Project Engineer Mechanical

New Miami, OH 45011

Posted: 12/29/2020 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 525592

Job Description

We are seeking a highly-skilled, team-oriented project engineer to join our growing company. In this position, project engineers oversee all engineering and technical aspects of our projects to assure the highest level of accuracy and quality. Project engineers prepare, schedule, coordinate, and monitor assigned engineering projects, complying with applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards, and specifications.

Project Engineers are the technical support for our manufacturing facilities on a global scale. They need to be proficient in designing moderately complex equipment and assemblies utilizing 2D and 3D models. Also, they need to work closely with the plant manufacturing teams to determine equipment needs and develop equipment specifications based on those needs. In addition, the Project Engineers work with the manufacturing and finance teams to develop capital expenditure projects that provide justification and purchase and install capital equipment aligning with the overall needs of our client. Moreover, they provide the necessary project documentation and training to support the equipment installation and operation. Project Engineers also work with the manufacturing teams on support continuous improvement activities.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Completes engineering projects by organizing and controlling project elements including scope, planning and execution.
Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans and conferring with management.
Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements, assigning personnel to phases and elements, and reviewing bids from vendors.
Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards.
Maintains quality control in every area (budget, scheduling, planning, personnel performance, team dynamics).
Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, and resolving problems.
Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information; and recommending actions.
Collaborates with various teams within the organization to develop new equipment specifications.
Investigates and presents quote packages to vendors and monitor RFQ process.
Provides necessary support for capital expenditure approval, including recommended vendor selection.
If applicable, designs equipment in the appropriate design software (i.E. AutoCAD Inventor).
Oversees Project Budgeting & Equipment Purchases.
Performs equipment acceptance run-off and verifies equipment meets all of the requirements of the specification.
Develops standard work for production associates.
Ensures all necessary deliverables (drawing, spere parts lists, etc.) are provided to the various teams.
Oversees facility preparations and equipment installations.
Provides critical on-site support for equipment installation including equipment troubleshooting and operator & maintenance trainings.

Job Skills:
This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong organizational, analytical & systematic problem-solving skills
Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
Experience working in a manufacturing environment
Self-motivated with a proven track record of bringing projects in on-time and within established budget
High level of technical understanding of manufacturing methods and procedures
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Significant working knowledge of design and visualization software such as AutoCAD
Advanced MS Office skills
Familiarity and ability to comply with all applicable rules, regulations, best practices, and performance standards
Aptitude for working collaboratively with multiple disciplines within teams and projects
Proven success in the areas of project management and supervision

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor s or Master s of Science in Mechanical Engineering/Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering/Engineering Technology, Plastic Manufacturing, or other related discipline
2+ years of project management experience working in the manufacturing industry

Preferred Experience:
2+ years of experience in Plastic Extrusion manufacturing or similar
Project Management certification is preferred, but not required
Six Sigma Green Belt is preferred, but not required

Physical Requirements:
Able to travel up to 35%
Able to work on equipment in Manufacturing Environment
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