InLine Engineers, A Gray Company, has been providing engineering and project management services for the development and execution of capital projects relating to processing, packaging, and facility improvements in the food and beverage industry since 1996. We have world class, high-volume production expertise in baking, frozen foods, meat production, cheese, dairy, savory snacks, and beverages, including distilled spirits. Gray is a leading integrated design-build firm offering engineering, architecture, and construction services to domestic and international customers throughout the U.S.
Design and implementation of food and/or beverage processing and packaging systems. Serving as a fully competent engineer in all conventional aspects of a key Engineering discipline, plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard techniques and criteria. You will have the opportunity to work on all phases of a project, from the initial concept/ budgeting through the installation and start-up of new lines, as well as upgrades to existing production lines. Our goal is to provide opportunities to work with our design group and Project Managers to perform mechanical design and assist in the successful completion of projects for our valued clients. This is a salaried, exempt position.
Duties and Responsibilities
Collaborates with Project Management, design team, CAD department, vendors and clients to determine needs and solutions for continuous processing/ packaging systems and to develop specifications.
Design of process systems including mass flow balances, material flow analysis, heat transfer calculations, and fluid flow calculations- generate written scopes of work.
Assist in creation review of layout drawings, block flow diagrams, and P&ID drawings.
Performs on-site audits and surveys of the customer’s facilities and equipment.
Prepares contractor bid packages for project equipment, components, and installations.
Handles lead engineering discipline as a member of a Project Team.
Satisfy the customer by completing the defined Scope of Work in timely fashion.
Generate requirements for equipment performance and participate in vendor FAT’s, reviews and trials
Visit customer sites for data acquisition, meetings and to oversee installation and start-up as needed.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Requirements and Qualifications
3-5 years of experience in the detailed design and layout of food and beverage processing lines, or related/ transferrable expertise.
Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Bio-Systems Engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum.
Prior experience with MS Outlook, MS Project, MS Excel and MS Word.
Ability to perform in a design team environment.
Technical Writing expertise.
Leadership skills. Good verbal and written communication skills.
Attentiveness to detail, follow-up procedures, and documentation of action. Proficient in time management and personal organization.
PE status is a plus
Travel is required.
Valid driver’s license required.
Physical Demands & Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the team member is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands or arms and talk or hear. They may occasionally be required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision.
Generally, normal office environment where noise level is moderate and temperature/humidity is controlled. Overtime may be required.
Our Company will be proactive in employing and advancing qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected status.