Title: Project Engineer

Job Summary

Apply engineering, technical, and project management principles to all aspects of the facility, systems, and equipment to ensure efficient and compliant operation in accordance with SOPs and cGMPs.     

Responsible for timely completion of project tasks and overview of all overlapping projects so as to understand the impact of one project’s resource utilization on the company’s ability to finish other projects.



Ability to follow policies/practices and make good moral decisions in everyday life. Demonstrating superior honesty, fairness, and discretion based on a very high ethical and prudent moral character from a personal, organizational, and social perspective. Complying established policies, practices, and internal value system to ensure all actions are in line with the organization’s ethical standards.  Recognizing the impact of unfavorable ethical acts and goes out of the way to ensure behavior is unquestionable to represent the organization well.    


Soliciting and sharing ideas, providing respective input and support. Consistently fostering collaboration and respect among all stakeholders (inside and community) by asking/ensuring that all feedback is heard and addressed within the group channels to help everyone collectively reach their goals.  Demonstrating “role model” behavior utilizing a high level of enthusiasm, commitment, and interpersonal skills to drive goals through collaborative synergies.  Communicating in a clear, friendly, respectful business-standard way to create positive relationships and interaction between both internal/external customers.


Quickly learning the background, details, and processes to create quality work on time.  Researching, analyzing, and creating enhancements for area of responsibility that creates demonstrable impact to the goals. Networking with individuals for continual feedback and input to reflect and stretching thinking that creates synergies and enhanced ideas for stronger outcomes.


Continually researching new techniques and development opportunities to enhance current skill sets in the areas of dress, communications, presentation skills, and technical performance.  Providing recommendations on trends related to the area that may be transferable to other areas of the organization on an on-going basis. Willingly putting in extra time and effort in crisis situations; goes the “extra mile” to ensure goal is met.  Getting job done efficiently. 


Taking ownership of the aligned goals and areas of responsibility to ensure objectives are fully met. Making themselves available to others and follows up, as needed, for mutual goal-attainment.  Setting  enhanced objectives for self to continually challenge the organization to rise to new heights. Demonstrating optimal inclusiveness and seeking diverse approaches/input on an on-going basis.


  • Provide technical support and oversight when required to the Facility and Engineering Department personnel; may include giving direction to department staff, outside contractors, and co-op students.
  • Assume responsibilities of the Associate Director, Facilities & Engineering, when necessary.  Interface with other Departments on behalf of Associate Director, Facilities & Engineering.
  • Analyze product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs that can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods.
  • Analyze engineering proposals, process requirements, and related technical data pertaining to industrial machinery and equipment design.
  • Manage all aspects of capital projects, as required, from conception to completion, including budgets, documentation, scheduling, and contractors.  Project scopes and difficulty level may be higher than more complicated than those handled by Project Engineer Personnel.
  • Determine feasibility of designing new plant equipment or modifying existing facilities considering costs, available space, time limitations, company planning, and other technical and economic factors.
  • Provide technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations which affect long range plant and product engineering planning.
  • Compile and analyzes operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified equipment.
  • Study engineering and technical publications to keep abreast of technical changes and developments in industry.
  • Use computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.
  • Must participate and successfully complete all training as required by the company.   
  • Carry out all duties in accordance with SOPs, cGMPs, OSHA, and company safety policies.      
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (mechanical preferred) and 3-5 years related experience in an industrial manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Prior pharmaceutical industry experience is a preferred. Good written and oral communication skills. Proficient in Auto Cad. Knowledge of Design software; Project Management software; and Automation/Control Software. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) and business related application packages highly desired, plus the ability to learn company used applications.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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