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Project Engineer

Job ID 22-1233 Category Engineering Posted Nov. 10, 2022

Position Purpose:                            

Conduct Infrastructure assessments & analysis

  • Analyze the L&S (USA) technical and operational functions and determine opportunities for infrastructure improvements; Conduct research and data analysis in conjunction with collaborating with key stake holders and subject matter experts to identify opportunities that will provide cost effective, long and short-term solutions.
  • Conduct feasibility and financial analyses for proposed solutions to accommodate production, packaging, warehouse, facility, safety and QA.
  • Develop budgets that support the proposed solutions.
  • The types of projects to be justified and implemented can vary and be any/all of the following: replacement, cost savings, capacity, innovation, safety or quality.

Develop and propose viable solutions

  • Develop technical solutions for infrastructure-related issues that arise; work directly with internal customers to identify problems and develop viable solutions that address short and long-term concerns.
  • Present to management factually supported solutions that include return on investment and the benefits of implementing proposed solutions for improvement.
  • Continuously observe areas for plant improvements and present these opportunities to Engineering Manager for ongoing improvement projects.

Project Coordination

  • Determine, implement and execute a timeline for development, implementation and follow up on all approved projects; Ensure timelines are met without compromising quality and cost.
  • Coordinate engineering and construction projects including bid process and vendor shipment coordination; Coordinate with on-site personnel including construction crews and Lindt employees.
  • Source and coordinate vendors, contractors and other service providers as required.
  • Work with Supervisors, equipment vendor and/or outside resource to develop training procedure for new equipment.

Why Lindt?  

As a multi-channel, fast-growing consumer goods company, we recognize that in a competitive market, hiring the right talent makes all the difference. To create happy and loyal Lindt consumers, we need to hire and retain empowered and results-driven Lindt employees. Our teams are comprised of inspired and dedicated professionals who stretch the boundaries of a typical career experience by living our Core Values and making a difference in our business every day. To learn more about our culture and teams, visit

Our Core Values:

  • Passion For The Best - At Lindt we have pride and passion for what we do – we aspire for excellence in everything.
  • In It Together - At Lindt we are one team with a shared purpose – we invest in our relationships and value each other.
  • Always Evolving - At Lindt we shape our future – we take opportunities to improve, adapt to change and build on our strengths.
  • Make An Impact - At Lindt we take responsibility for driving results – we focus on what matters to deliver on our commitments.
  • Act Responsibly - At Lindt we act with integrity, treat others with respect, value diversity and care for the environment to create a sustainable tomorrow.

This job description is not exhaustive and the Company reserves the right to adjust the job description as well as ask employees to undertake additional or different job responsibilities.  Lindt and Sprüngli is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, or any other classification protected by state, local or federal law.  Applicants for this position must successfully pass a background screening and may be required to pass drug screenings as well. All Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) Inc. properties are smoke and tobacco free.

Qualifications & Requirements:



  • 5 years’ experience required


  • Experience in capital improvement project management, with at least 1 million in value, in all phases of capital improvements, i.e. all phases of building expansion, equipment, utilities, support equipment, etc.
  • Experience in project and process engineering & project management in a manufacturing environment, food manufacturing environment preferred

 Skills & Knowledge:

  • Proficient in Excel, Power Point, MS Project, and Word.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD.
  • Must have solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to start, address and prioritize project issues independently and juggle multiple projects with minimal supervision.
  • Strong presentation skills



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering.


  • In-depth understanding of food technology preferably chocolate manufacturing process required. 
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