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Engineer III - FG - Grand Forks ND (288706-547)

Date Posted: 2-11-2009
Location: Grand Forks, ND, USA
Contact Person: Recruiter
Company/Business Name: J.R. Simplot Company

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The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have an Engineer III position open at our Grand Forks, North Dakota facility.


Supports production efforts of the company/group by providing technical support to plant operating and maintenance department to work or manage projects to develop new or existing equipment, instrumentation, and raw materials. Manages multiple small, single medium project, or significant portion of a large project.

Essential Functions:This position reports to the Maintenance & Engineering Manager and is responsible for developing comprehensive project scope, design, and documentation. Responsible for developing scope and objectives for all plant capital projects, drawing packages, schedules and conducts capital review meetings as needed, to assure project continuity and to establish capital priority needs of the plant. This position will be responsible for engineering and design, contractor selection/administration, selection and ordering of equipment and materials, cost estimation, installation supervision, and startup supervision.

Skill / Experience Requirements:Requires BS Degree in Engineering with 3-5 years related experience - AutoCAD and MS Project Preferred.

- Prior supervisory and food plant experience preferred. - Prefer candidate having passed EIT and/or PE. - Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills required.- Flexibility to work any days and shifts as necessary to support a 24/7 operation.

Location Information:

Located in northeastern North Dakota, Grand Forks is a great family friendly town. It offers an environment with great amenities offered in larger urban areas, but in the safety and convenience of a small community. Some of the features that make this city a great place to live are the diverse educational opportunities, safety and low crime rate, parks and theaters, and a cost of living considerably lower than that found in large cities. It is a place for families to thrive and grow, where you can play ball in the backyard and kids can rollerblade in the streets. If you want to live in an area with great community spirit then this is the place for you.

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