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Corporate Mechanical Engineer II

Location: 

New Orleans, LA, US

Req ID:  27107
Date:  Nov 19, 2021

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal.  ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize.  The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.

 

OVERVIEW

The Corporate Mechanical Engineer II primarily engineers process and infrastructure capital projects in support of Operations.  They are expected to gather requirements, develop preliminary layout and design, as well as prepare cost estimation, project evaluation and business justification for their assigned projects.  The Corporate Project Engineer II is also expected to work with Operations to provide feedback, select equipment, evaluate designs and develop budgets on proposed projects.  Most projects involve a high level of coordination with Operations and hands-on engineering where time will be spent in the field during development and execution.  The Corporate Mechanical Engineer II also supports Operations as an engineering subject matter expert on mechanical equipment and plant infrastructure.  This role is an individual contributor with demonstrated ability to lead, supervise and make decisions.

 

DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop SOWs for project work/equipment installation
  • Work with Procurement to recommend qualified contractors
  • Conduct pre-bid walkthroughs with contractors
  • Work with Procurement to review and condition contractor proposals and award contracts
  • Develop and coordinate project schedules
  • Manage installation of approved projects under the Project Manager’s supervision
  • Ensure contractors work in accordance with all safety requirements
  • Monitor contractors to ensure quality workmanship
  • Ensure project installation adheres to design
  • Manage project cost and schedule
  • Provide spend projections using Anaplan
  • Authorize payment to contractors
  • Establish project team, facilitate meetings and document team activities
  • Work closely with Procurement and Operations team
  • Comply with Corporate Standards
  • Develop designs for field-detailed items and implement design changes as required
  • Communicate and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Plan and lead commissioning efforts including supporting resources
  • Ensure Stores has appropriate spare parts on-hand prior to commissioning and hand-over
  • Plan and lead training efforts including supporting resources
  • Support post-project completion audit blending in experiences with other projects
  • Support development of long-term CapEx project pipeline

 
WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Mechanical Engineer or in an engineering-related position
  • Food Production, Food & Beverage or CPG experience preferred
  • Industrial food processing experience preferred

 
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Chemical or Electrical Engineering (Mechanical is highly preferred)
     

 
ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES)

  • Experience with GMP Practices preferred
  • Experience with Sanitary Design preferred
  • Experience with OSHA Regulations preferred
  • Exposure to and ability to participate in HAACP audits
  • Skilled in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to read and understand CAD drawings, ability to edit CAD drawings preferred
  • Intermediate capabilities with MS Project
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to prepare and read PFDs and P&IDs
  • Experience with the following areas:
    • Piping Systems
    • Pumping Systems
    • Tanks and Hoppers
    • Steam Systems
    • Heat Exchangers and Evaporators
    • Screw and Belt Conveyors
    • Bucket Elevators
    • Power Transmission Systems
    • Dense & Dilute Phase Bulk Conveying Systems
    • Dust Collection Systems
    • Fans
    • PLCs and Industrial Automation
    • Valves and Instrumentation
    • Electrical Systems
    • Powerhouse Equipment
    • General Building Construction


LOCATION OF ROLE

  • Arabi, LA
  • Less than 25% travel domestically (USA)

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


Nearest Major Market: New Orleans