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Project Engineer

Project Engineer

Job Description

Job is located in West Bend, WI.

Manitou Americas, Inc. has an immediate opening for a self-starting engineer to lead project development from concept to production.           


Duties and Responsibilities of the Project Engineer

  • Responsibilities may include structural, hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, and/or control system design.

  • Perform conceptual design to support the activities leading to the creation of new or improvements to existing products or product applications.


  • Prepare design, analysis, test requirements, performance, schedule, and cost information as required in assigned area of responsibility for existing or new products.


  • Optimize component/product designs for performance, cost, standardization, and manufacturability.


  • Works with manufacturing to resolve any problems encountered in the fabrication and construction of experimental or production machines.


  • Contribute to the cost improvement program by meeting or exceeding the annual goal.


  • Lead engineering efforts in resolving field problems when required.

  • Direct, coordinate and supervise project design including technical supervision of personnel assigned to your assigned projects.


  • Assist other departments in preparation of manuals and sales literature on assigned projects.


  • Completes additional duties as requested by management.

  • Physical activities include running of computers, potential assisting in the assembly, installation and operation of prototype and data acquisition equipment. Capability to be in a jobsite or production factory environment, heat, cold, wet, dry, etc. for periods of time is required.


  • Travel both domestically and international may be required.



Job Requirements

Job Requirements of the Project Engineer

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is required. Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering degree preferred.

  • A minimum of 5-8 years of related experience in product design and project development is required with experience in construction or mobile machinery preferred.

  • The ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with a wide range of individuals.

  • The ability to coordinate workflow and meet deadlines is required.

  • Previous working experience with a 3-D CAD system is required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Manufacturing, Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 5 to 8 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation Yes
Industry Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID Project Engineer
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Project Engineer

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