Project Engineer

West Dundee, IL 60110

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Manufacturing / Process Engineering Job Number: ND720701130 Compensation: $83200-104500 / year

Job Description

Title: Project Engineer
Location: Carpentersville, IL 
Hire Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $100k-$110k/yr

Job Summary:
Looking for a hands-on engineer to lead the capital projects in a cross-functional team environment to improve manufacturing processes, reduce costs and improve product quality on fans, wheels, or blower packages.

Job Duties:
  • Investigate, analyze and prepare justifications for the purchase of manufacturing equipment. Obtain quotations from vendors; submit capital appropriation requests for the purchase of specific equipment
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of capital equipment projects.
  • Provide regular updates on project status and develop mitigation plans as necessary.
  • Analyze workflow, work methods, plant and department layouts for improved product flow in production.
  • Develop CAD layouts for projects.
  • Identify tools, jigs and fixtures, or other new or special equipment required for new production or improvements to existing production lines.
  • Partner with the Maintenance and Production teams on the installation and debugging of equipment.
  • Perform other manufacturing engineering tasks as assigned.

  • Bachelor Degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering. Sheet metal fabrication and plant automation experience preferred; must have a good mechanical aptitude of general machinery.
  • At least 7 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with 3-5 years in capital projects
  • Excellent communication, project management and organizational skills

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Erik Butzen
Technical Recruiter

Erik Butzen is a skilled and compassionate Senior Recruiter passionate about empowering individuals to advance in their careers. With two years of dedicated service at Sterling, Erik has already significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition efforts.

Having honed his expertise over five years in the field of recruiting, Erik possesses a deep understanding of the industry's intricacies. His journey began with the desire to assist individuals in finding opportunities that would propel their professional growth forward.

As a Senior Recruiter, Erik takes great pride in his ability to help people make meaningful advancements in their careers. Whether it's guiding a candidate through the interview process, providing valuable insights into the job market, or matching the right talent with the perfect role, Erik is committed to positively impacting the lives of those he interacts with.

One of Erik's most valuable pieces of advice to both hiring managers and fellow recruiters is to ask a lot of questions. Understanding the needs and expectations of both candidates and employers is essential to finding the best fit for both parties.

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