Our client is searching for a Senior Project Engineer in the Salt Lake City, UT area
•Analyzes technical malfunctions, makes suggestions for improvement, tests and implements the necessary improvements by coordinating the activities of all concerned departments.
•Optimizes the operation of manufacturing processes by finding the optimum packaging and machine settings with an underlying goal of quality and cost.
•Participates in the analysis of quality problems in research and applicable solutions, handles relations with the maintenance and production departments for optimization purposes and ensure follow-up to solutions.
•Manages and updates the specifications and documents for all existing packaging used throughout the manufacturing facility.
•Works directly with sales team for new product/packaging requests coming from customers
•Organizes and tracks industrial tests and defines the parameters of production of new products in collaboration with the Plant Manager, maintenance, and scheduling
•Reports tests and validates the manufacturing feasibility of new products.
•Consults with vendors in the development of packaging for components and materials. Works directly with packaging suppliers and production to execute appropriate trials to ensure production readiness.
•Creates Project Plans and harnesses resources to ensure project milestones are met within expectations of timeline, quality and budget.
•Determines material, equipment and packaging to be used for the specific projects at hand.
•Studies product design, customer requirements, and determines performance standards. Conducts tests to assure safe and satisfactory product performance.
•Maintains observation of new equipment/packaging/product once implemented until it reaches the expected performance level on a consistent basis.
•Provides daily technical expertise in support to Bowman-Andros Products team and production leaders. This job serves as the link between production, quality, R&D, and engineering.
•Trained to understand the mechanics of the production line machines in order to design and optimize new and current packaging formats as well as line efficiency.
•Ability to troubleshoot packaging issues that are experienced on the production line and offer short and long term solutions with maintenance and production team.
•Supports manufacturing issues, and troubleshooting as assigned.
•Bachelor’s Degree (B.S) in Engineering
•Posses current and active Engineering license.
•Prior food manufacturing experience preferred.
•Self-motivated, hands-on individual with keen interest in quickly learning and applying new skills who can follow written/verbal instructions and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
•Ability to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
•Ability to use the principles of calculus and trigonometry for analysis, design, and troubleshooting.
•Ability to react quickly to changing requirements and new process developments.
•Ability to balance needs such as worker safety, process efficiency, and budgetary constraints.
•Excellent organizational skills.
•Proficient in Microsoft Office.
•Knowledge of GMPs and HACCP regulations