Job Reference Code: WP-417
Job Title: Project Engineer
Location: Near Milwaukee
Salary: to $100K + 8%
Last Updated: 02/18/2020
Our services have been retained to recruit a PROJECT ENGINEER for a 24/7 550 person, nonunion food manufacturing plant location near Milwaukee, WI. Our client is one of the nation’s most successful food manufacturers with plants nationwide and a wide range of iconic brands. This is an immediate need offering outstanding growth potential and challenge!


Plans utilization of facilities, equipment, materials and personnel to improve efficiency of operations by performing the following duties. • Studies functional statements, organization charts and project information to determine functions and responsibilities of workers and work units and to identify areas of duplication. • Develops, manages, creates, and executes capital projects including creation of documents, issuing PO’s, creating scope, schedule, and cost estimates, and documents required to meet financial policy. • Coordinates and executes construction activities including communication, coordination, training, planning, debriefing, and overseeing contractors and all construction activities related to project activities. • Manage project schedule and budgets to execute project deliverables on time and within budget. • Work with PTM on management of capital planning and capital budget for fiscal year including coordination with corporate engineering. • Communicate resource needs to PTM for project execution. • Support coordination and execution of corporate engineering managed projects. • Provide technical support to production floor and maintenance when required • Work with PTM to develop long range capital plans and site plans • Establishes work measurement programs and analyzes work samples to develop standards for labor utilization. • Analyzes workforce utilization, facility layout and operational data, such as production costs, process flow charts and production schedules, to determine efficient utilization of workers and equipment. • Recommends methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities such as restructuring job duties, reorganizing workflow, relocating workstations and equipment and purchase of equipment. • Confers with management and engineering staff to implement plans and recommendations. • Develops management systems for cost analysis, financial planning, wage and salary administration, and job evaluation. • This position will support all Quality and Food Safety programs. Scope of Responsibility: • Approved capital expenditure is authority to implement project, issue purchase orders, approve payment of invoices up to $50K, make travel arrangements associated with project, schedule project team meetings and maintain project budget.

Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with 2+ yrs. related experience. Must have capital project management experience, strength in both mechanical and electrical, stable work history, strong interpersonal skills and be promotable.

Salary in the $100,000 base range with 8% bonus potential, excellent benefits and growth potential. Relocations assistance in the form of sign-on bonus. Please send updated resume if any interest or questions. Thank you and hope to hear from you soon!

Wade Palmer Wade Palmer & Associates, Inc. 417-889-3434 – off 417-860-5607 - cell