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Engineer I

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

Other Engineering
Springdale, AR, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023

Job Details:


Tyson Foods is one of the world’s largest food companies, supplying 1 out of every 5 pounds of chicken, beef, and pork consumed in the United States! We have office and plant locations across the globe, and 140,000 team members dedicated to feeding the world with purpose. With iconic brands like Tyson Chicken, Hillshire Farm, Jimmy Dean, and Ball Park Hotdogs, we are looking for the best and brightest to join our Tyson Engineering Team.


This position is responsible for executing large capital projects that achieve business, financial, and strategic capital objectives. With over 240 facilities, Tyson Foods requires a robust engineering organization with state-of-the-art hardware, software, and a continuous improvement mindset. This position will use advanced 3D design software to create best in class food processing lines. This position will work closely with industrial, civil, structural, architectural, mechanical, refrigeration, electrical, process, and controls engineering disciplines to execute large-scale facility changes, expansions, and operational improvements.

Additional duties: Coordinating and managing the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of large-scale capital projects. Collaborating through all project phases with cross-functional teams at the facility and/or the corporate office. Leading or supporting the bidding process to select contractors and equipment vendors which will provide the best value and quality with the demonstrated ability to deliver on schedule and on budget. Generating specifications, coordinating procurement activities, and making fact-based decisions during execution to achieve the project deliverables. Managing outside engineering and construction management resources. Maintaining and coordinating policies, standards, specifications, and practices that support and enhance the company’s strategic objectives. Ensuring all engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with the organization’s established policies and objectives. This position must maintain a working knowledge of USDA guidelines and OSHA standards and be able to apply them to plant layouts and process designs. Any other duties as assigned


Education: B.S. in Engineering or equivalent engineering experience; preferably with a four-year degree in Construction Management.

Experience: Entry level experience with accredited engineering degree; knowledge of and experience with the business processes related to poultry manufacturing preferred.

Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications- Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, experience with AutoCAD, Inventor, Solidworks, Revit, and/or Visio a plus.

Outstanding team player and self-starter with a passion for customer service, developing business relationships and solving complex business issues. Must have a passion for learning.

Exceptional interpersonal skills and proven track record of teamwork, adaptability, and innovation.

This position will interact with and is expected to communicate across a range of user’s, stakeholders, and management. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

Travel: 25% to 50% will vary by project location and complexity.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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