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Zeeland, Michigan, United States

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Working Time


Description & Requirements

Project Engineer, Zeeland, MI -- 
We are currently searching for a Project Engineer to add to our Zeeland Engineering team.  This is an internal, full time role.


  • Lead a variety of project engineering, capital equipment, facilities, and continuous improvement projects for multiple customers in various industries.

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate plant relocations and expansions.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with Engineering, Design, Facilities, Manufacturing, Quality, Production, Maintenance, and Management personnel.

  • Consistently track and communicate project status, critical path, changes, milestones, and stage gates through the utilization of Gantt charts, and other project tools.

  • Identify and problem-solve gaps and delays at every phase and across multiple projects.

  • Provide input on the selection of outside vendors to optimally meet cost, timing, and quality objectives.

  • Utilize problem solving techniques to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems.

What will make you successful:


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering (mechanical, manufacturing or industrial engineering preferred)

  • 7 + experience as a project engineer successfully leading teams of engineers and contractors

  • Experience managing capital projects, working alongside construction and facilities teams

  • Experience purchasing and justifying capital equipment

  • Experience performing manufacturing cost calculations and managing cost reduction projects

  • Strong technical, mathematical and analytical skills

  • Competence in engineering design and 3D CAD

  • Knowledge and application of quality management tools / statistical techniques

  • Ability to use statistical and analysis tools such as Excel, FEA software, Minitab/Matlab

  • Work with minimal direction, consult with customers, providing excellent leadership and communication

  • Exceptional initiative and work ethic

  • Be currently legally authorized to work in the United States of America for any employer without restrictions or expirations


  • Pharmaceutical / food processing experience highly preferred

  • Experience with GMP’s, HACCP’s, OSHA, FDA, USDA general requirements

  • Experience with clean rooms and food / pharmaceutical processing


DISHER is a nationally recognized product development and business consulting firm with offices in Zeeland, Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets with capabilities spanning from napkin sketch through launch. DISHER is truly and simply a cool place to work. The team is supportive, skilled, and passionate. Our culture is rooted in our mission to make a positive difference with our coworkers, our customers, and our community. Hear more from DISHER team members at

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