JBT Corporation

  • Global Projects Director

    Job Locations US-FL-Lakeland
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    6 months ago(11/26/2018 9:06 AM)
    General Admin & Mgmt
  • Overview

    • Responsible for regional projects with rigorous focus on cost, quality, and delivery
    • Manage entire project lifecycle and own relationships with senior key stakeholders both internally and from customer
    • Ensure consistency of process, tools and technology infrastructure across the region
    • Coordinate regional project managers hub and develop capabilities to create an effective regional PM team


    • Oversee all Liquid foods regional projects, from pre-order phase through installation and commissioning by supporting regional operations and securing supply of resources
      • Ensure execution of all activities in the pipeline within stipulated time, cost, and specifications
      • Work closely with cross-functional teams (Operations, Sales, Engineering, Manufacturing, etc) for the entire project duration
      • Be the first point of contact for customers; own and manage key customer relationships and deliver expectations as promised
      • Regularly travel abroad for in-person discussions with customer
    • Oversee organizational development
      • Contribute in developing long-term strategy and creating annual operating plan for food processing industry business
      • Be involved in performance management of senior leadership
      • Participate in Management Committees to shape all key operational decisions, set major policies, and review performance


    Work experience:

    • 10+ years business experience
    • 5+ years experience in project management in global industrial business (food processing is a plus)
    • Extensive experience working in technical environments, e.g. manage engineers as part of team
    • Proven experience in managing industrial projects as well as operations

    Education: Graduate/Post Graduate; PMP certification or equivalent preferred


    Skills & Competencies required 

    • Strong track record of successfully executing large, global projects with many dependencies
    • Superior ability to build and maintain relationships with senior leaders and customers
    • Strong knowledge of project management tools
    • Exceptional problem-solving/analytical skills
    • Exceptional leadership capabilities
    • Excellent English written and oral communication


    JBT Corporation offers the growth potential of a company with a developing technology that is unique in its field, plus frequent company-sponsored events and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage and 401(k) plan.



    It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


    If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org


    You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.



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