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POSITION DESCRIPTIONPOSITION TITLE: PROJECT Engineer/Project ManagerDEPARTMENT: ENGINEERINGACCOUNTABLE TO: ENGINEERING MANAGER____________________________________________________________________________________Primary Objective of the Position:Develops mechanical drawings on assigned projects and ensures that accurate prints are completed according to the customers specifications and timelines.____________________________________________________________________________________Major Areas of Accountability:• Obtains job sheet from sales quotation and prepares preliminary drawings based on quote specifications, verifying price quotation against mechanical design. Consults with the salesperson to verify specifications on job sheets. The drawing is submitted to the customer for approval or modification. Upon approval, the job is scheduled for production and a parts list is prepared and submitted to Purchasing Agent.• Conducts quality audits of projects in production by communicating daily with production staff on the manufacturing process; answers questions of production staff; resolves production challenges with customers as necessary; to ensure that the finished product meets specifications and customer’s expectations.• Prepares documentation for equipment including: parts list, prints, maintenance manual for each component to ensure that the customer has complete and accurate maintenance plans for the equipment.• Responds to customer equipment challenges by reviewing the customer file, determining the nature of the challenge and developing a solution to ensure that the equipment operates properly and the customer is satisfied. Travel to the customer jobsite may be required.• Research & develops new equipment designs & improvements to existing products, as directed, to expand and improve the product line. Prepares drawings according to the equipment requirements. Submits drawings for evaluation. If approved, submits to production for manufacturing.• Prepares preliminary sales drawings by receiving quotation and submitting prints with quotation to the customer to assist in closing the sale.• Performs other responsibilities and special projects as assigned.Education and/or Experience:One year certificate from college or technical school; with one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience at a minimum. Demonstrated ability to use computer assisted engineering (CAE) systems and computer assisted design systems in the design of various equipment. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products.
Language Skills:Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Communicates well with groups of customers or employees of the organization.
Mathematical Skills:Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning Ability:Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Physical Demands:The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment:Works near moving mechanical partsWorks in high, precarious placesIs exposed to fumes or airborne particlesIs exposed to very noisy environmentThe above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
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