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Senior Project /Process Improvement Engineer (Remote)

Company: Wilbur-Ellis Company
Location: Boise
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

?Description?At Wilbur Ellis Nutrition, four generations of nutrition innovation matter. Our success over a century comes from always challenging ourselves to ask, ?What?s next?? on behalf of our customers and partners. We know that behind every success is a team of highly motivated and talented individuals. At Wilbur Ellis Nutrition, our culture is deeply rooted in values and a focus on professional growth and career development, because we believe that growing a business is first and foremost about nurturing high-caliber talent.?General Purpose and Scope of Position:This is in practice a dual role combining Capital Investment Project and Process Improvement to optimize manufacturing operations across Nutrition.? As a Project Engineer, the holder will be part of the capital engineering, design engineering, detailed mapping, and planning and or review. This responsibility will extend to all projects capital or otherwise that come through the Capital Investment and Manufacturing Optimization office in the support of projects with diligence, safety, on time and safely.? As a Process Improvement Engineer, the holder will oversee the overall process engineering design and review of manufacturing and other engineered and or operationally developed processes. Will support team members in the documentation of core business systems and processes, support in keeping them updated when engineered or process changes and or innovation occur. Understanding and describing in writing the best way to accomplish the routine work of the organization is part of the requirements. Under both roles, the holder will rely heavily on data or numbers in their pursuit of truth and best practices. Success is largely determined by the ability to show measurable improvement in its core business activities and in the deployment of capital projects.?Key Skills and Abilities Include:4+ years? experience as a civil engineer, plant engineer, reliability engineer, project engineer, construction engineer, process engineer, and or plant industrial engineer2+ years? experience in plant supervisory or operations supervisory role (Plant Manager, Operations Manager, Asst. Plant or operations manager, production supervisor)Experience successfully managing and delivering projects with the ability to create and lead a cultural focus on human safety and food safety during the design and execution of projectsStrong project management skills including large-scale capital improvement projects with strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasksStrong process implementation and project management skillsExperience in feed, food/plant operations focused on efficient production methods and an understanding of best practicesAbility to multi-task in a fast-paced and changing work environmentBachelor?s degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Civil or Electrical Engineering, Grain Science, Construction Management, Project Management or related fieldsRelevant trade certification/s (preferred, but not required)MS Office computer skillsAutoCAD read and write proficiency (preferred)?Key Personal Attributes Include:An individual with a high level of integrity, transparency, work ethic, and safety commitmentA ?working? leader, able to lead a team of professionals but also able to directly take over specific areas of work with a hands-on approach to problem-solvingLearning agility, the ability to learn more than taught and to deliver more than askedResourceful, ability to ?do more with less? but also able to recognize when ?more leads to more?Strong customer-centric approach: An enabler for the commercial teams to fully serve our customersA critical thinker who can analyze complex situations, look at them from different angles, and can seamlessly change gears into a ?can do? attitude to drive practical action leading to desired resultsStrong organizational skills with a focus on processConnecting effectively with suppliers, customers, and co-workersEnthusiasm for creating a positive attitude in the work environment?Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:Collaborates with Location Managers, Plant Managers, and other team members to create a strategic action plan and cost estimates of materials, time, labor, and other resources required to complete assigned projectsLeads the Engineering development of all project plans and designsRecommends and/or analyzes materials, equipment, and practices used in the project to ensure efficacy related to all team projectsAnalyzes a selection of equipment, systems, processes, engineered design, and systems to identify modifications to improve efficiency, increase quality, and reduce costs?Prepares periodic progress and cost reports for leadershipStays apprised of current leading-edge design engineering in the maintenance of existing capabilities and in the advancement of new capabilitiesEnsures compliance with codes, guidelines, best practices, and policies?Collaborates with other team members to share problems and solutionsProject lead for tasks involving engineering functions including AutoCAD drawing and reading of schematics.Point of contact for engineering functions including vendorsProject manager for new capital equipment and process improvement projectsProject types include innovation products, capacity increases, productivity base, and infrastructure projectsLeads in coordinating minor and major projects to ensure that design meets user needs and is completed within the time frame and budget restrictionsLeads in the preparation of projects including advertisements, requests for proposals, proposal evaluation, consultant interviews and selection, fee negotiations, bids and contracts, and pre-bid and pre-construction conferencesCoordinate operations performance cost effectiveness, preparing submittals and managing requests for information (RFI)Participate in requirements gathering specification sessionsComply with applicable code and regulatory requirements, including MSHA and OSHA regulations on the worksite. Follow all safety, regulatory, and administrative policies and proceduresClose coordination with leadership for implementation of infrastructure to support new or expand business activityProvide consultation to departments regarding the procurement of equipment and servicesReduce costs by standardizing support and provisioning services while enabling emerging applicationsSupport and consult with other managers on project issues, status, and tracking requirements across the portfolioOwns collection/analysis/reporting of application/project success metricsCollect, evaluate, and compress data and information from multiple sources, resolve conflicts, and differentiate between actual and required requirementsCollaborate directly with senior management to ensure their needs and expectations regarding communication, budget, research, results, and timing are metConduct periodic program reviews with Senior ManagementEffectively communicate with internal and external parties, as needed, and ensure that all parties are informed and kept current on all deliverablesManaging and prioritizing competing tasks for a finite set of resources (IT, SMEs) to ensure that deliverables are planned efficiently and met by required go-live datesActive management of project risk & issues in addition to status and tracking requirements across the portfolioIncorporate and coordinate needs of Facilities Management with projects to ensure ease of maintenance and compliance with codes and design specifications/standardsResponsible for coordination and communication of commissioning activities, engineering processes, and troubleshooting in the fieldAssist in the preparation of the departmental budgetRecommend and implement departmental and operational policies, procedures, and goals to carry out the functions of the departmentOther duties customary of such a position and other responsibilities as assigned?Compensation and Benefits:In compliance with all states and cities requiring transparency of pay, the base compensation for this position ranges from $116,500 - $163,000. Note that salary may vary based on location, skills, and experience.? This position is eligible for vacation, holidays, health, dental, vision, mental health, retirement plans, and other benefits.??If you are currently a Wilbur-Ellis employee, please notify your Manager prior to applying for this position. Thank you!??Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition, LLC?is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, and is a marketer and distributor of value-added feed ingredients in North America and Asia-Pacific. Wilbur Ellis provides feed solutions to our customers and suppliers in the Livestock, Pet Food, and Aquaculture Industries. Providing a complete supply chain, including logistics, warehousing, and customer service, in addition to expertise in import/export and regulatory, sets Wilbur-Ellis apart from our competitors. We understand the importance of providing on-time delivery of specified products and honoring our commitments to suppliers and customers.?COMPANY CULTUREWilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employerWilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed, specialty chemicals, and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.?Wilbur-Ellis is for and about peopleWilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over 100 years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other.?Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry?s best workforceWilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.?Job Code:?SENIO010143?

Keywords: Wilbur-Ellis Company, Boise , Senior Project /Process Improvement Engineer (Remote), Other , Boise, Idaho

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