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Director of Project Engineering

Tasteful Selections LLC
Arvin, California 93203

Reporting to the Vice President of Operational Excellence, this critical role is responsible for leading all aspects of project management including planning, organization, evaluation, and development of the Company’s capital project program. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Director of Project Engineering will propose and execute the systems/processes to successfully deliver capital projects and the approved capital plan of the entire company. They will drive the project management organization to deliver sustained performance by providing leadership, capital reviews, project reviews, training, and systems to assure successful delivery of the Annual and Long-Range Capital Program. Partner with capital stakeholders to develop projects aligned with business goals that deliver the maximum value to the organization in a cost effective and predictable manner.


  • Provide project management and capital planning leadership for the Company.
  • Champion Company’s project management process and the disciplined use of it.
  • Accountable for developing, organizing, and maintaining the annual and long-range capital portfolio.
  • Assure projects are delivered on time and budget as presented and approved.
  • Lead selected capital projects >$2M by creating & implementing execution plans.
  • Assure realistic and detailed project plans – scopes, schedules, budgets, resource plans, risk management, measurable metrics – are developed and implemented for all projects.
  • Communicate capital project portfolio progress to stakeholders and Executive Team.
  • Advocate for effective execution of the performance management process by setting clear objectives, goals, and expectations with direct reports.
  • Conduct regular coaching 1:1 meeting with direct reports to review performance and goal progress, assist with challenges, identify strengths and areas for development.
  • Develop and manage the team of skilled project managers to support projects across the company.
  • Address performance issues in a timely manner and/or make appropriate decisions relative to performance challenges.
  • Develop direct reports to increase the bench strength and flexibility of the team by providing the appropriate training and resources



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (electrical, mechanical, chemical preferred) from a 4-year accredited university
  • 15 years minimum of technical leadership and management experience with capital project
  • 8+ years of experience successfully leading and develop engineering teams
  • 10+ years of direct project management experience
  • Demonstrated leadership of capital projects >$5M in size
  • Experience in an FDA/USDA regulated facility is a plus
  • Ability/experience in developing yourself and those around you to higher levels of responsibility
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Operating in a Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma environment


  • Lean/Six Sigma Black belt or equivalent
  • Proven ability to work effectively across functions; extensive experience leading cross-functional or geographically dispersed teams, proven mentoring and coaching abilities, ability to motivate & inspire others
  • Demonstrated experience successfully handling multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • LEAN/Six Sigma certifications a plus (Six Sigma, Black Belt, Master Black Belt etc.)
  • PMP certification preferred

Salary Details

Negotiable based on Experience


Posted: 2021-07-12 Expires: 2021-08-26

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Director of Project Engineering

Tasteful Selections LLC
Arvin, California 93203

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