Project Engineer



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Up to USD0.00 per year

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Branch Information

Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024



Job Description


· Committed and unfailing engineering support for production, the Project Engineer will be responsible for process design, process changes, process trouble shooting, and project management, and is integral to executing engineering projects to produce a high quality product on time to our customers' specifications and expectations.

· Lead designated engineering projects across all shifts based on analysis of current budget, metrics, and the needs of our production facilities to result in minimal unplanned down time and a high levels of production.

· Reviews CapEX and project schedules and relevant work order requests to make decisions concerning engineering needs and priorities with input and collaboration with the Plant Managers.

· Attends and conducts team member meetings as necessary to discuss plant needs and troubleshoot production issues as related to engineering. Ensures that implementation of corrective actions identified occur.

· Leads meetings or closely monitors results of all Root Cause Analyst and Audit activities and insures timely corrective actions and closures of any findings related to engineering.

· Embraces and uses technology to drive more efficient operation of the plant. Ensures that production team is fully trained and utilizing available technology as it relates to engineering.

· Acts as technical lead on new product innovations including understanding all applicable process technology, equipment and control technology; supports plant operations by providing technical assistance in problem solving.

· Review key plant metrics and confer with technical or administrative staff including Production or Plant Manager to resolve production or processing problems related to engineering.

· Successfully work within cross functional teams to improve process systems to insure customer satisfaction and to optimize operations to meet plant and company goals.

· Provide oversight and direction to firms contracted by the company to provide mechanical design services and construction services. Ensure that information flows in a timely manner to ensure that external suppliers and engineering groups can work efficiently and without delay.

· Translate business efficiency expectations and operating needs into viable engineered solutions.

· A proactive commitment to growing and expanding skill set through training and education leading toward expert competency in use of ethanol production and engineering technologies, CMMS, leadership, development of team members, understanding department budget, superior communication skills, and professionalism.


· Degree in mechanical or chemical engineering discipline, equivalent work experience or current enrollment in an engineering program in lieu of degree considered.

·Progressive engineering experience working with manufacturing teams successfully leading engineering projects including demonstration of excellent interpersonal skills including communication, informal leadership, training production and maintenance personnel, and project management; willingness to seek continuing education toward development of leadership abilities. Experience in a similar ethanol or food manufacturer environment highly desired.

· Strong technical, written, and verbal skills including experience in R&D, capital project management, lean manufacturing, hands on troubleshooting, preventative maintenance programs, pneumatic conveyance, air handling systems (filtration).