Project Manager- Engineering Department

  • Delhi, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Foster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four generations. Since our founding days back in 1939, we have always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. The hope is that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our people will shine through in everything we do.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms team. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage employees to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

Develop project scopes based on a clear understanding of established KPIs through the capital process and project implementation. Manage and directs multiple assigned projects. Develop preliminary proposals for future management decisions. Assist staff in developing manufacturing process to improve efficiencies. Integrating new technology or environmentally friendly practices into existing processes. Direct, train and manage lower level process Engineers and Project designers in poultry manufacturing projects.

Implementing process designs. Develop equipment/facilities layouts for ongoing capital projects needs. Provide and or collaborate with designers on detailed equipment designs for capital projects. Develop designs to meet all building codes, safety, and OSHA standards. Provide clear and accurate designs for bidding, fabrication, and construction purposes.

Prepare specifications for the purchase of equipment and materials. Identify opportunities working with equipment manufacturers, operations, marketing and sourcing. Develop with designer’s equipment layouts and product management data to collaborate with stakeholders.. Create and provide reports, maintain files and records related to projects. Attend meetings as required.

Assisting accounting staff in completing capital project IRR using established and revised Key Process Indicators.

Insure that safety is integral to all project designs.


Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field. 
5-10 years of engineering project management experience with 3-5 in poultry plant production.
Proficient in AutoCAD or equivalent program and have the ability to learn and adapt to new engineering software.
Strong developed knowledge of OSHA, and USDA requirements.
Sound knowledge of system controls and sensors for manufacturing processes.
Strong background and knowledge of the construction trades and project management
Sound methodical problem solving skills, judgment and excellent decision making abilities.
Must be able to communicate effectively with varying levels of management and team leads, both written and verbal.
Ability to professionally and diplomatically communicate concerns, issue and potential pitfalls of projects being worked on or considered.
Ability to travel within and out of state as necessary.
Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and execute tasks in a changing and demanding work environment.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new employees.