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Mechanical Project Engineer

Company: Lunova Group
Location: Hammond
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Lunova Group is searching for a Mechanical Project Engineer for our client in the refractory industry. The Project Engineer position is a hands-on technical engineering role that will develop and implement various projects designed to drive continuous improvements and cost savings throughout the company. The primary focus will be in the following functional areas:

  • Scope of Work Development
  • Project Design
  • Project Management
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Safety
    The Project Engineer must be analytical, organized, and have the ability to communicate with personnel at all levels in the organization. The Project Engineer must also be willing to spend time on the floor of refractory manufacturing facilities. A hands-on, self-motivated individual who is focused on process improvement throughout the organization is ideal for this role.
    Essential Functions
    • Lead the project development process for new projects
    • Work in tandem with operations to define project scopes
    • Work with Purchasing to ensure costs are developed properly
    • Develop the justification for the project including the ROI, NPV and effect on OEV
    • Take complete ownership of the project once it has been approved, including the following aspects: Project Design, Project Schedule, Equipment and Contractor Selection, Project Budget
    • Work with Director of Engineering to develop and maintain capital spending budget
    • Work with Finance to maintain spending forecast of capital expenses
      Additional Responsibilities
      • Assist plants with Preventive Maintenance system by analyzing metrics to help identify cost savings and projects for improvement
      • Support the Health, Safety, and Environmental compliance
      • Drive continuous improvements*This list is not comprehensive and other duties may be added as required*
        Required Knowledge, Skills, and Other Attributes
        • 3+ years Engineering experience in industrial and manufacturing environments
        • BS in Electrical, Mechanical of Industrial Engineering or equivalent experience
        • Ability to read and interpret engineering documentation (Single lines, P&IDs, GAs)
        • Familiarity with latest OSHA/MSHA safety requirements
        • Project management experience
        • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
        • Ability to communicate technical topics to others without technical backgrounds
        • Eagerness to be hands-on in a manufacturing environment
        • Ability to be flexible and handle multiple projects at one time
          • Hydraulics Experience
          • Controls experience
          • Previous refractory experience
          • Previous hydraulic pressing experience
          • Previous crushing and grinding experience
          • Capital estimating experience
            Work Requirements
            • Engineer must be willing to work on the factory floor. These environments are dirty and dusty.
              Travel Requirements
              • Travel to plants is necessary approximately 50%. No international travel required

Keywords: Lunova Group, Hammond , Mechanical Project Engineer, Engineering , Hammond, Indiana

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