Project Engineer

Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing

Job Overview

If you are looking for a position where you get to see the end-result of your work, this is the job for you. The Project Engineer coordinates and oversees the entire process of translating customer requests & requirements into a finished product. This process may include, but is not limited to, project planning, engineering design, cost estimating, manufacturing support, inspection, testing, customer interface.

Role of Project Engineers

The Project Engineer is trained and overseen by the Engineering/Sales Manager. The Project Engineer works between the customer and the manufacturing facility. Essentially the Project Engineer listens to the needs of the customer, builds them an engineering design and estimates the cost before sending the order to the shop to be fabricated before being inspected and shipped.

Company Culture

Conveyor Engineering is a second generation, family-owned company that still carries the values of a small business. We have a laid-back atmosphere that our employees thrive in. Our company not only values a positive attitude, hard work, and optimism, but we also believe in celebrating our employees when they do a good job. At Conveyor Engineering we care about our employees and because of this, we host company events to celebrate all the hard work our employees have done throughout the year. For example, we provide multiple company-wide lunches throughout the year and we have also hosted a company ping pong tournament, and are currently hosting a golf simulator league for those who wish to participate. Our company also offers competitive pay, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health Insurance, Life Insurance, 401K with match, Paid Holidays, and Accrued Vacation Time.

Job Responsibilities

  • Interpretation of customer specifications to properly design a system (equipment) capable of meeting specifications
  • Customer support & communications
  • Prepare technical reports as required
  • Participation in ongoing review, planning and formulation as it relates to the specific business
  • Assist with day-to-day coordination and administration of assigned projects
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by continual communication on scheduling coordination, project progress, and equipment performance
  • Build and develop relationships with customers and pursue opportunities to create repeat customers

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Previous client liaison and project management experience preferred
  • Must have solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have quality collaboration skills and the ability to share ideas in a concise manner
  • Must be able to assume project technical responsibilities, providing interpretation and resolving questions and problems
  • Must have strong technical skills and experience with software pertaining to design, document management, e-mail, and spreadsheets (Microsoft Office)
  • Must have a strong initiative and good attention to detail
  • Must have strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Must have quality decision-making skills
  • Must be able to read and comprehend drawings and sketches
  • Must be able to understand and adhere to contract terms and conditions
  • Must have the ability to maintain technical expertise on new technologies, products, and tools through continuing education initiatives
  • Must have a basic knowledge of metal fabrication processes
  • Must have a willingness to travel as required to support project design and implementation as well as customer requests


Job Benefits:


  • Health Insurance: CEMC offers 2 discounted Wellmark Blue Cross health options
  • Dental Insurance: Available at employees expense
  • Vision Insurance: Available at employees expense
  • Life Insurace: CEMC covers all full-time employees with $40,000 worth of life insurance
  • 401k with company matched funds
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation/Personal Time
  • Annual Reviews & Pay Raises


Conveyor Engineering is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

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1345 76th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Job ID: 84068

Posted 19 days ago

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