Automation & Integration Engineer | Food & Beverage
GHD, Inc
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
11h ago

GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

Privately owned by our people , GHD provides engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents.

Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of over 8500 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.

Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.

GHD is growing, and is seeking an Intermediate Automation and Integration Engineer to join our Food and Agribusiness team at our Waterloo, Ontario office.

We are seeking an Intermediate Automation and Integration Engineer with diverse technical background to work with customers on highly collaborative globally integrated teams to understand their needs, design solutions and assist with project execution and commissioning.

A highly developed understanding of the latest technologies and techniques in the Food and Beverage industry are essential to your success in this role.

Experience in the Protein, Bakery, Dairy, Confectionary or Processed Food industries is an asset.

This position requires organized and effective communication with project managers, customers, engineers, and vendors to ensure successful project delivery.

A strong working knowledge of food industry regulations, process design and project management will be needed.

Responsibilities will include :

  • Working as part of a highly collaborative team of project managers, customers, engineers and others to identify, design and execute leading edge solutions for our clients in the Food and Beverage industry around the world.
  • Developing project scope and deliverables to ensure timely and efficient completion of tasks
  • Preparing project estimates and quotations, as well as on-site project coordination for installations of new equipment, facility expansions and upgrades.
  • Communicating with equipment suppliers and vendors on behalf of the client; assisting and participating in equipment qualification and validation activities
  • Assisting with business development, project coordination / management and building exceptional client relationships
  • Work will consist of office and on-site work, with ability to travel (up to 60%) to client sites as needed
  • Qualifications :

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 5-10 years of food and beverage project participation in operations or engineering
  • Excellent knowledge of process engineering, automation and controls in an food processing environment
  • Knowledge of USDA / FDA sanitary design principals, AIB standards and related regulations
  • Production flow analysis and design experience required
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and writing skills, including proposal and report preparation
  • Strong design skills working in a collaborative environment on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Strong analytical skills and sound technical judgment
  • Must be self-motivated, flexible, team player, willing to work on a wide variety of tasks with minimal supervision
  • We offer an opportunity to be part of a growing and dynamic employee owned company, a professional working environment with career and personal growth potential, flexible hours and competitive salary packages based on qualifications, skills and experience in a privately held, quality driven and client focused company.

    As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer.

    Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.


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