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Project Engineer Permanent Position in Bartlett, IL
Ref No.: 18-00521
Location: Barltett, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
 Our client is a leading manufacturer in the metal fabrication industry, seeks a Project Engineer with a strong manufacturing background for its Bartlett, IL operations.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Interfaces with customer from project inception to product launch.
  • Establish time table, project milestones and cost projection for developmental cycle.
  • Responsible for leading teams to ensure a successful project launch.
  • Lead manufacturing development process with input from design team.
  • Work with Purchasing and Quality to identify component supplier capable of supporting production and fabrication.
  • Coordinate with individuals in various departments and locations to ensure projects stay on time, on cost and provide updates to business unit and customers.
  • Initiate internal process to develop cost targets, tooling required, manufacturing processes and cost containment programs.
  • Travel to customer and manufacturing sites for on-site prototype builds, fit-ups, design evaluations and production installation problems.
  1. BSME or Manufacturing Engineering Technology Degree
  2. 3 + years in Manufacturing work environment
  3. Automotive Product Launch experience preferred
  4. APQP, PFMEA & TS-16949 knowledge preferred
  5. Strong Manufacturing experience with Lean Methodologies
  6. Project management experience preferred
  7. Strong team building, risk mitigation and conflict resolution skills
  8. Enjoy hands on approach to product design/build
  9. Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus
  10. Ability to travel domestically and internationally