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Engineering Project Manager

Company: Darigold, Inc.
Location: Sunnyside
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Sunnyside is looking for a Engineering Project Manager to join our team in Sunnyside, WA. This position is responsible for managing large capital projects, as well as providing leadership to site engineering resources to successfully execute capital projects. This role has ultimate accountability for project scope, quality of the finished work, on-time, and on-budget delivery of the project. Must have a proven track record of construction project execution.

What you will do (other duties may be assigned):

Working with Corporate Engineering staff, plant staffs and other functions, perform design development, cost estimates, capital expenditure requests and process improvements.
Ability to manage multiple projects in different fields ensuring adherence to proper protocols, practices, and meet timelines.
Implement new systems and standardize equipment requirements
Research and assist in testing new technology.
Ability to assess and understand complex operations and systems to support production operations.
Track project progress, implementation, and costs.
Continuously assess new equipment technologies for process improvements.
Manage the planning and budgeting process for various engineering improvements, with the goal of meeting project expectations and time requirements.
Responsible for safety of project team including construction trades.
Audits and assesses quality of fabrication and construction against industry standards and contractual requirements.
Ability to assess and understand complex operations and systems to support production management. Track project progress, implementation, and costs.
Provide Engineering leadership to manufacturing facilities.

What you will bring:

Prior Project Management and Construction Management Experience including design oversight, equipment/trade Statement of Work development, and project reporting.
Technical competence - Food Processing systems & equipment, facility construction and/or Utility systems.
Lean Manufacturing background a plus
Comprehensive problem solving/decision making skills
Strong organization/administration - project management. Must be able to execute and deliver results
Communication skills - must be able to present complex technical data both orally, in writing and in concise terms.
Thorough understanding of OSHA,USDA, HACCP, FSIS, Food Safety and other requirements preferred.
Forthright with opinions and recommendations
Demonstrated computer proficiency (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, AutoCAD)

What you will need:

BS degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
10-15 years Food Industry or Consumer Packaged Goods background. Dairy industry experience a plus.
Proven track record of construction project execution.
Professional Engineer's license, a plus
Project Management Professional certification, a plus.

Benefits of Working at Darigold

We understand that as an employee, benefits that support you and your family in and out of work are important. We're proud to offer eligible positions a competitive total rewards package - that includes:

Employer 401K contribution of up to 9%
Comprehensive medical, dental & vision benefits
Employer paid life & disability coverage
Paid time off and paid holidays
8 weeks paid parental Leave
Employee assistance program
Community giving through matching donations
Access to great dairy products & participation in our employee butter purchase program
Compensation range: $105,695-$158,542 (individual wage based on previous experience, knowledge, and skills)


Our Commitment to Diversity

Achieving our vision to Lead Dairy Forward requires cultivating and supporting a team with varying backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to providing a workplace based on mutual respect where all employees feel included and can bring their best and authentic selves to work every day. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, creed, religion, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


As a condition of employment applicants offered a role will be required to successfully pass our pre-employment background screen, receive a negative drug screen result & confirm eligibility to work in the U.S. We participate in E-Verify - please follow the links for details, English / Spanish & view our Right to Work Statement, English / Spanish

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)%152594% %%project%%

Keywords: Darigold, Inc., Yakima , Engineering Project Manager, Engineering , Sunnyside, Washington

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