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Project Engineer

Company: Ohly
Location: Racine
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Ohly is the third largest yeast extract producer in the world with sites in Germany and the USA. We develop, produce and deliver high-quality yeast-based flavors and specialty powders. Ohly is part of the $17.6bn turnover Associated British Food (ABF) Group. ABF is a broad portfolio of businesses which includes Primark, Ovaltine, Twinings, AB Enzymes, and is the world's second largest producer of both sugar and baker's yeast. ABF takes a long-term perspective on investment and performance and stimulates entrepreneurship by giving high degrees of autonomy to operational businesses. This means that decisions are taken as close as possible to their point of impact allowing teams the freedom to act, in order to be successfully flexible and fast. ABF invests a great deal in selecting and developing the right people for Ohly and the broader ABF group of companies.Ohly has a great opportunity for a Project Engineer to join our team in Boyceville, Wisconsin. The Project Engineer coordinates and manages capital projects, monitors process operations/controls, and assists with technical issues for the Boyceville facility to support production, maintenance, process improvements, and new process development.Key Responsibilities:Project EngineeringDefine and manage capital projects as required by Management Team decisions.Provide downtime requirements to Production Manager for scheduling.Coordinate equipment installations and construction as necessary to ensure minimal disruption of production.Complete capital projects and repairs on time and on budget.CommunicationEnsure all departments are generally aware of project work which may be occurring in their areas and maintain formal daily communications with the production manager.Maintain a system that facilitates the upward flow of ideas and concerns.Actively participate in daily production meetings.Process Technology and DevelopmentMonitor and provide technical inputs to the extraction, processing, and drying operations. -Serve as technical liaison between ABFI operating units and outside contractors and consultants.Provide technical support to production, maintenance, R& D, and quality control departments.Make appropriate provisions in regard to job duties in case of absence.SafetyMake safety a priority and insist on strict adherence to safety policies/procedures.Ensure safety is engineered into project work.Ensure safety related work is appropriately prioritized and completed in a timely manner.Responsible for ensuring employees comply with Good Manufacturing Practices and the Food Safety Plan.Participate in the Ohly Americas safety program including but not limited to attending weekly, monthly and annual safety training.Responsible to report food safety problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.BudgetReduce costs, spend at or below budgets, and prepare annual budgets for capital projects.Identify best value proposal for projects and ensures spend is focused on both long-term goals and short-term budgets.Human ResourcesAssist with employee training when required.Uphold Human Resource policies and procedures.Comply with applicable employment law.Essential Skills & KnowledgeBachelor's degree in chemical, mechanical or process engineering or related area.Minimum 3 years engineering experience with project related background.Ability to create projects to support improvements in plant operationsStrong interpersonal skills.Comprehensive oral and written skills.Desirable Skills & KnowledgeUnderstanding of GMP's, engineering in food production environments, and 3A standards.Familiarity with process controlsIf you are a creative engineering professional with a project related background, passion for manufacturing, and would like to find out more about US based opportunities we'd love to hear from you.Deadline:As soon as possibleJob category:Engineering & MaintenanceContract type:PermanentContact person:Madalyn DoschRecruitment & Talent Attraction ManagerLocation:Ohly Americas - Boyceville / Tiffany Street, 1115, 54725, Boyceville, United States

Keywords: Ohly, Racine , Project Engineer, Engineering , Racine, Wisconsin

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