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Project Manager/ Engineer

Company: Sterling St James LLC
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:




SALARY: $100,000

Our client, a 60 year old company is well established in the food, pet food, and plastics segment of the food industry. This company has impacted the industry by custom fabrication of solutions to real problems .

They design, manufacture, fabricate, resell and/or implement and install virtually any type of bin, storage facility and material handling product.

Their products have been successfully used in the grain, feed, fertilizer, seed, ice and meat industry.

They have asked us to help them recruit, screen and qualify candidates for their PROJECT MANAGER position.

The successful candidate will survey, measure, write specifications, design and oversee the custom manufacture of material handling equipment and also includes overseeing & startup of the on-site installation of the products.

The Project Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of job orders including leading the engineering, delivery, and startup aspects of assigned projects

Resolving project-related issues raised from other departments. As the main point of contact with the customer, PMs are assisted by and direct the work of Project Engineers, and are ultimately responsible for the timeliness and accuracy of work flowing out of the department, and for the successful delivery/startup of our equipment.


Responsible for project integrity, budget, schedules, and overall project execution.

Maintain formal project documentation.

Advise site managers and field techs.

Utilize vendors external and internal) to achieve milestones and resolve issues.

Responsible for quality review of materials.

Support change and manage change order processing.

Visit customer sites.

Act as main customer contact for duration of projects from kickoff through successful delivery or system startup/commissioning.

Establish/verify and obtain approval of all customer requirements and project scope including contractual obligations through review/approval meeting to establish system performance expectations, equipment location/envelope/orientation, electrical/pneumatic utility requirements, flange connections to customer supplied equipment, etc.

Prioritize work of assigned Project Engineer(s) in order to account for fabricated and buyout item lead times.

Responsible for delivery of accurate flow, stack-up, GD, and production drawings through coordination with Project Engineers and Production Engineering to meet established Release to Production dates.

Manage all vendor activities either directly (major vendors) or through Project Engineers (minor vendors).

Responsible for the maintenance of all job item date entries within the ERP system.

Define and enter change orders as agreed to with customers and provide change information to accounting.

Responsible for the correctness of all job items/data within software necessary to fulfill customer requirements.

Responsible for shipment grouping/timing and shipment detail communication with customer.

Responsible for providing customers with accurate system device/utility lists.

Responsible for developing sequence of operations if within scope.

Coordinate startup timing and properly prepare/direct Field Support personnel for effective equipment startup if included in project scope.

Act as main contact for resolving any project issues/questions from other departments.

Team with sales personnel in selling activities as directed by VP of Engineering.

Responsible for identifying warranty and customer goodwill designations for items

Participate in department improvement and other initiatives as directed by VP of Engineering

3+ years' system design experience

3D software

Solidworks 3d is a plus -

Pneumatic experience a plus

Some travel up to 25%

This is a great company and growing. If you have an interest please send your resume for consideration.

Keywords: Sterling St James LLC, Lawrence , Project Manager/ Engineer, Engineering , Lawrence, Kansas

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