1+ months

Project Engineer (Manufacturing)

Kelly Services
Decatur, IL 62523
**Project / Manufacturing Engineer | Decatur, IL**

**Full-time | Direct hire**

**Pay rate** : $75,000+ (Depending on experience)

Kelly Engineering client seeks an experienced **Foundry Project/Manufacturing Engineer** to be responsible for leading and managing projects to maximize the overall delivery standards and solve issues related to customer, site, and technical aspects as the first point of contact. The Project/Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for maintaining productive and positive relationships with key internal and external partners.

An effective Project/Manufacturing Engineer adds value over the lifespan of an asset and drives improvements on the shop floor. Prior to purchase, the Project/Manufacturing Engineer helps guide design and specification criteria to optimize robustness and maintainability and achieve lowest lifecycle cost. Additionally, this position works hand in hand with the operations team to drive process improvements, reduce cost and improve productivity on the shop floor.

The project/manufacturing engineer has the primary responsibility for preparation, justification, planning, and execution to assigned projects.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Manage capital and maintenance projects that include project concept, design, equipment selection, equipment and contractor quotations, and equipment purchase and project coordination

+ Ensure projects are completed according to the project plans

+ Ensure charters are established and projects are appropriately scoped

+ Evaluate requirements of key project stakeholders throughout the duration of the project

+ Conduct critical path analysis

+ Ensure Gantt charts are established and maintained

+ Ensure vendor performance

+ Key driver for establishing equipment/specifications

+ Primary technical writer and communicator for assigned projects

+ Key driver of capital requests and approvals for assigned projects

+ Primary point of contact for all functional areas of the business as related to assigned projects

+ Complete shop floor projects that drive process improvement and reduce overall costs

**Required Experience and/or Education:**

+ **Bachelors Degree** **required** . Preferred in an engineering-related field.

+ 2 - 4 years experience in a manufacturing environment ( _foundry experience preferred_ )

+ 2+ years demonstrated experience successfully leading projects involving highly technical components

+ **Strong experience working with capital project scope development and justification required**

+ CNC programming and application experience _preferred_

+ PMI Certification _preferred_

+ Knowledge of foundry equipment and process steps

+ Knowledge dealing with complex manufacturing situations, hardware specifications, quality standards, product development, CAD / CAM, and technical specifications

**About the client**

Client is the nation's leading manufacturer of flow control devices for the water and gas distribution industries.


+ Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Paid Holidays

+ Tuition Reimbursement Program

+ Referral Bonuses

+ Other benefits also available

All applicants applying for this job opening must be legally authorized to work in the United States and are required to have US residency at the time of application. Client is not able to provide sponsorship.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-07-15 Expires: 2022-09-15

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