Project Engineer (BSME/BSEE)


Manufacturing and Production

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Louisville Engineering - (USA) 10200 Forest Green Boulevard Suite 112 KY Louisville , KY 40223



Job Description

Manpower Engineering seeking a long-term contract Project Engineer to join the Maintenance & Engineering team for our client in the Owensboro, KY area. Will use your knowledge of project management to plan and implement key capital projects, drive technology improvements and provide engineering solutions that deliver productivity and improve operations within the business unit. Contract positions expected to last 3+ years, likely longer. Position open due to upcoming retirement.

Overview of job duties:

* The type of projects you will work on will depend on your background and strong suits. For an EE, you could work on projects involving control systems or power feeds. For an ME (or EE who prefers this), you'll be managing numerous project involving upgrades/construction around the plant and grounds. This could include equipment upgrades, new security cameras, PA system, fire suppression system upgrades, new break room, emergency shower area, restrooms, guard rails, etc. Chemical Storage Building- Includes building permit, Construction (plumbing, lights etc., material conveyors and fire suppression system).

* Will be involved with multiple capital projects

* Responsible for planning, scheduling, and executing capital projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes accruing resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants to deliver projects according to plan.

* Direct and manage project development from beginning to end and oversee quality control throughout the project implementation cycle.

* Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support Dept area business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

* Provide quality and timely field engineering technical support, communication and advice to plant managers and operating personnel concerning the design, maintenance of equipment, and procurement of critical spare parts in the Dept in conjunction with assigned projects or as part of process improvement tasks.

* Draft and submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes when necessary.

* Effectively communicate project expectations to team members, contractors and stakeholders in timely and clear fashion.