Project Engineer in Norwich NY

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Project Engineer
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Norwich NY
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Job Types:
Manufacturing/Mechanical Engr., Project Engineer/Manager

Requisition ID 33677
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career FunctionEngineering and Maintenance
Recruiter GL1
Posting Type LI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Where you'll work?

Our Norwich, NY location is part of our Applied Health and Nutrition Division and one of our specialty sites that creates proteins, lactose, coatings, and flavors. The location lies within Chenango County and is advantageously located within a 50-mile radius of the major cities of Binghamton, Syracuse, Utica, Cooperstown and Oneonta.

158 State Hwy. 320, Norwich, NY 13815

What you'll do?

  • Lead projects to improve equipment cleanliness, debottleneck processes, improve throughput, reduce waste, and decrease costs.
  • Assure compliance with Kerry s sanitary design standards. Assist in the sanitary design groups to complete hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) studies and assure current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs) compliance.
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to detail operations of new equipment or revise SOPs to reflect changes to operations, as the result of modifications to existing equipment.
  • Advise and recommend improvements in the area of operational safety for a project. Responsible for ensuring and promoting operational safety, environmental protection and employee health/industrial hygiene within a project. Support completion of hazard analysis studies (PHAs/HAZOPs) for existing and new processes.
  • Upon approval of capital projects, manage projects to meet all technical requirements while assuring they stay on-time and within budget. These responsibilities include the development of a detailed scope of work, creation of equipment specifications, finalizing purchasing documents, creating and maintaining detailed timelines, expediting and receiving material and equipment, and commissioning activities.
  • Develop project specifications and systems by making calculations, preparing process flow diagrams (PFDs), piping and instrumentation drawings (P&IDs), site and floor plans, elevation drawings, utilities matrices, and other project documentation as applicable.
  • Conduct feasibility studies for new or existing systems. Present information to and participate in team responsible for determining the most cost effective approach for a project.
  • Direct the integration of technical activities and equipment in order to ensure that the desired project results satisfy initial requirements.
  • Maintain awareness of new technology and equipment and subsequently develop projects to drive process improvement. Key technologies include acid reaction, hydrolysis, pasteurization, sterilization, centrifugation, filtration, microfiltration, ultrafiltration, evaporation, spray drying, sifting, blending, milling, packaging, and clean-in-place (CIP) systems.
  • Create and modify drawings in AutoCAD.

What you'll need to be successful?

  • Minimum BS in Chemical or Biochemical Engineering required
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to manage multiple priorities.
  • Able to work and achieve results under pressure.
  • Able to translate a concept into a workable manufacturing process.
  • Must be able to work independently, i.e., without direct supervision.
  • Must enjoy hands-on problem solving.
  • Versed in project schedules, cost estimates, PFDs, P&IDs, site and elevation drawings, utilities requirements development, interpretation of P&IDs, with a good understanding of process and instrumentation control.

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be foundhere. Additional information can also be here.

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