Food Manufacturing & Process Design Engineer

Food Plant Engineering
Cincinnati, OH
Apr 07, 2017
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Job Description

Food Plant Engineering is a specialized company that offers planning, design, and construction services for food production, processing, and distribution facilities throughout the US.

Are you searching for a satisfying work environment where every project is a team effort? Do you enjoy working on projects from concept through completion? If you want to be more than another cog-in-the-wheel, join our firm of forward-thinking engineers and architects.

Design Responsibilities:

Planning of food manufacturing processes for solid, liquid, and bulk powder operations.

Visit with clients, tour operations, and gather data on operations. These facilities will be a variety of food processing operations, such as meat processing, large central bakeries, dairy and cheese processing, or dry material processing.

Prepare designs, specifications, and drawings for food processing projects.

Develop initial design concepts, layout processing and packaging equipment in a floor plan, perform calculations, prepare P&ID and construction documents using Autocad, obtain owner approvals, and make adjustments to final design.

Follow applicable codes and related standards.

Evaluate existing food processing systems and provide input regarding the upgrade or enhancements necessary to achieve project objectives.

Project Responsibilities:

Communicate with clients to gain knowledge of desired project objectives and needs.

Must be able to absorb information and ideas quickly and accurately.

Present oneself to clients in a professional and polished demeanor.

Foster positive client relationships by listening to and understanding client needs, and effectively communicating project features/benefits, schedule and deliverables.

Work cooperatively with colleagues, leading meetings and actively facilitating progress.

Up to 25% travel required.


Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or related field.

Desire 5+ years of related work experience.

Proficiency with Autocad (Revit a plus), MS Excel, and MS Word.

Professional Registration a plus.

Knowledge of food plant and process design a plus.

Ability to clearly communicate to clients the features and benefits of a project design concept.

Ability to communicate and work harmoniously with team members.

Adaptable to both leadership and hands-on design roles.

Company Description
Food Plant Engineering, LLC has been a nationwide leader for more than 60 years in the design and construction of central food manufacturing facilities. Our clients know us for our thoughtful commitment to serving their unique needs in a timely manner.

Our employees take personal responsibility for making our firm a success. The staff is closely-knit and supportive. You'll work with bright, highly motivated and versatile professionals who value their contribution and take pride in their work. You'll have the opportunity to follow through with your ideas in our friendly and open atmosphere.

We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package includes matching 401k, medical insurance, prescription drug coverage, a vision-care plan, paid sick time, flexible hours, paid company holidays, and paid vacations.

Cincinnati, OH


Thu, 6 Apr 2017 15:50:36 PDT