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TreeHouse Foods, Inc.

Project Engineer Job

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. - Lancaster, PA

Position Summary:

The plant Project Engineer works collaboratively with the local plant team, division resources, and center resources to determine the optimized technical and business solutions that will increase employee safety, improve food safety, increase operational effectiveness, and/or drive cost savings. Provides technical support for project start ups and/or priority operational opportunities. Leads flawless execution of local plant projects from scoping to implementation; with project totals of up to $2m in capital spend per year. A continuous improvement mindset is required. Up to 5 years related experience in the food industry desired.

Position Responsibilities:

Leads, develops and implements projects according to the capital plan and current business priorities.

Ensures assigned projects meet agreed KPIs, including safe implementation, quality of installation, on time delivery, project scope objectives met and delivery on budget with a managed cash flow.

Generation and implementation of solutions that will increase employee safety, further drive our environmental agenda, improve food safety and food quality, increase operational effectiveness, and drive top line (innovation ) and bottom line (cost savings) growth.

On-site troubleshooting and or technical support of priority operational opportunities. Partners with local safety, environmental, maintenance, quality, sanitation, and operations teams to drive continuous improvement.

Lead and support the development and presentation of capital authorization papers that are complete, clear, concise, and reflecting thorough due diligence to ensure project success. This includes, but is not limited to:

Technology assessment and recommended solutions reflecting plant, TreeHouse, and industry best-in-class practices

Physical location and general arrangement placements

Process Flow Diagrams & Mass Balances

Line design and determination of operational factors

Utility and infrastructure requirements and needs assessment

Development of capital project cost estimates

Development of project schedule, from concept to completion

Equipment / System Performance criteria

Identification of Alternatives, Pre-requisites, Risks, and Opportunities

Lead and support projects through scoping, approval, final engineering/design, equipment selection and procurement, construction, and commissioning, qualification and validation.

Leads, develops and implements projects according to site master plans.

Keeps current with latest food processing technology and industry standards.

Keeps current with latest industry regulations and codes relative to food processing equipment system design and operation.

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

BS or MS degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Food Engineering, or Agricultural Engineering

Up to 5 years of experience in food manufacturing systems.

Ability to work in fast pace environment with multiple priorities.

Working knowledge of standard plant utility systems.

Proven project engineering experience.

Understanding of lean manufacturing concepts

Working knowledge of sanitary equipment design.

Proven effectiveness in working collaboratively within a matrix organization.

Excellent leadership qualities, verbal and written communication skills, technical analysis, troubleshooting and problem solving skills are required.

Proficient with AutoCAD, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, and MS Project

Occasional travel required (training, FATs, annual meetings).

Job Criteria:

Start Date: asap

Position Type: Full-Time Permanent

Years of Experience Required:

Education Required:

Overnight Travel:

Vacation Time:

11 days 14 hours ago

TreeHouse Foods, Inc.


Project Engineer Job TreeHouse Foods, Inc. - Lancaster, PA, United States


Location: Lancaster, PA

Company Profile:
TreeHouse Foods is dedicated to being a leader in supplying high quality products and services to the private label and food service industries. Our business is based on the following propositions: