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Project Engineer

Company: Launch Partners LLC
Location: Decatur
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Launch Partners is an Arvada, Colorado-based company looking to hire an engineer in the Decatur, IL area. At Launch Partners, we work with high-growth, high-ambition manufacturing companies who are shaking up their industry. -Utilizing a broad & experienced skill set, we are equipped to come alongside these companies bringing technical expertise, custom machine solutions, novel process R&D, and the required engineering capacity to achieve their goals. -As a boutique firm, we see ourselves as true partners with our clients, earning trust to become their go-to resource for technical and operational challenges.
Job Summary: -As a project engineer, you will be executing a diverse set of technical projects. -Each project will draw on different parts of your broad and growing skillset. -You might be building out a new plant one day and designing a bespoke machine the next. -You will be personally executing and delegating aspects of each initiative as the workload dictates, ensuring projects are completed efficiently and successfully. This position requires a high degree of flexibility and a gritty, 'if I don't know I'll learn', attitude. -We're looking for someone with strong, client facing, communication skills who is ready for rapid company growth. -
Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the project's entire lifecycle.
  • Detailed design of complete manufacturing systems.
  • Designs of additional controls on existing & outdated systems. - -
  • Capacity and throughput bottleneck analysis of existing processes.
  • Maintenance system development and execution
  • Emergency corrective maintenance execution and guidance.
  • Full scale plant layout design and interfacing with general contractors.
  • Manages multiple projects while delivering a high level of excellence.
  • Delegates work as necessary to junior engineers.
  • Works closely with client stakeholders and collaborates with cross functional teams.
  • Leads technical discussions and engineering status reviews with clients. -
  • Addresses client queries on priority and is able to plan complete execution according to project schedule.
  • Engages with the client to understand further improvement opportunities
  • Ensures relevant project technical knowledge is transferred to all internal partners to successfully deliver the overall Project to the customer.
    Job Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or 10+ years of applicable experience.
    • 5+ years' experience in manufacturing or related industry.
    • Ability to excel in a team environment.
    • Ability to excel in a self-driven environment.
    • A history of multi-disciplined improvement projects executed in a fast paced, high-growth, manufacturing environment.
    • An adept, detailed, and patient problem solving mind is imperative.
    • Ability to maintain a high quality of work and a "can do" attitude will define the best candidate for this position. -
    • A leadership mindset that understands the impact of their attitude on their environment.
    • Exposure to a production environment is a must. -Food production experience is very valuable.
    • Hands-on experience dealing with all aspects of plant equipment (PLC, HMI, Sensors, Encoders, Servos, VFDs, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, boilers, HVAC, mechanical systems, control systems, conveyors, water treatment systems , etc.)
    • Skilled in Solidworks, MS Suite, MS Project. -Generally IT savvy.
    • Training (direct or indirect) in the lean production method & total productive maintenance
    • Ability for overnight travel up to 40%.
    • Ability to carry 50 lbs. without assistance.
    • Must be flexible to work weekends, overtime, and on call.
      Compensation commensurate with experience.Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off, Bonus StructureFuture relocation to Denver, CO is a possibility.

Keywords: Launch Partners LLC, Decatur , Project Engineer, Engineering , Decatur, Illinois

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