Position Summary

The Project Engineer is directly responsible for contributing to the growth of the company through managing projects related to new or improved equipment, tooling, and facilities. The Project Engineer is responsible for managing and coordinating the specifications, quotes, scheduling, and qualification of machines, tooling, and facilities for our manufacturing plants. You will work closely with Production, Manufacturing Engineering, Product Development, Finance, and Quality to manage and implement the projects that are defined by the team to improve capacity, efficiency, reliability, and product quality.

ROLE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Project management

  • Work well with cross functional teams

  • Capability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with guidance

  • Create layouts and basic design overviews using CAD software

  • Attention to detail and well organized

  • Possess a strong work ethic

  • Creative problem solver

  • Self-directed with a drive to learn

  • Communicate effectively with other departments

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to)

  • Create value and profit for the company by completing projects on time and on budget

  • Create, maintain, and communicate project timelines and schedules

  • Manage multiple tasks for multiple departments

  • Work close with the maintenance department to ensure machine effectiveness and provide technical support

  • Adhere to our core values of teamwork, integrity, excellence, and reliability

  • Other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have supervisory duties

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, or any other related Engineering degree

Training and Experience:
Minimum 2 years industry experience

Knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio

  • SolidWorks or comparable software knowledge is a must

  • Lean manufacturing, six sigma principles, and 5S skills are a plus

  • Mills, lathes, and other fabrication equipment knowledge is a plus

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Demonstrate teamwork skills, technical, communication, and critical thinking.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position does not have supervisory duties

WORK ENVIRONMENT and PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Work is usually performed in a production and office environment, utilizing lab, industrial, and office.  The job will also require the employee to safely handle, use, and dispose of chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and write in a professional.  The employee is also required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 To fulfill the requirements of the essential duties and responsibilities, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  The requirements and environmental characteristics described above are representative of the knowledge, skills, ability, and physical elements necessary for the position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.