Engineering Grand Island, Nebraska


Position at JBS USA Food Company

Project Manager

Job Description

The primary responsibility of this role is the coordination and completion of major capital projects on time, safely and in budget.


  • Manage current Plant capital projects from initiation to completion.
  • Manage major capital projects.
  • Assists with overall management of capital budget for the plant and ensure financial policy is being followed as it relates to capital project management.    
  • Must be knowledgeable in all areas of OSHA’s process safety management and EPA’s risk management program (RMP) requirements. 
  • Work with operations team to generate layout drawings, gather competitive bids, coordinate installation of equipment, track invoices and payments.
  • Establish and track key performance indicators (KPI’s) for plant PSM coordinators. 
  • Will be required to attend and pass training courses in PSM and Ammonia Operator I. 
  • Responsible for coordinating plant compliance with process safety management (PSM) regulation. 
  • Arrange to have appropriate records prepared and maintained
  • Attend meetings as needed or called
  • Perform various other duties as needed or as assigned


  • Manage total capital spend and project timelines including line and plant startups.
  • Owns the commercialization process during the planning and execution phases.
  • Owns the handoff from project team to Plant operations.
  • Frequent communication with all plant departments as well as external vendors
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Manage priorities and dynamic deadlines
  • Efficient time management and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must demonstrate strong analytical and math skills
  • Intermediate ability in Microsoft Office products, specifically Microsoft Excel
  • Computer skills, including knowledge of spreadsheets, and AutoCAD.
  • Interpersonal and team skills for working with employees at all levels both internal and external
  • First shift, flexible as required, Weekend hours as needed
  • 50 – 100% Travel required depending on project status


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering, Construction or related field
  • Five years’ experience in current field or 10 years in relatable field
  • SAP knowledge beneficial
  • Knowledge of food industry preferred