Job Title: Sr. Project Engineer
Date Posted: 06-16-2008
Job Location: Iowa-Western/Sioux City
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:70K-90K
Company Name: Wells Dairy, Inc.
Contact Information: Dane   Doty (
Job Description:
Lead and perform analysis, design, construction, startup, and operation for technical systems
in assigned discipline.


Analyze technical problems to derive solutions to improve financial, operations, system
performance, and maintainability conditions.


Develop, lay out and design engineering concepts and technical systems in his/her engineering


Coordinate construction, startup and operation for new or improved plants, equipment, and


Develop and introduce new technical solutions to improve plant or line performance.


Represent and lead activities for his/her discipline in multidisciplinary teams.




Supports the NPD process by providing engineering innovation  to one or more NPD teams.
Supports  project manager in the execution of project planning, engineering mangement,
procurement, construction management and CQV of capital projects.  Performs in project
manager/project engineer roles for smaller capital projects.


Provide Project Engineering services on a larger capital project and to perform as project
manager on a smaller one.  Participate in NPD activities and provide value-adding engineering
input to the process of developing new products for the company.  Mentor and train entry-level
engineers in the good practices for capital projects.


Experience and Education


Has experience in leading or participating on new product/innovation teams. Experience on
capital projects; knows how to work with construction contractors and consulting engineers. 
Understand good project management practices from first-hand experience.  Knows the equipment
of the fresh and frozen dairy foods industry.   Familiar with the concepts of TPM/Six-Sigma or
other continuous improvement efforts.  Able to work in highly matrixed teams.  Must be able to
handle multiple tasks at any given time and to correctly assess priorities.  Must have
attention to detail and the discipline to see difficult tasks through to their ends. Must have
new product/innovation experience


Must have a BS degree in one of the major disciplines. Must have worked for a manufacturing
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