Project Engineer

Job Title: Project Engineer

LOCATION: Florence, S.C.


  • Determine feasibility of improvement projects by identifying costs and benefits of the project.
  • Manage idle equipment inventory to maximize asset utilization.
  • Support the technical needs of the company by understanding customer requirements, market demands, and competitors’ capabilities and products, identifying and analyzing trends in technology, understanding and quantifying company strengths and shortcomings and conferring and collaboration with other members of management.
  • Develop procedures for engineering operations.
  • Plan and execute multiple plant capital budgets. Collaborate with plant functions including Production, Quality, Materials and Maintenance to identify needs and analyze the benefits of the project.
  • Develop Capital Plans to address the Company goals and financial objectives.
  • Implement and complete Projects in a timely and economical manner to address long and short-term Company Goals.
  • Conduct a continuous search of new materials, processes and procedures to enhance and improve Production line efficiencies.
  • Recommends, plans, and implements equipment needs to improve production efficiency and/or cost reduction procedures.
  • Responsible for electrical and mechanical equipment layouts and the modification of facilities within the plant


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field with a minimum of 7- years of experience in a food processing environment.
  • Strong understanding of computers and computerized process control as well as AutoCAD.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be capable of supervising crews and or maintenance personnel during projects.
  • Flexible to work weekends, holidays and nights depending on projects

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Ruiz Foods is an equal opportunity employer.
EOE: Male, Female, Vets, Disabled (M/F/V/D).
Ruiz Foods enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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