ENGINEERING THE WORLD   Mini Conference April 18, 2009 CNN Time Warner, New York Unilever AABN
AGENDA <ul><li>INTRODUCTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>UNILEVER OVERVIEW </li></ul><ul><li>UNILEVER VIDEO </li></ul><ul><li>ENGINE...
Unilever Overview
 
Sample Products - Courtesy of    Unilever & Paul Redwood
ENGINEERING THE WORLD   OF CONSUMER PRODUCTS - Project Nano - Puck project   - Bar code project
PROJECT NANO <ul><li>Core Benefit Proposition </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce cholesterol </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul...
PROJECT NANO REQUIREMENTS <ul><li>Material </li></ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Simulation </li></ul></ul></...
PROJECT NANO SURPRISES <ul><li>The Plane </li></ul><ul><li>Seismic zone </li></ul><ul><li>Low consumer complaints </li></u...
PUCK PROJECT <ul><li>WHAT IS A TOTTLE? </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT IS A PUCK? </li></ul><ul><li>PACKAGING WORLD MAGAZINE </li><...
SCANNABLE BAR CODE PROJECT <ul><li>- WAL MART REQUIREMENTS </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>100% SCANNABLE CODE </li></ul></ul></...
ENGINEERING TOOL KIT
 
ENGINEERING TOOL KIT <ul><li>ENGINEERING WEB SITE </li></ul><ul><li>TROUBLE SHOOTING TECHNIQUES </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
Last Resort – If tool kit Fails  
ENGINEERING CAREER OUTLOOK
STEM CAREERS <ul><li>BLACK INVENTORS </li></ul><ul><li>CAREER LADDERS AT UNILEVER </li></ul><ul><li>ENGINEERING ROLES AT U...
 
Food Facts – Did U Know? <ul><li>Nutrition statements/labels </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How to interpret </li></ul></ul></u...
SKIPPY PEANUT BUTTER DID YOU KNOW?
<ul><li>Did you Know?     </li></ul><ul><li>1)How many peanut butter sandwiches will the average American child eat by the...
<ul><li>Did you Know?     1)How much peanut butter does it take to cover the floor of the Grand Canyon? </li></ul><ul><ul>...
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
Speakers background <ul><li>Paul Redwood,  Category Engineering Manager, Unilever  </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Redwood has over...
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  • 1.introduce self..reminder besides the demographics...Consumer products giant NA focus on foods and home and personal care… I’m sure everyone can relate an experience of using our brands….only thing my 6 year old can relate to is Ben &amp; Jerry’s 2.corporate purpose highlighted 3.best foods recent acquisition - busy with integration 4. goal is to double business in 5 years. 5. Simplification goals one of strategic thrusts tie into standardization, seeking iso 14000 certification 6. Let’s look at our roadmap for our discussion
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    1. 1. ENGINEERING THE WORLD Mini Conference April 18, 2009 CNN Time Warner, New York Unilever AABN
    2. 2. AGENDA <ul><li>INTRODUCTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>UNILEVER OVERVIEW </li></ul><ul><li>UNILEVER VIDEO </li></ul><ul><li>ENGINEERING THE WORLD OF CONSUMER PRODUCTS – FOOD AND PERSONAL CARE </li></ul><ul><li>Project Nano (Promise Super shots) </li></ul><ul><li>PUCK project (Body washes) </li></ul><ul><li>Scannable Bar Code Project </li></ul><ul><li>ENGINEERING TOOL KIT </li></ul><ul><li>ENGINEERING CAREER OUTLOOK </li></ul><ul><li>FOOD FACTS – DID YOU KNOW? </li></ul><ul><li>SKIPPY PEANUT BUTTER - DID YOU KNOW? </li></ul><ul><li>Q & A </li></ul>
    3. 3. Unilever Overview
    4. 5. Sample Products - Courtesy of Unilever & Paul Redwood
    5. 6. ENGINEERING THE WORLD OF CONSUMER PRODUCTS - Project Nano - Puck project - Bar code project
    6. 7. PROJECT NANO <ul><li>Core Benefit Proposition </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce cholesterol </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce blood pressure </li></ul></ul></ul>
    7. 8. PROJECT NANO REQUIREMENTS <ul><li>Material </li></ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Simulation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One line layout </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Final Line layout </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Commissioning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Risk assessment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equipment purchased </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Entire new line (process – filler – palletizer) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    8. 9. PROJECT NANO SURPRISES <ul><li>The Plane </li></ul><ul><li>Seismic zone </li></ul><ul><li>Low consumer complaints </li></ul><ul><li>Respusha </li></ul>
    9. 10. PUCK PROJECT <ul><li>WHAT IS A TOTTLE? </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT IS A PUCK? </li></ul><ul><li>PACKAGING WORLD MAGAZINE </li></ul>
    10. 11. SCANNABLE BAR CODE PROJECT <ul><li>- WAL MART REQUIREMENTS </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>100% SCANNABLE CODE </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>High velocity warehouses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dry goods </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>RFID technical/economical hurdles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Markem Case Study </li></ul></ul>
    11. 12. ENGINEERING TOOL KIT
    12. 14. ENGINEERING TOOL KIT <ul><li>ENGINEERING WEB SITE </li></ul><ul><li>TROUBLE SHOOTING TECHNIQUES </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Project Nano Problem Escalation chart </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>ANALYTICAL SKILLS </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>KEPNER-TREGOE PSDM </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Case of the Disappearing Deodorant </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>INNOVATION FUNNEL </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GO-CART DRIVER </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R&D CENTRAL PROCESSING LAB </li></ul></ul>
    13. 15. Last Resort – If tool kit Fails 
    14. 16. ENGINEERING CAREER OUTLOOK
    15. 17. STEM CAREERS <ul><li>BLACK INVENTORS </li></ul><ul><li>CAREER LADDERS AT UNILEVER </li></ul><ul><li>ENGINEERING ROLES AT UNILEVER </li></ul><ul><li>CAREER SELECTION PROCESS – I/O </li></ul><ul><li>ENGINEERING JOB FORECAST </li></ul>
    16. 19. Food Facts – Did U Know? <ul><li>Nutrition statements/labels </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How to interpret </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food intolerance – what is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food allergens – what is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Margarine benefits </li></ul></ul>
    17. 20. SKIPPY PEANUT BUTTER DID YOU KNOW?
    18. 21. <ul><li>Did you Know? </li></ul><ul><li>1)How many peanut butter sandwiches will the average American child eat by the time he or she graduates from high school? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. 500 B. 1000 C.2000 D. 1500 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DYK: More Skippy has been sold than any other peanut butter in the world! DYK: Georgia is the #1 peanut producing state, but did you know that Texas is #2. DYK: Farmers (called growers) harvest the peanuts during September, October and November then selll them to companies known as peanut shellers. DYK: The shellers use special machines to remove the peanut kernels from the shells, clean and sort them by size. The makers of Skippy peanut butter buy peanuts from the shellers. The shellers then ship them to the peanut butter plant in railroad hopper cars. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2) How many pounds of peanuts does each railroad car hold? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A. 100,000 B.150,000 C. 120,000 D. 190,000 Hint: This is the weight of 16 elephants! 3) How many peanuts does it take to make an 18 oz jar of peanut butter? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A. 700 B. 600 C. 500 D. 850 </li></ul></ul>
    19. 22. <ul><li>Did you Know? 1)How much peanut butter does it take to cover the floor of the Grand Canyon? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A.500 million lbs B. 900 million C.400 million D. 600 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DYK: 3 jars of peanut butter are used every second! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2) What are peanuts? What category of foods do they belong to? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Beans B.Legumes C. Peas D. Nuts 3) Who eats more peanut butter? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Kids B. Grown-ups </li></ul></ul>4) Which pair of Presidents were peanut farmers? A. Carter & Jefferson B. Jefferson & Grant C. Jackson & Carter D. Lincoln & Washington
    20. 23. QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
    21. 24. Speakers background <ul><li>Paul Redwood, Category Engineering Manager, Unilever </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Redwood has over 20 years experience in the food, household, and personal care industry. He joined Unilever in 1995 and has worked on a variety of business change programs including guiding manufacturing teams through the problem solving process using analytical tools from Kepner Tregoe. He works out of Corporate Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ and reports to the Director of Engineering . He is currently responsible for executing new product launches as well as implementing best practices and standardization across plant sites. </li></ul><ul><li>Prior to joining Unilever, he served as an Engineering and Maintenance Manager for a division of </li></ul><ul><li>Eastman Kodak (L & F Products) which produced Lysol brand products. Paul also previously </li></ul><ul><li>worked with Kraft General Foods in the Operations, Quality Assurance and Engineering areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Redwood has acquired substantial project management expertise with plastic extrusion, </li></ul><ul><li>can manufacturing, aerosols, powders, bulk solids and liquid filling operations. </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Redwood holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Hofstra University and a Masters </li></ul><ul><li>in Engineering Management from New Jersey Institute of Techology. He also holds a EIT </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Engineering Certificate and he is a Certified Program Leader & Process Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>for Problem Solving and Decision Making with Kepner-Tregoe. </li></ul><ul><li>He is a current alumni member of NSBE. Mr. Redwood also served on the Advisory Board of </li></ul><ul><li>the Math & Sciences Program at Fayetteville State University. Paul has collaborated to produce </li></ul><ul><li>several technical and problem solving articles for Packaging World magazine, Packaging </li></ul><ul><li>Technology & Engineering and Kepner-Tregoe’s Forum magazine. </li></ul><ul><li>Paul has two daughters: Racquel, age 20, who is studying Bio-Medical Engineering and Roxanne, age 14, </li></ul><ul><li>who will be representing the State of New Jersey at the upcoming national gymnastics meet. He will be celebrating his 23rd anniversary in 6 months with his dear wife Rosemary. His interests include soccer, baseball, and he loves to find whatever excuse he can to enjoy a round of golf. </li></ul>

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