Project Engineer

Zen Sherpa LLC Elwood , KS 66024

Posted 1 week ago

Looking for a dynamic, progressive, innovative design engineering and manufacturing company? Then this company is right for you! A mobile construction equipment design engineering company is looking for a Project Engineering located in the Elwood KS facility.

You must have excellent mechanical project engineering skills, a passion for manufacturing, strong and effective communication skills, and the ability to think fast and turn problems into opportunities.

A preferred candidate is one who can provide mechanical engineering direction/expertise to support company product development efforts in mobile construction equipment.


Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for product line structural, hydraulic, electrical and/or mechanisms engineering application, direction, input, and expertise
  • Works within the new product development process to support assigned tasks including new product development, current product enhancements, cost reduction efforts, and product problem resolution(s)
  • Commits to agreed-upon to engineering project timelines and budgets
  • Provides input and direction for the construction of accurate BOMs, drawings, schematics, and/or systems for assigned projects
  • Communicates between different processes, teams, departments, and management hierarchies as required
  • Executes and reports the status of assigned tasks to other departments as well as upper management as required
  • Participates in both internal and external customer and supplier meetings as necessary to assure achievement of project goals
  • Undertakes new tasks or projects as determined by current business needs/requirements.

Knowledge, skills & attributes preferred:

  • Exhibits leadership, integrity, resilience, and flexibility to current and new situations, but must always remain a team player with subordinates, peers, and/or management
  • Must be high energy, aggressive, results driven, and possess the ability to encourage and to speak up to people and teams to perform as needed
  • Has the ability to manage projects, analyze data and costs, prioritize tasks, solve problems, and manage change.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) with the immediate team, all participating inside and outside departments, supplier, and customer base, as well as upper management
  • Has the ability to manage multiple projects in varying stages of process execution with knowledge, expertise, and motivation to succeed


  • Demonstrated proven experience within an engineering team environment
  • Minimum BSME or related degree and experience applicable to the position
  • Hands-on manufacturing and/or product assembly experience
  • Construction and/or commercial vehicle engineering experience is desirable
  • Experience with Solidworks ver 2016 and up is a must.
  • Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint a plus


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance (Supplement Life and AD&D offered)
  • Disability Insurance (STD & LTD) offered
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation & Public Holidays)
  • Relocation allowance available upon hiring.
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