Project Engineer

  • Byrnes and Rupkey
  • Oct 11, 2019
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Project Engineer

Columbus, OH

$95-115k + bonus

Our food manufacturing client is looking to add a Project Engineer in the Columbus, OH area. This Engineer will initiate and execute mid-to large-sized capital projects that improve plant operations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Determine project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements and performance standards.
  • Coordinate multiple projects with management, plant personnel, engineering, suppliers and consultants; provide on-site supervision of contractors as required.
  • Review and recommend changes to plant layout to optimize flow for new and replacement equipment.
  • Analyze and recommend warehouse and material handling methods.
  • Comply and submit information for all required department/corporate monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Will support capital experience projects.
  • Will work on up to 12 projects at a time across 2-3 different sites.
  • Travel throughout U.S. and Europe.


Job Qualifications:

  • 4 year degree required; preferably in Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering.
  • 3-5 years of experience in processing and/or packaging manufacturing.
  • Background in Continuous Manufacturing with preference for specialty chemicals, food or pharmaceutical industries.
  • CPG, nutritional or food processing experience is preferred.
  • Experience with continuous improvement, Lean or Six Sigma is preferred.
  • Understanding of systems and controls integration would be a plus.


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