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Project Manager

Company: Grimmway Farms
Location: Arvin
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:



Position is responsible for managing all activities of service orders and capital expenditure projects while maintaining clear communication on all aspects of the project with the client (GM and/or project originator). Primary objective is efficient coordination and timely execution of the project/service order.


  • Act as primary liaison with project originators (clients) and stakeholders (Production, Maintenance, QA, Safety, Regulatory, Management), Construction service groups and outside sub-contractors as needed.
  • Work with client to define scope of service request.
  • Perform required calculations, equipment specifications, and development of concepts and layouts to meet the client's needs.
  • Coordinate with outside sub-contractors, vendors and other engineers for equipment, services, drawings, specifications as needed.
  • Obtain bids for equipment and services for projects/service orders, and then procure same once project is approved.
  • Oversee and hold outside sub contractors to quality standards.
  • Develop preliminary and detailed budgets, and be accountable to them for life of project.
  • Prepare proposal packages for client/management approval.
  • Develop, maintain, communicate and be responsible for the project schedule.
  • Communicate all project coordination activities with stakeholders.
  • Coordinate all construction disciplines on project activities and scheduling.
  • Coordinate training of personnel on new installations with Maintenance and Operations requirements.
  • Other duties as required.


Ability to frequently move about inside the office and food processing facilities (sometimes in narrow passages, in wet areas, climb ladders on to elevated platforms.) Must be able to remain in a stationary position throughout much of the working day. Ability to operate a computer and other office productivity equipment. Ability to work outdoors. Must be able to work in different temperatures (as hot as 100 to 110F and as cold as 32 to -20 F) Must be able to work in high noise area. Must be able to move items up to 25 lbs.

Additional Info


  • College degree in an Engineering discipline or Construction Management, or comparable industry experience within food processing, engineering or construction related field required.

  • Minimum of five (5) years working in construction or other engineering related industry, preferably with project management duties.

  • Knowledgeable and proficient in AutoCAD, MS Office and MS Project Manager.

  • Ability to develop project budgets and manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

  • Must be a good listener, team player and flexible in providing solutions to the client.

  • Ability to evaluate problems and conflicts to arrive at practical solutions using sound judgement and good common sense.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Remote work not available for this position.

  • Travel in the Bakersfield area could be frequent, between 25% - 50% of the time, as needed.

  • Travel out of the Bakersfield area / out of state facilities could be about 5% of the time.

  • Must have a valid driver's license with a clean DMV driving record.

  • Must pass pre-placement drug/alcohol screen, physical and functional capacity evaluation.



  • Competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k plan with a discretionary match, subject to a vesting schedule
  • Paid Sick, Vacation, Holiday Time and Personal Hours
  • Local car dealers discounts for Employee Vehicle Purchase/Lease Programs
  • Subsidized gym membership with InShape health clubs
  • Free on-site personal training and other wellness-focused activities at company gym
  • Tuition discount partnership program with University of La Verne
  • Discounted tickets to major theme parks throughout California

Keywords: Grimmway Farms, Bakersfield , Project Manager, Other , Arvin, California

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