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Project Manager, Engineering Services

Company: Aspire Bakeries
Location: Swedesboro
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands likeLa Brea Bakery,Otis Spunkmeyer, andOakrun Farm Bakery. With 13 bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.----Position Purpose:The Manager, Engineering Servicesis accountable for the provision of technical services in the areas of reliability, project management, and capital program management and other related engineering areas in line with business needs.--Key Accountabilities:The role will support the bakeries in the management of capital projects meeting objectives for safety, schedule, budget, maintaining sanitary design of equipment, and with an end result of meeting or exceeding design performance requirements. In addition, the role will provide support to the bakeries to mitigate the impact of critical equipment failures and enhance existing equipment reliability.--Responsibilities:EngineeringDirectly responsible for all elements of project management from BOD to commissioning and handover and ensures that all project objectives are met on schedule, safely and within budgetary limits. Project management duties include: Scheduling, budgeting, coordinating project objectives within budgetary limits and reporting status.Vendor and equipment investigation, selection, price negotiation, coordination, and procurement efforts related to projects.CER development and submission, including the development of presentations to facilitate funding approvals.Preparation and review of scope documents, job specifications and drawings.Supervising contractors in the execution of projects and in the commissioning and handover to OperationsFacilitates project reviews and stakeholder meetings and provides the necessary reports on project progress and budget status. Utilizes systematic approach for project management and promotes the use of tools for continuous improvement.Works across Regional boundaries and provides support to local Bakery Operations and Maintenance Teams to ensure the timely completion of small budget projects.Manages regional multiyear Capital Program, including plan development and regular reporting on project status, commitments, and spending.Interacts with Business Units and Division Supply Chain teams, along with Corporate Support Services, to share best practices, upgrade common work processes, and provide feedback on vendor and equipment performance and input for continuous improvement.--Maintenance:As Subject Matter Expert, generates engineering solutions to repetitive failures and other problems that adversely affect plant operations.Assists in management of equipment supplier related issues causing inefficiencies, regulatory, safety and/or quality problems.--Skills, Experience & Qualifications:Experience of 7 to 10 years of reliability engineering and/or project management in food engineering.Knowledge of asset care and maintenance management.Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environmentSense of urgency Completes assignments right the first time and understands the needSuccessful leadership over diverse types of capital projects from simple to complex. Ability to manage projects from feasibility thru start up and performance validation.Knowledge of current personnel safety, food safety, environmental and regulatory compliance issues related to manufacturing and in the food industry.Experience applying engineering knowledge cross-functionally to support new food development and commercialization in specialty foods categories.Must have good planning and coordination skills.Expertise in Microsoft Office skills a must.Excellent communications and presentation skillsMaintain valid passport, visa or other credentials for international travelEducation, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level--Required:Outstanding interpersonal skills, leadership traits, and the ability to collaborate effectively while driving for results.Highly results-oriented, able to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, with strong analytical and strategic problem-solving skills.Exceptional integrity, ethics, and a passion for the business and its customers.Approachable style, team-player mentality, and flexibility in professional and interpersonal interactions.--Preferred:B.S. Engineering (any discipline) andAutoCAD Proficiency--Physical Requirements:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.Regularly required to climb, stand or walk for extended periods of time.Use a computer keyboard and monitor more than 75% of total work time.--Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, wet and/or humid conditions, and extreme cold.The noise level in the work environment is often moderate to loud.We are a 24 hour/7 day manufacturing operation, where we must have the ability to work different shifts and weekends on occasion.----We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.

Keywords: Aspire Bakeries, Philadelphia , Project Manager, Engineering Services, Engineering , Swedesboro, Pennsylvania

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