Project Engineer (CAPEX)

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Location
Atlanta, GA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Nov 05, 2018
Job ID
2635060
Highly successful $B manufacturing company has an immediate need for a Project Engineer.  The position is open due to growth - recently started a massive capital campaign to upgrade / expand several of their facilities and production lines.  The Project Engineer will be a member of the Corporate Engineering team based in Atlanta, GA.   Some travel is require (30% typical).
 

Key Responsibilities & Competencies:
  • The development of scope and cost estimates for projects
  • Proper execution of engineering projects, which includes controlling scope, costs, and schedules.
  • Project coordination including effective communication with stakeholders, other engineering disciplines, equipment vendors, and contractors.
  • Development and management of mechanical equipment installations and upgrades
  • Development and management of facilities construction and upgrades
  • The design of engineered systems, such as HVAC and chill water systems.
  • Identifying, investigating, and implementing innovative technology solutions which will provide a competitive advantage.
  • Problem solving of technical issues, including the ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Consulting with customers in problem identification/problem solving on mechanical issues.

Minimum Requirements & Preferred Qualifications:
  • B.S. Engineering from an ABET certified program is required.  Mechanical Engineer preferred, but  Chemical or Electrical Engineering majors will also be considered, with relevant industry experience.
  • PE license or PMP certification would be a big plus.
  • Industrial project management experience for manufacturing related projects required.  2 years minimum, 5+ would be great.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills when interacting with project team members, internal customers, senior management, department leadership and vendors.
  • Demonstrated Problem solving skills
  • Mechanical equipment design, specification, negotiation, and procurement experience
  • Computer literacy in PC base applications including Windows, AutoCad, spreadsheets and word processing
  • The ability to work independently
  • Operations or maintenance experience is a plus but not required.
  • Experience with plastics or packaging (foods, consumer products, chemicals, etc) would be a plus.