Project Engineer - Mechanical

Posted on May 1

Location: Boston, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4158635

Summary of the Position:
The CAD designer/project engineer designs and drafts food processing and packaging equipment, plant layouts, and parts; this position establishes budgets and timelines for capital projects and manages systems installations.
Functions Performed
Designs, redesigns, or modifies required areas and implements changes to resolve problems and improve equipment/systems performance and reliability.
Prepares completed layouts for final equipment/system design from simple sketches and/or vendor supplied drawings for all company locations.
Manages new equipment purchases by working closely with vendors to ensure equipment meets manufacturing requirements. Performs equipment Factory Acceptance Tests or other activities related to machine purchases.
Works with other engineers, managers, and facility staff on design needs.
Manages internal projects by supporting Maintenance and Fabrication Shop employees involved in new projects and retrofits/upgrades.
Evaluates production equipment and related systems for optimization.
Monitors project costs and prepares progress summaries for executive group.
  • Responsible for manufacturing, distributing and consistently maintaining safe and quality food by following good manufacturing practices, allergen controls, food defense, HACCP, SQF, and regulatory requirements.
  • Aware and accountable for maintaining and documenting preventative controls necessary to ensure food safety and quality.
  • Responsible for immediately reporting all food safety and quality issues to management.
  • Responsible for partnering with others, sharing knowledge, skills and information within assigned team and across functional areas.
  • Responsible for enhancing technical and functional competencies, as well as professional and leadership development.
Education, Experience, and Knowledge: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Facility Planning, or related field preferred.
·Four or more years experience in engineering and project management.
·Knowledge of the food industry highly preferred. 
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