Project Engineer

With our pioneering Horizon Organic, Silk, International Delight, Land O?Lakes, Earthbound Farm, So Delicious Dairy Free, Vega? and Wallaby Organic brands, DanoneWave has made healthy, alternative food choices mainstream, creating not just new categories, but a new consumer mind set. At heart, we are creators, engaged in the making of a new kind of Food Company.? We are unique in possessing both the creativity and the scale not only to meet the world?s emerging needs, but to shape them, and help define the future of food.

As we experience growth, and as our portfolio of products grows, we maintain a constant focus on our environmental and social responsibilities. We pursue reductions against waste, water usage and greenhouse gas emissions throughout our operations, focusing on our plants and our company owned farms. We are also champions for food security, lending our support to national hunger relief organizations and those that operate in our local communities.

The DANNON Company, one of the fastest growing consumer product companies in the US, is part of Groupe Danone, a world leader in the food and beverage industry. Established in the US in 1942, DANNON is America's premier fresh dairy company offering consumers a wide variety of brands and products. We are committed to bringing health to the greatest number of people across America through our product's benefits. Our corporate culture and core values foster individual professional growth. We reward entrepreneurialism and teamwork. There truly is something very special inside our company. You can see it reflected in our products, our way of doing business and our relationships with the wider world. Most of all you can see it reflected in our culture and our people. If you like what you have learned, we encourage you to apply and learn more.


Has project Engineering responsibility for the manufacturing facility.? This role reports to the Plant Engineer.


  • Acts as Engineering point of contact for facility internal customers:
    • Provide technical assistance as required
    • Attend facility leadership meetings
  • Provides project management and expertise for all capital projects:
    • Identifies, creates, and submits necessary documents for CAPEX approval
    • Review Capital Projects Contracts
    • Create POs (Purchase Orders) for Capital Projects
    • Coordinate and lead multi-functional teams within the project
    • Track and manage Capital and Project Expense
    • Schedules, directs, and inspects the work of contractors/vendors
    • Reports on progress and conformance to project work plans
    • Manages project schedules, budgets and cashflows
  • Demonstrate proficiency for Danone Engineering Standards
  • Responds to emergency calls, as needed
  • And other duties as assigned

Preferred Candidate Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.? The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.? Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to prepare plans and detailed reports and to maintain records.
  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of contractors.
  • Solid engineering technical base refined with plant experience
  • General knowledge of plant operations
  • Exposure to ESL/aseptic and food safety regulations ? PMO, 3A and FDA?
  • Exposure to food and beverage packaging & processing equipment
  • Ability to analyze, compare, and recommend engineering proposals
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving, leadership, and analytical skills

    Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering discipline from accredited college or university
  • Three (3+) years in project engineering required, CPG beverage/food manufacturing strongly preferred


DanonWave offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as many other company sponsored benefits.

DanoneWave is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other unlawful criterion in accordance with applicable law. DanoneWave will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with all legal requirements.


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