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PEPSICO Project Engineer, Mechanical - 228211BR in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Project Engineer, MechanicalAuto req ID: 228211BRJob DescriptionPerform engineering activities required to analyze, design, plan, coordinate and lead assigned projects in packaging, processing, milling and material handling to assure customer satisfaction and meet targeted performance, expectations, time tables, and spending limits.- Apply engineering principles to analyze and plan for the requirements of assigned projects and cost studies to achieve targeted objectives.- Prepare engineering specifications. Design process and flow diagrams for assigned projects and oversee the preparation of all necessary drawings.- Prepare cost, lead-time, and downtime estimates for assigned projects and cost studies.- Prepare project approval documentation for new products and systems, maintain required project documentation, and monitor and control costs within assigned projects.- Lead assigned projects using Early Management through concept, design, installation, commissioning and qualification to meet specified scope and identified project results.- Obtain and adopt all relevant requirements including building permits, environmental regulations, permit to work, sanitary design, good manufacturing practices, safety, code requirements, and OSHA Regulations on all work assignments.- Specify, bid, select, and purchase required equipment, parts, and contract installation services for assigned projects to meet installation schedules and requirements.- Supervise work conducted by plant labor, contractors, and service personnel to assure efficient coordination and completion of assigned projects as scheduled.- Provide trouble shooting, problem analysis, and technical support to the plant as required.- Ensure the implementation of maintenance and operator training for new equipment and systems installed on assigned projects.- Keep abreast of new technological developments through professional study and review, and initiate uses within the plant.- Manage multiple projects of varying complexity and varying priorities at the same time.- Manage small to intermediate and complex projects and annual project budgets up to $5.0MM.- Advises and coaches co-workers in areas of experience and in general matters, including food safety- Suggests innovative and creative new and improved methods.- Takes initiative and provides leadership on all work assignments.Qualifications/Requirements- B.S. Engineering Degree- 5 years of Project Management experience- Familiar with dust collection systems, pneumatic conveying, grain milling and bulk material handling- Familiar with packaging and processing equipment including mixing, scaling, primary packaging, secondary packaging, case packing, conveying, palletizing, metal detection, check weighing.- Familiar with Combustible Food Ingredients (CFI) risk mediation and reduction and general Dust Risk Mitigation (DRM) hazard analysis and mediation.- Familiar with basics of finance, product cost accounting, statistical process control, and Total Productive Manufacturing (TPM).- Fundamental background with PLCis and process controls.- Familiar with principles of building and utilities technologies.- Familiar with the application of maintenance principles in all work assignments.- Familiar with the application of operations principles in all work assignments.- Strong leadership skills with the ability to deliver results.- Exceptional ipeople skillsi, oral and written communication skills. Strong motivational skills.- High degree of commitment to the iteami approach to managing projects and/or solving manufacturing problems using Early Management Tools and Processes.- Travel 5-10%.- The position will be filled at L6, L7, L8 or L9 depending on the candidatesi current level within the Supply Chain Competency Assessment (SCCA) program.Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for RelocationJob Type: RegularAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gen