Project Engineer

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Mayfield, OH
$65,000 - $75,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Mar 13, 2018
Job ID
We are in search of a Project Engineer for an International Manufacturing client of ours.  Strong Project Management skills in a Manufacturing Environment a must.  

 Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering projects within area of assigned responsibility by performing the following duties:
  • Plans and implements engineering program, including defining the project philosophy, activities, milestones, and staff requirements, per customer requirements.
  • Develops and maintains a schedule and budget for the assigned engineering project.
  • Provides reports on the status of project milestones to the customer, project team, and management; adjusts schedules accordingly.
  • Controls expenditures within limitations of project budget.
  • Identifies project staffing requirements and coordinates staffing with supporting organization managers.
  • Coordinates preparation and delivery of project deliverables, design documents, and bid packages.
  • Assigns and oversees project personnel to specific phases or aspects of project such as technical studies, product design, preparation of specifications and technical plans, and product testing.
  • Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
  • Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems.
  • Directs integration of technical activities and products.
  • Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.
  • Prepares interim and completion project reports.
  • Assists production personnel in troubleshooting and resolving problems.
  • Follows progress of work; anticipates or investigates delays and inadequate performance.
  • Takes corrective action as necessary.
  • Inspects completed product
  • Provides support for installation and service; resolves technical problems encountered by customers or personnel.
  • Recommends cost-cutting measures and design improvements.
Success Factors:  In order to be a successful Project Engineer you must be extremely organized, must be able to work on multiple things at the same time, and must be able to understand a system from multiple disciplines (mechanical, electrical, commercial).  You must be good at communicating with colleagues, customers (internal and external), and suppliers at every level, and you must be able to negotiate solutions that meet the needs of a sometimes diverse set of stakeholders.  And, you must be willing to travel (up to 20% of the time).

Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor's degree and three to five years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.