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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

As recruiters, we are skilled in our field and understand how to match an opportunity with the individual. If you choose to send us your resume, be advised we will not share it with any employer without your permission. 

Brian Hughes
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