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Sr, Project Engineer, Safety Systems, Manufacturing Operations - Field Based

Company: Brambles USA Inc
Location: Orlando
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

CHEP helps move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organization on earth via our 300 million pallets, crates and containers. We employ 11,000 people and operate in more than 55 countries. Through our pioneering and sustainable share-and-reuse business model, the world's biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, safely and with less environmental impact.

What does that mean for you? You'll join an international organization big enough to take you anywhere, and small enough to get you there sooner. You'll help change how goods get to market and contribute to global sustainability. You'll be empowered to bring your authentic self to work and be surrounded by diverse and driven professionals. And you can maximize your work-life balance and flexibility through our Hybrid Work Model .

Job Description

Position Purpose

The primary responsibility of this position is to collaborate with Operations & Health & Safety teams to develop, seek approval, and successfully implement Capital Equipment Projects, primarily focused on Zero Harm Initiatives in accordance with established schedule, cost, and performance standards. Initial focus will be on implementing advanced safety controls and guarding systems on production equipment, as well as implementing effective Forklift/Pedestrian Segregation, and other Employee Wellness initiatives throughout our Service Center Network.

Location: Remote Based, US; must be reasonably located near a major airport & willing to travel up to 50%


Annual Capital Budget Managed: $X - XXMM
Number of Countries: US Focused; Global Influence
Number of Locations: Over 100 Service Centers

Major/Key Accountabilities

Manage activities associated with capital project execution to include equipment layout and scope development, requests for quote, project justifications, purchase order generation, contractor selection, on-site supervision during the installation and start-up of equipment, and proper tagging and accounting of new equipment.
Using fiduciary controls, manage capital budgets, and accurately forecast monthly spending
Lead critical reviews of equipment design, layouts, pallet flow, and safety zoning in collaboration with Engineering, Operations, Maintenance Reliability, and Safety teams to ensure alignment with scope and project objectives,
Evaluate Workstation Risk Assessments to provide a workable solution to achieve 100% Acceptable Risk
Ensure that all necessary safe work practices are adhered to by both CHEP and contractor personnel, and all applicable local municipality construction permitting, and environmental requirements are met.
Effective and timely communications to Key Stakeholders of ZH Program Status, beginning with project development and approval, through final commissioning and qualification.
Utilization of the FAT, CQV, and Vertical Startup Processes with Suppliers and Operations teams, to ensure successful, timely project completion
Coordinate training of on-site personnel as needed for system operation and maintenance. Ensure proper handoff of completed projects to include as-built drawings, maintenance and operations manuals, and spare parts lists.
Provide Leadership, guidance, and mentorship to support Engineering team in establishing and implementing Zero Harm standards
Lead Zero Harm Capital strategy by collaborating with cross-functional teams and external suppliers in support of longer terms goals to achieve a touchless pallet processing operation.
Ensure Engineering team alignment with North America Zero Harm Goals, provide recommendations to Global Safety Standards
Review current safety trends and technologies for potential implementations in Service Center Network


The Project Engineer is mutually responsible for supporting the Supply Chain Team in achieving business objectives through Capital Equipment deployment. Key metrics:

Employee Development
Achievement of Supply Chain Capital Project Initiatives
Customer satisfaction, implementation timing, within budget
CQV Vertical Startup achievement meeting key KPIs

Authority/ Decision Making

Managing individual capital projects with budgets up to $XXM
Purchasing/Supplier Recommendations
Providing Recommendations to update Equipment, Machine Guarding, Safety Standards
Resolving Customer/Operations problems through root cause analysis


5-10 years project engineering and/or related project management experience
Required Experience with safety systems integrations (interlocked fencing, machine guarding, zoning)
Working knowledge of Workstation Risk Assessments, implementing solutions
Material handling and automation, to include conveyance, robotics or similar type of equipment
Experience leading initiatives implementing:
ISO-13849-1 and OSHS 29 CFR 1910
Electrical wiring and Rockwell Safety PLC
Process piping, machine guarding principles


Working use of project management methods and tools such as MS Project
Working knowledge and use of AutoCAD
Familiarity with conveyor systems, material handling robotics a plus
Familiar with capital project justification methods (ROI, IRR, NPV)
Basic financial management skills with a focus on capital expenditure
Excellent communication skills
Continuous Improvement Methods, Kaizen

Preferred Education

BachelorsPreferred Level of Work Experience

5 - 7 yearsWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to developing a diverse workforce in which everyone is treated fairly, with respect, and has the opportunity to contribute to business success while realizing his or her potential. This means harnessing the unique skills and experience that each individual brings and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Individuals fraudulently misrepresenting themselves as Brambles or CHEP representatives have scheduled interviews and offered fraudulent employment opportunities with the intent to commit identity theft or solicit money. Brambles and CHEP never conduct interviews via online chat or request money as a term of employment. If you have a question as to the legitimacy of an interview or job offer, please contact us at recruitment@brambles.com.

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