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Sr Project Engineer

Worthington Enterprises

Last Updated: 4/06/24

Job Description

We are hiring a Sr. Project Engineer to join our team in Chilton, WI. Here in Chilton, we manufacture hand torches and fuel cylinders sold under our Bernzomatic brand, a well-established name in the tools and outdoor living space. Our products are sold in retail stores across the country and used by trade professionals, DIYers, outdoor enthusiasts and others.

Worthington practices a people-first philosophy and believes employees are essential to the company's success. In addition to a competitive benefits package, Worthington offers training, development and advancement opportunities. We are proud to offer the below, as well.

  • Comprehensive benefits with low premiums starting day one

  • 401k with company match

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Company profit sharing

  • Onsite barbershop and fitness center

  • Great team and team dynamics

About the Role:

The Project Engineer will be responsible for completing a broad range of engineering projects. Projects will include new equipment procurement and installation; facility upgrades; process improvements; equipment enhancements including new automation; and projects involving electrical systems, PLC, HMI, and safety circuit design upgrades. This role may also support electrical, control and mechanical projects that may be stand-alone projects or portions of a larger projects managed by others.

  • Develop project scope and objectives as well as budget and schedules for electrical, controls, mechanical, and automation projects in nature

  • Direct and support project team for electrical, controls, mechanical, and automation projects in nature

  • The Project Engineer will support the facilities by participating in Transformation, Continuous Improvement and Cost Savings initiatives and activities. Additionally, this role will have interactions with QC, Regulatory, EH&S, Finance, as well as other functional groups.

  • Identify and manage project risks and issues

  • Communicate project status/metric/etc. to stakeholders and senior management

  • Troubleshoot & provide support to other departments as necessary

  • Approximately 5%-15% travel

Desired Experience

  • Manufacturing background with capital project experience is required

  • Proficient with computer-based 2D & 3D software (i.e., AutoCAD, SolidWorks)

  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project)

  • Process Safety Management (PSM) knowledge preferred

  • Fundamental knowledge of machine design and operating principles

  • Fundamental knowledge of machine repair and troubleshooting practices

  • Fundamental knowledge and/or ability to quickly familiarize oneself with codes and standards

  • Fundamental knowledge and/or ability to quickly familiarize oneself with product and process design techniques

  • Fundamental knowledge of the functions that PLC’s perform with facility production equipment

  • Strong interpersonal communication, problem solving, and organizational skills

  • Self-motivated and sound decision making skills

  • Independent contributor who can excel in a Team environment

Hesitant to apply because you may not meet every specific requirement? If this role is something you are interested in, but your previous experience doesn’t exactly align, we encourage you to apply! At Worthington Industries we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We recognize that individuals with diverse experiences and backgrounds are essential to our success. You may be the perfect candidate for this role or others within our organization.

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Company Details

Columbus, Ohio, United States
Worthington Enterprises (NYSE: WOR) is a designer and manufacturer of market-leading brands that help enable people to live safer, healthier and more expressive lives. Worthington Enterprises operates with three segments: Building Products, Consumer Products and Sustainable Energy Solutions. Worthington’s emphasis on innovation and transformation extends to building products including water syste...