Project Engineer

Avery Dennison   •  

Greenfield, IN

Industry: Transportation


5 - 7 years

Posted 95 days ago

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Job Description

Are you looking for a rewarding growth opportunity? Energized by the idea of working with a dynamic, safety-focused manufacturing team? Are you a leader that helps promote and build a positive working environment in which all employees are aligned, engaged and valued? Are you looking for a challenging role with a company that offers continued growth, development and long-term advancement? If so, this might be the position for you!

The primary responsibilities and essential functions of this position include:

  • Must have experience managing small to large capital projects related to building construction and or equipment purchases. Candidate should have a strong mechanical background.

    • Responsible for developing bid specifications, soliciting bids, working with corporate procurement to award contracts for both manufacturing equipment and construction.

    • Develop project schedules and oversee installations

    • Work with internal customers to ensure all functional requirements and acceptance criteria are documented and met using a documented acceptance criteria.

    • Follow Management of Change processes to implement projects.

    • Responsible for holding regular progress meetings, tracking commitments from others, and escalating any unresolved issues to management.

    • Must track and manage project budget

  • Demonstrated experience using AutoCad for updating and creating plant layouts, P&ID drawings, and generating detailed fabrication or machine details. Equipment design experience is a plus.

  • Design, evaluate and modify complex mechanical and electromechanical devices or systems to continuously improve equipment reliability and efficiency.

  • Analyze, develop and recommend design approaches necessary to meet production requirements for new or improved products and/or processes.

  • Individual must be self directed and able to manage multiple priorities.

  • Compile and evaluate design and test data to prepare technical specifications.

  • Must be capable of working within a team and possess good communication skills.

  • Mentor maintenance and operations personnel.

  • Represents the organization as a technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

  • Participate in, lead and sponsor various task teams or problem solving teams


Avery Dennison has a long history of being a market leader. Your history is important to us. It should include the following:


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology required.  


  • Minimum 5 years experience in industrial manufacturing environments.

  • Expertise in liquid piping systems at either equipment or facility level a plus.

  • Project management experience with the ability to manage multiple projects varying in scope and complexity.

  • Capital equipment purchasing experiencepreferred.

  • Ability to estimate, track, and manage to a capital budget.

  • Strong ability to troubleshoot equipment/process issues.

  • Self-motivated with a continuous improvement focus.

Additional Competencies Required

  • Possess well-developed communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Must be proficient with CAD and have a good background in mechanical systems.

  • Ability to read mechanical blueprints drawings and technical manuals.

  • Must be knowledgeable in mechanical drafting standards used to generate fabrication details, machined component details, and minor assembly drawings as required to procure fabrications and machined components.

  • Strong ability to interface effectively with cross-functional groups to define and execute overall requirements.