Jan 15, 2019
Barry Callebaut is the heart and engine of the cocoa and chocolate industry. We are looking for a Project Engineer in France based in Paris area (Meulan 78), with frequent travels abroad (all continents, especially in West Africa). Our broad range of products and services span all aspects from cocoa sourcing to fine chocolate products, which are loved by people of all ages worldwide. We are passionate about our business and work hard every day to ensure that there is enough chocolate in the world. Nothing is more important to our success than the combined expertise of more than 11000 Barry Callebaut employees around the world. Our international focus in the fascinating world of cocoa-growing and chocolate are the colorful backdrop for our many functions across a wide range of disciplines. In addition to sharing a passion for chocolate, Barry Callebaut employees live our other corporate values every day - customer focus, entrepreneurship, integrity and team spirit. We are committed to making sure that they have the right skills, know-how and deep understanding of our customers and their needs. Engaging and developing our employees is the key to our success. Because our business focus is so broad, the scope of career opportunities within Barry Callebaut can cover many functional areas. Summary Within the Cocoa Engineering Department, the Project Engineer manages all aspects of a significant engineering project, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget, under the guidance of the Global Cocoa Engineering Manager. The position is based in Meulan (78-France), but requires frequent travels (15 to 50% of the time) where the project takes place in any of Barry Callebaut cocoa factories. Accountabilities Design, communicate, and implement an operational plan for completing the project; monitor progress and performance against the project plan; take action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays. Identify, develop, and gather the resources necessary to complete the project. This may include preparing complex engineering standards, designs and work specifications; developing project schedules, budgets and forecasts; and selecting materials, equipment, project staff, and external contractors. Estimate the costs, resources, and time required to complete an engineering project and monitor activities, allocate resources, and assign tasks to ensure these targets are met. Liaise with other operational areas in the organization (for example Process Development, Operations, Quality Assurance) to secure specialized resources and contributions for the project. Select, and manage the activities of, outside contractors to ensure they are integrated into the project and that the organization receives satisfactory standards of service. Conduct project meetings and prepare regular reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team. Set priorities, allocate tasks, and coordinate project staff to meet project targets and milestones. Coach and mentor project staff and assist them to solve problems. Plan and execute engineering project work including upgrading works for new and existing plants. Prepare and update the necessary engineering project drawings. Plan, coordinate and supervise the appointed contractors to work on building erection and related Mechanical & Electrical work. Source and ensure engineering project machinery or parts as per requirement. Ensure job completion according to schedule and prepare handover documentation. Assist in establishment of related procedure or document for new installation or modification engineering project works. Be involved in the Environment, Health and Safety activities. Qualifications Master Degree in Engineering or similar (Electro-mechanics) 4-7 years of relevant working experience in a manufacturing environment Significant experience in Engineering Project Management Result oriented, team player Self starter, autonomous Knowledgable in MS Office Suite, Google Apps, AutoCad Fluent in French and in English Our strength comes from the passion and expertise of our people. As we strive to create an environment in which our people can continue to learn and develop their skills on an ongoing basis, it is our goal to encourage entrepreneurship and creativity. Apply for one of our interesting positions today and start a great career in the world of cocoa and chocolate.
Meulan (FRME), FR, 78250