The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.
Applies theories and principles of science and mathematics to design and develop technical projects for the pork industry. Performs engineering assignments over a wide range of projects of varying complexity.
Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.
Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:
Develops preliminary engineering designs and device specifications.
Conducts feasibility studies and develops project cost estimates.
Determines design criteria in accordance with required standards and codes for assigned projects.
Performs field work and adapts collections to translate completed projects into as-built drawings.
Collaborates with key operations and maintenance personnel to develop design specifications.
Acts as project manager, as required.
Develops user/operator interfaces, custom reports, and analytical tools.
Develops process control programs and application code.
Designs database architecture.
Coordinates and provides direction to equipment vendors to plan layouts, meet utilities requirements and maintain installation schedules.
Reports and Proposals
Conducts audits on project performance and sustainability initiatives.
Assists plant personnel in troubleshooting and downtime situations.
Conducts analysis on downtime risk prevention.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities but may act as a lead by providing training and guidance to Associate Project Engineers.
The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.