Mechanical Project Engineer - newer grad

Manpower Engineering is seeking a contract Mechanical Engineer to support key cast house projects of our client in the Owensboro, KY area. Will use your knowledge of project management to plan and implement key capital projects, drive technology improvements and provide engineering solutions that deliver productivity and improve operations within the business unit. Contract positions expected to last 3+ years.

Here's a summary of who we're seeking:

Mechanical Engineer who is a little earlier in their career (around 2-3 years' experience or good co-op, internships). Will work with a more Sr. ME managing mechanical side of large cast house upgrade projects. Previous casting experience a huge plus.

Should have:

  • BS Mechanical Engineering degree, or degree in related engineering field required.
  • Technical and project management skills are needed in this position, with potential ability to work multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience in the aluminum industry strongly preferred
  • Experience with continuous line processes strongly preferred

Overview of job duties:

  • Help with planning, scheduling, and executing capital projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes accruing resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.
  • Manage project development from beginning to end and oversee quality control throughout the project implementation cycle.
  • Help define project scope, goals and deliverables that support casting area business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Provide quality and timely field engineering technical support, communication and advice to plant managers and operating personnel concerning the design, maintenance of equipment, and procurement of critical spare parts in the casting area in conjunction with assigned projects or as part of process improvement tasks.
  • Help draft and submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes when necessary.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members, contractors and stakeholders in timely and clear fashion.

Owensboro, KY 42301, US
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