Site Manager


Wisconsin, US

Req ID:  8306
Date:  Jun 23, 2024

Krones designs, develops, manufactures, and installs both machines and complete packaging lines.  We have become one of the leading system suppliers for breweries and beverage producers as well as for the food, chemical and cosmetics industries.  Our 16,000 employees worldwide strive for innovation and detail and ensure that each customer receives the best quality in product and service.

We are currently looking for candidates who want to make a difference and who wish to be part of our dynamic organization in the US. Krones Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


  • Maintain a safe environment for employees and visitors; communicate and enforce safety and environmental policies; serve as a role model in compliance.

  • Provide management direction to field service personnel in their attempts to diagnose equipment problems and find solutions. Ensure that field service personnel are responsive to customer needs and requirements.

  • Manage a portfolio of large turnkey packaging industry projects that are located within the Krones North America region (Canada, USA, Central America / Caribbean), including multiple product lines in filling, packaging, and process technology with average overall project value between $5-10M per project.

  • Direct, coordinate, and provide guidance / support of project activities from all phases of Krones project management (planning, execution, and acceptance) and multiple interdisciplinary project teams at an overall project responsibility role, including project engineering / execution strategies, resource planning, manufacturing clarification and procurement, supervision & monitoring of project execution, and closeout phases for turnkey projects.

  • Support sales project management, line solutions, and service management colleagues in creating and clarifying quotations in technical, timeline, and commercial aspects to complete overall project scope / guarantees with customer satisfaction in mind.

  • Periodic on-site project management & visits together with on-site team during specific project milestones and / or consultation of customers by handling claims (incidents & NCR’s) and (de-) escalations in case of contract deviations.

  • Ensure maintains control of projects, in accordance with Krones project management philosophy regarding schedule, budget, quality, risk assessments, presenting detailed service quotations and claims management by creating and presenting representative project reports for stakeholders and management.

  • Lead project preparation, clarification, learnings and closeout feedback for Krones management by using interpersonal interaction skills, including the ability to conduct formal presentations, prepare written proposals and execution plans, bid packages, etc.

  • Up to 90% travel to customer job sites

  • Perform any other duties as assigned



  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in an industry related field or equivalent experience that normally would be gained by 4-6 years of an extensive training program or previous on-the-job experience in site management.

  • Must have at least 3-5 years of experience in the packaging industry, a strong technical background, and knowledge of Krones packaging equipment. 


Professional Skills:

  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and Krones Portfolio. 

  • Must have computer abilities and experience with project scheduling software (MS Project preferred) and spreadsheet software, in a Microsoft Windows environment. 

  • Knowledge of business administration, process and structural knowledge, and knowledge of policies, directives, guidelines, and standards.  


Soft Skills:

  • Ability as a strong decision maker to assess and analyze project situations for the best possible outcome with project goals.

  • Must be able to perform work of a technical, involved nature requiring the use of judgment and independent thinking where only general procedures apply. 

  • General social skills, capacity for teamwork, problem-solving competence, leadership skills, general project management, time- and self-management, coordination and organizational skills, and communication skills.


Employees are entitled to compensation commensurate with skill and experience. The exact compensation will vary based on skills, experience and other factors permitted by law. The salary compensation is $95,000 - $120,000. This salary does not include a bonus; however, bonus opportunities are non-guaranteed and are dependent upon individual and company performance. Full time employees receive benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage; life insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance; pre-tax flexible spending account for certain medical and dependent care expenses; an employee assistance program; paid time off; paid holidays; participation in a retirement plan program after meeting eligibility requirements; and more. 




Krones , Inc. offers an outstanding opportunity to be involved with and challenged by leading-edge technologies, further career opportunities to learn and develop skills, a flexible work schedule and a competitive salary and benefits program.  Please submit your resume.

A world leader in the processing and packaging industries, KRONES works with some of the largest beverage, food, and consumer packaging brands in the world. With projects ranging from planning and installing fully integrated processing, packaging, and bottling systems to replacing or upgrading individual machines, your work will make a difference by helping deliver vital products to the world.

As a Krones employee, you’ll experience the positive impact of Krones culture from day one. Whether you work on the production floor, in the office, or out in-the-field, Krones strives to create an inclusive environment where all team members feel supported and valued.