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Sr. Project Engineer','postDate':'2023

Company: Bolthouse Farms
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

THE ROLE: - - -

  • This position will report to the: Sr. Project Manager
  • Travel Requirement: As required
  • Location: Bakersfield, CA
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Shift: M-F, 8AM-5PM or as business requires
  • Employment Category: Full Time - Regular
  • Pay Range: $72,000-$90,000STRONG HISTORY. EXCITING FUTURE. -Bolthouse Farms -is recognized as a leader in growing, manufacturing, and distributing high quality, nutrient dense branded products. Employing more than 2,200 people and headquartered in Bakersfield, California's fertile San Joaquin Valley, Bolthouse Farms is one of the largest carrot growers and distributors in the U.S. and manufactures the No. 1 premium refrigerated branded beverage in U.S. retail. Bolthouse Farms is made up of farm and food fanatics who work every day to serve Our Land, Our People, and All People. - -In 2022 Bolthouse Farms acquired 2022 is Evolution Fresh the #1 juice brand in Natural Channel and the fastest growing cold press juice in US Food. -Visit - -or - -to learn more. -WHAT YOU'LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR IN THIS ROLE - - -The Sr. Project Engineer is responsible for developing capital budget estimates, engineering design, material specification, procurement, installation supervision, construction management, and CQV (Commission, Qualification, and Validation) of food and beverage related projects to ensure vertical startup and a right first-time result. This role will support projects related to line efficiency, process optimization, organic growth, food and personnel safety, and new product launches. The project engineer will have project responsibilities at all the plants and various locations including facilities in Washington, Chicago, and Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
    • Follow the Engineering Project Delivery Process (EPDP).
    • Work with cross-functional teams to clearly define project scopes and milestones.
    • Develop budget estimates and manage project budgets including monthly cash flow projections.
    • Construction management including oversight of 3rd party engineering firms and external contractors.
    • Work with strategic vendors to deliver the lowest TOC for purchases by utilizing a competitive bidding process.
    • Develop or modify plant layouts, process flow diagrams and P&ID's.
    • Utilize drafting resources to convey concepts, ideas, and details.
    • Verify and as-build existing equipment, piping, and plant layouts.
    • Gather information and data from the processing plants to use in root cause analysis that will help reduce downtime and increase efficiency.
    • Develop functional descriptions and oversee process control implementation.
    • Travel as needed and required by projects.
    • Manage multiple projects concurrently.
    • Other duties as assigned.WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR - - -Minimum Qualifications:
      • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, or similar degree.
      • 5 - 10 Years' experience in a technical field related to food or beverage manufacturing.Additional Required Qualifications:
        • Strong background in food and beverage related project management and application engineering.
        • Ability to understand and modify existing processing systems, packaging lines, and manufacturing equipment to support business needs.
        • Thorough understanding of utility infrastructure including: ammonia refrigeration, steam, compressed air, water and waste water systems.
        • Strong background in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics.
        • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose operational issues.
        • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, under pressure and with minimal supervision.
        • Ability to multi-task and set priorities according to changing requirements.
        • Proficient in AutoCAD version 2010 or higher.
        • Must have excellent organizational, technical, verbal, and writing skills.Preferred Qualifications:
          • Experience with sanitary design and CIP (Clean-In-Place) systems
          • Experience with food processing plant design and construction
          • Knowledge of food safety, GMP, HAACP, and FSMA requirements
          • Knowledge of personnel safety, ergonomics, design safe, and OSHA requirements
          • Experience with PLC's, automation, and controls systems.
          • Experience with lean manufacturing technics.Physical Demands:
            • Must be able to work in a processing plant environment Environmental exposure -cold/wet conditions (40 - or below/subzero temperatures), will work in the warehouse building and, in all plants, (indoor and outdoor)
            • Material exposure-moving mechanical parts
            • Occasional exposure to fumes, airborne particles and vibrations
            • Occasional sitting, standing, walking as job requires
            • Ability to lift/push up to 25 lbsWHAT WE OFFER - -Our rich benefits packages are designed to support the health and well-being of both our eligible co-workers and their families. - - -
              • Medical -
              • Dental -
              • Vision -
              • Group Life and AD&D -
              • Voluntary Life and AD&D -
              • Group Short-Term Disability -
              • Group Long-Term Disability -
              • Flexible Spending Accounts -
              • Employee Assistance Program -
              • 401(k) -
              • Paid Time Off - -EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - -We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse organization. We strive for inclusiveness and a workplace where mutual respect is paramount. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as need, to assist them in performing essential job functions. -REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - -Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you are interested in applying for employment with Bolthouse Farms and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at: for additional support and guidance. - -RECRUITMENT AGENCIES: - -Bolthouse Farms does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Bolthouse Farms is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield , Sr. Project Engineer','postDate':'2023, Engineering , Bakersfield, California

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