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Sr. Plant Project Engineer - Dairy Plant Processes and Equipment

Location: Dallas, TX
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $120,000.00 - $160,000.00
Date: 12/13/2017
Job ID: 02543416
Job Description
Here's another great opportunity with a national food products manufacturer.  

Senior Project Engineer - Corporate Office --  Capital, Equipment and Floor Design Projects
 -- Dallas, TX

Location; Dallas ----  Travel 50% by air --- $120-160,000 plus bonus

This is a new role!  This person will become the next Senior Manager!


The Senior Design Engineer is a member of the Corporate Engineering Department. The Senior Design Engineer provides design services to support Capital Projects for all of company manufacturing facilities, along with supervision and mentor-ship for other Design Engineers. The Senior Design Engineer is looked at as a company technical leader.
The Design Engineer’s office is located at the Dallas, TX Corporate Office and will support projects at the Garland, TX, Casa Grande, AZ, and Wooster, OH Manufacturing Facilities as well. 


The Responsibilities of the Senior Design Engineer include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Prepare Conceptual & Detailed Engineering Designs for Manufacturing Systems, including Dairy Process Systems, Packaging Systems, Utility Systems, and/or Waste Treatment Systems.
  • Engineering Designs to include P&IDs, PFDs, Equipment Layouts, Equipment Sizing, Equipment Specification, Equipment Selection, Mechanical Piping Drawings, Electrical Drawings, Bill of Materials, Bid Package Drawings, etc.
  • Create and Maintain Company-wide Engineering Design Standards and Specifications for Manufacturing Systems
  • Manage the Engineering Design and Equipment Procurement for Innovation Projects, including new product launches and major process changes
  • Provide Mentorship and Technical Leadership for Design Engineers. 

Skills and Experience Requirements

The Skills and Experience of the Design Engineer should include most of the following:
       •  Bachelors Degreee minimum required 
  • Minimum of 10 years working within an Engineering role in the Food & Beverage or Dairy or related Consumer Goods Industry
  • Detailed Design of P&IDs, PFDs, and Equipment Floor Layouts.
  • Detailed Equipment Design, Specification, and Selection for Heat Exchangers, Pumps, Valves, Tanks, and other Processing Equipment
  • Detailed Equipment Design, Specification, and Selection for Packaging and Material Handling Equipment
  • Detailed Design of Clean-in-Place (CIP) Systems with knowledge of equipment sanitation
  • Detailed Design of Electrical Conduit, Wiring, and Controls Architecture for Manufacturing Equipment
  • Creating and Maintaining Design Standards and Specifications
  • Basic AutoCAD skills, specifically for conceptual equipment layouts
  • Experience working in a Manufacturing Plant
  • Excellent Formal and Informal Communication Skills, Professional Attitude, and Professional Appearance.
  • Strong Computer Skills (MS Office) 

Employment Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or similar degree from an accredited college/university
  • Open to 50% Travel
  • The company is a completely Tobacco and Drug Free Workplace
  • Legally Eligible to work in the United States

Keywords: project engineer, manufacturing design, plant design, design engineer, equipment design, food, beverage, dairy processing,
equipment layout, plant layout, equipment layout, packaging system  


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