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Corporate Project Engineer II-Facilities

Baltimore, Maryland
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
ASR Group is the world s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal. ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize. The company s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino , C&H , Redpath , Tate & Lyle , Lyle s and Sidul .


The Corporate Project Engineer II typically handles multiple projects. They are expected to gather requirements, develop preliminary layout and design, scopes of work to be executed, prepare cost estimation, project evaluation and business justification for their assigned projects. The Corporate Project Engineer II is also expected to work with Operations to provide feedback, select equipment and facility modifications/repairs, evaluate designs and develop budgets on proposed projects. They are expected to actively participate in cross-functional business teams to make sure all aspects of project are covered and supported. Most projects involve a high level of coordination with Operations and hands-on engineering where time will be spent in the field during development and execution. This role is an individual contributor with demonstrated ability to lead, supervise and make decisions.


Develop SOWs for project work / equipment installation / civil & structural changes
Work with Procurement to recommend qualified contractors
Conduct pre-bid walkthroughs with contractors
Work with Procurement to review and condition contractor proposals and award contracts
Participate in / lead HazOp and HACCP studies
Develop and coordinate project schedules
Manage installation of approved projects under manager s supervision
Ensure contractors work in accordance with all safety requirements
Monitor contractors to ensure quality workmanship
Ensure project installation adheres to design
Manage project cost and schedule
Provide spend projections using Anaplan
Authorize payment to contractors
Establish project team, facilitate meetings and document team activities
Work closely with Procurement and Operations team
Comply with Corporate Standards
Develop designs for field-detailed items and implement design changes as required
Communicate and resolve problems in a timely manner
Plan and lead commissioning efforts including supporting resources
Ensure Stores has appropriate spare parts on-hand prior to commissioning and hand-over
Plan and lead training efforts including supporting resources
Support post-project completion audit blending in experiences with other projects
Support development of long-term CapEx project pipeline


Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Project Engineer or in an engineering related position
Food Production, Food & Beverage or CPG facility experience desired
Industrial food processing facility experience preferred
PMP certification desired


Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Civil or Mechanical preferred)


Experience with GMP Practices preferred
Experience with Sanitary Design preferred
Experience with OSHA Regulations and/or regional HSE Regulations preferred
Exposure to and ability to participate in HACCP audits preferred
Skilled in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
Must be able to read and understand CAD drawings, ability to edit CAD drawings preferred
Intermediate capabilities with or willingness to learn MS Project
Solid verbal and written communication skills
Must be able to read PFDs and P&IDs
Must be able to prepare and read structural and civil drawings and documents
Experience with the following areas - you do not need experience with all of these:
Piping Systems
Pumping Systems
Tanks and Hoppers
Steam Systems
Heat Exchangers and Evaporators
Screw and Belt Conveyors
Bucket Elevators
Power Transmission Systems
Dense & Dilute Phase Bulk Conveying Systems
Dust Collection Systems
PLCs and Industrial Automation
Valves and Instrumentation
Electrical Systems
Powerhouse Equipment
General Building Construction
Packaging Equipment (general understanding)
Civil and structures


Baltimore, MD
Less than 25% travel domestically (USA)

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • Job Reference: 673964095-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: American Sugar Refining, Inc.
  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent