Toronto, Ontario

Project Engineer

Title: Contract Project Engineer
Location: Toronto (Onsite)

Job Description:

  • Developing capital project requirements to secure funding
  • Leading conceptual, basic and detailed engineering design for small and mid-size projects up to $3 Million
  • Ability to manage multiple small to mid-size projects simultaneously adopting Early Management TPM methodology (new design to project handover)
  • Resolving issues and project conflicts
  • Influencing within cross-functional team members without direct authority
  • Monitoring and controlling projects deliverables for variance in scope, schedule, budget and risk
  • Communicating project status to various stakeholders from front-line personnel through to senior management
  • Developing optimum technical solutions in collaboration with Manufacturing, SHE and Quality Assurance to meet the business need and regulatory requirements
  • Being responsible for the User Requirement Specifications, procurement, installation, commissioning, qualification, verification and hand-over of capital projects
  • Championing Environmental, Health & Safety awareness through all project stages
  • Managing professional consultants, contractors and suppliers
  • Participating/collaborating with external resources to obtain required project deliverables
  • Applying technical expertise and project management principles during all project stages
  • Performing work in according to Nestle compliance standards from Procure to Pay


  • 3-5 years experience in Project Management
  • Experience in managing building construction projects with basic knowledge of structural elements, GMP building design and requirements, and production rooms
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical / Industrial),

Nice to have 
– PMP Certification
– 5 year experience in Food, Confectionery, Ice Cream or Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Filling, Packaging, Robotics and Automation environment.
– 5+ years Experience in preparing, reviewing and / or validating engineering drawings, scopes of work, cost estimates, engineering instructions, user requirement documents, technical request for quotations, bid analysis, best value options analysis, single line diagrams, P&IDs, control and network architecture drawings,
process flow sheets, etc.
– Knowledge of Ontario Electrical Code / Canadian Electrical Code
– EIT or PEng Certification
– 5+ years experience in end-to-end project management

Soft skills:
-Excellent project management skills and contractor management skills
– Strong knowledge of Good Engineering Practices, current GMPs, building codes, mechanical and electrical standards and applicable legislation
– Sound analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
– Strong interpersonal, leadership, negotiation, organization, communication and conflict resolution skills
– Ability to work in a multi-task environment, with multiple projects, with cross functional teams and independently