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Project Manager, Engineering

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Twin Falls, ID

Company: Chobani


Chobani is a rapidly growing company with a large annual capital spend. The Engineering/Project Management team is responsible for defining project scopes, developing project budgets, and coordinating the execution of capital projects related to new product launches, equipment upgrades, facilities, utility infrastructure, and maintenance.  This role will manage small to large scale capital projects at the Twin Falls, Idaho facility. The position requires a high degree of responsibility, highly effective communication skills, leadership, decision making ability and self-sufficiency. This role has a responsibility for ensuring personnel safety, food safety, and quality of Chobani products.


  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management, end users, and key stakeholders.
  • Create work breakdown structures, capital expenditure requests, manage budgets, forecasts and, facilitate asset creation. 
  • Create and execute a detailed work plan which identifies the sequence of activities needed to successfully complete the project.
  • Select and manage the resources required to complete the project.  Contract qualified consultants as appropriate.
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion.
  • Ensure that all project personnel receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the project.
  • Perform proper change management practices.
  • Follow Chobani’s project management structure and use the appropriate forms to document project activities.
  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure project performance and earned value meets project baseline plan.
  • Review the project schedule frequently with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities and revise the schedule as required.
  • Initiate, manage, and receive all budgeted project expenditures.
  • Manage cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and any variances to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly)
  • Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversee the project closure process including asset cost allocation, outline nonvalue added activities, and asset disposals.
  • Follow Chobani’s safety procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Available to work off hours and weekends as needed and required to complete projects.
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Travel as needed and required by projects.  


  • Must have 5 years of project management experience in food and beverage industry, dairy is preferred.
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • Familiarity with PMI’s PMBOK Guide to project management.
  • Pro-active, personal drive, decisiveness, commercial/business acumen, excellent communication and teamwork skills, organizational competency and the ability to prioritize
  • Must be willing to travel and may occasionally spend significant periods of time on-site in other locations
  • Inventory management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Positive attitude, high energy, flexibility and personal initiative
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain professional demeanor
  • Follow Chobani’s safety procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 
  • Serve as back up in the absence of Project Managers

About Us

Nearest Major Market: Idaho
Nearest Secondary Market: Twin Falls