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Engineering Project Leader

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Chicago
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director of Platform Engineering you will coordinate single or multiple Small to Medium capital projects that often require inter-disciplinary engineering teams of 2 - 5 engineers and cross functional partners. Manage all aspects of project safety, scope development, cost estimates, regular cost forecasts and schedule by collaborating both within the engineering and with cross functional partners in a matrix organization. You will manage external and internal resources and influencing cross-functional stakeholders resolving issues and managing conflict.Responsibilities include: Travel is required to company and co-manufacturer manufacturing plants, vendors, suppliers, engineering service providers, and any other sites required to implement projects. Travel will involve domestic and international.Work with Plant Leadership positions and Supply Chain FunctionsExternal interaction will include, however, not limited to, equipment vendors, construction contractors, engineering services contractors, local / state / federal government agencies, and co-manufacturing organizations.Have demonstrated competency in both Engineering and Project LeadershipManage a range of small to medium projects.Complete assigned projects by using workflows with Innovation, Operations and Platform Groups.Complete projects ensuring that the company's needs and project goals are met.Ensure that all project planning, deliverables, reporting, and spending forecasts are managed and that all projects are delivered within safety, cost, schedule and performance success criteria.Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering5 years of direct industrial project leadership experienceDirect accountability for projects with a complexity of at least $1 millionPosition location is at corporate office locations in Omaha or ChicagoVariable depending on project timing, but up to 50% to 70% travelAt this time, we require applicants for this role to be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring employer sponsorship either now or in the future.#LI-PM2#LI-Hybrid#LI-MSLOur Benefits:We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insuranceWealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase planGrowth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiencesBalance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)Our Company:Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye--, Marie Callender's--, Banquet--, Healthy Choice--, Slim Jim--, Reddi-wip--, and Vlasic--, and emerging brands, including Angie's-- BOOMCHICKAPOP--, Duke's--, Earth Balance--, Gardein--, and Frontera--.We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Conagra Brands, Chicago , Engineering Project Leader, Engineering , Chicago, Illinois

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