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Project Engineer, Automation 80 views

Chicago, IL

Nature’s Fynd is a groundbreaking food tech company born out of NASA-supported research on extremophiles in the geothermal pools of Yellowstone National Park. Our novel fermentation technology produces a sustainable source of complete protein using only a fraction of the resources required by traditional agriculture. As the challenge to feed the world’s expanding population grows, our mission is to create amazing foods and materials that provide sustainable choices and nurture the planet.
We’re looking for passionate, driven, and ambitious people to join our fast-growing team.
The project engineer will work in many functions of project delivery including detailed design engineering, concept engineering, simulation, project management, on site integration support, and operations support.

General Job Duties:

  • Rotate between roles depending on current project needs
  • Research, develop, and propose appropriate new project applications – Manage all aspects of engineering projects from planning to budget management, equipment selection, vendor management, processes, project schedules, procedures, systems, to final project handoff and support  processing, packaging, and material handling with automated solutions
  • Optimization of technology that has been implemented to increase efficiency and production output
  • Lead AutoCAD drawings, RFQ, alternate designs
  • Creative engineering (information and material flow) and innovative operational solutions
  • Provide excellent analysis of client’s operational data used to design superior processes and systems
  • Perform detailed design work laying out exact material handling equipment models, supporting structures, and all other items that need to be selected
  • Provide computer simulation modeling of proposed material handling systems
  • As project manager you will follow project management principles to ensure the project is completed on time and on budget
  • As onsite integration assistant, you will help troubleshoot system ensuring smooth flow of product and increasing rate to peak performance
  • As site supervisor, assist with site installation to include material inventory, schedule tracking, and supervising subcontractors
  • Responsible for ensuring technology transfer to Operations through SOP documentation, training, communication, observation programs for quality and safety, standards manuals, and other documents as necessary 
  • In depth understanding of all facets of material handling to include equipment, suppliers, and applications
  • Timely completion of all reports and logs to include time reports and travel expenses
  • Maintain consistent positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering (Industrial or Mechanical)
  • 5+ years experience within an Automated Material Handling environment
  • Exposure to automation such as robotics, ASRS, shuttle systems, AGVs, conveyors and pallet systems preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent technical problem-solving capability (hardware, controls) and analytical skills
  • Experience with computer simulation (Flexsim, AutoMOD, Demo3D, Arena, etc.) a plus
  • Willing to travel 20-40%
  • Experience with AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and other material handling design packages
  • Employee Benefits:

  • 100% paid employee benefits
  • Ability to join a company with aggressive growth trajectory
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    • Company Address 3132 Hillcrest Drive, Chicago, IL 60609
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