Full Job Description
The purpose of this job is to provide project management, construction management and engineering services to enable company goals in the areas of manufacturing facilities, systems and infrastructure; to conduct studies to evaluate opportunities and develop plans to meet long range company objectives. Support, implement, and maintain employee and food safety standards and practice in design, implementation of new assets. Will be responsible for completing job duties in a manner that supports all plant safety, food safety, quality, and environmental practices.
Provide engineering and technical services to all departments.
Select, hire and manage engineering consultants and contractors.
Manage multiple assigned engineering and or technical service projects establishing manpower, budgets, scheduling, equipment, and materials.
Control project schedule, costs and quality via project management skills.
Stay abreast of, evaluate and select appropriate facilities, equipment and technology.
Select and manage materials and equipment suppliers and vendors.
Prepare reports: expenditure requests, monthly reports, etc.
Prepare analysis of new and existing facilities, technologies and systems.
Specify and design site development, facilities, processing, packaging, and utility systems.
Maintain an up-to-date awareness of Federal, State, and Local engineering codes and regulations.
Conduct feasibility studies and cost - benefit analysis.
Provide construction management and start-up management.
Review ergonomics, safety requirements and sanitation/GMP/food safety aspects of assigned projects.
Participate and be an active member of the engineering department to foster teamwork and provide excellent customer service.
Provide training and educational services to all departments when applicable.
Conduct discussions with internal customers to obtain input and communicateproject plans.
Identify and implement projects to save costs, improve our business, and grow ourbusiness.
Extensive interaction with many departments and all levels of employees to exchange information and develop complex projects. Interact with and present information to executives.
Participate in strategic planning and influence decisions on major multi-million-dollar projects and/or capital budgets and business plans.
Develops strong working relationships with design professionals, suppliers, contractors, city officials, & regulators to develop projects, resolve problems, and execute projects.
Exchange information with professional peers and consultants.
Extensive negotiation and communication required.
Must plan, establish budgets, schedule and coordinate resources to meet goals, budget and time restraints on large, complex projects.
Must develop technical and business solutions to complex problems or tasks and implement and manage to completion.
Solutions must consider budget, time frame, regulatory, and customer service.
Must develop consensus and lead project team in developing project scope and implementation.
Independent decision making required on major issues with limited information.
Works under the general guidance of the Sr Director of Engineering.
Projects assigned by company priorities (often conflicting); incumbent organizes own work to complete assignments.
Requires extensive self-directed actions and independent decision-making on major issues.
Responsible for annual project portfolio up to 20MM.
Responsible for design, procurement, construction, and start-up.
Supervises, coordinates and schedules work of outside engineers, architects and contractors, with significant contract values and consequences.
Overall responsibilities can include a contract/consultant workforce of up 150 staff.
Effect of errors - potential for very significant costly error exists; design errors and project execution errors can delay installation and production and effect future business growth/profitability and create the potential for physical damage and personal injury.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering required.Graduate studies in business, management, or engineering desired. PE license is desirable.
Extensive knowledge of project management and construction required.
Minimum 15 years (over 25 yrs preferred) experience including project management, process or facility design and contractor management in a process environment.
Proven management experience of large, complex, multi-million-dollar projects and/or capital budgets is required.
Must be well rounded with grasp of many engineering disciplines, construction disciplines, as well as plant operations.
Ability to formulate and execute extremely complex plan for significant projects, that when complete, will meet project or company goals; In-depth engineering analysis and design.
In-depth project scheduling; Sound analytical thinking; Ability to design, construct, and start-up facilities, processing, and utility systems of significant magnitude.
Ability to manage extremely complex projects from concept to completion; ability to develop and organize an effective design team to meet project goals, either from in-house or outside company; ability to work with people; ability to lead project team to successful development of project scope and implementation of project.
Strong organizational skills. Must be able to leverage external engineering resources.
Significant travel may be required for project/construction management activities.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)