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Process Engineer in Springdale, AR at Newly Weds Foods

Date Posted: 11/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Department: Maintenance

We have the following shift available:

1st Shift 7am - 3pm.

Process Engineer

Summary

Plans, directs, coordinates and controls engineering projects that develop or enhance capacity, productivity and technology enhancing manufacturing, packaging and distribution.  Manages multiple projects. 


Essential Functions

  • Develops engineering applications that enhance capacity, productivity and technology for manufacturing, packaging, and distribution. 
  • Develops RFPs, bid analyses, and leads contract negotiations.
  • Locates, evaluates and recommends outsourced engineering services.
  • Oversees general contractors and field installation of building construction and processing systems - including preparing reports on field work, initiation of any required change orders, start-up and commissioning.
  • Works with equipment vendors to obtain competitive proposals that provide required equipment for projects.  Prepares purchase requisitions and project-related invoices for payment.  Schedule equipment deliveries, services, or trades.
  • Develops and manages projects of different scale. Develops scope of work, preliminary budgets, detailed cost estimates, equipment specifications, drawings and sketches, bid documents, tabulation of vendor proposals and schedules for management and NWF client approval.   Maintains documentation on department server.
  • Protects company assets, confidential information, and intellectual property.
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as needed.

 

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • BS Engineering or equivalent.
  • 5+ years Engineering experience and/or project management.
  • CAD experience.
  • Knowledge of process and electrical controls. 
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Strong analytical ability and problem solving skills.
  • Effective communication, organization, and project management skill

Work Environment

  • General office setting.
  • Periodic exposure to: (1) 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.