Associate Project Engineer
Posted on: June 6, 2021
The Associate Project Engineer is
responsible for the overall design and execution of both large- and
small-scale capital projects at Encapsys. The incumbent
develops the capital appropriation request (CAR) and all support
documentation to provide accurate information on Cost, Schedule,
Safety, Risk, and Resource requirements. The Associate
Project Engineer works directly with R&D, Safety HSE, and
Process Design teams and external resources to design and scale-up
processes for development and commercialization initiatives.
The incumbent must be able to work at the Portage,
Wis., production facility, as may be required by project work.
- Completion of capital
projects within established timeline, budget, performance and
- Utilization of internal and
external resources where appropriate to develop innovative, cost
effective solutions and to implement best practices.
- Effective communications
with internal and external customers when preparing and executing
capital projects to ensure customer needs are met.
- Ensure project execution
process uses the appropriate tools to ensure successful project
- Prepare general arrangement
and equipment layout drawings, PFDs, P&IDs, etc., to ensure
design and safety criteria are met for all end users.
- Prepare written capital
project requests with clearly defined scope, schedule, resources
- Execute capital projects to
meet clearly developed success criteria.
- Develop and implement
execution strategies that include complete scope, contracting
strategies, technical requirements, deliverables, schedules,
resource requirements, risks and project milestones.
- Track project spending to ensure established budgets are
- Communicate project status, change
management, risk and countermeasures verbally, via written
documentation, or formal presentations.
- Complete project closeout
activities at conclusion of projects.
- Work closely with process design
team to support scale-up efforts and exploration of next generation
- Work with internal and
external customers to define user and functional specification
- Work with external service and
equipment suppliers to design and develop systems and equipment
solutions for commercial implementation.
- Identify and implement safety
improvements for new and existing equipment designs.
- Participate in capital planning and
- Ability to travel internationally
(Europe/Asia/other) to manage potential capital expansions.
- Minimum of 5+ years of
experience in capital project management and execution with
application in a manufacturing environment required.
- Strong interpersonal, oral,
written and presentation skills.
- Ability to prioritize
dynamic workload and allocate resources accordingly, understanding
of business analytics and ability to multi-task.
- Proficiency in AutoCAD, MS
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Project required.
- Strong team orientation and
collaborative skills with operations team and external
understanding/experience in chemical engineering and/or electrical
engineering a plus
- Capable of working in a
flexible, often shifting environment.
- Ability to interact
effectively with customers, vendors, contractors and
- Demonstrated ability to
successfully execute multiple projects concurrently.
- Understanding of
manufacturing environments, processes and procedures required.
- Kaizen focused with
demonstrated ability to energize and empower others toward
- Experience in interfacing
with customers, upper management, process engineers, and research
- Assess and make recommendations for
improvements in areas of safety, cost and performance.
- Experience in chemical
and/or pharma processing facilities a plus.
- Bachelor of Science degree
in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering preferred.
- Equivalent experience considered.
Keywords: Encapsys, Appleton , Associate Project Engineer, Other , Appleton, Wisconsin
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