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Project Engineer - CapEx - Capital Expenditures

Merrimack, NH · Manufacturing
  • Compensation: $90-110,000 range
  • 15% Bonus
  • Comprehensive Benefit and Retirement Programs. 
  • Longstanding manufacturing business - global with products in 100+ countries - household recognized name products
  • Growth focused role-- process design, improvements, commissioning of new equipment, layout adjustments
  • Great culture & benefits (fun atmosphere, healthcare, vacation, perks), competitive pay & great bonuses!
  • Industry resilient to economic influxes, this is a very safe place to join for long-term career growth!

We have an immediate need for an experienced Project Engineer for a longstanding manufacturing business with a strong foundation and continual rapid growth. Global business with products in 100+ countries, 400+ employees, multiple sites, and top quality, household recognized products. We seek a skilled Project Engineer who likes a varied workday with a lot of responsibility; supporting the entire plant on both small and large projects (growth-focused -- process design, improvements, commissioning of new equipment, layout adjustments).
Key elements to this role:
  • Sense of urgency to drive new projects across the business; assessing & adapting to capacity needs, R&D collaboration for materials, and oversight of projects leading to future expansion!
  • Guide very complex projects through project lifecycle (scope, budget, forecasting, cash flow, variances, documented change orders)
  • Ability to translate anticipated business growth & strategic plans into equipment, design, and production requirements
  • Drive operational improvements through benchmarking, best practices, and innovative thought
  • Drive trials, tests, and plans to ensure projects can meet production needs
  • Lead supplier selection and requests for proposals; determining the best partnerships
  • Quality planning, risk analysis, budget/resource allocation, layout study accuracy
  • Drive a customer-solution based mindset across the business (quality, safety, production, maintenance)
  • Strictly comply to PMO, FDA, and OSHA regulations


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required
  • Minimum 4+ years in project engineering or project management -
  • Must have CapEx exp (and will manage large projects $10M-$100M), experience with new equipment, installation, commissioning etc
  • Must have strong PM processes, tools, and leadership of capital projects (process improvement and capital projects for expansion is a big plus). Automation system experience desired.
  • Ideally have worked in a fast-paced, high-volume manufacturing environment. Strong industry matches could be medical device/consumables, food processing/manufacturing, pharmaceutical, engineered components (customized), etc.
  • Regulated industry strongly preferred.
  • Ability to lead large projects working with internal teams, clients, vendors, R&D
  • Ability to present ideas to leadership and across the business; project status, risk, updates

Brian Hughes

Please apply to this opening if it sounds like you are a close fit and would make you excited to come to work every day.

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