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Project Engineering Manager

Date: Jan 9, 2023

Location: Clovis, NM, US, 88101

Company: Glanbia


Project Engineer and Manager


Supervisor’s Title:             Plant Engineer Manager

Department:                        Engineering

Exempt Status:                   Salary Exempt, Grade 22


Job Summary

Provides engineering support aspects for ongoing and new project operations


Essential Functions

  • Manage capital projects as directed by the Engineering Manager
  • Manage other site projects including, budgeting, timelines, contractors, and documentation as directed by the Engineering Manager
  • Coordinate all project activities with external and internal personnel including contractors, operations, safety, quality, and maintenance.
  • Designs methods for maintaining or increasing projects while improving production costs, yields, quality, and safety.
  • Troubleshoots project problems and identifies solutions which reduce downtime and conserve maintenance costs.
  • Monitors project equipment to identify potential errors and develops solutions to eliminate the reoccurrence of those problems.
  • Designs and conducts plant trials to determine the test methods, procedures, parts, and equipment needed to implement engineering changes.
  • Determines the layout of piping, equipment, and utilities for project engineering changes.
  • Interfaces with all levels of management and employees to gather information and provide guidance for implementation.
  • Develop accurate and efficient Process and Instrument Drawings for projects through the use of customer specifications, general process descriptions, company standards and verbal instructions. Designs will include Clean-in-Place (CIP) systems and interfacing as required.
  • Ensure project system design complies with State and Federal regulations.
  • Check drawings for drafting and engineering errors to produce a complete system design for presentation to customers.
  • Utilizes GPS processes, driving zero losses and upholds the culture of Southwest Cheese non-negotiable.
  • Manages the day to day activities of the projects crew
  • Manages and schedules all work of the projects crew including scheduling plant downtime, maintain job paperwork, closing work orders, maintaining the priorities of the projects crew.


Additional Functions

  • Serve on committees as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.




  • Requires a Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or a minimum of five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, handle multiply projects simultaneously and delegate assignments to others.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.





Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to loud noise levels (i.e. manufacturing equipment).
  • May be exposed to humidity, intense heat, and areas with possible air contamination, fumes and toxic chemicals.
  • May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.

Travel Requirements

  • Minimal travel limited within the local area.


Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

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