Project Engineer

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held global food and agriculture company headquartered in Boise, Idaho. We are a true farm-to-table company with an integrated portfolio including food processing and food brands, phosphate mining, fertilizer manufacturing, farming, ranching and cattle production, and other enterprises related to agriculture.


This role supports efforts of the Food Group engineering department by providing technical aid on project development for new or existing processes, facilities, equipment, utilities and instrumentation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the preparation of the engineering documentation as specifications for the bidding of equipment or materials supply, as well as the preparation and technical evaluation of offers and bidding documents.
  • Responsible for preparing and gaining alignment on engineering proposals, feasibility studies and vendor/construction packages.
  • Assesses and aligns with key stakeholders the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering or equipment solutions.
  • Leads and is accountable for the developments and evaluation of plans and success criteria (often by others) to ensure that project and/or system performance meets business objectives for a variety of projects and activities that are usually carried out by others.
  • May lead the development of new or modified components, products, manufacturing processes, materials and equipment.
  • Leads/guides teams in establishing the appropriate designs, engineering and execution processes.
  • Responsible for leading the communication of project updates to senior management and key stakeholders.
  • Coordinates with vendors and inside the team to ensure compliance with established deadlines and standards.
  • Perform overall quality control of the works and regularly report on status of the tasks under his responsibility.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

  • 5+ years related experience and/or training
  • Experience with capital projects for manufacturing environment. 
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Job Requisition ID: 18309

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **