Indiana Packers Corporation
  • Engineering & Maintenance
  • Delphi, IN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Indiana Packers Corporation

Help Feed The World!

Project Engineer


Indiana Packers Corporation Delphi, Indiana 

Indiana Packers Corporation (IPC), a dynamic fresh pork processor based in Delphi, Indiana, is looking for a motivated and detail-oriented Project Engineer individual to work in our world-class processing facility.  We are growing pork processor and want people that want a challenging, yet rewarding position. 

The Project Engineer is responsible for the development, implementation and completion of various capital and MRO projects at multiple locations. This position will also develop solutions from concept to implementation.

Indiana Packers Corporation is located in Delphi, Indiana, just 15 minutes away from the greater Lafayette/West Lafayette area, home of Purdue University. 

So, if you are interested in this unique opportunity for a growing company that helps feed the world, then look no further than Indiana Packers Corporation.


  • Design and management of capital and MRO projects.
  • Coordination with other departments and facilities as needed
  • System design from concept and general specifications to project designs, proposals, and schedules
  • Manage projects from conception through implementation and start-up
  • Responsible for equipment selection and procurement, materials purchasing, and contractor selection and coordination
  • Maintain project status updates and cost control for all projects
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by enforcing procedures, rules and regulations
  • Perform other tasks or duties as required or needed 


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Technology in mechanical design, process design, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in food processing or related field
  • Manage multiple projects at multiple sites simultaneously
  • Manage cost control and schedule for all assigned projects
  • Knowledgeable in mechanical systems including process, water, compressed air, and hydraulic systems
  • Understanding of ammonia and Freon refrigeration
  • Understanding of electrical and control systems
  • Knowledgeable of USDA, EPA, and OSHA best practices
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Autodesk software preferred
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Ability to travel unrestricted, on short-notice, both domestically and abroad as needed 

FLSA Status:  Salaried Exempt

Culture and Environment:

Indiana Packers is part of a large multi-national organization that maintains the feel of a much smaller organization. We value our team members as they are the heart and soul of our organization, and strive to maintain the safest work environments for them as well.  Workplace safety is not just a term we use, it's our core philosophy and the only way we know how to operate.  Quite simply, we walk the talk.

In addition, our work environments encourage and support a collaborative approach while promoting and recognizing individual contributions.  This truly unique combination, typically not found in most large organizations, provides a catalyst for our corporation's rapid success since beginning operations in 1991. 

About Us:

Indiana Packers is the industry's only high-volume, fully-integrated pork supplier that operates its sourcing, production, sales and shipping all from one Midwest location, among America's prime hog livestock farms.  IPC employs roughly 2,000 team members in Indiana and we still continue grow.  Our company's headquarters and processing facility is located in Delphi, Indiana, a short 18 mile drive from the Lafayette/West Lafayette metro area. 

Indiana Kitchen Brand Products:

Indiana Packers produces a number of pork products under the Indiana Kitchen brand name.  Our pork products are locally produced and are synonymous with excellent quality and taste. 

Regional Information:

Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana is in a prime location with easy and quick access to Chicago, Illinois (90 miles) and Indianapolis, Indiana (55 miles).  The area is home to Purdue University, ranked as the fifth (5TH) best public university in the country according to the Wall Street Journal.  With an abundance of strong educational systems and a less than average cost of living, there is a lot to like about the area. 

The city has also been recognized by Forbes Magazine as the #2 Small City for business and careers.   With a combined population of roughly 110,000, Lafayette/West Lafayette offers metropolitan amenities while maintaining its small town charm.

Delphi, Indiana, home to Indiana Packers Corporation is nestled in idyllic Carroll County where its rich history of agriculture and hog farming continues today.  IPC's facility is centrally located and within a 30-minute drive to regional cities like Lafayette, Frankfort, Kokomo, and Logansport.

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