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Packaging Project Engineer

Portland, OR
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Packaging Project Engineer is responsible for direct ownership of key capital projects. The role is also responsible for project management framework with key focus on continuous improvement. Key elements include:
  • Define project scope with clear objectives including developing and managing a detailed project schedule with an action plan.
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives by managing resources in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Track project costs to meet budget and track timelines to meet objectives.
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress.
  • Track project performance to identify areas for improvement.
  • Respond fluidly to unexpected events and manage risks without losing sight of the goals and core mission.
  • ~15 % travel to other ByHeart facilities as needed.
  • Manage bid process for Capex projects.
  • Communicate project timeline and deliverables to leadership team

Competency and Skill Requirements
  • Demonstrated excellence with project management software tools, including Excel, Microsoft Project, Asana, Wrike, Scoro or similar programs.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills and resourcefulness
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline.
  • Ability to work independently and lead multiple projects.
  • Ability to communicate with contractors, vendors, and leadership team about projects

Education and Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree, preferred to have technical degree in engineering or related field.
  • 5-8 years of project management and experience in dairy or food processing industries required. Infant formula experience is a plus.
  • Project management experience for major CAPEX investment programs, including facility Capex projects.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Physical Requirements
  • Need ability to stand, crouch and climb to perform inspection of equipment, and associated processes

Regulatory Requirements
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures, follow CGMP's, and work in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements.
  • Will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local standards for the manufacture of infant formula and other non-infant nutritional foods.