Project Manager, Oilseed

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Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering projects within area of assigned responsibility by performing the following duties personally or through other engineering personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Determine project objectives by reviewing proposals and customer requirements.
  • Provide correct drawings and bills of materials to manufacturing in a timely fashion on sales orders.
  • Provide correct drawings and manuals to the end customer in a timely fashion on sales orders.
  • Provide technical assistance to sales to help sell more machinery.
  • Provide technical assistance to manufacturing to insure on time delivery within the cost estimate.
  • Provide technical assistance to customer service to answer customer related problems.
  • Provide technical assistance to end customers installing and starting up our machinery.
  • Refine existing designs to reduce cost and improve performance.
  • Incorporate assembly and field requested improvements in a prompt fashion.
  • Control engineering costs within the projected budget.
  • Follow all ISO 9001 procedures and work instructions and participate in Q100 quality efforts.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises CAD Designers based upon product demand.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Is comfortable with calculating strength of materials in specific applications.

Is proficient with the following technologies:

  • SolidWorks
  • AutoCAD
  • SolidWorks Simulation
  • Microsoft Office (main focus in Excel)
  • Others, as required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or five to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret mechanical drawings, quotations, commercial contracts, and other technical correspondence. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with customers, suppliers, and fellow employees. Ability to write transmittal letters, engineering bills of materials, trip reports, and general correspondence. Ability to verbally negotiate scope of supply, price, and delivery terms.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as strength of materials calculation, thermodynamics calculations, heat transfer calculations, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to understand and use AutoCad (Solid Works) design software and computer software for word processing, spreadsheets, project management, databases, etc.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and peripheral vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but occasionally moderate to loud.

TRAVEL: The employee is expected to travel approximately ten percent of the time to customer and supplier locations. Typical trips are one to seven days in length.

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume to our Human Resources Department.