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Senior Engineering Project Manager

Buffalo, NY 14220

Posted: 09/27/2023 Job Types: Permanent Industry: Senior Engineering Project Manager Job Number: 100916 Pay Rate: $90k - $125 Annually

Job Description

Selective Staffing Solutions has joined forces with a family-owned global leader in food manufacturing. They are passionate about bringing individuals the best dairy products and is made up of a worldwide network of experts in their field. Our client thrives on the core values of ambition, engagement and simplicity bringing you sustainable products. They are looking to add a skilled Senior Engineering Project Manager to their team. 
Summary:Managing capital expenditures and processing projects for the location. Provide leadership to recommend, plan and implement a wide variety of projects which support the company. Responsible for the preparation of overall programs and process direction to provide productivity and quality improvements in the operational efficiencies of plant operations, including optimum use of facilities and equipment layout, operations analysis for continuous improvement, product quality, labor engineering and budgeting. Travel may be required to other plants out of state.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Participates in development and analyzing operating and capital budget, goals, and objectives of the department and works toward meeting and/or exceeding these expectations
  • Reviews on-going project plans to assure compliance with schedule, cost, and quality of projects
  • Plans and manages projects to ensure efficient production methods and flow, optimum utilization of space and equipment
  • Works with Plant Director, maintenance, quality assurance, safety, and other departments to ensure projects undertaken are consistent with plant needs and requirements
  • Displays a broad knowledge in dairy, equipment, and processes; continually updates knowledge to stay current on developments
  • Participates actively as a member of the plant management team; provides necessary support for other plant functions/activities as determined by manager
  • Demonstrates professionalism in all aspects of plant’ s rules and regulations and encourages quality personnel performance
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with purchasing, suppliers, and vendors regarding equipment and supplies
  • Performs design work including researching data, feasibility and economic studies, and determining design criteria in accordance with required standards for assigned projects
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date project files and drawing, and identifying and corrective safety, ergonomic and operational problems through proper design of equipment
  • Reads, analyze, and interprets a variety of instructions, manuals, and procedures in written, oral, diagram, and schedule form
  • Performs administrative duties in an accurate, timely, and professional manner (phone calls, voice mail, paperwork, meetings)
  • Apply any environmental regulations and ensure they are respected

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or related field of study is required – master’s degree preferred 

  • 5-7 years of experience in managing complex projects and installations is required 
  • Prior food industry project management experience is required – dairy industry is preferred 

Specialized Knowledge 
  • Agri-food industry technology and processes, project or product engineering in food or dairy processing plant, knowledge of main dairy process equipment (HTST, separator, membrane systems, mechanical, electrical and control systems associated) and FDA and USDA regulations 
  • Familiar with the following trades: Mechanical, Electrical, Automation, Utilities, and Construction

Skills / Abilities 
  • Computer Skills: including but not limited to Microsoft Office and AutoCAD.

Meet Your Recruiter

Stefanie Buckland
Sr. Executive Recruiter

Stefanie began with Selective Staffing Solutions in 2005 as a temporary Receptionist. Now as the Senior Recruiter, Stefanie possesses a breadth of knowledge in all aspects of staffing. Growing with the company has allowed her to hone her understanding of multiple industries and build a strong relationship with Selective Staffing’s clients. Stefanie is truly a vessel of knowledge and has been a mentor over the years to incoming recruiters. With her guidance and insight, Selective Staffing has been able to remain one of the top agencies in WNY!

“Due to the fact that I have been in their position, I can personally relate to candidates starting on a temporary basis. I always tell my candidates to “keep an open mind when searching for work; you never know what doors will open with hard-work and dedication!” I’ve found a home with Selective Staffing and I truly find it gratifying when I can match a person with a company that they can both grow professionally and consider a second home. In addition to building a relationship with my applicants, I enjoy working with my incredibly talented and fun-loving co-workers every day!”

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