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Project Engineering Manager in Denver, CO at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 11/12/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Denver, CO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
  • Date Posted:
    11/12/2020
  • Job ID:
    req18239

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.

The Project Engineering Manager provides engineering and technical support to plant operations.  This position will be responsible for modifying existing baking and packaging processes, implementing new baking and packaging processes as well as new products and equipment while striving to achieve reduction in overall manufacturing costs and ensuring that product quality remains unaffected or improved. This position is responsible for delivery of agreed to and approved scope, budget, and timeline associated with assigned project executions.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop/Execute Capital Projects including:

    • Development of project plans, budgets and Capital requests.

    • Development of detailed equipment specifications.

    • Request for proposal development and subsequent vendor selection.

    • Vendor/Construction management including change control.

    • Installation including troubleshooting and training.

  • Execute projects on time and within budget meeting all design criteria.

  • Support plant personnel in root cause and equipment performance analysis.

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

  • Develop capacity plans and recommend alternatives for addressing shortfalls.

  • Perform job responsibilities with minimal day to day oversight.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s level degree in Engineering. A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.

  • 5 – 7 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 Microsoft Office Project to track project status.

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

  • Controls Systems experience including PLC’s, Drives, Variable Frequency Drives (VFD), specific to Allen Bradley, Siemens, Rockwell, and other brands is a plus.

Key Behavioral Competencies:

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

  • Experience improving performance of existing equipment.

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

  • Knowledge of commonly used process control and improvement tools

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

  • Willingness to travel 50 to 70% of the time.

  • Flexibility to travel to various plants in the US and Canada as needed.

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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

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

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.