- Project management
- Analysis skills
- Root cause analysis
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Disability insurance
- 401(k) matching
- AD&D insurance
Our Charleston-area client is actively hiring a mechanical project engineer!
Project Engineer - Mechanical
The Mechanical Project Engineer reports to the Plant Engineering Manager with the responsibility for providing mechanical engineering design and project management at our client's manufacturing facility. The position includes project management/engineering for capital projects (from project requirements to specification and design to installation); major equipment modification for reliability improvement; equipment rebuilds; and limited technical support for the plant Maintenance Department.
Manage all phases of engineering projects from project request to project closure:
Lead project team in the development of a solution to a project request
Design solution & produce drawings based upon scope of work & interaction with end-user
Formulate scope/specifications for the purchase of capital and non-capital equipment and contract labor
Develop and utilize project risk management plan
Prepare appropriation requests for capital equipment purchases & major repairs
Track/forecast project schedule (Gantt charts) and costs
Accomplish project work with vendors & contractors through professional and effective use of established departmental and divisional purchasing procedures (bid inquiry, bid procedure, liaison, and contract specifications)
Develop Bills of Material & recommendations for spares for all project equipment
Provide training to end-users on changes to existing equipment and new installations
Recommendations to Maintenance on PM activities for new equipment
Insist on highest expectations of quality, safety, and housekeeping from contractors on jobs for which you are PPR
Support focused improvement efforts through improvements to maintenance practices and design changes to existing equipment
Support Operations in assigned plant areas by staying engaged in equipment reliability and knowledgeable of recurring malfunctions
Provide necessary updating to drawings created by modifications to equipment, errors, etc.
Assures compliance with Company & Plant policies, health and safety standards, environmental regulations, hazardous waste, & good housekeeping practices.
Compensation, salary, and benefit Information for the first (4) positions
Incentive Bonus Program (quarterly & based on plant KPI attainment)
Savings Investment Plan 401(K)
Defined Contribution Plan (Year 1-5 of service- rate of 5%)
Health and dental coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Company-paid: Life, AD&D, short & long-term disability, and long-term care
11 company- paid holidays
Paid personal business time
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering is required
Minimum of 5 years engineering design and/or project management experience
Knowledge/experience of project management methodology such as PMBOK or similar
Experience in heavy industry preferred
Working experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, material handling systems, and/or thermal oil systems preferred
AutoCAD and Inventor proficiency
MS Office and SAP proficiency
The ability to effectively communicate with internal teams and customers, engineering consultants, external suppliers and vendors.
Design and analytical skills
Demonstrated problem solving ability - troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and countermeasure identification
Work Environment & Physical Demands:
Sit or stand for reasonable periods of time.
Climb stairs and vertical ladders
Wear PPE (Respirators, steel toe shoes, safety glasses, hard hat)
Good hand/finger dexterity.
Grip/grasp various tools and/or office equipment and use safely and properly.
Bending, stretching, reaching, kneeling, & rotating body while in various positions.
Good depth perception and hand/eye coordination to accommodate working with equipment at a distance.
Lift, push, and/or pull a maximum of 30 pounds.
Work in hot/humid or cold/adverse environments for reasonable periods of time.
Work in semi-dusty to dusty environments for reasonable periods of time.
Work in wet/damp environment for reasonable periods of time.
Work in moderate to high-level noise & vibration settings for reasonable periods.
Work around chemicals, pitches, solvents, oils, or other raw materials, & fumes.
Work safely from various heights above floor level.
Work around a variety of mobile and moving equipment safely.