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Project Engineering Manager in Breinigsville, PA at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 7/21/2022

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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.


Position Summary:

The Manager Project Engineering is responsible for planning and executing of engineering projects at plant operations. This position works together with maintenance and operations leaders to implement engineering projects and drives compliance to corporate guidelines and standards. This position manages engineering projects to enable manufacturing facilities to accomplish productivity and efficiency goals. 

The Manager Project Engineering works with OEM vendors and contractors to ensure successful engineering project execution and compliance to scope, quality, timeline, and budget goals.

The Manager Project Engineering is responsible to create and/or document standards for Project Engineering in the search for standardization of processes.

This position provides technical support to plant operations.

This position reports Director or Vice President of Engineering and is based in Horsham, Pennsylvania.


Key Job Responsibilities:

•         Develop and Execute Engineering Projects including:

o   Create project plans, budgets and Capital requests.

o   Create equipment specifications.

o   Request proposals to vendors.

o   Equipment Installation commissioning, troubleshooting, and supports on operators-training.

•         Execute projects on time and within budget meeting project’s goals.

•         Support plant process improvement activities including equipment performance analysis, troubleshooting, and development of optimal settings and operating parameters.

•         Create content for corporate engineering play book aligned with corporate policies from other departments such as Operations, Finance, Human Relations, Corp. Procurement, etcetera

This position is responsible for modifying existing baking and packaging processes, implementing new baking and packaging processes as well as new products.

Job Requirements

Key Behavioral Competencies:

•         Demonstrated track record of managing multiple projects on time and within budget.

•         Experience improving performance of existing equipment.

•         Skilled to create and do presentations of projects to senior leaders of operations and engineering

•         Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to effectively negotiate and influence others.

•         Well organized, ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with flawless results.

•         Availability to travel average 50% of the time. International travel is possible.


Education and Work History:

•         Bachelor’s level degree in Engineering or combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work as described.

•         Minimum of 5 years of prior engineering experience. Experience within the food, pharmaceutical, or consumer goods industries is preferred.

•         Experience creating, reading, and understanding of Auto-CAD drawings.

•         Computer skills and proficiency, specifically the ability to use Microsoft Office software

•         Experience managing capital projects (1 million dollars + in assets).


Physical Demands:

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

•         Able to use a variety of communication methods on frequent basis.

•         Use a notebook computer and standard office equipment printers, phone etc.

•         Able to sit, stand, stoop and have use of hand motor coordination regularly.

•         Use various forms of transportation for extended periods of time on periodic basis.

Be a part of a company that is dedicated to protecting our planet:

  • All of our U.S. operations have been powered with 100% renewable electric energy since July 2019, with energy created through a Wind Farm backed by a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with Invenergy
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA was named EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the fourth year in a row for superior leadership, innovation and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency 
  • We have 18 ENERGY STAR® Certified facilities
  • Our Manufacturing operations divert greater than 95% of waste from landfill
  • Over 1500 of our vehicles utilize alternative fuel – propane, compressed natural gas, electric, or hybrid
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA has committed to 100% sustainable packaging across its portfolio by 2025. All product bags, pouches and wrappers are currently recyclable through Terracycle.

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.