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Project Manager, Engineer

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Project Manager, Engineer
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Project Manager, Engineer


We are working with a food processor in the Midwest outside of Madison, WI that is looking for a Project Manager. This role is responsible for providing corporate wide project management services. Please apply if interested!

Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Lead and collaborate on company capital projects to deliver projects on time, on budget and executed successfully
  • Coordinate project management with plant operations, quality, safety & contractor management
  • Develop project budgets and timelines for capital projects
  • Establish list of energy & sustainability saving opportunities to include in the capital budgeting process each year
  • Maintaining & supervising project schedules & contractors to ensure timely completion
  • Review & recommend project changes that will minimize capital costs and ensure projects remain within budget
  • Coordinate with operations to minimize downtime
  • Conduct research and prepare feasibility studies relating to the improvement of production methods and the improvement/replacement of production equipment
  • Work with safety, QC, and regulatory to ensure sanitation and regulatory requirements are met when developing engineering plans during construction
  • Solicit competitive bids from approved contractors and select contractors to perform functions of each project
  • Coordinate with Plant Managers and other Operations Management to solve production related problems
  • Working in one or more of the following areas of expertise: construction, mechanical/electrical, or production & plant operational equipment
  • Daily travel out and back 75% of the time and overnight up to 20% of the time


Required Skills/Qualifications (including but not limited to):


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field
  • 3-5 years of related job experience in the food manufacturing industry
  • Proficient with Microsoft Application & AutoCAD
  • Past capital improvement project experience
  • Able to speak effectively to management and vendors concerning production service improvement issues
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions
  • Able to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in math or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Must develop and maintain good working relationships with plant management, operations, maintenance and all facility related functions
  • Knowledgeable in building structure & design, waste water design, electrical design, plumbing & mechanical
  • Able to locally travel up to 75% and do over night stays around 20%
  • Valid drivers license is needed






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