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Sr Project Engineer

Requisition ID 36724
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Engineering and Maintenance 
Recruiter #LI-PO1
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.

About the role

The Project Engineer manages projects to meet all technical requirements while assuring they stay on-time and within budget.

Key responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Develops Work Instructions (WI’s) to detail operations of new equipment or revises SOP’s to reflect changes to operations as a result of modifications to existing equipment.
  • Ensure Change Management Process is followed, and documentation is completed timely and accurately per pharmaceutical standards.
  • Ensure contractors/vendors follow Kerry Safety and Food Safety requirements and standards at all times.
  • Effectively communicate project statuses and expectation to team members and project teams.
  • Develop capacity models for existing processing lines and identify bottlenecks that restrict capacity.
  • Using continuous improvement tools, lead projects to de-bottleneck processes, improve throughput, reduce waste, and decrease costs.

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in an Engineering discipline.
  • 4+ years of professional experience in a similar setting.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, a high level of motivation and the ability to work independently with a minimum of guidance from management.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are 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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