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Project Engineer

Industrial Products Mfg (Pulp/Paper/Plastics Extrusion/Web Processes)
Mobile, Alabama, United States
$90K + 10%
April 14, 2018

Project Engineer - $90K + 10% Bonus - Industrial Products Mfg (Pulp/Paper/Plastics – Extrusion/Web Processes) - Position reports to the Corporate Engineering Manager. Oversees the successful development & implementation of projects related to process improvements, facility building upgrades and related safety improvements at the plant level. Candidate shall demonstrate competency associated with all aspects of project management from concept to completion. Candidate will be responsible for establishing Capex project budgets and manage them within said guidelines. Candidate shall work closely with all aspects of the business unit in the development of project deliverables through detailed specifications and scope of work documents which encompass the roadmap to successful project completion. Teambuilding is critical and the candidate needs to demonstrate a team based decision making approach to ensure project success. The candidate shall manage their projects to budget and advise the Corporate Engineering Manager of any discrepancies resulting in an budgeting issues related to cap ex projects. Open and transparent communication with the Corporate Engineering Manager and to the business unit is critical. Required to follow the following CAPEX progress protocols. Issues monthly report summary of active and pending projects with a revised (if necessary) time to completion estimate, cost estimate etc. Advises and suggest improvements to plant operations to facilitate quality initiatives, plant safety initiatives, employee quality of work environment and process improvement initiatives. Confers with management, production, and other support personnel to discuss project specifications and procedures. Plans and directs the installation, testing, operation, maintenance, and repair of facilities and equipment. Prepares budgets, bids, and contracts. Reviews and recommends or approves contracts and cost estimates. Presents and explains proposals, reports, and findings to customers. Consults or negotiates with customers to prepare project specifications. Promotes the quality system through adhering to the elements of and being familiar with the philosophy, quality statement, quality manual, and procedures. Promotes ethical, health, safety and environmental regulations by ensuring that standards, policies, and procedures are adhered to in compliance with corporate, federal, state, and local requirements.

2-5 Years of project engineering experience with BSME, BSEE, or BSIE college degree. Requires experience in some type of web processing/continuous run process manufacturing i.e. paper, printing, pulp, fiberglass, plastics sheeting, non-woven goods, etc. Ability to manage entry level projects for the organization from $5K up to $1MM. Proven organizational & communication skillsets. Ability to run successful meetings & effectively communicate objectives and follow up action items. Close interaction & communication with plant maintenance departments to facilitate plant support and project execution objectives.