Diageo TDJ Project Manager / Expansion in Atotonilco, Mexico

External Job TitleTDJ Project Manager / Expansion

AutoReqId 53658BR

Function Supply Operations

Type of Job Employee

Country Mexico

Town/City Atotonilco

External Job Description Context/Scope:

Diageo is the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across the spirits, wine and beer categories. These brands include Johnnie Walker, BuchananĀ“s, Black and White, Captain Morgan, Zacapa, Ciroc, Ketel One, Baileys, J&B and Tanqueray.

Diageo Mexico Supply is accountable for local manufacturing and production of Tequila Don Julio and other global brands. Tequila Don Julio has seen a dramatic increase on domestic and export sales driving sustained double digit growth, with forecast sales volumes exceeding plant capacity.

A large expansion program is planned in Mexico to support the increase in demand. The planned expansion represents a significant proportion of the overall Capex investment for the Diageo ISC over the coming four years.

This investment in Mexico will increase distillation capacity, and will include the addition of packaging lines, expansion of the maturation facilities, effluent treatment operations, as well as the supporting utilities and facilities to support the production capacity increase.

This role is based in Guadalajara, Jalisco. Initially, this role will focus on implementing the expansion program, and therefore will be at the heart of this key expansion of the Mexico Supply operations.

Purpose of Role:

Delivery of the Don Julio expansion on time, in budget and to the agreed specifications / performance with zero harm.

This will include:

Leadership and management of suppliers and contractors, and management of the project team.

Development of personnel through coaching and mentoring.

Lead and support the site teams in the implementation of capital investment plans.

Engage other business functions to ensure smooth Supply operations during project implementation.

Ensure adherence to Diageo Global Risk Management Standards. Ensure Diageo has the most cost effective investment solution.

Instill a culture of continuous improvement.

Coach and develop engineering and operations personnel.

Support the achievement of the overall Diageo Africa business plans.

Key Outputs:

Deliver project to plan: On time, in budget and to the agreed specification / performance with zero harm.

Ensure investments align to Supply strategy.

Adherence to the Global Risk Management Standards.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

University degree in Engineering or Business Management, or equivalent experience in Project Management

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent analytical, and problem solving skills

Ability to manage multiple work streams while delivering to target dates.

Microsoft Office suite literate (MS Project a plus).

Proven successful project management delivery.

Proven experience in FMGC operations management.

Demonstrated commercial and negotiation skills.

Analytical problem solving and auditing skills.

Facilitation and coaching skills.

Self-motivated and able to work independently and remotely across different environments.

Bi-lingual (Spanish / English)