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Mechanical Project Engineer

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Auburn Hills
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary Provides Engineering Project Management for customer projects. Includes supervising System/Layout Engineers, Machinery and Carrier Designers, Structural Engineers, Designer/Drafters and other necessary mechanical engineering personnel. Must work closely with shop and field personnel in order to provide a complete turnkey conveyor system. Works closely with the Project Manager, Customers, Electrical Project Engineer and Field Superintendent. Responsibilities include system design, mechanical components, structural systems, management of engineering project schedule, production planning for shop and subcontractors, advance ordering equipment, review and maintenance of product shipping schedule, supervision of run-off testing, seeking design reviews, preparation of R&M data, preparation of FEA and FMEAs, support of customer-requested changes and preparation of technical documentation. This is an entry-level position likely to be working as an assistant to a senior level Project Engineer. Duties & Responsibilities --- Receive all design input from the customer, subcontractors, controls, Project Manager, shop and Field Superintendent. Schedule and document internal design review meetings to assure that technical aspects of project are met. Seek out additional input from support staff when necessary. --- Review all customer specifications; identify conflicts and review with Project Manager and Engineering Manager. Seek and document all deviations taken and bases for such in order to confirm design bases used for the project. --- Research various conveyor system design possibilities and offer alternatives to reduce cost, simplify operation or improve system performance. --- Direct and review the activities of all assigned System/Layout Engineers, Machinery and Carrier Designers, Structural Engineers, Designer/Drafters and other necessary Mechanical Engineering Personnel. Review work output and consult with other senior-level engineers to assure project engineer's staff is receiving adequate technical support. --- Develop and maintain a detailed engineering project schedule that includes all applicable parts of the engineering department responsibilities. Periodically review all aspects of the project to assure the engineering schedule is followed. Provide schedule status review to Engineering Manager on a regular basis. Request overtime and/or additional manpower based on technical and/or schedule needs and requirements. --- Develop, review and maintain manufacturing database documents for all purchased and manufactured components in ERP. Confirm accuracy of documents for purchasing, shop and accounting functions. --- Plan/Supervise advance and final release of equipment to purchasing & manufacturing to allow for maximum flexibility and efficiency in production. --- Provide timely instructions for installation crews and subcontractors. --- Plan engineering activities to simplify completion of Maintenance Documentation requirement, spare parts list and customer database information. --- Travel to job sites to review work progress, attend meetings, review field conditions and assist with field issues. Travel may last for extended time periods. Travel expectation is 40%. --- Conform to ISO requirements and R&M documentation requirements. --- Follow back-up procedures and utilize company resources appropriately. Assure that all job files are properly archived during and at the completion of the project. --- Demonstrate ability to work professionally as a team player and willingness to assist others. --- Regular and predictable attendance. --- May require working extended hours, weekends and/or holidays. --- Perform other duties and projects as assigned or that become necessary to fulfill the company's responsibilities and needs with respect to its business Qualification Requirements --- A technical BS degree or equivalent and 5 years related conveyor industry mechanical engineering work experience, or suitable combination. --- Must have a strong technical comprehension skills to read, analyze and communicate requirements from specifications, drawings and other design input information. Ability to evaluate design criteria and identify what engineering criteria is missing from customer requirements. Particular emphasis to be placed on understanding and review of safety related issues that may or may not be identified at the start of a project. --- Must be capable of working independently and willing to travel to job sites. --- Preferred to have knowledge of conveyor system types, their applications and limitations. --- Good communication skills working with customers and their representatives. (Tactful, clear, timely and concise) --- Good communication/supervisory skills working with and directing the activities of others. --- Highly organized with the ability to keep project files current, schedules and database information accurate.Job Requirements:Position SummaryProvides Engineering Project Management for customer projects. Includes supervising System/LayoutEngineers, Machinery and Carrier Designers, Structural Engineers, Designer/Drafters and other necessarymechanical engineering personnel. Must work closely with shop and field personnel in order to provide acomplete turnkey conveyor system. Works closely with the Project Manager, Customers, Electrical ProjectEngineer and Field Superintendent. Responsibilities include system design, mechanical components,structural systems, management of engineering project schedule, production planning for shop andsubcontractors, advance ordering equipment, review and maintenance of product shipping schedule,supervision of run-off testing, seeking design reviews, preparation of R&M data, preparation of FEA andFMEAs, support of customer-requested changes and preparation of technical documentation. This is anentry-level position likely to be working as an assistant to a senior level Project Engineer. Duties & Responsibilities--- Receive all design input from the customer, subcontractors, controls, Project Manager, shop and FieldSuperintendent. Schedule and document internal design review meetings to assure that technicalaspects of project are met. Seek out additional input from support staff when necessary.--- Review all customer specifications; identify conflicts and review with Project Manager and EngineeringManager. Seek and document all deviations taken and bases for such in order to confirm design basesused for the project.--- Research various conveyor system design possibilities and offer alternatives to reduce cost, simplifyoperation or improve system performance.--- Direct and review the activities of all assigned System/Layout Engineers, Machinery and CarrierDesigners, Structural Engineers, Designer/Drafters and other necessary Mechanical EngineeringPersonnel. Review work output and consult with other senior-level engineers to assure projectengineer's staff is receiving adequate technical support.--- Develop and maintain a detailed engineering project schedule that includes all applicable parts of theengineering department responsibilities. Periodically review all aspects of the project to assure theengineering schedule is followed. Provide schedule status review to Engineering Manager on a regularbasis. Request overtime and/or additional manpower based on technical and/or schedule needs andrequirements.--- Develop, review and maintain manufacturing database documents for all purchased and manufacturedcomponents in ERP. Confirm accuracy of documents for purchasing, shop and accounting functions.--- Plan/Supervise advance and final release of equipment to purchasing & manufacturing to allow formaximum flexibility and efficiency in production.--- Provide timely instructions for installation crews and subcontractors.--- Plan engineering activities to simplify completion of Maintenance Documentation requirement, spareparts list and customer database information.--- Travel to job sites to review work progress, attend meetings, review field conditions and assist with fieldissues. Travel may last for extended time periods. Travel expectation is 40%.--- Conform to ISO requirements and R&M documentation requirements.--- Follow back-up procedures and utilize company resources appropriately. Assure that all job files areproperly archived during and at the completion of the project.--- Demonstrate ability to work professionally as a team player and willingness to assist others.--- Regular and predictable attendance.--- May require working extended hours, weekends and/or holidays.--- Perform other duties and projects as assigned or that become necessary to fulfill the company'sresponsibilities and needs with respect to its business Qualification Requirements--- A technical BS degree or equivalent and 5 years related conveyor industry mechanical engineeringwork experience, or suitable combination.--- Must have a strong technical comprehension skills to read, analyze and communicate requirementsfrom specifications, drawings and other design input information. Ability to evaluate design criteria andidentify what engineering criteria is missing from customer requirements. Particular emphasis to beplaced on understanding and review of safety related issues that may or may not be identified at thestart of a project.--- Must be capable of working independently and willing to travel to job sites.--- Preferred to have knowledge of conveyor system types, their applications and limitations.--- Good communication skills working with customers and their representatives. (Tactful, clear, timely andconcise)--- Good communication/supervisory skills working with and directing the activities of others.--- Highly organized with the ability to keep project files current, schedules and database informationaccurate.

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Detroit , Mechanical Project Engineer, Engineering , Auburn Hills, Michigan

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