Project Engineer

  • location: Taconic, CT
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $110,000 per year

job description

Project Engineer

Permanent position: Immediate need for a Project Engineer at a leading plastics supplier to the automotive industry located near Salisbury, CT. We are seeking an organized, driven individual that can meet project deadlines and customer expectations through the entire projects (cradle to grave). Ideal candidate will have BS Degree in Engineering (BSME is preferred) with at least five (5) years of project/program management experience (tooling design exp. is coveted) within a manufacturing or automotive environment. This is a direct hire opportunity.
Responsibilities for the Project Engineer
  • Direct and troubleshoot, analyze, and resolve engineering project issues
  • Support and implement product release plans as assigned.
  • Oversee project budgets, schedules and timeline management
  • Interface with customers and suppliers on project matters, mold and assembly & fixture designs, validation plans, product quality issues, and automation related issues.
  • Responsible for ensuring Design for Manufacturability - advises customers on required design changes
  • Creates/Coordinates Engineering Change Notices for all New and Existing Products
  • Travel up to 30%
Requirements for the Project Engineer
  • B.S. in Engineering or Engineering Technology (BSME is preferred)
  • Must have at least five (5) years of project/program management experience within an automotive or manufacturing environment
  • Must have experience maintaining and coordinating cradle to grave projects of manufactured parts
  • Must have experience with design software such as 3D CAD (Solidworks preferred)
  • Must have solid communication skills to interact with suppliers and clients
  • Tooling design experience is coveted
Benefits
  • Full benefits package
  • Competitive salary
  • PTO / Vacation plan

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