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Project Engineering Manager

Company: AmeriCold Logistics
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Primary Responsibility: The Project Engineering Manager is responsible for taking approved projects from concept/solutions phase through detailed engineering and into implementation, supporting the program management team with technical expertise and leadership to ensure Americold drives clarity of requirements, accuracy of pricing, and supplier/OEM technical delivery. They will lead supplier selection (RFP, scorecarding) primarily for Automation Contractor and supporting General Contractor and Refrigeration partners, organizing and leading Integrated Detail Engineering (IDE) workshops with internal, external, and customer resources, defining process and systems flows of sites, finalizing budgets and schedules, and supporting the project technically through implementation. This role is responsible for validating the engineering and performance of the equipment, working with the site/field implementation teams and suppliers.What You'll Do: Technical owner of Americold's program implementations, leading internal and external teams through detailed engineering of automation Type I new builds, to deliver the design requirements and business case of the final product This includes automation, construction, refrigeration, and IT systems coordination (WMS and WES) to ensure integrated delivery meets requirements Supplier Selection - drive vendor selection of the key leads (AC/GC) and their main sub-contractors to ensure inputs on costs are engineered and delivered by the correct parties Integrated Detailed Engineering (IDE) - lead this phase of engineering, taking the design concept into a deeper level of engineering with suppliers Drive all IDE deliverables to completion - final design and layouts, construction and automation GMPs/firm pricing, revised project schedules and vendor proposals, updated capital budgets and OpEx requirements Project Management- lead the engineering workstream under the implementation team and program manager, after the detailed engineering phase through commissioning Plan, schedule, budget and execute all integrated design engineering related project activity Manage execution of project technical solution including mitigating change orders What You'll Need: Bachelor's Degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Logistics, or related field 10+ years of demonstrated Engineering Design, Project Management and/or Implementation experience in the fields of warehouse automation, operations and/or logistics required 7+ years of project management experience; PMP/PMI certification desired or similar levels of program/project management education with successful track record managing multiple high priority capital investment ($10M+) and customer implementations using project/program management methods and tools 8+ years of experience using AutoCAD (or other 2D & 3D design software) for detailed mechanical designs and approvals Successful track record managing multiple high priority capital investment ($10M+) and customer implementations using project/program management methods and tools Must be able to travel at an estimated -60%-70% of the time to support projects and staff both domestically and internationally What Could Set You Apart: PMP/PMI certification desired or similar levels of program/project management education Ideal candidate would have a mix of 5+ years of design and an additional 5+ years of implementation Experience in "new builds/greenfields", working with construction or general contractors a plus Operations management experience desired; proven experience inside a distribution center and leadership or other role through two or more go-lives Physical Requirements:The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bending Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work
Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks Requires frequent travel by automobile and airplane, including international project support Requires visiting facility operations in temperatures at or below freezing Frequently carries loads related to travel and occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds Requires the use of various electronic tools
Occasionally works evenings or weekends in order to complete objectives or to attend meetings
Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from executive management Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.What We Offer:Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me? We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.The Company's good-faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting for this position is $132,000 - $165,000 annually. Rate may vary based on work location. Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and complies with applicable employment laws.EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.#LI-Remote

Keywords: AmeriCold Logistics, Atlanta , Project Engineering Manager, Engineering , Atlanta, Georgia

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