Our client, a privately held food manufacturer in Bergen County is looking for an experienced Project Engineer. The Project Engineer handles the implementation of strategic capital investments related to facility, utility, or equipment purchases and improvements. This could involve the relocation and optimization of the existing fixed asset base and/or the purchase of new fixed assets as well as facility improvements. It may extend from the initial conceptual studies through to project closeout including engaging with internal and external resources.


  • Prepare projects for approval taking into account input from all relevant stakeholders both internal and external to the organization.
  • Ensure that all assets are well designed (i.e. plant layout, equipment selection, etc.)and fit the business purpose through applying new technologies, proven principles, thorough design reviews, and basic science.
  • Coordinate personnel (e.g. other project engineers, technicians, contractors, etc.) to ensure the objectives of the project are satisfied.
  • Propose and control all aspects of a project including scope, schedule, and cost.
  • Ensure an attitude of absolute intolerance for unsafe situations and never implement any change, whether directly instructed to, or under your own initiative, without first questioning its impact in relation to product safety/quality, people safety, and the environment. No compromises will be tolerated.
  • Ensure that the highest principles of ethical conduct on behalf of the community, consumer, company, and the engineering profession are adhered to.
  • Support and encourage clear and open communication between the team members and related stakeholders
  • Support all Value Engineering Analysis (VEA) studies. 
  • Ensure safe work sites at all times during construction and installation and that end results are easy to operate, clean, and maintain as well as guarantee after commissioning the safe, consistent manufacture/distribution of quality products.
  • Ensure that when working with external engineering services, contractors, suppliers, etc. the scope, deliverables, performance, and milestones are clearly detailed and agreed upon upfront.
  • Ensure that the operators, mechanics, electricians, etc. are effectively trained and that the transfer of the equipment to the impacted group is both smooth and efficient. This includes all the supporting documentation that will be required by the local team to operate and maintain the plant. e.g. operating instructions, equipment manuals, plant layouts, maintenance instructions, spare parts listing, etc. 


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering Field. preferred Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Process/Packaging Engineering.


  • Minimum 3 – 5 years experience in a technical/operational role in a food manufacturing facility
  • Project Engineering managing projects from conception to close out.
  • Plant design & construction. 
  • Understanding of financial analysis and relevant business drivers
  • Capital Expenditure budgeting and preparation

Salary and Benefits:

• Salary BOE/annual

• Full-Time

• Weekly Pay

• Day Shift

• Direct Deposit Available

• On day 90 receive benefits: Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, 401K

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