Job Reference #: CO13-CO-16
Full Time | First Shift
Careers at Lactalis American Group, Inc.
Process Project Engineer
Manage capex expenditures process projects for all of LAG plants. ?
This Position is held at our Nampa, Idaho location
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1.? Propose capex expenditures projects to the direction of the different plants
a. ? Develop and implement, with the collaboration of plant manager and the local staff, the plant strategies and annual plans for optimizing the plant productivity and throughout to include: plant optimization, lean manufacturing, waste reduction, labor/cost standards, product formulations, new equipment justification, plant design and layout
b. ? Participants with members of the plant management team to assess capital expenditures and ROA/ROI studies to justify building new builds, plant modifications, equipment layout, new equipment purchases and implementation of process improvement ideas
2. ? Prepares project documents including project justifications, budget analyses, calculations, plans, specifications, cost estimates, and schedules for assigned projects
3. ? After validation of the capital expenditure by the manufacturing department, perform different projects:
a. ? Perform design work including researching data, conduction feasibility and economic studies, and determine design criteria in accordance with required standards and codes for assigned projects
b. ? Determine scope of work, prepares request for proposals, evaluate proposals, and participate in the selection of contractors for projects; assist in negotiating contracts; administrate procurement of contract agreements; administer contracts during the course of the work to ensure compliance with proposed design, material specifications, budget, contract, and schedules; reviews contractors’ submitted work products and recommend adjustments as appropriate
c. ? Review ongoing project plans in the plant to assure compliance with schedule, cost, and quality of projects; provide immediate manager with reports and information as to progress, issues and opportunities in a proactive manner; provide periodic reporting and project status to senior management as to the performance of projects
d. ? Maintain accurate and up to date project files and drawings, and identify and correct safety, ergonomic and operational problems through proper design of equipment
e. ? Develop and maintain relationships with Corporate Purchasing, key suppliers and vendors regarding equipment and supplies; as needed is involved in contract reviews and negotiations
f. ? Implement use of new technologies, cost saving techniques/materials, improved safety procedures, and least disruptive utility construction practices
g. ? Develop material and equipment standards for new and existing practices
h. ? Participate in industry organizations to craft proposed legislation, codes, laws and best utility business practices
4. ? Behave in a professional manner that always represents the Company in the highest ethical standard
5. ? Provide support on other projects as needed, and accomplish tasks as appropriately assigned or requested
6. ? Occasionally work with other departments to achieve overall company objectives
7. ? Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe working environment
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This includes the following, and other duties may be assigned:
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience In order to fill this position, candidate shall have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, and experience in the Dairy industry; additional accreditations preferred. Five (5) to ten (10) years’ experience in project or product engineering in food/beverage or dairy processing plant, and knowledge of the main diary process equipment (i.e. HTST, separator, membrane systems and mechanical, electrical and control systems associated) are necessary. Knowledge of FDA and USDA regulations is expected. Must be proficient in MS Office and AutoCAD software, with strong organizational skills and background working in team environments.
Mail your resume to:
Corporate and Commercial Headquarters
ATTN: Human Resources - LAGCareers
2376 South Park Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14220