Summary- This role reports to the Vice President of Continuous Improvement with dotted line reporting to the RCI steering commitee of JBT.
This is a remote role with the preference that the individual be close to one of JBT's location in the US or close to a major international airport.
Travel expectation is 70-80% primarly within US with some international travel to JBT's locations in Asia and Europe.
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
John Bean Technologies Corporation (JBT Corporation) is a leading global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food processing and air transportation industries. The company designs, manufactures, tests and services technologically sophisticated systems and products for its customers.
JBT keeps food cold and jets in the air. Its JBT FoodTech segment makes commercial-grade refrigeration systems, freezers, ovens, canning equipment and food processing systems for fruit, poultry, meat patties, breads, pizzas, seafood and ready-to-eat meals. JBT AeroTech manufactures and services ground support equipment (plane de-icers, aircraft tow vehicles and cargo loading systems), airport gate equipment (Jetway brand) and military equipment.
John Bean Technologies was spun off from FMC Technologies in 2008. JBT Corporation takes its name from John Bean, a California inventor who founded Bean Spray Pump Company in 1884, the company that eventually became Food Machinery Corporation (FMC) though a series of mergers and acquisitions in the 20th century. (The original Bean Spray Pump technology was adapted to make a plane de-icer in the 1960s.)
In mid-2012, JBT's FoodTech division bought container sterilization machinery belonging to H.G. Molenaar & Co (Pty) Ltd., a firm in South Africa. The deal enabled JBT to offer global customers an even broader range of equipment for the canned food industry. In addition, JBT has acquired several key companies on the protein processing side, including Formcook AB, Wolf-tec, Tipper Tie, C.A.T. and Novus. On the Liquid Foods side of the business, JBT has also made key acquisitions, including: ICS Solutions, Stork Food & Dairy Systems and A&B Process Systems.
JBT owns production facilities spanning almost 25 countries. Its principal production facilities are located in the U.S. (California, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Arkansas, Utah and Florida), Spain, Mexico, Brazil, Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, the U.K., South Africa and China. The U.S. alone accounts for about half of its sales. Other major markets include the EMEA region (28 percent), Asia/Pacific (12 percent), Latin America (8 percent) and Canada (2 percent). JBT sells its FoodTech products to more than 100 countries.
Since its inception, the company has delivered more than 40,000 pieces of food processing equipment, which includes more than 8,000 industrial freezers, 2,200 industrial citrus juice extractors, 3,000 industrial sterilization systems and 8,500 coating systems. JBT has also delivered the largest volume of cargo loaders (more than 9,500), passenger boarding bridges (more than 7,900) and aircraft de-icers (more than 4,700). The company has also sold more than 2,200 mobile passenger steps, more than 2,000 cargo transporters and more than 1,800 tow tractors.
In 2016, e reached $1.3 billion in revenues, up 22% versus 2015’s strong performance. The increase comprised of 9 percent organic growth and 13 percent growth from acquisitions. Segment operating profit, margins and diluted earnings per share (EPS) also grew significantly year over year, the latter by a robust 21%.
Our Food and Aero segments both contributed to JBT’s strong 2016 results. Full-year food business revenues were up by 28%, with segment operating profit increasing by 33% compared with 2015. AeroTech’s full-year revenues and operating profi t grew by 10% and 18% respectively versus the previous year.
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