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Project Engineer at Schreiber Foods, Inc.

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

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Operations Engineering

Job Description:

As a Project Engineer you will lead the development and execution of capital projects as well as support plant engineering needs. You will develop and lead project teams which may include internal partners, outside engineering resources, suppliers, contractors and regulatory personnel. You will work with a variety of departments to develop business propositions and executive summaries for capital projects which drive and increase in company value.

What you’ll do:

  • Ensuring compliance with safety, sanitation, and government regulations

  • Leading project team members through the execution of capital projects with the objective of meeting the project success criteria.

  • Providing clear communication and direction to project team members and updates to project stakeholders.

  • Providing guidance with the development of specifications, capital equipment, and the selection of vendors and contractors.

  • Providing technical advice and assistance as required to sustain production capacity and capabilities.

  • Assisting in cross-training efforts to help develop partner’s skills in other functional areas of engineering (i.e. Utilizing “EPM” Enterprise Project Management tools)

  • Working with cross functional teams to develop business propositions and executive summaries which support company growth and profitability.

  • Investigate, evaluate and implement new or improved technology/methods that may improve capability, capacity and overall profitability.

  • Assist the plant team leadership with requests as required (upper management meetings, personnel, technical reviews, lead engineering sessions, advisory help, customer visits, etc.)

  • Together with the leadership team, ensures compliance with Food Safety and Food Quality Plans, in addition to customer requirements. Interprets and communicates customer requirements to plant production and/or support groups. Establishes and Audits PCPs, CCPs and Standard Operating Procedures to define and monitor processes, to ensure customer requirements are met. Reviews incidents during which the procedures are not met, and determines appropriate corrective action for partners failing to follow standard procedures.

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelors in Engineering or related field

  • Experienced in electrical controls (PLC programming, Servos, VFD’s, etc.)

  • Experience in leading projects and project management

  • Ability to function in a team environment

  • End-user computer skills

  • Desire to grow and take on new challenges and opportunities

  • Internal partners: Minimum of 2 years of experience in current role

Qualifying positions offer:

  • A 401(k) plan that includes up to an 8 percent Schreiber match and has been recognized as Best-in-Class for companies with 5,000-plus employees.

  • A unique Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

  • An opportunity to share in the company’s success through our pay-for-performance incentive plan.   

  • Competitive medical, prescription drug, dental and vision benefits without a waiting period, including second-opinion medical consultation with specialists

  • Wellness resources, including a fitness reimbursement program and access to an interactive personalized online wellness program

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Relocation assistance

  • Professional growth and development opportunities through training and our Education Assistance Program

Exciting opportunities. New challenges every day. A chance to make a difference -- and work with great people. That's life at Schreiber Foods.


Take the next step in your career by applying your knowledge and skills at Schreiber... where you'll experience more opportunities, more rewards, more teamwork and be an essential ingredient in the company’s success.


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An Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.