at Middough Inc. in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Middough Inc. - 'TOP WORKPLACES' Award Winner!
Food & Beverage Process Engineer Lead Position and Responsibilities:
As a Food & Beverage Process Engineer Lead with Middough, you will have significant interface with clients to define process and to develop the process design from early concept through detailed engineering. You may also be involved in the support of installation, start-up and commissioning activities. This position will also include extensive coordination of process designs with the entire project design team.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Develop process design basis and select unit operations.
Prepare process flow and piping and instrumentation diagrams.
Preparing mass and energy balances.
Hydraulic and thermal calculations.
Sizing and specification of process and process utility equipment.
Equipment procurement support and bid evaluation.
Supervision and mentoring of teams of process engineers as assignments dictate.
Provide guidance to other disciplines on food and beverage processing requirements.
Support development of project scope, budget and schedule for all process related work.
Coordination with packaging, piping, mechanical, and building system department to scope, design, layout food and beverage processing systems.
Education, Experience and Skills
The successful candidate will possess the following:
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering discipline required; Chemical Engineering preferred.
20+ years of experience.
Experience in food processing and GMP project management is required.
Experience with design and construction of food processing facilities in one or more of the following areas: bakery, cereals, beverages, snacks, confectionery, dairy, meat & poultry, spices, ingredients, prepared foods/meals, sauces, dressings, packaging
Professional Engineering License preferred.
Broad knowledge, understanding and experience with the basic engineering and construction models including A/E, AEPCM, Design Build and/or CM.
Ability to establish and maintain relationships with clients and all levels within Middough and at client site around professionalism, trust, integrity, and collaboration.
Ability to multi-task and be highly organized for effective project planning.
Excellent attention to detail and written communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Middough Inc. (Middough), founded in 1950, is a leading professional engineering, architecture and project solutions company providing services to a broad spectrum of Fortune 500 clients in nine core industries with offices across the Central, Midwest and Northeast regions. Our diversified team is our greatest asset, and they are challenged with a large variety of interesting projects, management and technical development opportunities and team building experiences. Middough employs the best and brightest individuals who share our passion for excellence and who are dedicated to client satisfaction, quality service, safety awareness and professional development.
What Middough Offers
We offer a growth and learning culture which encourages and supports employee development through a wide variety of tools and resources such as the company Learning Management System, Middough Learning Center. Middough provides an opportunity to bring your talents and expertise to a successful and growing organization for your career advancement goals. Additionally, we offer a highly competitive compensation and the following comprehensive benefits package, based on eligibility and plan terms/changes:
A hybrid work model for work-life flexibility (based on business and client needs)
Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
Company paid Short/Long Term Disability, Life, AD&D, and Travel insurance
Health Saving and Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off, Company Paid Holidays
Paid Certifications and Registrations (as applicable)
Employee Assistance Program
Middough participates in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) E-Verify program to confirm work authorization.
Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors or any other protected characteristic under protected by federal, state, or local laws. Middough does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (i.e., H-1B) to work lawfully in the US.