Sr. Project Engineer

Gloucester, MA 01930

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Project Management Job Number: Js980203711 Compensation: $95000-115000 / year

Job Description

Title: Senior Project Engineer

Location: Gloucester, MA

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • As a Sr. Project Engineer, you will support business objectives by identifying, preparing, and managing all aspects of plant, processing, or packaging projects. Typical projects include process and packaging equipment & automation, building construction and modification, new and/or modified production lines for new products, utilities/infrastructure, material handling engineering, and safety engineering. This position is based in a manufacturing environment and interfaces daily with Operations, Maintenance, R&D, and Marketing.  

Job Duties:
  • Plan and execute food manufacturing projects, ensuring adherence to scope, budget, and timelines.
  • Identify opportunities for process optimization, efficiency enhancements, and cost savings.
  • Ensure compliance with food safety regulations, quality standards, and industry best practices.
  • Identify and mitigate project risks to minimize their impact on outcomes.
  • Engage and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders for effective communication and issue resolution.
  • Develop and manage project budgets, monitor expenses, and implement cost-saving measures.
  • Maintain accurate project documentation and generate regular reports on project status.
  • Provide leadership, assign responsibilities, and foster collaboration within project teams.
  • Seek opportunities for continuous improvement in processes, technologies, and systems.
  • Promote a culture of health and safety and ensure compliance with standards.
  • Identify training needs and provide development opportunities to the project team.
  • Collaborate with procurement teams to manage suppliers and vendors effectively.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of project engineering experience, preferably in a food processing facility or CPG environment
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple, varied assignments simultaneously
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • AutoCAD a plus, SolidWorks, etc.
  • Ability to travel for project-related work up to 30% at other domestic facilities

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 
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