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Project Engineer

Company: United Gear & Assembly
Location: Hudson
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

* $1,000 sign on bonus *
* Hiring Immediately *
United Gear & Assembly offers:
* Benefits program active 1st of the month following your start date
which includes; health, HRA, FSA, vision and dental insurance
* 401k program with 4% company contribution
* Company paid short term disability with elective long term disability
* Company paid life insurance with additional elective life insurance available
* 40 hours paid vacation after 6 months
* 10 paid holidays
* Profit sharing plan
United Gear and Assembly, Inc. is a premier manufacturer and supplier of precision gears, shafts, and related assemblies to various global OEMs in construction, agriculture, transportation, automotive, defense, and other industries. Based out of Hudson, WI, we are vertically integrated with a broad range of capabilities encompassing Engineering, Manufacturing, Full Heat Treating and Assembly. With a reputation built on satisfying quality requirements, narrow shipping windows, responsiveness to customers needs and a competitive position in the global market, UGA has become a world-class supplier to the industry. United Gear & Assembly is ISO/TS16929:2009 registered and we combine our engineering expertise, industry and application knowledge with design and process collaboration, to bring our customers high quality, cost effective solutions, delivered on time.
This role will use your project engineering background to understand new business and continuous improvement project requirements, equipment, process, quality, and product requirements; technical risks; and strategy for deployment and bringing project to production. You will communicate and present project status, highlight schedule risks, and work to develop recovery plans in the event of a project delays.
Coordinates/leads the development, implementation and production release of new production lines/equipment as assigned using gantt charts.
Develop and manage project plans using gantt charts to estimate the duration of a CapEx/New Business project and identify critical path.
Identify resources, both internal and external, required to support new business projects and other projects through the project lifecycle.
Ensures the new products engineering is coordinated with other departments to and supports company/project priorities.
Follow Gate Review Process that engages users and project stakeholders to ensure project meets business, product, process, safety, quality, and code requirements at key stages of the project
Works with Purchasing on selection and specification of raw materials and outsource vendors for tooling, building fixtures and other manufacturing operations.
Work directly with customers and internal sales to ensure professional communications between company, suppliers, contractors and customers is maintained.
Estimate and manages the costs for all aspects of assigned CapEx/New Business projects: resources, equipment, design, fabrication, installation, commissioning, and qualification
Develop Operational layouts of manufacturing equipment that are used as the foundation for developing material flow and staging, operator locations, utility connections, and egress pathways within new or existing locations.
Forecast, manage, and communicate project spending throughout the business project.
Investigates various types of new machines and equipment with regard to versatility and diversification of production features required, prices, and other conditions involved.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to meet the requirements of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED.)
Project Engineering degree preferred but not required
3-5 years of project management preferred
Team player with the ability to contribute to a cross-functional organization
Computer skills (Microsoft Products and other Engineering Software)
Gear experience preferred but not required

Monday through Friday 1st shift


Keywords: United Gear & Assembly, Minneapolis , Project Engineer, Engineering , Hudson, Minnesota

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