• Posted on: Dec 11, 2023
  • Location: Streamwood, IL
  • Job ID: e91a5aef
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering
  • Posted on: Dec 11, 2023
  • Location: Streamwood, IL
  • Job ID: e91a5aef
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering

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Senior Project Engineer

  • Consumer products distributor is moving an operation and is searching for a Project / Industrial Engineer to lead the transformation
  • This person will be the project manager for moving and setting up all aspects of the business
  • Will work directly with the owner and contractors to manage the project from start to finish
  • Local candidates only



  • Oversee a 1–2-year project of moving a facility and setting up / organizing the operation from scratch
  • Design layouts for work cells, office space, develops ways to increase productivity, maximize efficiency and manage human capital and floor space more effectively.


Primary responsibilities:

  • Help with picking outside contractors to complete build out of the operation
  • Manage outside contractors and be the liaison with the owner

·       Setup manufacturing layout of new facility by analyzing existing manufacturing system performance to identify undesirable effects and opportunities for improvement.

  • Improve warehouse and inventory organization
  • Work with Plant Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Quality Manager and other management staff to improve organizational needs
  • Provides guidance and support to operational management by identifying process improvement opportunities, supporting the company’s themes, and helping to manage the annual plan.
  • Participate in factory safety and ergonomic improvements.
  • Contribute to strategic roadmaps focused on factory expansion, Manufacturing Technology insertion, infrastructure improvements, obsolescence mitigation, and the integration of new capabilities.
  • Other duties include productivity planning, project management, expansion needs analysis, value stream mapping, process flow, line balancing and other needs per the owners requests



  • BS/BA in Engineering, Management, Business, Project Management or similar
  • 10+ years of industrial, project or related engineering experience required in a manufacturing setting
  • Experience setting up a new facility or moving a facility is required  
  • Excellent communication skills, self-directed and quick to solve problems
  • Experience working with outside contractors, assist with negotiation, and bids
  • Open to working as a consultant for 1-2 years


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