Senior Project Engineer - Improtech

AGI Improtech


Closing: June 30, 2021

Posted: April 6, 2021


Greater Toronto Area, Toronto, Canada

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About AGI

AGI is a global food-based infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. 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.

Today, AGI’s product portfolio also includes cutting edge solutions that leverage IoT enabled devices, sensor technology and cloud computing.  The AGI SureTrack product is an independent hardware and software platform that brings together data across the farm, in real time, and provides customers with the ability to manage their crop production, manage their overall business, and market their grain based on content and robust traceability.  With a customer base that includes Growers, Ag Retail, Grain Buyers and Food Processors, AGI SureTrack is an independent farm operating platform, with supply chain visibility and complete crop management.

Founded in 1987, Improtech is a Toronto based engineering consulting firm specializing in the design, commissioning, and implementation of processes for the food, dairy and beverage industries. Clients are provided with a full range of services including troubleshooting, conceptual design, machine fabrication and installation, project management, commissioning, and training.

The Opportunity

As the Senior Project Engineer, you will oversee a team of process engineers, as well as assist and direct your team in the design and implementation of projects in the food and beverage industry. In addition to employing engineering fundamentals in systems design, you will interact extensively with customers, as well as assist with and direct the coordination of outside contractors and plant floor logistics.

The Team

As a part of a highly dynamic and collaborative Engineering team, the Senior Project Engineer will work closely with other engineers, project mangers, suppliers, installers and construction teams.


  • Analyses, design and implementation of new processes, process improvements and cost savings initiatives.
  • Research codes and regulations applicable to a project.
  • Develop technical reports on recommendations to improve new processes, feasibility studies and energy savings initiatives.
  • Process design of complete systems including clean in place (CIP) systems.
  • Drafting of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs).
  • Ensures documents and practices surrounding material integrity and inventory/asset management are in place and effective.
  • Strengthen relationships with existing clients, particularly with client senior management.
  • Build strategic relationships with other complementary engineering firms for sub-contracting.
  • Develop other revenue streams, such as “turnkey” projects or additional services.
  • Fully understand and identify opportunities to develop Improtech team capabilities to meet current and future project needs.



  • University degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, Additional Project Management or Business Management education is an asset.
  • Minimum 10 years of previous project engineering design and project management experience in the Food & Beverage Manufacturing Industry.
  • Member of Professional Engineers Ontario.
  • Must have experience leading multiple, concurrent projects to successful completion.
  • 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.
  • Advanced skills with: Word, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, AutoCAD.



How To Apply

Apply today! Click the “Apply Today” button above or email 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.