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Refrigeration Project Engineer (Ammonia)

Company: Oregon Freeze Dry , Inc.
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

------------Oregon Freeze Dry, makers of Mountain House, is looking for a -Refrigeration Project Engineer -to lead our ammonia projects and PSM. -This position is Responsible for refrigeration systems and programs across all facilities, including management of capital projects and leadership of compliance activities. - Works cross functionally with refrigeration mechanics, engineers, production and safety to maintain, upgrade, and improve plant refrigeration systems and the PSM program. Oregon Freeze Dry is a purpose-driven technology solutions company with nearly six decades of freeze-drying expertise including branded business, contract services and bio/pharma products. -We find inspiration in our ability to create solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities around the globe. - - Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages all aspects PSM program for all Oregon facilities and ensures employee safety, and full compliance with federal, state, and regulatory requirements. - This includes, but is not limited to training, verification and documentation; RMP and ERP maintenance, facilitates PHA audits, documents and drives action plans, facilitates regular PSM meetings, and MOC documentation.
  • Coaches, implements and enforces local, state, and federal codes and regulations, particularly those regarding workplace safety, food safety, and environmental compliance.
  • Acts as a first responder on the company hazardous material team.
  • Represents the company during EPA and OSHA refrigeration system audits
  • Manages all aspects of refrigeration projects, as well as any other projects as assigned, including cost estimates, scheduling, project scope, appropriation requests, purchasing and contracts, budget management, installation, start-up and hand-off to production.
  • Implements capital projects and provides technical services to maintain and optimize existing or provide new mechanical services and equipment.
  • Optimizes output of facility through coordination of manufacturing and scheduling of maintenance of refrigeration equipment (both preventative and repairs).
  • Collaborate with the Senior Leadership team on construction, renovation, infrastructure projects and maintenance; provides input and recommendations to strategic 5-10 year plan. Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering field; ten years related experience -
    • Experience in creating and maintaining Process Safety Management programs
    • Five years experience with ammonia refrigeration system; or solid knowledge of, and demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, ammonia refrigeration systems
    • IIAR or RETA Certified to manage PSM System desired
      • Knowledge of ERP systems, validation, calibration, resource scheduling, purchasing, receiving, and capital project cost tracking systems
        • Knowledge of and ability to coach OSHA safety policies
          • Demonstrated ability to use financial analysis, estimating and planning concepts to complete projects timely and on budget; demonstrated ability to use data and analytics to help drive decision making.
          • Demonstrated strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
          • Strong communication ability to communicate at all levels, internally and externally.
          • Travel between local sites (within the same town) is required regularly; also requires intermittent travel out of state to OFD's New York facility, vendor locations or for other business purposes. - - - What are Oregon Freeze Dry's Values?
            • Get it done together
            • Care for each other
            • Passionate and Proud
            • Dare to make a difference
            • Help our customers win
            • Do the right thing
              ------------ Individuals expressing interest in this opening may be provided a job description outline detailing the specific duties and responsibilities of this position. Candidates may be required to participate in personal interviews and other evaluation processes. Criminal background checks may be completed on all applicants. Oregon Freeze Dry is a drug free workplace. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Keywords: Oregon Freeze Dry , Inc., Albany , Refrigeration Project Engineer (Ammonia), Engineering , Albany, Oregon

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