Vacancies Project Engineer - Multiple Location
Surface Solutions Segment | Various - Houston/Montana/Next


Position title: Project Engineer

Location: Houston TX, Billings MT, Troy/Plymouth MI, Westbury NY



  • Responsible for preparation, planning and execution of all phases of process & facility improvement projects for Oerlikon Metco.
  • Serves as a project team leader & coordinates all project related activities & resources.
  • Manages projects with keen attention towards safety, regulatory compliance & scheduling
  • Coordinates project execution with Production Operations, HSE and Planning
  • Develops selection criteria for future capital equipment 
  • Develops execution plan including identifying required resources, communications plan, procurement plan, schedules, budgets etc. and performs corresponding risk assessment
  • Coordinates with Production Operations to ensure minimum disruption
  • Communicates & aligns effectively with Production Operations, Process Engineering, HSE and Maintenance throughout the design, planning & execution phase.
  • Develops vendor relationships and provide written detailed scope of work specifications for subcontractors and vendors.
  • Prepares bid packages for procurement/ purchasing Department
  • Responsible for monitoring and regularly communicating project status, including scheduling, financial status, quality/safety risk and any other key areas with potential impact to stakeholders.
  • Responsible for securing required permits for projects and complying with all safety, quality, and environmental laws and regulations


We expect

  • Min Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, Construction Science or related technical field (Strongly Preferred);
  • Professional Engineer Certificate or License (Strongly Preferred)
  • 5 + years of Project Engineering experience with a firm understanding of processes, principles and methodologies (Required);
  • 3+ years of "hands-on" experience
  • Willing to travel 90% of time
  • A working knowledge varies codes including the following codes:
    • National Electrical Code, NEC 2014
    • International Fuel Gas Code, IFGC 2015
  • Proficient (working) knowledge of SAP, and Excel
  • Advanced understanding of AutoDesk, and AutoCAD (Required)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all organization levels, including senior management
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written


About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 15 000 employees at 186 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.85 billion. Sustaining growth and improving profitability in 2018: order intake to increase up to CHF 3.4 billion, sales to around CHF 3.2 billion, and the EBITDA margin to improve to around 15 % (after investments). *CA

Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces that bring benefits to customers through a uniquely broad range of surface technologies, equipment, materials and services. With a dynamically growing network of over 30 locations worldwide Oerlikon Metco serves industries such as aviation, power generation, automotive, oil & gas, industrial and other specialized markets. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team!

Statement of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action: Oerlikon Metco is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It is the policy of Oerlikon Metco to provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status. Oerlikon Metco is committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of our company to provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individual to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is employed. Further, it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation for religious observers.

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Dana Koepf
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