Plant Project Engineer in Manitowoc WI
Plant Project Engineer
Job ID: 
Manitowoc WI
base to 125K plus bonus
Yes - Relocation assistance is available
Job Types:
Facilities Engineer, Plant Engineer, Project Engineer/Manager
Employment Type:
Full Time

                                                         PLANT PROJECT ENGINEER

                                                            Ingredients Manufacturing

                                                                   Manitowoc, WI.

Our client is a leading global manufacturer of specialty ingredients sold to beverage and food companies in the US and internationally. Due to a recent retirement, they are actively looking to hire a PLANT PROJECT ENGINEER to be based in the plant located in Manitowoc, WI. Reporting to the Corporate Engineering Manager, the Plant Project Engineer directs, coordinates and administers engineering functions and operations to maintain the physical structures, regular and stand by equipment, utilities, facilities and property and the arrangement of production machines and equipment.


  • Plan major projects, prepare estimates, obtain sub-contract quotes, and supervise critical operations involved.
  • Prepare space allocation, building renovation and project cost estimates. Initiate and plan projects for more effective utilization of space, equipment, and manpower.
  • Develop and implement program activities designed to enhance product flow to the operations, to the end customer and maintenance. This includes purchasing of required parts and services to support the same.
  • Continually monitor existing equipment and process technology and systematically upgrade internal capabilities as necessary and practical.
  • Assure utility system operation through regular inspection and preventative maintenance.
  • Directs Maintenance Supervisor (skilled trades and unskilled building service employees) in the maintenance of company building and grounds.
  • Direct and coordinate the maintenance of facility and facility equipment, the design and building of equipment and facility layout. Supervise and guide in the design and construction of equipment, buildings, and services.
  • Supervise the maintenance of records and documentation systems pertinent to the function.
  • Ensure conformity with safety regulations, use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), machine guards, etc.
  • Stay current with environmental regulations, investigate practices and procedures, and perform internal audits to determine if environmental standards are being met.
  • Actively participate in staff meetings.
  • Adhere to all government and company safety, sanitation and GMP policies and regulations.


  • Must have at least a BA/BS Engineering degree
  • Must have at least 7+ years of Engineering experience with a similar type
  • Prefer candidates that have some food, beverage or ingredient manufacturing experience
  • Must have good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Must have knowledge of MAINTENANCE practices and procedures
  • Prefer candidates with prior supervisory experience
  •  Must have experience managing budgets and making sure project stay on budget.
  •  Must have excellent computer and software skills

In return they can offer a very competitive base salary and bonus potential, benefits, RELOCATION assistance and ample opportunity for career advancement! Pleae send resume to: or call 815-520-8401 for more details  



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