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Project Engineer - APC

Company: Iowa State Job Bank
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose:iThe Project Engineer will apply engineering principles to test, design, modify, and develop equipment and/or processes used in manufacturing products in facilities and collection sites.We are looking for bold thinkers who can help us incubate new ideas and develop innovative products that will improve the lives of animals worldwide.iAPC is proud to be the global leader in providing high-quality, safe and effective ingredients. Our mission is to help animals and plants thrive through the use of innovative functional proteins that positively impact performance.Additionally, we offer a comprehensive total rewards package, including:PTO accruals starting at 3 weeks per year8 hours of Volunteer Time Off (VTO) per yearMedical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short- and Long-Term Disability401(k) with employer match8 paid holidaysTuition reimbursementOn-site fitness facilityCompetitive compensation packageiiJOB DUTIES:Provides engineering design, support, quality assurance, training and direction on new installations and existing processes. Serves as an engineering resource for APC facilities and collection sites.Directly manages and implements APC projects from design to development, as well as providing onsite presence in the field during those projects.Provides oversight to outside engineering firms and consultants as necessary to ensure accurate and proper engineering designs.Drives continuous improvement to overall quality, efficiency, processes and cost reduction initiatives by collaborating with APC facilities, collection sites and peer groups.Actively participates in update meetings with the APC Plant Employees, Collection Site Employees and Engineering Team regarding engineering projects.Leads or completes the engineering design and development, evaluation and justification of projects, project scope of work, budgeting, return on investment, equipment selection, coordination, contractor relations and onsite installation.Performs and documents a project close out review for each project completed which will include a meeting with the engineering department to document all necessary and recommended changes to future or existing processes.Promotes inter-plant collaboration by providing engineering support on an as-needed basis, regularly reporting project status, and following up with facility team leaders on cost reduction/process improvement ideas.Analyzes product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine design, which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods.Analyzes engineering proposals, process requirements, and related technical data pertaining to industrial machinery and equipment design.Determines feasibility of designing new processes or modifying existing processes considering costs, available space, time limitations, company planning, and other technical and economic factors.Provides technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations which affect long range plant and product engineering planning.Establishes clearly defined objectives and parameters prior to implementation and then compiles and analyzes operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified equipment.Recognizes and implements applicable industry code, recommended practices, and local ordinances. This could include NFPA, ASME BPVC Section VIII and B31.3, API-620 / 653, NEC/NEMA/UL, etc.Develops and prepares concise capital expenditure requests for approval, identifying scope, timelines, justification, alternate considerations, and ROI.Generates and refines project design through the use of 2D and 3D CAD design tools.Partners with Corporate Safety Manager, Engineering Team, Plant Personnel, Collection Site Employees and Contractors to promote safety and a safe working environment in all areas of operation.Serves as Corporate Headquarters building contact for

Keywords: Iowa State Job Bank, Ankeny , Project Engineer - APC, Other , Ankeny, Iowa

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