Project Engineer

Manufacturing, Maintenance, Distribution and Transportation Temple, Texas


Position at Wilsonart

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide Engineering support and project management to Maintenance, Operations, and other stakeholders.
  • Stay abreast of current developments in the fields related to our current process and identify improvement/upgrade opportunities that will improve the business.
  • Work with Engineering and Maintenance to identify and quantify opportunities to optimize the resources within the power systems infrastructure.
  • Participate in ongoing efforts to organize and maintain technical reference materials, and support information.
  • Provide technical support of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) systems required for regulatory compliance and waste stream reduction.
  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders to quantify individual project metrics, and prepare cogent, detailed engineering analysis.
  • Plan and manage approved projects to successful completion to include vendor quotations, budgeting, preparation of capital project appropriations requests (CPAR), procurement, engineering design, and management of human and capital resources.
  • Participate in activities to support Wilsonart’s strategic Sustainability and Lean initiatives.
  • Be an active participant in the development of process improvements/optimization with focus on automation opportunities to increase productivity and improve costs without compromising safety

Essential Experience

  • Experience in identifying improvement opportunities, evaluating alternative solutions, and justifying the capital required to implement the optimal solution.
  • Experience in working as a team member in cross functional groups representing varying perspectives
  • Understanding of the relationship/interconnectivity between operations, maintenance, utility optimization, technical training, scheduling, safety, environmental and other activities.
  • Experience with machine or process layout.
  • Proficiency in AutoCad or similar system with a willingness to adapt to an AutoCad platform.

Leadership Qualities

  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, and analytical form.
  • Self- motivated and willing to seek out opportunities for improvement within the framework of overall strategic goals.
  • Lead by example as creative and highly innovative self-starter with a demonstrated ability to master the details of manufacturing processes and plant operations.
  • Good organization skills
  • Ability to develop productive and beneficial business relationships with internal and external individuals/groups.

 Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or closely related field plus a minimum of 2 years of engineering experience in an industrial setting.  Registration as a Texas Professional Engineer or the ability to obtain same a plus.



Wilsonart is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.