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Project Engineer

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: West Monroe, Louisiana, USA

Company: Voith Group



About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, the Voith Group sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.


For the Voith Paper Fabric & Roll Systems, Engineering department, we are looking for:

Project Engineer 
West Monroe, LA


Summary – Responsible for the management of customers' jobs from the quotation stage all the way through the final report to the customer upon completion. Engineer is responsible for monitoring all phases of each job and is the primary player in quoting, estimating, material procurement, planning, scheduling and shipping the product.


Responsibilities –

  • Serve as Project Manager for numerous projects simultaneously
  • Estimate costs and quote customer jobs.
  • Serve as primary contact and coordinator between shop and customer.
  • Provide guidance and supervision to shop as needed.
  • Procure materials for jobs.
  • Monitor quality of jobs during and after production.
  • Monitor and report costs of jobs and recommend ultimate selling prices.
  • Assist outside Sales Engineers through routine customer communications.
  • Maintain good records of all jobs.
  • Arrange for outside trucking when required.
  • Serve as shop manager on rotating week-end duty schedule.


Qualifications –

  • Bachelor of Science or Arts degree in a Mechanical or Industrial related field of study preferred.
  • Prior experience as in Project Management
  • Two years of applicable industrial experience.
  • Good general knowledge of industrial maintenance and- machine tool operations.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skill, open minded ability to adapt to new ideas, flexible, self-driven and able to work independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Outstanding computer skills (Microsoft Office)


Physical Demands -

* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.


Voith Paper Fabric & Roll Systems is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Monroe