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JBS - Omaha Omaha, NE


Position at JBS USA


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Position Title: Project Engineer

Location: JBS Omaha Beef Plant                          

Reporting: Plant Engineer

 Principle Responsibilities: 

  • Plans, develops, coordinates, and directs a variety of complex engineering projects.
  • May lead a project team in completion of a specific project; sets timelines, assigns work, communicates with team members, solves problems, and moves project towards and on-time high quality solution.
  • May design and develop software, hardware, hardware/software specifications, and testing procedures.
  • Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering evaluation tests, products or equipment.
  • May supervise/coordinate day-to-day operations of engineers, designers, engineering technicians, and others who assist in completion of specific project assignments.
  • Provides engineering assistance to personnel within the Company as necessary.
  • Represents the Company in communication with other organizations to resolve questions, plan, and coordinate work.
  • Coordinates lab testing and building of prototypes as necessary.
  • Coordinate efforts of contractors involved with finishing construction of new or redesigned areas for plant facility while managing projects being on time, on budget and to specification
  • Participate in design and layout aspects of special   projects. Change to lead efforts pertaining to design and layout of special projects.
  • Obtain competitive bids for future projects.
  • Arrange to have appropriate records prepared and maintained.
  • Attend meetings as needed or called.
  • Frequent communication with maintenance, purchasing, production, storeroom, and other departments involved with any aspect of special projects.
  • Perform various other duties as needed or assigned.
  • Lead the efforts to complete Capital Planning/Manage Capital Budget and Forecast

 Requirements: Describe necessary knowledge or skills, and type and amount of formal schooling, and work experience normally required to obtain these.  Do not describe your own particular background.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field preferred


  • Previous Experience in construction, mechanical contract work, or any building trades.
  • Computer Skills, including knowledge of spreadsheets, and drafting programs.

 Special Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully, both written and verbally
  • Ability to organize and coordinate large projects.
  • Bilingual skills helpful
  • Capable of independent decision making
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrates integrity and fairness
  • Able to quickly and effectively adapt to new and changing situations
  • Desire for continuous improvement
  • Shows compassion towards and has an interest in others
  • Good organizational skills
  • Able to work assigned hours/days, including occasional weekends as required
  • Statistical skills (basic level)
  • 6 Sigma certification (desired)

“The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made.”

JBS is an equal opportunity employer.

EOE /Vets/Disability


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Full-time Employee
Date Posted September 30, 2022
Date Closes October 30, 2022
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 17-2199.00 Engineers, All Other
Zipcode 68107
Phone 402-594-3213

This job offers the following benefits

  • Casual Dress
  • Child Care (Backup)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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