Project Engineer III

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

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. o   Accountable to engineering manager and operations management . o  Responsibilities 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. o  Collaborates with production management, maintenance, quality, product engineering, tooling engineering, finance, product development, purchasing, process engineering, and other functions as needed. o  Works with outside engineering companies, machine builders, and equipment vendors to specify new manufacturing equipment o  Utilizes 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. o   Accountable to NPD project manager and plant manager. o  Additional 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.

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