Leprino Foods' history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We've grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the "World's Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company." To help us achieve that daring vision, we're looking for our secret ingredient: You. A motivated individual who is the best at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early 1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?
For our Denver, CO corporate headquarters we are seeking a Design Engineer on our Construction Engineering Technical Services team to continue moving our organization to even larger levels of innovation and technological advancement. We take pride in our vision to be "world's best", it's why we work harder, invest more, and continually innovate.
In this role you will provide engineering, design, and CAD support for production facilities and the broader Corporate Technical Services team.
Work from broad concepts to develop ideas and specifications for new equipment and processes.
Responsible for assisting in the development of design options, generation of design project timelines, completing design work and engineering of necessary equipment, and testing and installing new equipment.
Coordinate with Leprino Innovation project team and Technical Services project team, as well as equipment suppliers, in the design and fabrication of innovative equipment for our pilot plant and manufacturing use.
Source and evaluate new vendors and ensure compliance with Leprino Sanitary Design and regulatory standards.
Turn your passion into impact? At Leprino we are dedicated to producing high-quality products that help feed and nourish millions of families around the world. It's a big responsibility and we hope you're up for it.
Accept a challenging environment where solving problems, continuous learning, and a high technical capability is the norm, not the exception. Take ownership of your career it's yours to grow if you're willing to put the work in.
Be humble, inquisitive, patient, collaborative, tenacious, and resilient - the DNA of a Leprino employee.
Offering You In Return:
You Have (Mandatory Qualifications):
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a similar technical discipline.
At least two years of CAD designing and drafting experience within the Sanitary or Hygienic Industry (Food, Beverage, Biotech, or Pharma).
Advanced computer skills, including Auto CAD, and MS Office Suite.
You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):
Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Experience in 3d modelling (Inventor, Mechanical Desktop, Solidworks, etc).
A career with Leprino Foods means you'll be part of a worldwide group of individuals dedicated to producing high-quality products that help feed and nourish families around the world. Your contributions will be noticed and rewarded as you work to further our company, our customers, and one another. Apply today to learn more about our Corporate Technical Services career path.
Leprino Foods Company