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Project Engineer (Material Handling Systems)

Dearborn, MI
Join a company whose culture emphasizes employee happiness and wellness! 
​Enjoy working for a company that offers:
  • challenging work assignments
  • an onsite fitness center
  • tuition reimbursement
  • competitive pay/benefits
  • many career development and team-building opportunities
  • philanthropic activities 
Job Summary:
As a Project Engineer you will perform engineering design, calculations, and conceptual layouts for a variety of material handling and high-speed sortation systems, including parcel handling environments. You will specify equipment as well as consult with vendors and clients on project needs and deliverables.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Interact with the project team and client as needed to prepare or edit project specifications/reports.
  • Design system layouts and determine operational requirements so that a detailed system flow can be generated.
  • Perform all required calculations to validate system throughput and workability.
  • Specify and design system demolition and rework pertaining to the possible re-use of existing equipment.
  • Design structural support steel layouts and perform related calculations.
  • Lead system start-up, debug and testing activities and provide system review and punch-listing. 
  • Produce, review, and approve system as-built/as-installed drawings. 
  • Perform and manage field checking of existing equipment, sites, and facilities. 
  • Provide technical direction and coaching to other team members and discipline members
  • Be responsible for completion of assigned project deliverables as it relates to cost and schedule.
  • Maintain project records.
  • Provide detailed engineers estimates for all conveyor systems and related installation work.
  • Provide project scheduling input for conveyor systems implementation. 
  • Perform peer reviews of engineering materials, as directed to ensure deliverable quality. 
  • Track and communicate project status, both internally and externally. 
  • Review and approve contractor engineering submittals. 
  • Education / Experience: Bachelor's Degree in an engineering discipline from an accredited university with at least 5 years of related work experience. 
  • Skills/Competencies:
    • Proficient in AutoCAD 2D/3D software (proficiency in FactoryCAD, Inventor, or Solidworks is a plus)
    • Proficient in MS Outlook, basic MS Excel (calculations, functions, sorting, formatting), MS Word (basic formatting).
    • Skilled in conveyor system design and engineering.
    • Understand basics of mechanical systems and processes for various types of conveyor systems, including high-speed sortation and material handling systems. 
    • Understand the basics of pneumatic, hydraulic, and conveyor electrical controls applications.
    • Understand and be familiar with governmental Safety Codes & Standards.
    • Understand and be familiar with client Specifications and Safety Codes & Standards.
    • Understand contract documents and project records.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
    • Must be able to travel and accept field assignments to promote project success (however the travel is very little!).

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