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Principal Engineer

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

Software Engineering
Fayetteville, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Job Details:

Requirement of Expertise:

Four-year engineering or related technical degree required

Level of Guidance or Direction Received: Works under limited oversight and has a significant degree of latitude for independence of action
Problem Solving: Contributes to functional strategies and determines priorities
Collaboration and Communication: High Level of both

Job Purpose/Summary:

The Principal Engineer will provide leadership to the development and design of production facilities, systems, and components
• Provide advanced technical expertise to plants, other team members and cross-functional teams
• Collaborate with Discipline and Controls Engineering, Project Management, Operations, FSQA, Safety and Environmental teams to ensure the successful integration of infrastructure systems into the overall facility design
• Conduct research to identify new technologies and design approaches aimed at increasing cost effectiveness of project execution, optimize plant availability and reliability, and minimize life-cycle costs
• Ensure compliance with relevant safety and regulatory standards, and internal specifications and standards
• Provide technical guidance to less experienced engineers
• Analyze system performance and develop improvement and energy conservation opportunities
• Review project CIRs for validity, scope, design QA, and network impact
• Review project progress drawings, submittals and change orders
• Assist with the generation and review of scopes of work
• Review project metrics for reasonableness
• Establish and maintain specifications, standards, and other technical information including innovative technologies to improve sustainability and energy efficiency
• As needed, provide designs for new projects, evaluate existing systems, and recommend changes or additions as deemed necessary, prepare cost estimates and implementation plans
• Partner with internal and external resources to perform infrastructure assessments of existing facilities and provide multi-year capital expenditure plans
• Travel based on assigned project needs
• Other duties as assigned

Education / Certifications:

Four-year engineering or related technical degree required; Master's degree preferred

PE License preferred


Minimum of 10 years of industry Engineering experience with a proven leadership track record
Communication Skills: • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

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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