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Project Engineer

Requisition ID 14666
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 
Recruiter #LI-DT1
Posting Type LI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry
A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.
Where you'll work:

 

Our Rothschild, WI location is part of our Functional Ingredients and Actives division and is responsible for our biopharmaceutical needs for Kerry customers and brands. This site is one of two that works with specialized lactose protein within the Kerry organization! People may not realize we're more than just great taste when it comes to food and beverage products - we truly are committed to nutrition and sciences as well!

What you'll do:

 

Under direction of the Engineering and Maintenance Manager, the Project Engineer manages projects to meet all technical requirements while assuring they stay on-time and within budget.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The essential functions of this job include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Create capital proposals including scope document, cost estimate, and timelines.
  • Development of a detailed scope of work, creation of equipment specifications, finalizing purchasing documents, creating and maintaining detailed timelines, expediting and receiving material and equipment, and commissioning activities.
  • Develops project specifications by making calculations, preparing process flow diagrams (PFD’s), piping and instrumentation drawings (P&ID’s), site and floor plans, elevation drawings, utilities matrices, and other project documentation as applicable.
  • Leads the selection of contractors/vendors in actual design and specifications of installations.
  • Conducts feasibility studies for new or existing systems.
  • Recommends improvements in the area of operational safety for a project.
What you'll need to be successful and safe:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant Engineering discipline.
  • Significant broad-based project management experience (at least one project over $2m).
  • Understands where/how to spend engineering dollars and how to manage internal/external engineering resources. 
  • Background in food processing to include sanitary factory/process design. 
  • Strong process improvement background with at least 5 years direct process improvement experience in the food industry. 
  • Experience with a food equipment manufacturing or similar experience is required.

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                         

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