General Mills is seeking a Project Engineer for Joplin, MO for execution of medium size capital projects including scope development, cost estimation, system design, equipment sizing and selection, procurement, installation, check-out, and start-up. This role will include opportunities to work on projects of all sizes including the areas of processing, packaging, facilities, and/or maintenance. Joplin is the home of General Mills largest Bakeries and Foodservice plant. This high volume facility produces primarily frozen dough products and uses upwards of a million pounds of flour a day! It offers a dynamic customer driven business platform that requires flexibility and ingenuity in order to deliver on our promise of both quality and quantity. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES In this role you will: 1) Execute capital projects as lead engineer: Manage research, budget, schedule, communication/team work, downtime planning, and system performance. Depending on project scope, responsibilities may also include overall project management, construction management, and start-up. 2) Support or lead capital projects from conceptual phases through project close-out including scope development, cost estimation, system design, risk assessment, equipment sizing and selection, procurement, installation, check-out, and start-up. 3) Offer production support and troubleshooting assistance to Engineers, Team Leaders, and Maintenance. 4) Interface with business unit team - maintain close working relationships with R&D, quality, manufacturing, operations leadership, and financial operations. 5) Provide innovative technical solutions required to meet business objectives with emphasis on productivity. 6) Provide support to annual capital planning process, which may include development and management of the capital program for an operating department. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Successful history of executing capital projects and improvements. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -Experience working with plant operators, leadership staff, outside vendors, contractors, and engineering firms. -Good understanding of processing and packaging equipment and systems. -Working knowledge of plant manufacturing, engineering, quality, and research functions. Preferably in a food environment. -Experience with continuous improvement, LEAN, Six Sigma, TPM, or related processes. REQUIRED JOB COMPETENCIES Demonstrated skills in executing several concurrent assignments. Demonstrated technical leadership, analytical and problem solving skills, decision making, trouble-shooting, communications, team management, and interpersonal skills. Our Brands. Your Legacy. Great brands start with the people that make them great. One of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in over 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, HÃ¤agen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Progresso, Cascadian Farm, Muir Glen and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2010 global net sales of US$16 billion, including the companyâ€™s US$1.2 billion proportionate share of joint venture net sales. We seek out the best of the best and give them development, support and the chance to lead something big. If youâ€™re ready to fulfill your potential, consider sharing your talents with the outstanding people of General Mills. You will work with legendary brands, nourish people around the world, and start building your own legacy.