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Engineering Project Manager

Company: Newly Weds Foods
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary:Manages Corporate Engineering Department Capital Projects from concept to completion - scope development, cost estimate preparation, facility layout & design, equipment specification & procurement, through to construction, installation, and commissioning for assigned projects.Benefits:Medical InsurancePrescription Drug PlanDental/Vision InsuranceEmployee Incentive PlanFlexible Spending AccountCash Accumulation Plan-401KLife/AD&D InsuranceShort-Term/Long-Term DisabilityVacation PlanPaid HolidaysEmployee Assistance ProgramAdoption Assistance ProgramTuition ReimbursementMaternity/Paternity LeavePet InsuranceEssential Functions:Develops and manages capital projects of different scales. Sets scope of work, preliminary budgets, detailed cost estimates, equipment specifications, drawings and sketches, bid documents, tabulation of vendor proposals & schedules for NWF management approval.Oversees the project design and development to insure that the project delivers all project objectives, on time, and within the approved capital budget as effectively and efficiently as possible. Works with equipment vendors to obtain competitive proposals that provide required equipment for projects. Prepares purchase requisitions and approves project-related invoices for payment. Schedules equipment deliveries, services, or trades.Ensures compliance of equipment, construction, and safety standards with governing agencies such as FDA, AIB, BRC, etc.Works cross-functionally with Finance, Operations, R&D, MIS, and other departments as required.Oversees general contractors and field installation of building construction and processing systems - including insuring equipment and workmanship meet or exceed project requirements, preparing reports on fieldwork, initiating any required change orders, through to start-up, and commissioning.Oversee development of supporting set-up, run, and change-over documentation for equipment, including Process Specifications, Standard Operating Procedures, and Work Instructions. May use appropriate input from the machine operators, supervisors, and other technical personnel.Protects company assets, confidential information, and intellectual property.Performs other duties or special projects as needed.Qualifications:Required to travel - up to 50% with both domestic and international travel5-10+ years of project management project engineering experience.CAD knowledge (experience a plus).Must have experience in the food and beverage industryKnowledge of process and electrical controls. Strong mechanical aptitude.Strong analytical ability and problem-solving skills.Effective communication, organization, and project management skill.Open to relocation and/or position be based out of a NWF facility, preferably Chicago, Horn Lake MS, Cleveland TN, Springdale AR. Newly Weds Foods is an Equal Opportunity EmployerMinorities/Veterans/Females/DisabledNewly Weds Foods will only employ those legally authorized to work in the United States without assistance or support from Newly Weds Foods. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.Work Environment: General office setting.Periodic exposure to (1) a loud environment, (2) airborne particles with stronger odors associated with spicy food ingredients, (3) cold, hot, wet, and humid conditions, (4) walking and standing on concrete, (5) climbing steps, ladders, (6) standing on elevated surfaces.Fast-paced resource lean environment. Disclaimer:
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. New Weds Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer *Newly Weds Foods* - 8550 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Chicago IL 60631(773) 489-7000 - nwfnorthamerica

Keywords: Newly Weds Foods, Chicago , Engineering Project Manager, Engineering , Chicago, Illinois

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