Project Engineer

  • Location
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Our manufacturing client in the Greensboro, NC area is looking for a skilled Project Engineer to join their team.


  • Work with sales personnel and/or directly with customers in the design and pricing of a system. (Meet with the customer as needed to determine exact needs; develop recommendations and prepare drawings according to accepted engineering principles.)
  • Operate CAD system to facilitate engineering drawings including but not limited to process flow diagrams, piping and instrument diagrams, equipment layouts and general assembly drawings.
  • Collect required data, size equipment, prepare necessary prints, estimate required resources, develop project costing, and prepare quotation. Present the project quotations to the customer and promote the sale of the project.
  • Brief Director of Engineering with outcome of presentation.
  • Upon being awarded the job, supply necessary documents to Project Coordinator to set up job, order equipment and materials required.
  • Brief Director of Engineering on scope of project, review prints, and discuss any critical areas or concerns about the installation of the project.
  • Work with Director of Engineering to schedule resources to complete job.
  • Provide technical support for inside and outside sales personnel, other associates and customers. Interpret and design large scale sanitary manufacturing and cleaning processes.
  • Coordinate the assignment of shop and field/installation personnel, materials and equipment for assigned and scheduled projects. Coordinate materials purchases with the material account personnel.
  • Oversee major installations through regular site visits.
  • Ensure that the project is completed according to the customer’s satisfaction and that all specifications as presented have been fulfilled.
  • Issue change orders when required, update prints as needed. Provide documentation as requested by customer.
  • Be available for new process start up and checkout as needed.
  • Select material suppliers that can best meet the requirements of each application at the most reasonable cost.
  • Visit and assist customers during equipment breakdowns to provide technical support and coordinate repairs.
  • Act as a knowledge and experience resource for more junior engineering staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Job duties require a four-year mechanical engineering degree
  • PREFERED Professional Licensed PE
  • Willing to travel 35% +/- of the time
  • 10 - 15 years of previous technical/engineering experience in food/bev manufacturing automation

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