Project Engineer - foods

Hammond, IN 46324

Posted: 04/07/2023 Industry: Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Job Number: 2023.3JL Experience:

Job Description


Large food company is looking for a Project Engineer to lead continuous improvement and capital projects.

  • Evaluate existing processes, equipment and facility needs.
  • Generate engineering plans, select and oversee contractors.
  • Monitor project progress, costs and timelines and adherence to design criteria.
  • Manage through installation and commissioning.
  • Mentor and train engineers, operations and maintenance personnel on equipment/lines as needed.


This Project Engineer will be working in a modern plant with both manual and automated lines.

Low turnover, everyone gets along well.  Good work-life balance.

Commutable from Chicago, near the Illinois - Indiana border.



Job Requirements

Competencies for the Project Engineer include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or similar degree.
  • Will consider equivalent level of related experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Ideally 7+ years of experience relevant experience managing capital projects. Will consider at least 5 years.
  • Proactive - Team player with excellent communication sklls
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and AutoCAD


Nice to have:

  • Foods experience
  • Knowledge of OSHA or FDA standards
  • Knowledge of EPA, NEC, NFPA standards
  • Ammonia refrigeration

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Jan Leahy

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