Project Engineer (Food Manufacturing) in Visalia CA

Phoenix Resource Group
Project Engineer (Food Manufacturing)
Job ID: 
Visalia CA
Not Specified
$100 - 140k/year
Job Types:
Manufacturing/Mechanical Engr., Project Engineer/Manager
Employment Type:
Full Time

Essential Functions


Prepare, schedule, coordinate, and monitor all assigned projects


Design and execute capital projects in coordination with staff.


Monitor compliance in all areas


Communicate effectively during daily interactions with the personnel to interpret their needs and requirements


Maintain quality control in every area (budget, scheduling, planning, personnel performance, team dynamics)


Clearly report on project status


Communicate effectively with the Director of Engineering and other project participants to provide needed assistance and technical support


Develop detailed specifications for equipment procurement and construction activities within guidelines established by the Construction Standards.


Review all contractor work for correctness and adherence to Construction Standards, including enforcing adherence to the Construction Standards.


Review engineering deliverables; initiate appropriate corrective actions throughout the project lifecycle


Conduct regular meetings with key personnel representing all affected departments to ensure clarification and meet specific requirements in a timely manner.


Communicate and negotiate with vendors, contractors, city and county government entities, and other outside parties.


Develop business case justifications and business specific development plans.


Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's).


Follow Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP).


Maintain regular and reliable attendance at work.


Maintain a positive attitude and contribute towards a quality environment.


Perform other duties as assigned.


Education and/or Experience


Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical / Chemical / Electrical Engineering or similar required.


PMI certified Project Management Professional preferred.


Experience in food plant engineering processes involving modification and automation of food production processes, refrigeration, electrical, steam generation, and waste water processing.


Work experience as a project engineer or similar role


Strong organization and problem-solving skills


Significant working knowledge of design software such as AutoCAD


Advanced MS Office skills


Ability to use specialized software for collaboration and time management, including spreadsheets and project schedule management software like Microsoft Project.


Familiarity and ability to comply with all applicable rules, regulations, best practices, and performance standards


Aptitude for working collaboratively with multiple disciplines within teams and projects


Proven success in the areas of project management and supervision


Basic computational skills required.


Firm understanding of complex mathematical concepts.

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