Job type full-time
Full job description
Job locations: us-mo-kansas city your opportunity: as part of our engineering team, you would analyze data, draft implementation plans for production process optimizationSeeking out ways to maximize efficiencies by eliminating the waste of valuable resources that directly impact our overall operating costsYou are instrumental to the manufacturing of smithfield, eckrich, nathan’s famous, and our other product brands, to meet the needs of our customers and consumers.
The project manager applies theories and principles of science and mathematics to design and develop technical projects for the pork and packaged meat industryThey perform engineering assignments on large and complex projects generally leading a team of junior engineersThe role works independently with guidance only on the most complex situationsThe project manager uses their experience and knowledge to interpret threats and trends to pro-actively develop solutionsCore responsibilities:
Develops preliminary engineering designs and engineering and material specifications.
Develops project cost estimates.
Performs design work including researching data, conducting feasibility, and economic studies.
Determines design criteria in accordance with required standards and codes for assigned projects.
Performs validation of field work and transfers completed projects into as-built drawings.
Reviews and checks engineering projects submitted by plants for completeness, accuracy, and soundness of applied engineering principles.
Manages execution of projects by providing direction to equipment vendors and contractors.
Manages project installation schedules by coordinating project activities with plant personnel, vendors and contractors.
Aligns with management and engineering staff to implement plans and recommendations.
Coordinates and provides direction to equipment vendors to plan layouts, meet utilities requirements, and maintain installation schedules.
Reviews consultants’ submitted work products and recommends adjustments as appropriate.
Maintains documentation on equipment manuals, mechanical/electrical drawings, parts lists, specifications, and vendor/service contact information.
Reports and proposals
Conducts engineering planning, design and operational reviews in pre-project studies.
Determines scope of work, prepares requests for proposals, and evaluates proposals.
Submits reports to management by established deadlines.
Review of bids and project preparation
Is responsible for contract administration including review of bid packages.
Prepares project documents including justifications, budget analyses, calculations, plans, and schedules.
Monitors installations and ensures proposal specifications and budgets are met.
Manages budget activities as assigned.
The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this jobThey are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classifiedMay perform other duties as assignedQualifications: to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in engineering or related field and 5+ years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
Minimum of 2+ years’ experience in a position of leadership to include team development and management, required.
Knowledge of engineering principles and techniques related to food processing and the meat industry, preferred.
Ability to apply sound engineering principles to operational and design issues.
Knowledge of installation and construction project scheduling.
Must possess project management skills; contract administration skills; national codes and standards interpretation skillsPrevious experience in the management of multi-million dollar projects with large scopes, desirable.
Proficient in engineering economics.
Proficient in autocad.
Proficient in microsoft excel spreadsheet software and word processing software, other microsoft office products.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational planning, teamwork, analytical reasoning, and adaptability.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
Travel is required with extended overnight stays.
This position may lead a team of engineers and will provide training and guidance to associate engineers, project engineers, and senior project engineers.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization`s policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Work environment & physical demands: the work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The majority of the time is spent in an office setting outside of the production plantThe plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.
Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
Frequently required to sit, use hands, and talk or hear.
Careers and benefits: to learn more about smithfield’s benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.
More than 63,000 employees globally drive our successWe strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.
Growth & development
Working at smithfield isn`t just a job – it`s the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.
Our people matterThat`s why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.
Sustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operateWe believe in innovating for the future.
About smithfield foods: headquartered in smithfield, vaSince 1936, smithfield foods, incIs an american food company with agricultural roots and a global reachWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing `good foodResponsibly®` and serve as one of the world`s leading vertically integrated protein companiesWe have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in our u.sCompany-owned operations and reduce ghg emissions 30 percent across our entire u.sValue chain by 2030We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communitiesSmithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as smithfield®, eckrich® and nathan`s famous®, among many othersFor more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on facebook, twitter, linkedin and instagramEeo/aa information: smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversityAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.
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