Project Engineer

Posted: 11/13/2019

Project Engineer
Des Moines, IA
Our food manufacturing client is searching for a Project Engineer in the Des Moines, IA facility. This Engineer will institute and implement mid-to-large-size capital projects that improve plant operations. 
Key Responsibilities:

  • Regulate project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements and performance standards; complete technical studies and prepare cost estimates.
  • Coordinate multiple projects with management, plant personnel, engineering, suppliers and consultants; provide on-site supervision of contractors as required.
  • Review and recommend changes to plant layout to optimize flow for new and replaced equipment.
  • Work together with site leadership and operational excellence teams to complete detailed analyses of plant performance and improve utilization of equipment, personnel and utilities.
  • Evaluate vendor and equipment alternatives for new or replacement machines.
  • Analyzes and recommends warehouse and material handling methods and building construction materials and applications.
Job Qualifications:
  • B.S. Degree in Engineering or technical field. Preferably in Industrial, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • 3+ years of experience in processing and/or packaging manufacturing.
  • CPG, nutritional or food processing experience is favored.
Plant Engineer, Project Manager, Project Engineer, CPG, nutritional, food manufacturing, production, equipment, engineering, industrial manufacturing, chemical manufacturing, mechanical manufacturing

Type of Employment: Full-Time