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Capital Projects Engineer

posted May 30, 2024

Job Description

Capital Projects Engineer

Overview of Position

Hands-on engineer to lead the capital projects in a cross-functional team environment to improve manufacturing processes, reduce costs and improve product quality on fans, wheels, or blower packages.


  • Investigate, analyze and prepare justifications for the purchase of manufacturing equipment. Obtain quotations from vendors; submit capital appropriation requests for the purchase of specific equipment.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of capital equipment projects.
  • Provide regular updates on project status and develop mitigation plans as necessary.
  • Analyze workflow, work methods, plant and department layouts for improved product flow in production.
  • Develop CAD layouts for projects.
  • Identify tools, jigs and fixtures, or other new or special equipment required for new production or improvements to existing production lines.
  • Partner with the Maintenance and Production teams on the installation and debugging of equipment.
  • Perform other manufacturing engineering tasks as assigned.


  • Bachelor Degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering. Sheet metal fabrication and plant automation experience preferred; must have a good mechanical aptitude of general machinery.
  • At least 7 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with 3-5 years in capital projects
  • Excellent communication, project management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and the ability to exercise influence without authority
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with DraftSight and SolidWorks or similar CAD software
  • Proficient in MS Office and MS Project
  • Experience with IFS or similar ERP software
  • Lean & Six Sigma experience desirable