Capital Project Manager II

Posted Date 2 months ago(8/25/2021 9:32 AM)
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Initiates and executes mid-to large-size capital projects that improve plant operations, increase capacity, and maximize productivity at the lowest operating cost. 


  • Manages multiple projects at two or more sites at the same time from initiation through execution.  Project durations are typically 6-24 months with values up to $10MM.
  • Coordinates internally with cross-functional teams and manufacturing personnel, and externally with suppliers and consultants.
  • Prepares costs estimates and calculates the return on investment; presents capital projects to senior management for approval. 
  • Leads the development of project requirements by understanding design standards, customer requirements, and performance standards.
  • Provides on-site supervision of contractors and oversees compliance with all safety and food safety program requirements.
  • Communicates project status, reviews and recommendations through all layers of leadership, up to and including the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Reviews and recommends changes to plant layout to optimize flow for new and replacement equipment.
  • Compiles and submits information for all required department/corporate monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.


  • BS degree in engineering or a technical field is required, preferably in industrial, chemical or mechanical engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of prior experience in capital project management
  • Experience using AutoCAD and Microsoft Office software is required.
  • Prior experience in a design, maintenance, process improvement, or manufacturing role is preferred.
  • CPG, nutritional, or food processing experience is preferred.
  • Experience with continuous improvement, Lean, or Six Sigma – Green belt or Black belt is preferred.
  • Understanding of automation systems and controls integration is preferred.


  • Project Management: Uses strong organizational skills to manage projects and/or programs within the desired cost, time and quality parameters
  • Compliance: Uses knowledge and skills to act independently to achieve full compliance with applicable rules and regulations
  • Risk Management: Uses knowledge and skills to identify, assess, prioritize and manage project-related risks
  • Manages Complexity: Evaluates pros and cons, risks and benefits, of different solution options.
  • Manages Complexity: Looks beyond the obvious and does not stop at the first solution.
  • Plans and Aligns: Anticipates and adjusts effective contingency plans.
  • Communicates Effectively: Is effective in a variety of communication settings.
  • Optimizes Work Processes: Seeks was to improve processes, from small tweaks to complete reengineering.
  • Ensures Accountability: Takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions and failures.

Working Conditions/Environment

  • Works in a normal office environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, see, hear, sit, stand, talk, type, walk and bend while moving about the facility.  Frequent (25-50%) travel to plant locations in the U.S., as well as vendor locations globally. The noise level in the office is quiet.


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