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Corporate Project Engineer

Company: Savencia Cheese USA LLC
Location: New Holland
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Our Corporate Project Engineer is responsible for participating in and/or coordinating activities specific to facility modifications/additions, including new equipment/system selection, upgrades, customization, and installation. This position has no direct reports, but leads engineering projects and teams at all facilities. There is 25-30% travel, typically outside the area and overnight, and international travel may be required. This position reports directly to the Engineering Director.

Essential Functions

  • Manage capital projects for new building construction, existing equipment/infrastructure restoration, new equipment/infrastructure, and cost savings initiatives
  • Design production lines and infrastructures (building and utilities) to meet scope requirements and industrial best practices
  • Develop detailed cost estimates for capital projects and manage capital budgets to ensure optimized and competitive costs within the budget
  • Track and control project costs by approving expenditures; administering contractor contracts, monitoring, and controlling contractor productivity, optimizing, and controlling project design elements and scope
  • Delegate and assign tasks to members of the engineering team
  • Develop long-term predictive and preventive plans to improve equipment sustainability, and attainment of line effectiveness, yields, and competitive costs
  • Work closely with suppliers and contactors to optimize cost and efficiency performance and work regularly to find new suppliers able to propose new equipment, new design, or new performance
  • Document capital project issues, methods, timetables, and budgets
  • Perform other duties as assigned Skills & Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or other engineering discipline
    • 7+ years of related experience as an Industrial Engineer, Project, or Process Engineer within a food manufacturing facility
    • Demonstrated technical aptitude and strong experience with fluid mechanics, refrigeration (ammonia systems), heat transfer process, building/plant construction and new equipment installation with sanitary design
    • Strong understanding of USDA/3A sanitary design principles, OSHA, EPA and related regulations, industrial best practices engineering principles
    • Strong leadership and management abilities
    • Proven experience managing multiple projects in operating manufacturing facilities involving the installation of complex equipment, piping systems, electrical systems, and budgets
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and verbal/written English communication and presentation skills
    • Proficiency with software applications including SAP, Microsoft Office365 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Teams)
    • Must be flexible with work schedule and time zones and work overtime and weekends as needed Preferred Education and Experience
      • Master's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
      • Fluent in Spanish and/or French Qualifications
        Savencia Cheese USA LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (E.O.E.). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without unlawful regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or other protected status under federal, state or local law. Neither the job postings or descriptions here, nor any submission of your resume, should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.

        If you are an individual with a disability and you are requesting a reasonable accommodation, to submit your resume for a posted position, please contact us at

Keywords: Savencia Cheese USA LLC, Reading , Corporate Project Engineer, Professions , New Holland, Pennsylvania

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