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Our client is seeking to hire a direct placement Project Engineering Manager! Relocation provided!
Job Description:

Propose and implement work processes, procedures and technical resources in accordance with the Engineering Policy, Key Principles and the Project Management Activity.
Coordinate personnel (e.g. other project engineers, technicians, contractors etc.) to ensure the projects objectives are satisfied.
Propose and control the cost of the project in accordance with to the Guidelines for Capital Investment
Propose and monitor the project in accordance with the key performance indicators
Demonstrate and promote the company’s values.
Ensure that one exhibits an attitude of absolute intolerance for unsafe situations and never implement any change, whether directly instructed to, or under your own initiative, without first questioning its impact in relation to product safety/quality, people safety and the environment. No compromises will be tolerated.
Ensure that the highest principles of ethical conduct on behalf of the community, consumer, company, and the engineering profession are adhered to and that all dealings are maintained within a competitive and fair environment and above reproach.
Support and encourage clear and open communication between the team members and related stakeholders, e.g. site and market management, PTC, CO Engineering, CT Packaging and the SBU.
Ensure that the procedures for protecting company technological and proprietary know-how are in place and actively being implemented.
Ensure that the requirements of the client are maintained at all times in accordance with the business needs.
Thoroughly challenge the supporting documentation even if it is provided by other functions.
Prepare the project for approval in accordance with the Guidelines for Capital Investment.

Specific responsibilities relating to the design phase:

Ensure that all assets are well designed (i.e. plant layout, equipment selection etc.)and fit the business purpose through applying new technologies, proven principles, thorough design reviews and basic science.
Support all Value Engineering Analysis (VEA) studies.
Ensure that the design is directed towards a low cost, highly efficient and flexible operation.

Specific responsibilities relating to the implementation phase:

Ensure safe work sites at all times and installations that are easy to operate, clean and maintain as well as guaranteeing after commissioning the safe, consistent manufacture/distribution of quality products
Ensure that when working with external engineering services, contractors, suppliers etc. that the scope, deliverable, performance and milestones are clearly detailed and agreed up front
Ensure that a progress report is prepared for all projects on a monthly basis.

Specific responsibilities relating to the start-up/close out phase (commissioning/final report):

Ensure that the project scope is achieved within the agreed cost and timing
Ensure that the operators, mechanics, electricians etc. are effectively trained and that the transfer of the equipment to the client is both smooth and efficient. This includes all the supporting documentation that will be required by the client to operate and maintain the plant. e.g. operating instructions, equipment manuals, plant layouts, maintenance instructions, spare parts listing etc.
Manage the allocation of all expenditures to clearly defined assets and the entry into the assets register.
Complete the project file and ensure that it is handed over to the client
Complete a final report on all projects and ensure that this is circulated to the key stakeholders.

Work Environment:

This position would report directly to the factory manager, who has been in the role for about 4 years.
This would be a 1st shift role, but must be willing to have their phone on them at all times and have the willingness to come in if the problem can’t be resolved by phone.


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Field
Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a technical field in a food manufacturing facility
Strong technical, managerial and leadership skills.
Project Engineering/Management
Plant design & construction.
In-depth knowledge of food processing plant and technology.
Hygienic engineering.
Knowledge of food safety, regulatory requirements for food safety and equipment.
Understanding of financial analysis and relevant business drivers
MS Office, MS Project, MS Excel, Basic AutoCAD or Visio.
Capital Investment Approval & Tracking (CIAT) tool.

Performance Expectations:

1st day expectations: Must know how to manage a team of project engineers and understand capital projects and budgeting.
Performance Metrics- this is a direct placement. There will be 90, 120, and 180 day performance reviews.

All Qualified candidates are highly encouraged to APPLY TODAY!
Must be a United States Citizen

About Aerotek:
Your success starts with the right career opportunity. Aerotek uses a people-focused approach to connect job seekers to incredible opportunities with leading organizations. Established in 1983, we’ve grown to become a consistent Best of Staffing winner for talent satisfaction because of our dedication to exceptional service. Serving over 300,000 contract workers every year, we specialize in placing workers with engineering, scientific, professional and industrial skill sets. Aerotek is proud to offer competitive benefits, including contributory medical, dental and vision insurance, weekly pay, discounts on consumer goods and services and more.

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