CLOSE2HOME // Up to $120K Base // Project Engineer NeededThis Jobot Job is hosted by: Kevin FinlayAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $80,000 - $120,000 per yearA bit about us:Client will empower you with opportunities to grow professionally, become your best, and make a real impact on our business and that of our customers. As we continue to grow, there are no limits to what we can accomplish together. If you're looking for a career where you are heard, respected, trusted, and valued, we encourage you to check out our job openings and apply.Why join us?Great BenefitsCompetitive SalaryGreat CultureJob DetailsROLE PURPOSE/POSITION SUMMARY:Provides engineering and project management services in support of manufacturing operations. Manages small to medium engineering projects; participates as a team member on projects. Participates in scope definition, design, budgeting, scheduling, line layouts, purchasing, cost estimating and control, implementation, system integration, documentation, report writing, start-up, and training processes.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Performs all phases of project management and engineering for manufacturing operations, including but not limited to: scope definition, design, budgeting, scheduling, line layouts, purchasing, cost estimating and control, implementation, system integration, documentation, report writing, start-up, and training.Applies understand of Good Manufacturing Practices for the food industry (sanitary practices) to engineering projects.Design and install safe manufacturing systems and processes.Select and manage outside engineering as required to meet customer, product, and capacity requirements. Selects and manages use of external vendors and contractors for engineering and maintenance-related projects.Stays abreast of technology enhancements within the industry.Supports plant maintenance and operations by planning and implementing layouts of plant, office, and production equipment to provide maximum utilization of facilities and efficiency of production. Ensures equipment is maintained according to specifications. Develops projects and justification for capital improvements as applicable.Supports cost reduction and efficiency improvement programs by participating and leading teams to review manufacturing operations and develop and implement recommendations. Facilitates improvement workshops and manages improvement projects.QUALIFICATIONS/CAPABILITY PROFILE:MINIMUM EDUCATIONBS degree in an engineering field, with particular emphasis on Mechanical, Manufacturing, Facilities, and/or Maintenance EngineeringMINIMUM EXPERIENCEPrevious contract manufacturing experience desiredExperience in food industry or short shelf-life environment desiredWorking knowledge of lean principles requiredExperience in a high growth and dynamic environment requiredExperience with SolidWorks, AutoCAD or similar requiredInterested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.