• Mechanical Project Engineer

    Posted: 02/23/2023


    • Initiate, design, and manage improvement projects (e.g., new equipment installation and equipment modifications) to reduce scrap and improve quality, reliability, and throughput as directed
    • Work with plant personnel, vendors and contractors to implement projects on time and within budget guidelines
    • Support Operations group to accomplish clean-outs, preventive maintenance downtimes and machine rebuilds in a timely fashion
    • Assist Maintenance in troubleshooting equipment that requires additional technical knowledge or expertise
    • Maintain plant drawing system by making appropriate updates to drawings and documentation on equipment
    • Assist in setting up projects, coordinating and supervising the efforts of outside contractors, vendors and other service providers. For example: Oversee installations, systems operations analysis and equipment analysis to ensure equipment is functioning according to specifications


    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related technical field highly preferred


    • Minimum 5 (five) years’ Engineering experience in an Industrial Manufacturing environment
    • Experience with compressed air, hydraulics, pneumatics, power transmission, pump systems, conveying systems and other rotating equipment (such as gearboxes, pumps, bearings, conveyors, etc.) preferred, as well as structural steel
    • Experience with SolidWorks, Inventor or AutoCAD required
    • Project Management experience required

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Technical knowledge of mechanical equipment and machinery required
    • Project management skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • Active listening skills
    • Communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Leadership skills
    • Ability to analyze information/data and make decisions that will positively impact the plant
    • Ability to think creatively when resolving issues
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
    • Ability to work collaboratively with the Union
    • Ability to work additional hours as needed, especially during plant clean-out every 12 weeks
    • Skilled in the use of design software, preferably AutoCAD
    • Ability to work in a hands-on industrial environment