Marysville, California

Project Engineer

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Due to the nature of our raw materials and finished goods, AWF is a tobacco and smoke-free environment.

Reports to: Director of Engineering

American Wood Fibers (AWF), a rapidly growing manufacturer of consumer and industrial products sold to other manufacturers and to pet, agricultural and home heating markets, seeks a Project Engineer based at our Marysville, CA facility. AWF manufactures at 11 locations spanning the nation, has 400+ employees, and generates over $100M in annual sales revenue.

The Project Engineer will lead the management and integration of construction projects and improved manufacturing systems, equipment and processes.

  • Manage in-house projects to include collaboration of design, estimated project costs, RFQ (Request for Quote), installation and commissioning while focused on cost controls and safety requirements.
  • Manage outside contractors and in-house maintenance teams if applicable.
  • Supervise capital projects including plant construction; frequent travel is expected throughout U.S.
  • Supports company acquisition efforts.
  • Provide documentation and assist Operations with training and work instructions for new or modified manufacturing processes.
  • Identify opportunities and changes that will improve products, processes or reduce costs and provide feedback to supervisors and management.
  • Troubleshoot new and existing equipment and processes.
  • Provide technical expertise or support related to manufacturing; recommend effective methods and processes to improve existing operations and safety.
  • 5-10 years previous work experience in engineering; maintenance background preferred
  • Experience with PLC programming and troubleshooting
  • Project management experience
  • Solid understanding of industrial electrical controls, required
  • Licensed commercial/industrial electrician, preferred
  • Previous experience with robotics a plus.

We offer a competitive package to include health, dental, vision and life insurance, plus profit bonus, paid time off and matching 401(k). AWF is an EEO employer.