Job Application

Project Engineer

Location: Gainesville, Georgia, United States of America

The organization

Marel is the leading global provider of advanced processing systems and services to the Poultry, Meat and Fish industries.  Marel’s state-of-the-art equipment and systems help food processors of all sizes, in all markets, to operate at peak productivity.  With around 4,600 employees worldwide, Marel is in a unique position to serve its customers wherever they may be located.
At its modern plant in Gainesville, Georgia the operating company Marel focuses on the design, production and installation of production systems for the poultry processing industry. As the world market leader, the organization is constantly looking for opportunities to increase the productivity of its customers, within the bounds of quality and innovation. In addition to offices in Gardabaer (IS), Boxmeer (NL) and Gainesville (Georgia, USA), the organization has a strong regional representation in a large number of countries.

The function

Job Title
Project Engineer
Major Responsibilities
• Create and support technical drawing packages for sales orders
• Create and support equipment specifications for sales orders
• Work with Sales Engineers to ensure that specified equipment meets the customer‘s needs
• Lead internal sales projects from opportunity phase until order fulfillment
Specific Activities
• Create engineering drawings that support the customer‘s capital investment, including general plant
   layouts, electrical diagrams for equipment connection, structural beam plans and assembly drawings
• Create bills of material for equipment on sales orders
• Cooperate with Project Managment to resolve installation issues
• Maintain engineering documentation
• Work with Sales Engineers to improve the quality of customer solutions
• Utilize the latest AutoCAD tools to increase productivity and minimize errors
• Ensure customer buy-in using the layout and order verification procedure
Major Success Measurements
• Projects that are released on time, within budget, and successfully meet requirements
• Development of strong working relationships with Sales and Mechanical Engineers, Project Managers
   and Product Specialists
• Maintaining a highly level of quality and accuracy at peak productivity
• Completion of the job functions defined above with limited direct supervision


Education and Work Experience
• Bachelor‘s degree in an Engineering field (Mechanical Engineering highly preferred)
• Experience using AutoCAD to create 2D drawings
• Ability to read, understand and explain technical drawings and bills of material
• Ability to produce and revise documents using the Microsoft Office Suite
• Experience working in a commerical environment including direct customer interaction

Personal Characteristics
•    Strong written and oral communication skills
•    Ability to work under general supervision (self-directed)
•    Effectively manages time and resources
•    Ablity to effectively resolve conflict
•    Ability to effectively manage risk
•    Displays ingenuity in approach to difficult assignments
•    Ability to handle heavy work loads at times with success
•    Ability to work effectively with international and interdisciplinary teams
•    Ability to conduct himself/herself in a professional and courteous manner in a commercial setting

We offer

Typical Mental Demands
• Working on multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
• Communicating concisely in writing and orally
• Maintaining composure in challenging situations
Typical Physical Demands
• Sitting or standing for long periods
• Routine physical demands of working in an office environment
Physical Working Environment
• Office environment
• Poultry processing facility
Safety Equipment Required
• Personal protective equipment including safety shoes, hard hat, if applicable, eye protection may be
  required during customer plant visits or manufacturing plant onsite.

Contact information/ The procedure

April Bowins
P. O. Box 1258
Gainesville, GA  30503 

“Marel USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran, and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions.” For more information regarding EEO, click here for the EEO is the Law Poster and here for the supplement.”