Project Engineer II in Oakbrook Terrace IL

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McCain Foods
Title: 
Project Engineer II
Date: 
01/20/2022
Job ID: 
11448
Location: 
Oakbrook Terrace IL
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Engineering Manager, Manufacturing/Mechanical Engr., Project Engineer/Manager

Position Title: Project Engineer II

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time

Position Location: Oakbrook Terrace

Grade:Grade 05

Requisition ID:11448

Job Summary

Manage the development and execution of critical capital engineering projects related to plant operations and expansions using state-of-the-art technologies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the design and review of equipment and systems using corporate standards.
  • Interface with engineers to define project scope requirements and incorporate corporate standards.
  • Evaluate new process technologies to improve existing systems and resolve process and safety problems.
  • Work with finance, production, and safety to develop justifications for capital projects and prepare the Requests for Expenditure Authorization (REAs) in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Acquire and negotiate project contractor bids in conjunction with procurement.
  • Prepare project specifications and/or tender documents.
  • Manage release of design input to suppliers (contractors, component suppliers, etc.).
  • Perform supplier site visits to ensure compatibility of equipment designs with current plant configurations.
  • Produce site visit reports, contractor job meeting minutes, project material listings, purchase orders, installation schedules and preparation of any other documentation relating to installation of systems.
  • Assist in the development of new installation techniques and standards.
  • Manage capital projects ranging in dollar value from $1MM plus meeting deadlines and budgets. Identify and effectively utilize project resources.
  • Manage the resolution of technical issues identified by suppliers.
  • Manage technical documents provided by suppliers.
  • Provide technical assistance to processing facilities, to improve quality and efficiency.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor&##39;s Degree in Engineering (ME/EE/IE/ChE) (+ MS/MBA +PMP preferred) or related field, or equivalent related experience. Additionally the incumbent must have eight plus (8+) years of project management experience preferably directly related to food processing.
  • Familiarity with processing techniques. Experienced in the development and maintenance of plant system documents, process flow sheets, block diagrams, schedules and spend tracking. Experience using AutoCAD.
  • Language Skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills
Proficient word processing and spreadsheet skills. Proficient AutoCAD and Microsoft Project skills.

Key Competencies
Design - Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.


Problem Solving

Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in-group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


Innovation

Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others&##39; attention.

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job Family:Engineering & Technical
Division:NA Supply Chain
Department: Maintenance West
Location(s): US - United States of America : Illinois : Oakbrook Terrace

Company:McCain Foods USA, Inc.

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