Project Engineer - Food & Beverage Manufacturing

Location: Western Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Contract or Temp
Contact: Scott Logan

About the company

A well established and recongnisable brand supplying category leading products through the major retailers, with multiple sites location Nationally around Australia. Despite the current economic situation they are stable and continuing to deliver on their capital program. They are moving forward with a significant refrigeration upgrade at their inner Western suburbs manufacturing site as well as a range of smaller projects.

About the role

As the Project Engineer you will be tasked with overseeing and executing a multi-million dollar refrigeration upgrade from end to end - you'll work with third party suppliers and consultants, ensure that on site stakeholders are aligned and ultimately deliver the project to budget and schedule.

About you

  • Relevant engineering degree (likely mechanical or chemical)
  • Experience delivering capital projects within a manufacturing environment
  • Process manufacturing industry background (food, beverage, dairy, pharmaceutical etc)
  • Ability to execute capital with autonomy, set clear expectations and manage suppliers


This role will most likely be paid a daily rate to be agreed prior to engagement - there is a degree of flexibility depending on the level of expertise that you will bring to the project. The location is convenient to anybody in the inner West or Northern suburbs, and this is a rare capital role given these current economic conditions - not many businesses are still spending. If you are in a position that you are able to consider contract employment, this role may offer the possibility to extend past this initial project. You will be given a high degree of autonomy and day to day decision making freedom, and work for a highly experienced senior engineering leader.

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