Project Engineer, Life Science (Design Group)

Barry-Wehmiller Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 3 months ago

About Us:

Design Group operates from more than 45 offices in the United States and India, providing engineering, consulting and technical services for the world's leading companies in the food and beverage, life sciences, advanced technology, industrial and other market sectors. Our 1,500-plus technical and engineering experts have direct industry experience in industrial automation, control system integration, facility and process engineering, architecture, construction management, regulatory compliance, enterprise technology and other consulting services.

Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.

Job Description:


This position will be responsible for mechanical design and associated project coordination/communication. The successful candidate will require the knowledge and skills to provide Project Engineering for all disciplines of work including; Process, Packaging and Facilities.

This candidate will play an integral role in the development and success of the Irvine office. It is imperative that this candidate have a very well rounded background and a "can do" attitude. Versatility will be a key attribute of this person as they will perform a very wide range of engineering task including but not limited to the development of:

  • Process flow diagrams

  • Process P&ID

  • Packaging equipment layouts

  • As built general arrangements drawings for any and all aspects of a manufacturing facility

  • Facility conceptual arrangements (non-licensed)

  • Contractor scope of work documents

  • Contractor coordination

  • Contractor bid review, leveling and recommendations

  • OEM scope of work documents

  • OEM coordination

  • OEM bid review, leveling and recommendations

  • Assistance with client proposals

  • Assistance with client presentations

  • Single line electrical drawings (non-licensed)

  • Equipment FAT development and execution


This position requires a working knowledge of unit operations, process flow diagrams, piping & instrument diagrams. In addition, it will be valuable to understand; material handling methods, equipment sizing/specifications and utility/facility definition requirements.

This position requires a strong working knowledge of packaging equipment including equipment sizing/specifications as well the activities required to effectively communicate and manage OEM's. This position requires strong analytical skills, basic understanding of project management fundamentals as well as strong computer skills (AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project).

Candidate needs to possess effective organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. This position requires an individual who is a self-starter and can work with minimal supervision in a dynamic and collaborative team environment.


  • Minimum 5 10 years of industrial project engineering and design experience

  • Specific experience with Life Sciences is preferred


B.S. in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering is preferred but consideration will be given to other engineering degrees based on actual project experience.

Travel Requirements

One of the primary goals of this position is to help ensure a steady flow of business through the Seattle and adjacent offices. In the event that business in Seattle does not support full time local work, this candidate will be expected to travel 20 80 % of the time. This travel will be required to support development, design, installation and start-up activities, attend client meetings and company sponsored training. The vast majority of this travel will be in the Western Regional marketplace.

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.


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