Project Engineer

  • Location
    Lima, Ohio
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Engineering - Manufacturing

Adecco Direct Placement is currently recruiting experienced candidates for a Direct Hire Project Engineer job in Lima, OH with one of our top clients. The Project Engineer will plan and lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce manufacturing costs, improve performance and productivity, and control labor and utility usage across the plant by using good engineering practices. The salary for this position is based on qualifications and experience- 75k to 95k annually.

Position Responsibilities:

Identify, define, program manage and/or process packaging and packaging related changes within the integrated supply chain addressing safety, ergonomic, and cost reduction.
Responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting and coordinating the technical and management aspects of projects.
Responsible and accountable for ensuring that all assigned personnel are coordinating their activities with other project participants.
Ability to recognize when technical problems are developing and initiate appropriate corrective action.
Requires extensive regular contact with assigned project clients. Knowledge of processes, ergonomic packaging layout, manufacturing processes and testing/validation of recommended solutions.
Work with manufacturing on layout challenges. Assist in the preparation of engineering project proposals.
Support budgeting process by identifying cost savings opportunities.
Participating in meetings and resolving client/engineering and management project issues. Solicit feedback from facilities and business units to improve packaging strategies individually seeking out packaging improvement opportunities.
Ensure effective engineering and client communications through thorough understanding of the supply chain and the impact of packaging strategies on the business as a whole.


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
3-5 years of experience in packaging design and layout of manufacturing equipment with emphasis on ergonomic design (food a plus).
Experience with CPG packaging technology and automation preferred.
AutoCAD experience preferred
Project management experience. Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Working knowledge of cost accounting, gathering production information, and production scheduling.
Problem-analysis and problem-solving skills; quality orientation and attention to detail.
SAP experience preferred. Knowledge of PLC’s (Allen Bradley) preferred.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication. Ability to work and negotiate with vendors, customers, and employees.

This direct hire position includes top level benefits that include:
• Competitive Pay
• 401(k)
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Package
• Disability and Life Insurance Package
• Paid Vacation and Holidays
• Career Advancement Opportunities

If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please click APPLY NOW and upload your most current resume. You may email your resume to our recruiter, Angela Stewart, at Please Project Engineer on the subject line of any e-mail correspondence. Questions regarding this position can be addressed by emailing or calling 419-222-8395. Thank you in advance for applying, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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