Jack Daniel's Senior Project Engineer

Brown Forman

Location: Lynchburg, Tennessee

Job Type: Full time



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Meaningful Work From Day One
Complete responsibility for conception, analysis, design, justification, cost tracking and management of capital, maintenance, and process improvement projects of up to $10 million. Identifies, evaluates, develops, designs, and implements plant improvements, expansion projects, process and manufacturing systems optimization, process changes, and new technologies to achieve increased productivity, enhanced manufacturing flexibility and capacity, improved product quality, safer operations, and to ensure environmental and risk management compliance.

What You Can Expect

Understands the importance of working in an environment that is inclusive of everyone, and the contributions of all employees.
Resolve operational problems related to projects and minimize delays or unexpected cost increases.
Interpret client requirements, identify and address design parameters and engineering problems and ensure solutions are implemented accurately and within budget.
Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design requirements, safety standards, sustainability goals, compliance regulations and all other applicable local, state, and federal regulations.
Provide project management on multi‐million-dollar capital projects.
Responsible for scope definition through interpretation of client requirements, capital cost and operating cost savings development, investment justification, system design, cost value analysis, equipment design specifications, engineering design specifications, and supervision/management of outside vendors, consulting engineers, and contractors.
Prepare critical path project schedule and coordination of plant production scheduling, equipment vendors/manufacturers, outside contractors and plant personnel to ensure compliance with project scope, schedule, and budget.
Manage project installation/construction, start‐up, commissioning, and the effective transfer of technology and training to plant operating personnel.
Ensures Jack Daniel safety and compliance standards are adhered to on all jobs.
Ensures adherence to project scope, budget, schedule, and anticipated performance results.
Interface with plant managers and operating and maintenance personnel to provide hands‐on situational troubleshooting expertise, technical leadership, and project management expertise on plant project initiatives and operational improvement opportunities.
Provide technical engineering consultation, assistance, and leadership to plant personnel and staff departments regarding electrical controls and instrumentation, risk management and safety integration, process monitoring systems, and HMI (human machine interface) applications.

We Are Looking For People Who

Have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering AND 7 years demonstrated engineering/project management experience in a manufacturing environment.
Demonstrated excellent project management skills; ability to plan and coordinate team efforts to ensure project completion on time and within budget.
Demonstrated inclusive leadership, leading others, and excellent communication skills with demonstrated success leading cross functional technical services and production teams.
Ability to build and sustain excellent business relationships internally and externally.
Strong understanding of manufacturing and supply chain processes, continuous improvement methodologies, and quality, safety, and environmental practices.
Ability to diagnose manufacturing issues and problem solve solutions to increase operational efficiencies and cost control.
Ability to identify potential business solutions involving a broad scope of thinking across businesses and functions to develop innovative results.
Demonstrated strong quantitative and analytical skills; ability to perform cost/benefit and return on investment analyses

What You Can Add To The Team
Education: Masters Degree (M.A., MBA or Equivalent);
Experience: Master’s Degree in Engineering with 5 years engineering experience in the spirits industry.
Large scale capital project deployment in the spirits industry.

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