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Project Engineer

Company: HUSCO International
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

This position is located in Waukesha, WI.


Husco provides individuals the opportunity to pursue a career within a fast-paced, industry leading and entrepreneurial organization. Our Project Engineers work within an engineering team and are responsible for delivering on customer specifications for an entire project. Project Engineers collaborate internally with multi-disciplined teams to launch production of state-of-the-art solutions. A successful Project Engineer is hands-on and has strong technical and mechanical background. These skills, combined with flexibility, a problem-solving orientation, solid communication skills and attention to detail, enable successful program implementation.

Husco is committed to building an environment for employees to be able:

  • To have the flexibility of their own work and put a personal 'stamp' on their output
  • Continuously expand and development their professional talent, skills, and knowledge
  • Create a product for our customers that serves a greater purpose to communities around the world


  • Own Project Launch. Work closely with team on 1-2 committed customer applications. Follow projects from prototype build and verification testing through production launch. Project Engineers own supplier development, pilot build, production line development and launch, program launch and overall ongoing program continuous improvement support. Plan, schedule, and control projects to meet established objectives for quality, reliability and performance.
  • Maintain Design Control of Assigned Product(s). Understand form, fit, and function of product and all components thereof. Leverage understanding to optimize assigned product. Analyze the impact of changes on existing products or operations and assess the compatibility with goals in all areas. Analyzes cost effectiveness and feasibility. Maintain prints, specifications, and documents to communicate function, form, and fit of assigned product and components, for internal and external customers. Leverage appropriate engineering tools (analysis, hardware, etc.) to support design, test, build, troubleshooting and continuous improvement activities.
  • Provide Exemplary Customer Service & Communication. Project Engineers will work closely with customers during project launch to execute requests, respond to questions and build collaboration across teams (both internal and external) as necessary. Analyze and resolve problems and provide technical assistance as is necessary. Implement corrective actions where needed.
  • Scale Steep Learning Curve. Rapidly expand product knowledge, abilities, and toolkit (Pro-E; hydraulics; magnetics; software - testing and engineering

applications) to apply to product design and program launch. Ability to step update previous models to reflect design changes.

  • Demonstrate Project Management and Technical Expertise. Demonstrate technical expertise in project management including; scheduling, tracking, team assignments, allocation of resources, status reports, facilitate effective problem solving, and "selling" of new and innovative concepts. Function as a technical resource.
  • Collaborate with Other Departments. Interface between Design, Sales and Production to ensure designs are acceptable for manufacturing and customer.
  • Strong Team Player and Contributor. Able to work well with colleagues and produce results within a fast-paced and high pressure atmosphere. Combine strong attention to detail with and orientation towards results/execution. Ultimately, work with project team to control price, maintain or exceed quality expectations, deliver on project timelines and provide superior customer communication.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, preferred emphasis in Mechanical Engineering discipline.
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience including demonstrated ability to create, develop and implement new product or operations concepts.
  • Exposure to product design, verification testing, supplier development and customer support
  • Ability to make good decisions based on limited information.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic control systems and their applications.
  • Possess a strong understanding of technical methods, mechanical engineering principles and systems
  • Strong oral, written and listening communication skills.
  • Knowledge of engineering drawing practices and GD&T.
  • Team oriented, leadership/mentoring skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels of responsibility.
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.


  • In a standard workday this person will be required to sit, stand or walk 50%, lift 25%, bend or kneel 25%.
  • This individual will be required to lift materials purchased weighing up to 50 lb. frequently. A hoist is provided for lifting projects greater than 50 lbs.
  • Repetitive use of the hands as to fine manipulation/dexterity will be required.
  • Maximum 10% of any day: May involve occasional data input, writing, manipulation of "mouse" and phone dialing. Telephone duties require clear and audible speech.
  • Visual requirements include excellent number and depth perception, strong reading abilities, ability to read computer screens, printouts and computer spreadsheet applications.
  • This person may come in contact with office hazards. Temperature and humidity are normal for this position and there are no unusual atmospheric conditions.
  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment in posted areas of the plant, including safety glasses, ear plugs, and safety shoes.
  • Total awareness of the plant environment as it pertains to the safety of other employees, operation of equipment, handling of equipment/materials, and visitors is required.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. (All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others). The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills and abilities.

(This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.)


Keywords: HUSCO International, Waukesha , Project Engineer, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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