Project Engineer
Job Opportunity at ARG Recruiting

Posted on Dec 20

http://argpeople.com/lyoung    574.532.9634

Location: Ironwood, MI
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4148690

As the Project Engineer, you will manage the development, project leadership, and execution of new product development and continuous improvement projects from conception to production.
Your Accountabilities in the Role:
  • You will work with customers and internal teams to understand needs and develop viable New Product initiatives and Continuous Improvement Projects – ensuring they can be done within cost and time parameters.   
  • You will lead a cross-functional team to formalize and execute on the approved projects ensuring they are within best practices and successfully launched.    
  • You will manage the Work Instruction and Training documentation to ensure it is accurate and in line with the Quality System (including timeliness, clarity, correct formatting).
  • You will monitor the launch - acting as a trouble-shooter, trainer, and coordinator to ensure the new processes, design, and/or tooling reach the expected goals regarding output, scrap, and other efficiencies.   
  • You will keep up to date with technological changes and advances in all related areas and implement those that will provide enhanced customer value and profitability.
Position Requirements:
 • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Tooling Engineering preferred; or a combination of coursework and experience.   
  • Experience:  3-5+  years of leading multiple projects - working within project teams and independently.  Familiar with metrology (methods on how to make a new product within the material, machinery, equipment used).
  • Functional Skills:  Excellent planning, prioritizing, and organizing skills are required to work effectively in managing various projects. Excellent math, reading of prints,  and problem-solving skills are also a must in this role along with a foundational understanding of ISO/Quality Systems, Safety, Lean Thinking and 5S.   
  • Technical Aptitude/PC/Other:  Advanced in Microsoft Project tools and Microsoft Office programs is required.          
  • Leadership/Behaviors: Strong collaboration/influencing/teaching skills to effectively implement new products.  Excellent versatility to lead and perform portions of the project (ie. tooling, design, etc. dependent on background). Open minded and able to listen to others and pick the best and most viable ideas.  Must be able to take initiative, be forward-thinking, and make solid decisions. Requires a conceptual thinker and problem-solver who can continually create new enhancements to the overall operations.      
  • Culture Match:  Casual, informal environment that encourages cross-functional dialogue.   Good listener who can be flexible and invoke great ideas to make the best decisions
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