Project Engineer III - Manheim


: $86,650.00 - $125,760.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Project Engineering III

Manages the acquisition, installation, and start-up of new capital equipment to support manufacturing, product development, and process improvement.

Principal Accountabilities:

Participates in the creation and improvement of the Capital Equipment Acquisition (CEA) Process.
Manages assigned capital equipment projects using the CEA Process.
oAccountable to engineering manager and operations management.

oResponsibilities include:
Applying the CEA Process to all major capital projects assigned.
All project deliverables as required by the CEA Process for all assigned capital projects.
Executing capital projects such that Fenner Drives profitability is maximized.
Achieving capital equipment cost and schedule commitments, production through-put targets, and product/process quality requirements.
oCollaborates with production management, maintenance, quality, product engineering, tooling engineering, finance, product development, purchasing, process engineering, and other functions as needed.
oWorks with outside engineering companies, machine builders, and equipment vendors to specify new manufacturing equipment
oUtilizes project management practices to deliver on time, on budget projects that meet the capital budget targets for the business.
Supports product development projects, as assigned, as a member of the product development team.

oAccountable to NPD project manager and plant manager.
oAdditional responsibilities include:
Estimating the impact of various product design and production process alternatives: capital equipment and tooling costs, production throughput estimates, machine time and production labor estimates, and capital equipment acquisition schedule estimates during the initial phases of the NPD project.
Providing input about the manufacturability of new product design alternatives.
Participates in project team meetings and otherwise supports the product development project.
Supports operations management with acquisition of new/additional production capacity.
Estimating capital equipment and tooling costs, production throughput estimates, machine time and production labor estimates, and capital equipment acquisition schedule estimates.
Identifying opportunities for capacity improvement.
Promote Fenner Precision Polymers Values and Behaviors at all times.

Environmental, Health & Safety Accountabilities:
Learn and follow EHS policies, rules and work instructions
Attend required EHS training
Wear the required PPE at all times
Take personal responsibility for keeping yourself and your co-workers and visitors free from injury by participating in and/or conducting risk assessments, work place inspections, corrective actions and safety observations
Report incidents, near miss, unsafe conditions, unsafe acts and other hazards in the work place. STOP WORK when imminent danger is present
Maintain work area in a neat and orderly fashion and keep equipment in proper working condition.

Career Progression Opportunities:
Ability to lead others, past supervisory experience could allow for further opportunities

Education and/or Relative Experience:
BS in Mechanical Engineering preferred..
Must have experience managing capital acquisition projects, including projects involving custom-engineered manufacturing equipment.
Must have excellent communication skills and be detail oriented.
Project management training or certification preferred.
Six-Sigma belt preferred.
Associated topics: boiler, catia, fluid, mechanical engineer, mechanic, motor, naval, powertrain, thermal, vehicle * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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