Apr 09, 2024

Project Engineer

  • Mitsubishi Electric Automation
  • 500 Corporate Woods Parkway, Vernon Hills, Illinois
Engineering Information Technology Management

Job Description

Mitsubishi Electric Automation is a global leader in providing quality automation solutions to a variety of industries, from manufacturing and industrial to medical and agriculture. We have immense pride in our employees who have an incomparable commitment to excellence. When you choose a career with Mitsubishi Electric Automation, you are choosing a passionate and hard-working team environment that prides itself in diversity, inclusion, sustainability efforts, and employee support.



The Project Engineer will be responsible for overseeing engineering projects from conception to completion, ensuring adherence to technical specifications, schedule, and quality standards. The ideal candidate will possess strong technical expertise, excellent project management skills, and the ability to lead cross-functional teams effectively.



Essential Functions

·       Act as primary technical lead to support cross-functional teams in the execution of projects, including planning, design, procurement, construction, and commissioning phases.

·       Develop comprehensive project plans, timelines, and monitor progress to achieve project milestones and deliverables.

·       Collaborate with clients, vendors, and stakeholders to define project requirements, specifications, and goals, ensuring alignment with project objectives.

·       Conduct thorough risk assessments and implement mitigation strategies to minimize project risks and ensure safety.

·       Coordinate with design and construction teams to review drawings, specifications, and technical documents, providing guidance and support as needed.

·       Provide technical expertise and guidance to project team members, resolving technical issues and challenges promptly.

·       Prepare and present project status reports, progress updates, and presentations to senior management and stakeholders, communicating effectively to ensure alignment and transparency.

·       Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, codes, and standards throughout the project lifecycle, maintaining a high level of quality and integrity.

·       Foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, identifying opportunities to optimize processes, enhance project efficiency, and drive cost savings.

·       Establish and maintain strong relationships with clients, vendors, and subcontractors, fostering collaboration and driving successful project outcomes.

·       May be required to follow other job-related instructions and perform additional duties as assigned


Supervisory / Managerial Responsibilities

·       None


Travel Requirements

·       Potential for up to 25% travel based on customer demand, primarily with the United States



·       Bachelor's degree in Engineering related field, or equivalent experience.

·       2-5 years of experience in project engineering or related role.

·       Strong technical knowledge and expertise in engineering principles, practices, and methodologies.

·       Proven track record of successfully managing engineering projects from conception to completion, with demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills.

·       Excellent project management skills, including the ability to develop and execute project plans, budgets, and schedules.

·       Effective communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts and ideas to diverse audiences.

·       Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and collaborate effectively in a team environment.

·       Proficiency in project management software and tools.


This is a home office postion. We will condider candidates from the south reagion:  TN, AL, GA , NC, SC.

A company car will be provided.


Why choose us?

You would be joining:

  • A successful team of smart, dedicated professionals who are not only the best in their respective fields but are committed to a tradition of technological leadership and innovation.
  • An organization that truly cares about employee engagement and understands the impact of clear and consistent communication.
  • Our leaders are committed to ensuring all employees are regularly informed about the state of the business, understand how they fit in, and know where they can make a difference.
  • Employees are encouraged to pursue professional development opportunities and participate in in-house training programs.

We value our employees, and we offer an extensive benefits package that adds value to your total compensation. Our broad range of benefits include:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance plans with company contribution – we offer different plans, including PPO and HMO (HMO offered only in some states)
  • Competitive 401k with company match
  • Paid Vacation
  • 13 Paid Holidays, including floater holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee life insurance - company paid core coverage plus supplemental coverage
  • Dependent life insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Pet Insurance   

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. is committed to the employment and advancement of minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other lawfully protected characteristic.



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