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Project Engineer

Meadville, Pennsylvania
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

Project Engineer


Meadville, PA


Plant Engineer


The Project Engineer will lead the execution of projects. Primary responsibilities include developing scopes of work, user requirements, project plans, budgets, and cost controls.


Writes project charters and funding requests
Ensures that all phases of the Capital Project Delivery process such as Front-End Engineering and Start Up Management are followed
Leads the development of project cost estimates and manages projects to meet the estimates 80% of the time
Develops and manages project schedules to meet project objectives 95% of the time; this includes coordinating and monitoring schedule updates in conjunction with engineering and construction resources
Establishes project practices and procedures including ones related to safety, quality, cost, and schedule
Manages project changes and the decision-making process
Drives resolution of key technical issues within the team; ensures all Smucker engineering and code requirements are met
Clearly communicates project status, outages and watch-outs as the primary link between the project team and upper management
Understands key roles of Smucker employees and contractors and can mesh the two for a seamless project execution
Can lead a multidisciplinary team of Engineers to successfully execute a project
Works with operations and product development to determine internal customer needs
Provides technical support to Project Managers in the areas of project controls, budget, and accounting systems
Ensures that projects are documented in accordance with good engineering practices



Bachelor s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Computer, etc.) is required


3-5 years of experience in project management/construction management is required
Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment is preferred
An understanding of the Capital Delivery Process

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  • Job Reference: 673990960-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: The J. M. Smucker Company
  • Location: Meadville, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent