferred but not required) or other related degree and/or work-related experience).

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong technical background and understanding of design principles for converting, mechanical, and process equipment including, but not limited to unwinding, rewinding, web handling, fluid application, material handling.
  • Technical understanding of manufacturing interaction between materials and equipment systems, i.e. process transformations or phenomenon including, but not limited to, the impact of raw material quality on equipment performance and the impact of equipment design on product design requirements.
  • Process skills to turn product and material requirements into equipment solutions.
  • An innovator who has demonstrated the capability to generate "outside the box" or creative solutions.
  • Familiarity or direct experience with platform management principles, processes, and systems.
  • Experience with Platform Equipment Change Management (ECM), SPIDER/Siemens Teamcenter, and version management systems is a plus.
  • Ability to lead development of equipment base package deliverables.
  • Basic project technical leadership with site experience & project management including financial justification, specifying equipment, RFQ's, purchase orders, purchasing, cost estimating, sourcing plans, project funding, shakedown, installation, PSI, PSU & start-up, staffing, and scheduling.
  • A passion for elevating standards (equipment, platform, operational, capability, etc.). Ability to improve existing technology via reapplication and optimization of industry benchmark technologies & through innovation.
  • Relationship building, communication skills, and the ability to influence resources across organizational and location boundaries.
  • Capable to work effectively with others, manage interfaces and influence across functions, cultures, and regions.
  • Importantly, with external interfaces such as machine vendors.
  • Ability to manage priorities and capacity to work multiple commitments simultaneously.
  • Ability to assess required technical and organizational capabilities to deliver business needs.
  • There is approximately 20% business travel for this role to Family Care manufacturing locations and suppliers of equipment and engineering services

What we offer:

Responsibilities as of Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your project from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects and responsibilities.

Continuous mentorship – you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager.

Work and be part of a dynamic and encouraging environment - working over a diverse array of interesting problems.

Promote agility and work/life balance for employees, we value every individual and support initiatives, promoting.

We love flexibility. You can arrange your work schedule based on your personal needs.

Experience true support for work/life effectiveness and your long-term well-being.

Get a competitive salary and benefits' package.

About us:

We produce globally recognized brands, and we grow the best business leaders in the industry. With a portfolio of trusted brands as diverse as ours, it is paramount our leaders are able to lead with courage the vast array of brands, categories and functions. We serve consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ariel®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Herbal Essences®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, Tampax® and more. Our community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide.

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Our consumers are diverse and our talents - internally - mirror this diversity to best serve it. That is why we’re committed to building a winning culture based on Inclusion and our ideal candidate is passionate about the same principle: you will join our daily effort of being “in touch” so we craft brands and products to improve the lives of the world’s consumers now and in the future. We want you to inspire us with your unrivaled ideas.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.

Job locations:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Job Type: Full time Job categories: Engineering Req No: R000001879
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