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Project Engineer

Company: Universal Pure, LLC
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

At Universal Pure, we're dedicated to giving people everywhere safe, fresh, and delicious food to eat and drink. We provide high-pressure processing (HPP), value-added services (VAS), and cold storage for our partners in the food industry. We are focused on safety and driven by service.Salary range starts at $100,000 annually. Range dependent upon Knowledge, Skills and Abilities.Benefits offered at Universal Pure:Employer-sponsored medical, dental, vision and EAP401(k) with company matchPaid vacation and holidays that start accruing your first week!Multiple medical plans (PPO and HDHP)Voluntary disability plans, accident insurance, critical illness, hospital indemnity, AD& D and Life insuranceA culture of people development and internal career growthA culture of caring, collaboration and respectProject Engineer Duties and Responsibilities:We are looking for an accountable Project Engineer to be responsible for all engineering and technical disciplines that projects involve. You will schedule, plan, forecast, resource and manage all the technical activities aiming at assuring project accuracy and quality from conception to completion. You will also execute a variety of projects across all Universal Pure plants for automation of operations. This position will report into the company's Operations Group that supports 8 manufacturing sites.Identify/Scope/Manage automation programs/projects across the company's entire manufacturing systemCapital projects/programs to range from $0.1 to $2 millionProvides expert consultation in multiple areas for the design, development and implementation of automated equipment and systemsDevelops breakthrough solutions to improve the efficiency of line operations through the application of automationPerform vetting analysis for all projects, includes financial, operational and technical analysisCreate and manage Capital Authorization Requests (CAR's)Develops process methods and controls to meet quality standardsDevelops, writes, implements, submits and/or presents various technical reports or CARs in support of cost reduction and operational efficiency improvementsPrepare standard work and training protocol for the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment and systems installedManage multidisciplinary teams as well as contractors/consultants and vendorsTroubleshoots mechanical, electrical equipment and process issues and provides technical leadership and training to resolve sameFollow health, safety, and cleanliness standardsExcellent attendance and punctuality for a salary roleHandle any minor tasks related to the duties of the positionProject Engineer Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:Bachelor's degree in Engineering with 3+ years of applicable experience requiredFundamental understanding of first principles required in the design and manufacture of automation systemsKnowledge and experience with Lean Concepts and Continuous Improvement activitiesSix Sigma experience preferredProven root problem solving skills on processes, such as: Pareto generation/analysis, Fishbone Diagram, Five Whys, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)Demonstrated application of complex concepts, practices and procedures within particular engineering fieldAdvanced Microsoft Office skills and proficient in AutoCADDemonstrated leadership abilities and motivational skillsAbility to manage multiple projects and establish prioritiesAbility to communicate effectively, both written and verbalAbility to travel 65% of the time for technology research, supplier evaluations and checkouts, plant installations and startups as well as ongoing training and supportProject Engineer Demands and Working Conditions:Requires occasional heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing,or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.Work may involve some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.This role operates in a wet and cold/refrigerated environment (around 35 degrees F) located within a manufacturing, warehousing, and production type facility. Must be able to withstand cold temperatures as needed." We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability." "Upon offer of employment, candidates will be asked to complete a drug screening test. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of this test. "

Keywords: Universal Pure, LLC, Bellevue , Project Engineer, Engineering , Bellevue, Nebraska

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