Engineer - Project Management at Elanco

Posted in General Business 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Fort Dodge, Iowa

Job Description:

As a leading global animal health company, Elanco delivers innovative products and services to improve the health of pets and farm animals around the world because we believe making animals' lives better, makes life better. Since 1954, we have provided solutions that support veterinarians, farmers and pet owners to advance our vision of Food and Companionship Enriching Life. Elanco's promise to employees: Together, we foster an inclusive culture where everyone can make a difference, encouraging ownership, growth and well-being.

This position has the responsibility of implementing the capital plan small and large scale expansion/ upgrade projects in line with the strategic plan of the company. These projects will include the design, purchase and installation of process equipment. and improvement of processes. Utility upgrades and improvements.  Minor facility upgrades and improvements.

NOTE: This position is offering a $2,500 Sign-On Bonus!

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from accredited Engineering school

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • High learning agility

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide Engineering support in development of specifications, (URS, functional specification, detail design) for overall project.

  • Work with vendors and stake holders on design, installation, commissioning, factory acceptance test, startup, and validation of equipment and facility. Design, planning, document review; ensure right first time, successful startup of an equipment or facility.

  • Oversee contractor personnel, ensuring projects are completed within the desired timelines, meeting Engineering, Quality and financial requirements. 

  • Manage relationship with consulting firms, contractors and vendors used on projects. Comply with company quality, finance, safety and insurance policies and requirements.

  • Review proposals, documents to verify adherence to project scope and technical expectations. Projects are completed with the budget funding.

  • Communicate with management to ensure compliance with local, state, Federal and international codes and regulations. Communicate any issues with Environmental Health and safety department and Management to ensure safety of company personal and contractors. Projects comply with Quality, Regulatory and EHS requirements

  • Planning organization, coordinating and developing projects and budgets.

  • Gain on the job training with concentration units, CIP systems, Stainless Steel piping & welding, Freeze Dryers, autoclaves, etc. and other process engineering systems. 

  • Abreast of new developments in Engineering fields that pertain to facilities, utilities, equipment and various other operations throughout the plant. Scheduling capital activities to meet production needs. 

  • Proficiency in relevant computer software and programs, AutoCAD associated with Engineering.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Attention to detail and commitment to customer service Communicate verbally and in writing effectively with all levels of corporate and local management and employees.

  • Ability to visualize a finished product. 

  • Ability to understand and work within a regulated environment to lower market risk. 

  • Understanding and practice basic financial & accounting methods and procedures. 

  • Ability to understand, evaluate, and implement validation strategies in tandem with project activities. Conceptual, analytical thinking. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Auto-CAD

  • At least one year previous experience in the Process Engineering environment.

Additional Information:

  • Elanco Relocation package eligible for qualified candidates


Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status

Salary: $50,550.00

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