We are searching for a self-driven and detail orientated Project Engineering Manager to lead the Capital Project Implementation and Process Improvement initiatives for an ingredients processor in Minneapolis, MN.
Ensure that Safety is the highest priority on the Job Site.
Develop a Technical Engineering Team to support continued investment in a Growing Business
Develop and maintain project plans and coordinate project activities; track critical path milestones, accomplishments and results. Ensure that end-to-end project planning, risk identification, dependency tricking, issues identification / escalation, and change management are being managed appropriately through team resources, utilizing best practice project management standards
Lead major project to include overseeing that the Project Teams identify all equipment capabilities, utility & infrastructure requirements, and developing Process Flow Diagrams and layout concepts.
Regularly inspect installation activities at client sites to ensure proper installation of all intended project designs; appropriate contractor management is place including adherence to client safety measures.
Standardize project execution process.
Support site start-up team and troubleshoot issues when they arise. If required, work with vendor technicians to remediate issues.
Understand food plant Good Manufacturing Processes (GMPs), area designations, clean design requirements and the impact to process and equipment layout designs.
Develop and commercialize production of new process technology.
Provide the Technical Proficiency to collaborate with Overall Team, and Customers to provide Protein and Ingredients Solutions to meet Market demands.
Position will primarily be located at the Minnesota Plant site. There is also an expectation of periodic travel to the other manufacturing sites in the Northern Midwest States.
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering/technical discipline with a background in the food manufacturing or CPG industry.
Background in Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing and familiarity with OSHA, GMP, PMI and PSM.
Proven track record executing technical engineering projects with direct involvement in design through to construction.
Experience defining and leading project execution under multiple contracting strategies (i.e., Lump Sum, TM, Cost Plus, Unit Price, Turn Key, etc.).