Project Engineer

  • location: Lexington, KY
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $38 - $45 per hour
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Project Engineer

Contract position: A Project Engineer/ Manufacturing Engineer is needed for a long-term contract opportunity with a leading manufacturing organization. The Project Engineer/ Manufacturing Engineer is responsible to support product launch at manufacturing plants through engineering activities including process setup, die trials, and engineering documentation creation. Qualified candidates must have 5+ years of project/ manufacturing engineering experience, and a BS in engineering is preferred. Candidates with an automotive or stamping background are preferred. This opportunity located in the Lexington, KY area, and our client is only seeking local talent or talent willing to relocation on their own.

Responsibilities for the Project Engineer

  • Support product launch at manufacturing plants through engineering activities including process setup, die trials, and engineering documentation creation
  • Perform process and trial readiness confirmations
  • Lead onsite die tryouts and implement countermeasures for any incongruities
  • Perform safety, quality and productivity confirmations of dies and parts
  • Develop a 'hand over' strategy for the plant
Requirements for the Project Engineer

  • 5+ years of project/ manufacturing engineering experience
  • BS in engineering is preferred
  • Candidates with an automotive or stamping background are preferred
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Ability to travel 50% of the time
<Benefits for the Project Engineer

  • Comprehensive contractor benefits
  • Overtime potential
  • PTO and paid holidays
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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