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Sr Mgr Digital Manufacturing

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

Springdale, AR, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Job Details:


Tyson Foods is embarking on a large modernization effort to its manufacturing footprint, incorporating modern elements of Industry 4.0 and leveraging proven and integrated Technologies and Processes that enables our strategic commitment to “Sustainably Feed the World with the Fastest Growing Protein Brands”.

As a Senior Manager of Digital Manufacturing, your role will be to identify, design, and implement digital improvements to our manufacturing plants that will allow for enhanced total performance around Safety, Quality, People Engagement, Delivery, and Productivity. You will work alongside our Businesses and Technology partners in the identification, design, and implementation of solutions across the Enterprise.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Digital Manufacturing Senior Manager will be responsible for creating and delivering digital manufacturing projects that support significant performance improvement at our plants across our Tyson’s Business Units – Poultry, Prepared Foods and Fresh Meats. S/He will work in collaboration of plant operations, Tyson’s Technology team and other Enterprise functions to build, synthesize and deploy approaches to specific digital use cases across the production plants. Specifically, this leader will:

  • Jointly with our production/operations team unlock the full potential of process improvements by consequently combining digital-driven process, data and analytics to the improvement of specific operational KPIs

  • Coordinate Digital Manufacturing projects and deliver in time, budget and quality through a project excellence approach

  • Onboard, coach and guide plant TMs across their digitization initiatives – from the shopfloor team up to the plant leadership

  • Create and maintain Tyson’s playbook to implementation of Digital Manufacturing projects

  • Create and sustain deep and trustworthy relationships with your business partners as you also easily maneuver in a shopfloor environment as well as a board room setting

  • Actively steer digital solution development through requirements gathering, acting as a conduit between Business Development methodologies; other Enterprise Programs and our plant operations based on your deep and broad Operations Management expertise


  • Required a 4-year degree in Engineer / Technology or equivalent

  • 7+ Years of experience as a Leader in Digital Solutions applications for Manufacturing

  • Experience with Continuous Improvement initiatives, in particular, Step Change Transformations, preferred

  • Demonstrated experience integrating and implementing Process and Technology solutions in Manufacturing environments

  • Having operational/managerial experience in the Food Processing industry is preferred

  • Recognized for one's ability to ‘influence to impact’ and communicate in a multilevel, multicultural environment

  • Data-Driven and Result oriented; strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Deep knowledge of systems and technology-driven processes within area of responsibility

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

  • Highly self-motivated and directed.

  • 80% Travel Expected.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

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Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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