Plant Engineer

AFP Clear Lake Plant

POSITION OBJECTIVE:  Directs and conducts the activities of the Engineering Department including thermal process and facility modifications/additions, process systems selection and installation, and multi-discipline project management while contributing to a safe, profitable, attractive and satisfying workplace.


  • Thermal Process Systems
  • Project management and work prioritization
  • Define criteria for maximum reliability and quality effectiveness
  • Work with maintenance/production to improve equipment reliability and efficacy
  • Facility design
  • Manufacturing system design
  • Purchase of equipment
  • Direct architects and engineers through design activities
  • Construction manager
  • Process line installation supervision
  • Start up team leader
  • Trouble shooting existing equipment
  • Communicate with customers about facility or system needs and abilities
  • Document capital project issues, methods, time-tables and budgets
  • Coordinate spending plan / activities on capital budget items
  • Follows plant rules and complies with all applicable regulatory requirements
  • Responsible for adhering to quality system requirements
  • Responsible to meet all food safety, quality and customer requirements for this position


  • 4 yr. Engineering Degree or related field
  • 3-5 yrs. Food Manufacturing Experience
  • Strong project management skills
  • Detailed knowledge of thermal processing systems
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