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Project Engineer

MRI Tallahassee

Job Title:                          Project Engineer
Reports To:                     Director of Engineering
FLSA Status:                   Exempt
Employee Type:              Regular Full Time
The Project Engineer is responsible for the full Product Lifecycle Management of components produced at the plant.  This includes developing new and existing customers, taking customer requirements through launching into production and driving continuous improvement.

  • Obtain information from the appropriate manufacturing, quality, internal engineering, and purchasing, to provide the optimum proposal to the customer.
  • Perform all cost estimating functions during the development cycle using established APQP procedures, establish all standards for each job, from material to process to production.
  • Place all new tooling & fixture builds through MPM’s APQP process and be responsible for all mechanical design functions and tooling program management. Schedule all samples and provide support at all stages of the process. Communicate and document pertinent set-up and processing information with molding technicians.
  • Update routings, BOM’s and BOO’s to reflect engineering change requests; oversee updating of engineering print files & revisions to engineering prints, as well as reviewing and updating standards for accuracy and reducing manufacturing variances.
  • Provide proposals for annual continuous improvement and cost reduction opportunities.
  • Interact with manufacturing personnel to establish standard processes to ensure customer expectations are being met, and to provide ongoing support for production requirements.
  • Establishes all quality plans for each part (FMEA’s, Control Plans, Work Instructions, Work Cell Layouts and PPAP’s) and works as team leader with manufacturing & QA to obtain completed documents.
  • Strives to obtain continuous education & maintenance of high level of education related to current and new tooling, machinery, materials, and processing.
  • Travel to customer and vendor locations or other company facilities.
  • Perform other duties as required or directed by management.

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.


  • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University, in Engineering or Industrial Technologies, plus 5+ years of relevant experience working in a manufacturing environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Have a clear understanding of the injection molding process for thermoplastic materials.
  • Demonstrated experience operating within a team environment that emphasizes collaborative decision making and coordination between multiple functions both inside the business and at the corporate level.
  • Experience with Mold Flow, mold design, and DFM a plus.
  • Experience in Engineering Project Management, PMP a plus.
  • Experience using Creo, Solidworks, or similar CAD/CAM software a plus.
  • Experience reading and interpreting 2D part prints with associated GD&T.
  • Must have a record that demonstrates customer focus, strategic thinking, results driven, and problem solving.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, procedure manuals, write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, the public and/or board of directors.

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.  Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases.  Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

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 frequently required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and/or telephone keypad, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

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 fumes or airborne particles, wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or corrosive chemical, extreme heat, extreme cold, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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