CapEx Project Manager

Reference Number: JLS-4772
Location: Indianapolis, IN

A global consumer packaged goods company that offers branded, licensed, and private label products; seeks a Servant Minded Leader in their Capital Expenditure Project Manager role at a food manufacturing facility in Greater Indianapolis with a mission to help people all over the country live longer, healthier, and happy lives with the products they produce. 

The CapEx Project Manager will develop and implement major capital projects as a key member of the engineering team. Projects will involve major upgrades to manufacturing plant, facilities, and production lines, with project values ranging from $100,000 up to $10,000,000+. Focus is capital investments to support the business transformation of our assets to maximize plant productivity and reliability, while meeting company, industry and regulatory standards for food safety, health & safety, and environmental sustainability.


  • Responsible for the management and strategic direction of the Engineering department and key technical projects for the company.
  • Define propose and monitor the implementation of the company’s engineering, maintenance, automation and technology plans and objectives including the development and deployment of the Company’s Engineering Manual and Standards.
  • Implement work processes, procedures and technical resources related to engineering and technical services.
  • Manage the engineering budget and capital investment plans and related capital investment expenditures.
  • Responsible for the selection, modification, installation, maintenance/repair of all equipment in the plants, corporate offices, and property/grounds.
  • Key contributor when evaluating potential acquisitions, expansions, and new technology introductions to the company. 
  • Manage all outsourced contractors as needed.


  • BS in Engineering required, advanced degree (MBA) is a plus
  • 15+ years of progressive and diversified “Engineering Management” experience required
  • Experience with high-speed packaging equipment required.
  • Detailed oriented and have prior P&L and budget management experience
  • Experience working with equipment installation and automation
  • Familiar with preventative maintenance program management, GMP’s and SOP’s
  • Prior experience with Project Management and Tracking software/tools
  • Strong ability to coach, lead and direct engineering and maintenance staff 


  • 401(k) with matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Holidays & Vacation

 Compensation: up to $120,000 plus bonus potential of 10%, based on one’s prior work experience

Full health care benefits are offered Day 1!!  401K can begin after 90 days of employment.  If you have further interest in this opportunity, please contact:

Jen Sochocki
Senior Business Consultant