Senior Project Engineer

Danmare

Dates

Closing: February 28, 2020

Posted: January 2, 2020

Location

Vaughan, ON, CA

Job Department

Engineering

To apply for this position, please send your resume to HR@danmare.ca. Please use the job title as the subject line for reference.

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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.

Senior Project Engineer - FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE MANDATORY

Bringing a minimum of 5 - 10 years of FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY Project Engineering experience to manage and drive multiple projects in a food manufacturing setting. The Project Engineer must be familiar with and follow best practice Project Management methodologies. Recommend, manage, and implement efforts to streamline the organization's processes and establish best practices. Using his/her ability to organize and lead meetings (plan, facilitate, document, follow up) to accomplish objectives.

Requirements:

  • Lead major project initiatives in the food industry. The responsibilities would include identifying all equipment capabilities, utility & infrastructure requirements and developing Process Flow Diagrams and layout concepts.
  • Lead Installation activities at client sites to ensure proper installation of all intended project designs. Manage contractors and enforce client safety measures.
  • 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
  • Working knowledge of 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.
  • Build relationships with senior leaders and other Program/Project owners; Interact with, prepare materials for, and present to Senior Management as required
  • Provide guidance to and mentor other team members
  • Results orientated; ability to commit to and follow initiatives through to completion
  • Able to work flexible hours and multi-task in a fast paced, dynamic, high-pressured environment - managing changing priorities and tight deadlines.

OTHER ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Proven leader of multiple, concurrent projects
  • Results orientated; ability to commit to and follow initiatives through to completion
  • Able to work flexible hours and multi-task in a fast paced, dynamic, high-pressured environment - managing changing priorities and tight deadlines
  • Able to be detailed focused and also to summarize status / issues / recommendations - producing quality deliverables
  • Demonstrates highest level of personal and professional integrity
  • Strong interpersonal, collaborative, and team building skills; Able to partner with and lead people with different personalities and responsibilities, demonstrating conflict management, influencing, and negotiation skills to drive the decision making process; Adaptive; Confident; Persuasive; Proactive; Accountable; Enthusiastic
  • Maintain and continually improve technical and professional abilities described above and required to perform assigned tasks. This may be done through reading and continuing education.
  • Advanced capabilities in quantitative and data analysis; Proven ability to conduct research/analysis, organize and interpret findings, and build presentations that facilitate Senior Management decision making
  • Treat all DANMARE information and customer information in a confidential manner.
  • Follow job guidelines as described in the DANMARE practice and procedure manual.
  • Understand and abide by office policies and procedures.
  • Informs Principal of problems or issues which affect the companies’ ability to meet customer requirements.
  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned.
  • Be aware of budget and schedule constraints on all work executed for DANMARE. Make every effort to complete assignment on time and on schedule.
  • Recommend, manage, and implement efforts to streamline the organization’s processes and establish best practices.

 

Desired Skills

  • University Degree in Engineering, Additional Project Management or Business Management education is an asset
  • 5-10+ years previous project engineering and project management experience inclusive of responsibilities included in the Job Summary, in the Food Processing industry.
  • Member of PEO and / or other related professional organizations.
  • Experience in a consulting environment
  • Ability to converse and collaborate with multiple departments spanning multiple disciplines, and at senior levels
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Ability to write effective, high-quality communications and documents
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Interpersonal, collaborative, and team building skills; Able to partner with and lead people with different personalities and responsibilities, demonstrating conflict management, influencing, and negotiation skills to drive the decision-making process; Adaptive; Confident; Persuasive; Proactive; Accountable; Enthusiastic
  • Advanced skills with: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Project, AutoCAD
  • Ability to obtain the relevant visa (TN1) is a requirement.

Compensation: Competitive compensation, benefits, RRSP and ESP programs

About Us

Danmare Group specializes in the food and beverage manufacturing industry. Over the past fifteen years, clients have enlisted our expert team to manage numerous challenging projects from start to finish, taking a flexible and collaborative approach that considers all stakeholder requirements as well as the safety of everyone involved. Our skilled team of professionals will manage the process design, equipment specifications, factory layout, equipment qualifications, construction and installations, project timelines, and maintain budget integrity, oversee vendors, address unexpected concerns and implement the results we promised – in short, everything you would expect from a company that consistently brings complex projects to fruition on time and within budget.

Our continued success in our industry has been leveraged by our inclusion in the AGI group of businesses. AGI is a global leader in the planning, engineering and manufacturing of full solutions and systems in the agriculture industry, partnering with customers on 6 continents to offer unique market solutions.

Check us out at www.danmare.ca