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Project Engineer

Company: Elgen Staffing
Location: Hawthorne
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Our client, a global food manufacturer of fine foods, has an immediate need for an experienced Project Engineer to join their winning team in Hawthorne.Our candidate of choice will handle the implementation of strategic capital investments related to facility, utility or equipment purchases and improvements. This could involve the relocation and optimizing of existing fixed asset base and/or the purchase of new fixed assets as well as facility improvements and may extend from the initial conceptual studies through to project closeout including engaging with internal and external resources.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:Prepare projects for approval taking into account input from all relevant stakeholders both internal and external to the organization.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.Coordinate personnel (e.g. other project engineers, technicians, contractors etc.) to ensure the projects objectives are satisfied.Propose and control all aspects of a project including scope, schedule and cost.Ensure 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.Support and encourage clear and open communication between the team members and related stakeholdersSupport all Value Engineering Analysis (VEA) studies. Ensure safe work sites at all times during construction and installation and that end results 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, deliverables, performance and milestones are clearly detailed and agreed up front.Ensure that the operators, mechanics, electricians etc. are effectively trained and that the transfer of the equipment to the impacted group is both smooth and efficient. This includes all the supporting documentation that will be required by the local team to operate and maintain the plant. e.g. operating instructions, equipment manuals, plant layouts, maintenance instructions, spare parts listing etc. KEY QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Field. preferred Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Process/Packaging Engineering.Minimum 3 - 5 years' experience in a technical/operational role in a food manufacturing facilityProject Engineering managing projects from conception to close out.Plant design & construction. Understanding of financial analysis and relevant business driversCapital Expenditure budgeting and preparation Please apply today to be one of the first people considered for this position!Elgen Staffing is the fastest growing staffing agency in New Jersey. With a deep understanding of today's hiring trends and technologies we have the ability to leverage the most effective recruiting methods to find the best candidates across numerous markets and industries and place them into the appropriate position successfully. Please allow us to help you find your dream job today!

Keywords: Elgen Staffing, New York , Project Engineer, Engineering , Hawthorne, New York

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