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Digital Manufacturing Project Manager

Date: Dec 22, 2021

Location: Wilmington, DE, US, 19803

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

It’s an exciting time to be part of the Nutrition & Biosciences family at IFF (formerly DuPont). We are a global leader in the industrial biotechnology sector which develops innovative enzymes and bio-products to improve the performance and reduce the environmental impact of the cleaning, textiles, animal nutrition, grain processing and other chemicals industries.


The Digital Manufacturing Project Manager will be responsible for digital projects to implement solutions to resolve operations challenges and opportunities. Coordinate end-to-end from identification and prioritization of problems ensuring and measuring business value of results. This position will have End-to-end responsibility for digital product decisions and outcomes related to one or more digital / analytics solutions.


Key responsibilities:

  • Manage global complex advanced analytics projects at manufacturing sites.
  • Understand overall business needs and “Translate” into advanced analytics (AA) language. 
  • Conduct diagnostics to identify use case opportunities.
  • Coordinate a multi-functional team including: data engineers, data scientists, designers as well as inputs of multiple end-user stakeholders
  • Drive digital mindset within the organization.
  • Develop expertise on key digital themes in the Manufacturing area, such as Real-Time Process Optimization, predictive Maintenance and Energy Management.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Chemical Engineering preferred)  
  • At least 5 years prior experience in production process at manufacturing plants.
  • Six Sigma Certification preferred (Green or Blackbelt)
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills. Experience in working with large datasets, relational databases (SQL), and distributed systems (Hadoop, Hive) preferred. 
  • Project Management skills (planning, rituals, tracking, KPIs, stakeholder management)
  • Ability to lead change and deliver results
  • Effective communication skills across all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated teamwork and networking skills
  • Effective time management skills and ability to work independently.
  • 50%-60% travel required (Exception currently due to Covid)

We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.

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Nearest Major Market: Wilmington
Nearest Secondary Market: Philadelphia