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Senior Project Engineer

Company: Johnsonville, LLC
Location: Sheboygan Falls
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

The cutting edge equipment we use in our manufacturing processes is among the most advanced in the industry. Naturally, as a member of Johnsonville s engineering team, you ll be critical to the company s success. You must enjoy the challenge of ensuring that our equipment is always performing at its peak, and identifying new technologies to implement in our processes.
Is this working as well as it possibly can?
How can we make it better?
are the two questions you ll ask yourself each day.Johnsonville, LLCPostingSenior Project EngineerPosition Overview:Johnsonville has an opportunity for a results-oriented Senior Project Engineer to help Johnsonville become the Best Company in the World. Your role will be to enable Members in the organization to meet the goals of product superiority and cost savings through your contribution. This job is perfect for someone who has a track record of improving and expanding the scope of their responsibilities and wants to continue to grow and challenge themselves. Responsibilities:Autonomously lead or assist cross-functional teams in implementing process, equipment, or packaging projects in support of new product introductions, co-manufacturing projects, or internal Johnsonville projects to enhance the capability of our production lines (equipment efficiency, flexibility and capacity)Provide initial project development including concept, design, layouts, cost estimating, cost justification, research and selection of the best equipment, and project submittals with timelines and contingenciesTotal project management including capital request, installation management, project commissioning, cost analysis, training, documentation, project closing and regular updates to stakeholdersWork closely with internal customers (manufacturing, R&D, Logistics, etc.) to support them in the accomplishment of their goals and objectivesEnsure cross-functional stakeholder involvement throughout the total project process.Successfully work with vendors, contractors, governmental and regulatory agencies (USDA, OSHA, DNR, EPA, etc.) to the extent needed for the completion of projectsProvide advice and technical direction as a support member for Johnsonville teams and members on an as-needed basisProvide and implement innovative ways to improve the company s performance such as reducing cost per pound and automation technologyFacilitate and coordinate several projects simultaneously of any size and scope to include projects that impact multiple facilitiesLead industry proven projects across the organization in support of efforts to constantly improve safety, product quality, maintainability, continuous improvement, and customer service throughout JohnsonvilleEducation:Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or related field required Experience:Minimum of ten (10) years
experience required in any combination of the following roles: project engineering, plant engineering or maintenance managementDemonstrated experience in the design and installation of process, packaging, and material handling operations. Thermal meat processing experience a plus.Proven track record of managing projects; experience in a USDA regulated facility preferredDesign/evaluation experience with ergonomics, human safety and food safety preferredSkills and Competencies:Ability to successfully facilitate projects in a team-based environmentProficiency with Excel, Word and a project management software requiredAutoCAD
3D modeling Proven ability to drive continuous improvement and innovationAbility to manage multiple tasks and be flexible by adjusting prioritiesExcellent communication skills, organizational and follow-up skills Other Requirements:Willingness to work hours outside of normal shift as neededAbility to travel between remote facilitiesDate: July 10, 2023Coach for this position: Tanya Powers, Director of Project Engineering (We don t have bosses at Johnsonville. We have Coaches. They are there to help you develop your talents. They cannot make you run laps.)Location: Technical Center, Sheboygan County Campus
(Our office is about an hour north of Milwaukee and an hour south of Green Bay)Member Status: Full Time, Salaried (At Johnsonville, you are not an employee. You are a Member and, yes, Membership has its privileges
like the ability to buy sausage at great discounts. Our more traditional benefits are great, too.)Travel: Required as needed for project work
About our CompanySince 1945, our family-owned band of sausage-makers has invented better ways to make, eat and prepare crave-able sausage. Today, we are 3,000 Members strong. We sell our famous sausage in all 50 United States and more than 40 countries. We have a culture built on the idea that if we make developing your talents our top priority, great business results will follow naturally. We call it The Johnsonville Way. It has been our secret sauce for decades, and we hope you get to experience it for yourself!How to Apply:
External candidate: Apply on-line only at: We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. M/F/Vet/DisabilityJohnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

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