Senior Project Engineer Job Description

Senior Project Engineer Job Description

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Senior project engineer provides the technical leadership to plan, design, develop, and validate manufacturing processes for new products and product design changes.

Senior Project Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Design and development and integration of Value Engineering changes that positively impact BOM reductions, labor hour reductions, and quality issues
Updates construction schedule based on project team input, Trade Contractor progress and materials delivery
Review the intended manufacturing / assembly process for each new product
Create or assist in the creation of test procedures for new products
Create electrical designs for wiring device products, especially electronic wall box dimmers for incandescent, fluorescent, LED and low-voltage lighting
Maintain close contact with customers and project participants to identify and resolve issues of mutual concern and to seek opportunities for additional business
Defines, generates and reviews project requirements documentation
Performs technical studies to analyze and refine project requirements
Monitors project to ensure work scope, schedule and budget are tracking to plan and are well defined and maintained
Provides the coordination between resource managers and ensures that all necessary reviews and approvals are received

Senior Project Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Project Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, FAA, UL, STC, CSA, NEMA, IEEE, ANSI, PE, EIT

Education for Senior Project Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior project engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Technical, Electrical Engineering, Science, Education, Construction Management, Physics, Computer Science, Civil Engineering

Skills for Senior Project Engineer

Desired skills for senior project engineer include:

Prolog
Primavera
Suretrak
Materials
Manufacturing processes
Product and process design
Design
Technical vocabulary common to the appropriate discipline
ANSI
Excel

Desired experience for senior project engineer includes:

Experience in / exposure in instrumentation field is essential
HND, preferably a Bachelor/Masters degree in a relevant subject such as Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
Considerable experience in a similar projects related position in a relevant industry such as Industrial Gases, Petrochemical, Chemical, EPC
Specific experience of the related equipment and installations would be an advantage
Experience in the wiring device industry is preferred, but equivalent experience with other electronic control industries, with strong safety agency regulations is acceptable
Analytical skills must include use of typical lab test equipment, embedded software development tools, circuit analysis software tools

Senior Project Engineer Examples

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Senior Project Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a senior project engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for senior project engineer
  • As required on smaller projects, act as the lead engineer and manage the input of multi-discipline engineering and design teams
  • Ability to solve problems of limited complexity and scope
  • Provides technical direction to external resources
  • Effectively influence people, multiple projects and tasks of various complexities
  • May provide direction and mentorship to Co-ops and entry level engineers
  • Decisions made at this level are limited in scope and authority
  • Monitor the execution of the customer’s project order, verifying execution of the project through kick-off meetings, communication to all parties and exchange of technical requirements and project plan information
  • Lead the monitor and control of the performance of the customer’s project through its lifecycle
  • Provides technical and administrative project management support during Execution stage
  • Inspects construction site daily and works with contractors to schedule deliveries
Qualifications for senior project engineer
  • Create and maintain level 4 schedules and implement EVMS, as applicable, over the life cycle of the program
  • Work with other CAMs on the program to resolve schedule and resource contention issues
  • Proficient in Romanian & English with a third European language preferred (written and spoken)
  • 3+ years experience in the automation industry with broad technical knowledge for different industry segments (Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Refining, Pharma )
  • Experience in coordinating technically a project team
  • Mechanical or Mechatronical Engineer degree
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Senior Project Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a senior project engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior project engineer
  • Provide input on feasibility, design and manufacturabiltiy of new product proposals
  • Participate in training to the R&D staff for the proper execution of projects and use of project management as it relates to Design Control and product gating process
  • Supervising complex engineering tasks relative to the project
  • Developing a definition of the scope with consultation of engineering services to be provided by the company
  • Assuring compliance of engineering effort to project schedule, control estimate and company procedures
  • Maintaining quality control and quality assurance on projects
  • Assigning and reviewing work of subcontractor project engineering staff
  • Responsible for reviewing the work of others
  • Provides regular reports and updates in meetings
  • Prepare project status reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information and trends
Qualifications for senior project engineer
  • Provide mentoring to less senior technical staff and be a resource to them to assist when testing issues arise
  • Help to identify testing services that the corporation should pursue to broaden our offerings
  • Identify process improvement activities and provide support for implementation which drive efficiency and safety
  • Help build customer relations by supporting client visits
  • Drive routine project status and test results to client
  • Support development of direct and support corporate requirements (performance appraisals, succession planning)
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Senior Project Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of senior project engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior project engineer
  • Leading and managing projects by involving cross function team to do design review, risk assessment, PPAP preparation, verification plan and project time management
  • Confer with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts
  • Design fixtures, tools and gauges
  • Managing cost, schedule and technical aspects of the customer specific elements of the program, including detailed program work scope, schedule milestones, earned value methodology, risk/opportunity, staffing, and budget
  • Interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with the Core program Project engineer, Program Management and customers to ensure that all requirements, milestones, and objectives are met
  • Interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with Suppliers
  • Enforcing strict scope management, following the formal change review process deployed on the program
  • Provide technical guidance/oversight to programs
  • Ability to work successfully with a global workforce
  • Following the RFP process for new business on scheduling and budgeting
Qualifications for senior project engineer
  • Experience in executing quality controls
  • Engineering or equivalent plus 3 years of industry experience
  • Equal Opportunity for Employees
  • Work Health and Safety for Employees
  • Minimum 6 years of Project Engineering experience, preferably in roadworks
  • A Degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent Civil Engineering qualification which is accepted by Engineers NZ is a requirement of this position
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Senior Project Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of senior project engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior project engineer
  • Develops detailed project elements for scope, schedule, and cost
  • Prepares cost, feasibility, and capital cost estimates and justifications
  • Implement new equipment and modifications
  • Provide training to staff on use or maintenance of equipment to ensure safe and reliable operation
  • Support the Change Control process for all validated systems
  • Prepares cost estimates for tooling and equipment
  • Supervises the installation of equipment and tooling
  • Cooperates with Management and Plant Engineering in the detail work in infrastructure improvement, capital expenditure requests, financial and economic justification, and return of investment
  • Supports Maintenance, Production, and Quality
  • Leading and managing product changes and CRS minor special (new product variant) projects from M1 to M5 according to Danfoss processes
Qualifications for senior project engineer
  • Thorough and accurate technical reports, records, correspondence, documentation, calculations
  • Experience meeting with clients and supporting marketing presentations
  • PE – Professional Engineer preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, coordinating activities for a project or cross-functional team
  • 7+ years relevant experience relating to the development and review of Engineering or architectural contract documents for construction of multidisciplinary capital projects with construction costs exceeding $5 million
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Architecture from an accredited college or University
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Senior Project Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of senior project engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for senior project engineer
  • Develop and implement capital projects in order to meet facility and business growth initiatives
  • Lead by example in all areas of Safety and Quality
  • Engage and manage external engineering/contractor resources for approved projects
  • Manage and maintain financial aspects of projects, tracking commitments and expenditures
  • Monitor and control construction tasks, reporting status to management
  • Actively provide engineering support to solve production emergencies
  • Start and manage multiple simultaneous projects to successful completion with minor supervision
  • Due to nature of project execution schedules, working time flexibility would be desirable
  • Provides engineering support during project development (Appraise and Select stages) by analyzing resource estimates, schedules, business benefits, environmental/health/safety impacts and risk assessment for proposed development concepts
  • Collaborates with Procurement to develop and implement procurement and contracting strategies to meet project requirements
Qualifications for senior project engineer
  • High consciousness for personnel and equipment safety (safety regulations, principles and practices of work safety) and the ability to utilize a variety of personal protective equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret specifications and technical drawings
  • Knowledge of theories, principles and practices of engineering and project management methods such as plan and coordinate schedule, budget techniques, identify/plan/monitor priorities and work flow, technical and programmatic risk assessments, Synthesize program and technical requirements necessary to achieve complex technical objectives
  • Knowledge of chemistry, systems engineering principles (requirements and risk management) and computerized control systems and instrumentation
  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Engineering (preferably Electrical or Mechanical)
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in Project Management, preferably in a manufacturing environment

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