Position PurposeThe Project Engineer I/II position is responsible for capital project management. This role is accountable for the coordination and execution of capital projects including communication of status, schedule, budget, resource needs, metric tracking, and audit ready documentation.Principal Accountabilities 30%
Perform engineering activities to address gaps and execute projects.
Develop expertise of department equipment and systems. Maintain customer relations by ensuring product quality specifications are met. Develop capital budget, understand key measures including costs, chemical usage, and energy yields and ensure they are addressed during project execution.20%
Responsible for process engineering including P&ID development, system throughput calculations and equipment selection, mass/material balances, and energy/utility calculations.20%
Provide detailed design engineering and bid package development, principally through the use of a consulting engineering firm.10% Construction management, insuring adherence with safety requirements, schedule, and capital budget.15%
Provide commissioning and start-up support to operations and assist operations with production management 5% Any other duties as assignedSkills:
Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Biosystems Engineering or other engineering discipline that has a strong foundation in thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, mass/material balance and process design OR Bachelor?s Degree in Technical Field and minimum 3 years industrial experience.?
Minimum 1 year of production management or engineering experience.?
Awareness of project management practices.?
Microsoft Office Suite experience.?
Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of food safety, safety, quality, productivity, cost and employee relations.Success Factors?
Demonstrated ability to influence others and work with multifunctional teams and personnel.?
Strong prioritization and time management skills.?
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple initiatives/projects and communicate goals, objectives and accomplishments to a broad audience.?
Demonstrated high levels of organization, communication and documentation skills.?
Demonstrated ability to mentor, coach and delegate.?
Strong attention to detail.?
Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment.?
Ability to work independently.? Ability to work in a team environment.? Demonstrated strong problem-solving and analytical skills.Preferred ?
Minimum 3 years of experience in production, reliability, or project management.?
Minimum 2 years in project engineering and/or operations supervision.?
Knowledge of project accounting system and ability to enter requisitions, jobs and work orders.?
Demonstrated competencies in several of the key chemical processing unit operations such as evaporation, heat exchange, ion exchange, drying, etc.?
Basic competencies in process safety, food safety, good manufacturing processes, basic competencies in piping design and tank design, automation, electrical and instrumentation, management of change, electrical design and fire protection.? Construction project management course, root cause analysis training, reliability centered maintenance course, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30 hour construction safety training, and food safety training.?
Basic working knowledge of standards, codes, and specifications.