Project Engineer Manager

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18
Fresno, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18

Overview of Position:

We are a rapidly expanding food and beverage Company seeking a Project Manager of Engineering that will be responsible for the execution of capital & maintenance projects supporting our bottling, canning and aseptic process lines.  This position could be a Senior level role depending on the experience of the candidate. Job may require occasional Holiday, weekend/evening work supporting a 24-hour/7-day operation.

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Identifying/solving issues and managing scope, budget and quality in a proactive, timely manner.

  • Engineering support activities to facilitate completion of specific projects.

  • Schedule, budget, coordinate project objectives within budgetary limits and reporting status.

  • Process engineering and equipment layout, integration, and specification services for projects that include a comparative analysis and executive summary for senior management. 

  • Vendor equipment investigation, selection, price negotiation, coordination, and procurement efforts related to projects.

  • Participate in monthly and/or weekly project reviews for technical and design concerns with Senior Management.

  • Preparation and review of scope documents, job specifications, proficiency evaluation, price negotiations and contract terms.

  • Analyze and plan for installation of equipment and related construction activities.

  • Management of on-site contractors.

  • Inspects work progress, equipment and construction sites.

  • Project start-up and commissioning equipment.

  • Management of Process & Package Specifications & Sourcing.

  • Work intricately with facility management and staff to aide in continuous improvement efforts.

  • Job requires frequent work on the production floor to support equipment startups, troubleshooting, etc…

Required Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Auto-CAD.

  • Working knowledge of PLC, RS Logix and Wonderware.

  • Data Acquisition and related Manufacturing tools to drive OEE improvements.

  • Working knowledge of maintenance management, CMMS’s, root cause & problem solving.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Familiarity with high speed food manufacturing processes related to Chocolate, fruit flavors, drink bases, or confectionary is desirable.

  • Strong analytical thinking, problem solving skills and an aptitude for detail and strong organizational abilities a must.

  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills with customers (internal and external) and vendors.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related course study. 

  • Minimum 5 years experience in a Food Manufacturing or related environment

  • PE and/or PMP desirable but not mandatory

  • Aseptic experience is desirable but not mandatory

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