Intermediate Project Engineer

AGI Danmare

Dates

Closing: November 12, 2021

Posted: October 13, 2021

Location

Lisle, IL, USA

Job Department

Engineering

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About AGI

Ag Growth International (AGI) is a Canadian based food infrastructure company. With over 3,800 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

Danmare provides engineering solutions and project management services to the food industry.  Danmare specializes in automated systems for pet food, rice and pasta, confectionery ready-to-eat foods, sauces, and meat processing.

The Opportunity

We are actively seeking an Intermediate Project Engineer for Danmare, a division of AGI. In this role, you will support and assist the Sr. Project Engineer and/or Project Manager with major project initiatives. The responsibilities would include identifying all equipment capabilities, utility & infrastructure requirements and developing Process Flow Diagrams and layout concepts.

  • Travel component may be 40% of total time, percentage is job dependent.
  • 25% of travel will be international (Toronto).
  • While Danmare tries to minimize travel, the percentage is project dependent and Danmare has implemented programs to compensate for time away.

The Team

The Danmare Group is comprised by a team of over fifty-five Professional Engineers, Designers, and Technologists whose credentials span the electrical, mechanical, civil, chemical, and construction disciplines required to service the specialized needs of the food and beverage industry. The full team comprises a diverse range of talent that allows us to offer the full spectrum of big picture process design to niche level materials handling.

Responsibilities

  • Support site start-up team and troubleshoot issues when they arise. If required, work with vender technicians to remediate issues.
  • Assist with the development of Engineering Check-out, Equipment Acceptance Testing, Start-up/Validation documents.
  • Develop and maintain project plans and coordinate project activities; track critical path milestones, accomplishments and results. Ensure that end-to-end project planning, risk identification, dependency tricking, issues identification / escalation, and change management are being managed appropriately utilizing best practice project management standards
  • Build relationships with senior leaders and other Program/Project owners; interact with, prepare materials for, and present to Senior Management as required
  • Gather and provide management with needed information and metrics. This will include: Extract/compare/maintain/analyze data

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • 1 to 3 years of previous project installation and start up experience inclusive of responsibilities included in the Job Summary
  • Working knowledge of CFIA, FDA and USDA food equipment and design standards.
  • Understanding food plant Good Manufacturing Processes (GMPs), area designations, clean design requirements and the impact to process and equipment layout designs.
  • Ability to commit to and follow initiatives through to completion
  • Ability to work flexible hours and multi-task in a fast paced, dynamic, high-pressured environment - managing changing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills

 

How To Apply 

Apply today! Click the “Apply Today” button above or email careers@aggrowth.com with your cover letter and resume and note the job you’re applying for in the subject line.

We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

AGI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.