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Position Title: Regional Deployment Lead

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Matougues 

Grade: Grade 05 

Requisition ID: 28436 



Our Global Technology team’s goal is to leverage technology and data to drive profitable growth, focus on enhancing customer experience and to further our purpose of 'Celebrating real connections through delicious, planet-friendly food'. McCain has embarked on an ambitious digital transformation across our business from Agriculture to Manufacturing and commercial capabilities to enhance our Customer obsession. As part of this transformation, we are making significant investments into our digital platforms, technology transformations and in building a data driven culture. We are building digital products for our customers, suppliers/growers, and McCain team members to enable digital processes and data-driven automation. Through our investments, we will transform McCain into a company that empowers our teams with easy-to-use systems which will help them collaborate better, be productive and make data driven decisions. Will you be part of this exciting journey?


Key Responsibilities:



· Own the Regional deployment roadmap and incorporate updates as requested by "McCain Driving Impact x AI" and MDI governance structure

· Lead the MDIxAI regional deployment function and ensure pre-deployment project timelines are met effectively across the region

· Adjust deployment playbook in accordance with MDI lead deployment principles

· Own refinement of global deployment playbook for successful deployment execution, and communicate with key stakeholders to ensure that relevant teams have input into standardized deployment planning materials (e.g., plant readiness checklists, training materials)

· Develop a regional deployment roadmap and track advancement on deployment roadmap as pre-deployment activities progress to drive consistent preparation and successful rollout across regions



· Lead the MDIxAI Deployment function in executing on deployment playbook

· MDIxAI Program Management


After Deployment:

· Adjust standards for future deployments based on feedback (user adoption and satisfaction scores after MDIxAI deployment) and recommend change management improvements in deployment plan

· Coordinate feedback with Global /Reginonal and plant Workstream Leads (e.g. Product, Change Management & Comms, etc) to share key learnings following deployments and ensure success of future rollouts in other plants


Shared responsibilities

· Develops pre-deployment & deployment strategy in collaboration with other members of Deployment Team and IT team

· Provides guidelines for standardized training that Deployment Team, Digital Lead and IT should provide plant employees in preparation for deployment

· Conduct deployment retrospective meetings and collect feedback to drive success and optimize resourcing and timeline of future MDIxAI deployments in collaboration with Deployment Team



· A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT, or a related field is often required, with a preference for a Master's degree.

· Relevant certifications in project management, Agile methodologies, Six Sigma, or specific digital technologies are beneficial.

· Background in manufacturing and/or digital technologies. Expertise in digital manufacturing technologies, experience in leading large-scale global projects, and skills in change management. International experience.

· Strong leadership skills and senior-level relationship management

· Talent management/allocation

· Experience creating deployment standards

· Understanding of MDIxAI use cases alongside technical requirements

· Communication & collaboration skills to work alongside MDIxAI stakeholders

· Time management and ability to deliver on timelines

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job Family: Engineering & Technical      
Division: Global Technology 
Department: ​Digital Manufacturing - Deployment ​
Location(s): FR - France : Marne : Matougues 

Company: McCain Alimentaire SAS 

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