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Project Engineering Manager


Pocatello, ID, US, 83204-7510

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Manager will provide guidance, direction and resources in various design projects to satisfy the production and maintenance departments' needs while maintaining a satisfactory cost-benefit ratio, and complying with safety, environmental and quality standards. Responsible for leading and supervising a team of engineers as they develop, test, modify, and create solutions to technical problems. Their duty is also to provide technical direction to the operating facility. The position will also be a plant wide resource by working with other engineering, production and maintenance teams to address technical and compliance issues as they occur.

Key Responsabilities


  • Confer with higher levels of management.
  • Review, approve, or modify product designs.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of the facility capital plan.
  • Present the engineering plans, progress status updates and stationers to project stakeholders and financiers.
  • Supervise and lead team of  engineers, process control, and analytical lab personnel.
  • Ensure the success in meeting respective objectives and goals timely.
  • Hire, train, and mentor other engineers and supporting staff.
  • Oversee the research and development of new products and procedures.


Typical Education
  • Bachelor's Degree from 4 year college or university. Bachelors in Engineering preferred.
Relevant Experience
  • ​​​​​10 years of related experience leading project engineering teams and projects
  • 3+ years managing other project engineers
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience selecting and managing outside resources
  • Experience working in a manufacturing/food production facility


Job Requisition ID: 136

Travel Required: None

Pay Grade: Global Grade 5 

Location(s): AB Don Plant - Pocatello 

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.**

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