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Project Engineer

Wilson, NC · Manufacturing
Project Engineer – Triaga Inc.

Be part of a revolutionary change​ at a Fortune 500 company.
At Triaga we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re building our future on smoke free products with the power to change the lives of millions of smokers by manufacturing innovative, life changing, fast moving consumer goods.
With this start up initiative come huge opportunities. So, when you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions.
By joining our strong Operations team, you will have the opportunity to make an impact. Our ways of working have changed. New products bring new challenges such as the way we buy raw materials, the manner in which we engineer and manufacture, the way we operate and maintain our modern equipment, and in our supply chain planning. You will work in a state of the art automated and innovative manufacturing environment, uniquely positioned for massive scale in the near future. 

Your ‘day to day’:

As PROJECT ENGINEER you will report to the Manager Engineering and Training and will be part of our Engineering department at Triaga Inc.,. The position will be based in Wilson, NC.
In your role, you will plan, develop, coordinate and execute Engineering projects with the final objective of improving Operations performance (safety, productivity, quality, compliance, innovation, etc.).

A key responsibility will be to ensure proper Capex execution by monitoring closely projects under your responsibility. You will also organize and co-ordinate activities in order to meet objectives set for the projects under your responsibility.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Adhere 100% to all EHS policies and procedures. Respect health and safety legislation requirements. Comply with  ISO 9001,  ISO 14001, ISO 18001, TRIAGA QMS requirements. Coordinate, check and approve work requests within defined timelines and resources. Perform measuring, audits and other tasks in accordance with the stipulated safety rules and regulations with the use of individual protection means (e.g. glasses, gloves, helmet, safety shoes and ears protection) for him and site contractors.
  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management. Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project. Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project. Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities. Develop, control and co-ordinate the flow of entire project documentation, filing and storage system and technical archive activity in order to meet legal and PM requirements. Prepare technical documents. Check for completeness and accuracy in order to support the activities of the project and department.
  • In co-operation with the project working group, line management and involved departments, prepare tasks on how to modify equipment in order to optimize the operation of equipment/constructions. Develop all requested and approved modifications taking into account environmental, ergonomic, safety and engineering aspects, norms, standards and regulations in order to ensure the best quality of product.
  • Maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities and solving problems to ensure the successful completion of the project. Control project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan and schedule changes. Participate in the check up of materials, execute the technical and design supervision of the installation of new equipment in order to ensure the high quality of the installation and commissioning of the equipment. Integrate new equipment, conduct necessary risk assessments, and provide input for preparation of related documentation in order to fully comply with legislation and internal procedures. Lead equipment qualification/validation process. Coordinate Computerized Systems/Equipment qualification/validation procedures and rules. Make all necessary arrangements for hand over and acceptance of new devices/equipment for commissioning and the registration of the new equipment in order to transfer to the factory asset responsible and registry system (SAP, SAM) to ensure further maintenance.
  • Prepare project reports for management and steering committee. Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures. Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly). Manage all project funds according to budget, according to company policies and procedures. Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date. Prepare financial reports and supporting documentation for stakeholders. Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase.
  • Review technical drawings, drafts and/or sketches prepared by design consultants, construction company and other engineers, work with technical references, directories in order to review and to carry out analyses of works performed by design consultants and construction companies. Perform discipline quantity and quality check of building products and materials to ensure that they conform to specifications and meet quality standards in compliance with drawings and rules.
  • Maintain communication within and with relevant departments in order to execute the project plan and to find the most timely/cost effective solutions. Initiate work organization improvement in order to use available resources in the most effective way. Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project.
  • Ensure integral conformity with relevant legislation, Philip Morris policies and procedures and achieve the annual objectives established during the annual performance evaluation process. Takes responsibility for the completion of his own individual training plan and complies with the requirements established in the Qualification Matrix.
Who we’re looking for:
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Civil (Building construction)/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering with minimum 5 years’ experience in Industrial Environment roles
  • Previous project management experience. Formal education in PMPM is a plus.
  • More than 2 years professional experience in an Engineering department (leading projects) or industrial environments
  • Experience with MS Office Package, AutoCAD, MS Project and Safety Management
  • Team work, action oriented, analytical thinking, priority setting, problem solving, composure, listening and  communication skills
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken
What we offer:

Attractive salary and excellent benefits package: including 401(k) plan, Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage along with paid holidays and three weeks of vacation.

Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join Triaga Inc. and you too can:
  • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore.
  • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong.
  • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress.

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