Toronto, Ontario

Mechanical Project Engineer

Job Description: 

– Support project management team in project design, construction, installations, and commissionings
– Leading conceptual, basic and detailed engineering design for small and mid-size projects
– Ability to manage multiple small to mid-size projects simultaneously
– Resolving issues and project conflicts
– Influencing 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
– 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

Education & Skills:
– Bachelor of Engineering
– 5+ years of project engineering experience in a Food, Confectionery, Ice Cream or Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Filling, Packaging, Robotics and Automation environment including knowledge of utilities equipment such as chillers, air handling units, and compressed air systems.
– 5+ years of experience in preparing, reviewing and/or validating engineering drawings, scopes of work, cost estimates, engineering instructions, user requirement documents, technical requests for quotations, bids analysis, best value options analysis, single line diagrams, P&IDs, control and network architecture drawings, process flow sheets, etc.
– Experience in reading and modifications of AutoCad drawings
– Elementary knowledge of process equipment
– Experience in managing building construction projects with basic knowledge of structural elements, GMP building design and requirements, and production rooms
– Good computer skills, particularly drafting, editing, formatting of technical documentation
– Relevant experience of PMI Project Management methodologies, PMP preferred
– Basic knowledge of equipment maintenance
– Ability to work in a multi-task environment, with multiple projects, with cross-functional teams and independently
– Excellent 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