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Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer

Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer

Rexdale/Brantford, ON


About the Role!

As a member in the Global Engineering organization, s/he leads the delivery of either the Brantford Brownfield project or the projects in New Century, USA.

  • Implements and maintains the Global Engineering strategy within the company
  • Support the Global Engineering Director / Lead Engineer in planning and managing project priorities
  • Supports projects defined for the site to ensure they are properly planned, executed safely, OTIF, strictly within budget and successfully handed over to the respective Sourcing Unit team
  • Supports the implementation of the Upfield Sustainability program
  • Carries the responsibility to ensure the delivery of the projects within s/he scope no matter which region via the locally based Global Engineering team, Central Global Engineering or EPCM’s pending the feasibility and urgency of the project
  • Provides input and approval on the capital proposals for the region prior to submission to the Global engineering Director
  • Responsible for ensuring due diligence and compliance of the projects within the region with the Upfield Engineering and QA standards as well as the application of specific local obligations and / or requirements

In addition:

  • Continuously strives to find the latest technologies and methods to improve efficiency, accuracy and productivity of the global Supply Chain assets and Global Engineering organization
  • Takes personal responsibility for safety and a healthy environment on the projects, and demonstrating this by example
  • Contributes to Leading and developing the engineering talent within the organization and region
  • Builds durable relationships via procurement with preferred suppliers and contractors to ensure reliability and cost optimization


  • 10+ Years in FMCG
  • Senior project manager level experience
  • PMO capabilities and experience in large scale multi-disciplined projects
  • Fulfilled a variety of Engineering and Supply Chain projects with track record of delivery
  • Leadership skills in Process Engineering with ability to handle complex multi-site projects
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills (both verbal and written)
  • Attained Canadian Professional Engineer Status
  • Flexibility to travel intra- & inter-continentally


About Upfield! 

As the largest plant-based company in the world, we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet. Upfield is a plant-based spreads and vegan cheese company, with ranging products across 60+ countries. The plant-based and vegan diet are revolutionizing the way we eat, reducing our carbon footprint and helping those with allergies.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, and how we work every day. We value associates who can deliver on the commitments made. We’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career in a fast-paced environment.