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Project Engineer

Company: The J. M. Smucker Company
Location: Meadville
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:


Project Engineer


Meadville, PA


Plant Engineer


The Project Engineer will lead the execution of projects. Primary responsibilities include developing scopes of work, user requirements, project plans, budgets, and cost controls.


  • Writes project charters and funding requests
  • Ensures that all phases of the Capital Project Delivery process such as Front-End Engineering and Start Up Management are followed
  • Leads the development of project cost estimates and manages projects to meet the estimates 80% of the time
  • Develops and manages project schedules to meet project objectives 95% of the time; this includes coordinating and monitoring schedule updates in conjunction with engineering and construction resources
  • Establishes project practices and procedures including ones related to safety, quality, cost, and schedule
  • Manages project changes and the decision-making process
  • Drives resolution of key technical issues within the team; ensures all Smucker engineering and code requirements are met
  • Clearly communicates project status, outages and watch-outs as the primary link between the project team and upper management
  • Understands key roles of Smucker employees and contractors and can mesh the two for a seamless project execution
  • Can lead a multidisciplinary team of Engineers to successfully execute a project
  • Works with operations and product development to determine internal customer needs
  • Provides technical support to Project Managers in the areas of project controls, budget, and accounting systems
  • Ensures that projects are documented in accordance with good engineering practices SELECTION CRITERIA

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Computer, etc.) is required Experience
      • 3-5 years of experience in project management/construction management is required
      • Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment is preferred
      • An understanding of the Capital Delivery Process


Keywords: The J. M. Smucker Company, Erie , Project Engineer, Engineering , Meadville, Pennsylvania

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