Sr. Project Engineer
Date: Apr 18, 2014
Company: ConAgra Foods
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This position provides project management leadership, competency and direction toward the successful execution of capital projects, including facilities projects greater than $1.0 MM. Depending on size, location, and type of projects, this position is expected to manage multiple projects simultaneously. This position leads project teams to deliver capital investment projects that align with business strategies, follow structured guidelines, company policies, and deliver the highest value asset allocation possible. Perform engineering assignments as part of a work team involved in the planning, organization and developing of capital projects. Research the purchase of equipment or upgrades to existing equipment.
-Manage the design, estimation, document preparation, procurement, installation of assigned capital and plant projects. Coordinate the work of all plant personnel, contractors and vendors required to provide a timely completion of work with minimal disruption of production activities.
- Provide engineering design documents for capital projects including equipment selection, plant layout, equipment specifications, Contractor installation specifications, etc., for competitive bids
-Research equipment and materials to accomplish the needs for new or revised processes, packaging or products at the best reasonable cost.
-Manage the Capital Planning System as part of the Engineering group with conceptualization, planning and budgeting for long term and short term capital projects.
-Apply engineering mathematical and scientific principles to engineering capital and plant projects from concept to implementation, start-up and training follow up.
-Maintain a liaison with the Maintenance and Operations Departments for new developments requiring electrical support.
-Develop or revise electrical systems to meet the requirements of Maintenance and
-Operations using sound engineering and good food manufacturing practices using the input from all concerned Plant Departments.
-Monitor all projects to ensure projects are completed within approved budgets.
-When assigned, act as project manager for those completed projects requiring coordination and planning of many different disciplines, including supervising, coordinating and directing the efforts of outside consultants if needed.
-Provide status reports on all active capital and plant projects as assigned.
-Assist in developing priorities for the operational groups and encourage participation and involvement between group members. The Engineer will be a resource for standard operational, maintenance procedures and environmental compliance. The Engineer must be able to answer technical questions by performing necessary calculations, research or other means to establish viable solutions for problems that are brought to their attention.
1. 2-5years’ experience, preferred. Combination of experience and education will be considered.
2. Experience in a food processing environment is a required
3. Prior demonstrated leadership in a maintenance position.
4. Ability to read, analyze and interpret engineering type documents and drawings.
5. Detailed understanding of Allen Bradley is stongly desired along with an understanding of automation controls platforms.
6. Excellent reasoning skills – ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and make conclusions.
7. Able to handle several projects/tasks at one time.
8. Strong interpersonal skills.
9. Excellent communication skills with good listening skills.
Req ID: 22207
ConAgra Foods, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.
Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles
Job Segment: Project Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Electrical, Procurement, Engineering, Operations
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