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Staff Engineer

Company: Merrick Pet Care
Location: hereford
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position: Staff Engineer Location: Hereford, TexasAt Merrick, we don't just make pet food. We make the Best Food Ever. Founded in 1988, Texas-based Merrick PetCare is a leader in natural and organic pet food. We believe that our people are the source of our competitive advantage, and as we invest in our people, we invest in our shared future. When you join Merrick PetCare in Hereford, TX you are not only joining a leader in natural and organic pet food, you are joining a tight knit community focused on creating the most nutritious and wholesome food for pets.As a Staff Engineer, you will be responsible for capital projects management. You will work with cross-functional groups of employees and contractors in the successful management and execution of key projects and will have budgetary responsibility for assigned projects.Primary Responsibilities: Participate in the development, implementation, and coordination of the capital budget to improve and maintain equipment and facilities.Lead and manage assigned capital projects to include new equipment installations, plant layout and design, manufacturing automation projects, and maintenance related projects. Develops scope of work and evaluates bids for work completion.Participate in the coordination of the operation of steam generating, electrical power service, compressed gases, water, sewer, HVAC, process liquids, plant-wide lighting, buildings, grounds, and fire protection systems to provide uninterrupted service.Monitor outside contractors to assure compliance with all company standards including sanitation, safety, quality, productivity and budgeting.Direct the installation of new equipment and/or modification/rearrangement of existing equipment for assigned projects.Inspect and advise on all areas of the plant for equipment design, evaluation and troubleshooting.Research energy utilization to continually reduce energy costs.Responsible for the cost schedule and performance of assigned projects.Basic Qualifications: BS degree in Engineering or related technical field from an accredited institution2+ years of experience in plant engineering or project management within a manufacturing, production, or military environmentIt is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you are at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Merrick Pet Care. The skills you have gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you will consider sharing in our valuesyou'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Merrick Pet Care home.Merrick is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and looks for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.

Keywords: Merrick Pet Care, Amarillo , Staff Engineer, Other , hereford, Texas

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