Project Engineer

Nationwide Technical and Executive

Batavia, NY

Project Engineer
Batavia, NY

Please call/text Sam at 248.890.6231 with any questions or you can email at I can be reached anytime until 11pm any time zone.

* No Visa Sponsorships. Must be US Citizen or Green Card Holder

* Permanent, Direct Position

Plans, develops and implements assigned engineering projects in a manner consistent with sound engineering practices and the policies of the company. Facilitates the planning, design, engineering, procurement, cost, scheduling and construction activities of designated projects. In conjunction with the Project Manager, develops project team structure and coordinates efforts of various assigned internal and external resources in accordance with the company's established Project Management Charter.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages projects as assigned for the achievement of expected scope, quality, performance, schedule, budget, and meets the needs of the department.
+ Responsible for developing project plans to address process controls, security, process communications, sanitary design, sanitation, quality, maintenance, safety and environmental factors in all design work and project estimates.
+ Coordinates development of documents for equipment/process specifications, performance requirements, success measures, scope, budget and schedule in cooperation with project stake holders.
+ Performs and supervises with external resources, where applicable, the design engineering function to meet the project goals.
+ Accurately and concisely documents and communicates project progress on a timely basis.
+ Provides engineering support in the form of cost estimates, design and plant layouts of conceptual projects to analyze project viability.
+ Serves as a resource to plant operations and maintenance management regarding performance and efficiency improvement of plant utilities and production processing systems.

Experience & Education Required:
Bachelor's Degree in an engineering discipline with minimum 5-years in plant experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Experience Required:
+ Experience in Dairy and/or Food manufacturing facility; specifically, with thermal processing, evaporation, spray drying, building construction, and water, steam, refrigeration and waste water operations.
+ Technical experience in process piping, electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, instrumentations, and automation.
+ Ability to read, develop, and change schematic diagrams, equipment and architectural drawings
+ Ability to modify the layout of an equipment area to enhance its efficiency or accommodate new equipment.
+ Solid working knowledge of AutoCad, programmable logic controllers (PLC) and computer automation (software and hardware).
Skills and Abilities:
+ Must possess outstanding leadership skills and consistently exhibit professionalism and appropriate business acumen as a role model for others.
+ Proven ability to successfully lead projects within scope to an on-time and on-budget conclusion.

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
+ Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to effectively interact with and build credibility among peers and project stake holders and exhibit poise and professionalism in stressful situations.
+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point), and CAD/CAM, or related applications.
+ Must be highly collaborative and able to work effectively with and through others.
+ Ability to manage multiple projects and negotiate effectively with internal and external resources (i.e. contractors and vendors)
+ Obvious enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work

The Project Engineer is exposed to and entrusted with confidential information relative to production methods, customers and company strategy. A high degree of confidentiality is required in this role.

Management Responsibility:
The Project Engineer is an individual contributor role and operates under the general direction of the Director, Engineering.

Work Environment:
The Project Engineer performs duties in both an office and manufacturing environment with majority of time in the Plant offices.
Must be able to see, sit, stand, bend, and reach. Ability to operate general office equipment (computer, phone, calculator, copier, etc.) and lift up to 35 lbs. required.
Must adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and wear appropriate PPE when in the Manufacturing plant and exposed to loud noise, hot/cold temperatures and wet floors.
Travel Required: 20% of time.

* No Visa Sponsorships. Must be US Citizen or Green Card Holder

Please call/text Sam at 248.890.6231 with any questions or you can email at I can be reached anytime until 11pm any time zone.