commissioning Engineer

 Marlborough, MA, US
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 Mechanical Engineering
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Ken’s Foods in Marlborough, MA is adding to our team!

Ken’s Foods, manufacturer of Ken’s Salad Dressing and Sweet Baby Rays, is a dynamic company, family-owned and -operated since 1958. With four manufacturing plants strategically located, we employ over 1200 people throughout the U.S. We use high-quality ingredients to produce over one thousand varieties of dressings and sauces for both retail grocery and food service divisions.
We are committed to offer a work environment where safety and quality are the priority, as evidenced by our awarded SQF Level III certification. Because the health and wellness of our team is important to us, we provide excellent benefits and a friendly culture. We have a diverse customer base that is rapidly growing – a sign of our market acceptance and commitment to the consumer. Ken's Foods is a rewarding place to learn and grow through practical applications of food science, product development, and operations management.

The commissioning Engineer (Packaging Line Engineer) is responsible for a wide range of engineering tasks related to the successful completion of installation and startup of new packaging lines and processing systems.

Responsible for:
•    Creating commissioning plans to include staffing requirements, Supply Chain requirements and warehousing for new Packaging Lines.
•    Creation and management of startup and commissioning budgets.
•    Creation of F.A.T. testing protocols and all testing and commissioning protocols.
•    Manages testing and commissioning activities of new installations.
•    Monitors progress and documents line status to the organization.
•    Coordinates installation details with Project Engineers and Local Plant Management.
•    Ensures that safety systems of the lines are fully functioning. Working with Local EHS, creates LOTO program for new lines. 
•    Ability to travel (50-60%) and manage line install and commissioning activities at all four locations (MA, GA, NV, IN) as is required.
•    Works Closely with CI teams to identify opportunities on existing lines and coordinates and manages improvement plan.
•    Commitment to safety begins with management. Managers and frontline supervisors are accountable for creating and maintaining a culture of Safety and assuring a safe work environment.

Education and/or Experience 
Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, or Packaging Engineering/Packaging Science Degree; 3-5 five years related experience in Food, Beverage, or Dairy industry is preferred. Direct knowledge of packaging lines including filling, labelling, case handling and palletizing systems. Experience working in a manufacturing environment.