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Project Manager Engineering

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Russellville
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, you will plan single or multiple projects that range in complexity. You will manage all aspects of the project (i.e., scope development, cost estimates and schedule, etc.) by collaborating within the engineering organization and with other cross-functional departments. You will manage all technical resources and influence team members to execute projects from conception to completion delivering success criteria and vertical start-up. You should have a solid understanding of the food processing technology employed in a USDA/frozen food production facility.This position is critical for providing manufacturing process/packaging systems and modification expertise for our manufacturing plants to deliver our company's established plans and goals for innovation, infrastructure, and cost savings. Typical projects involve state-of-the-art frozen food assembly/freezing/packaging systems, meat and poultry cook/cool systems, sauce processing systems, vegetable processing systems, dedicated product systems, factory automation, food equipment design and fabrication, building infrastructure and utility systems, and environmental health/food safety.Responsibilities Include:Travel to internal and co-manufacturer manufacturing plants, vendors, suppliers, engineering service providers, and any other sites required to successfully execute projects. Travel will involve domestic and international.Work with leadership within and outside the Supply Chain functionHave external interactions with, but not limited to, equipment vendors, construction contractors, engineering services contractors, local / state / federal government agencies, and co-manufacturing organizations.Be a Technical Leader and an expert in Project Management and has demonstrated accomplishments and contributions to meet business needsManage a range of medium to large projectsManage multiple project staff of up to 5 - 15 engineering professionals (may be a combination of internal and consulting engineers)Complete assigned projects by using workflows with Innovation, Operations and Platform GroupsEnsure that all project planning, deliverables, reporting, and spending forecasts are managed and are delivered within cost, schedule and performance success criteriaRequirements:BS in an Engineering discipline8+ years of experience in Food Manufacturing5+ years of Project Management experienceFrozen Food ExperienceExperience managing several $5MM + capital projects and a progression through multiple roles in the Food Manufacturing industryVariable travel depending on project timing, between 50% to 70% travel#LI-PM2#LI-Onsite#LI-MSLOur Benefits:We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insuranceWealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase planGrowth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiencesBalance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)Our Company:Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye--, Marie Callender's--, Banquet--, Healthy Choice--, Slim Jim--, Reddi-wip--, and Vlasic--, and emerging brands, including Angie's-- BOOMCHICKAPOP--, Duke's--, Earth Balance--, Gardein--, and Frontera--.We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Conagra Brands, Conway , Project Manager Engineering, Engineering , Russellville, Arkansas

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