• Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Salary
  • Department: Engineering
  • Primary Location: 2515 Charleston Place, Fort Wayne, IN
  • Required Education: Associates Degree or higher & Prior engineering or drafting experience required.
  • Travel Requirements: Auto and Air Travel
  • Benefits Offered: Full
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Murray Equipment is currently seeking a qualified individual for a Project Engineer to join our growing company in the Liquid and dry handling industry. Successful candidates will have an interrelated background and experience in in the following:

  • Automation
  • Electrical & Electrical Controls
  • Fluids/ Fluid dynamics
  • Rockwell and Allen Bradley 5000

This person will be responsible for prescribing, designing, and coordinating cost effective and high quality engineered automation solutions and supporting our customers.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

(Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Collaborates with Territory Managers and users to determine project specifications as needed.
  • Prepares detailed quotation for projects according to established guidelines.
  • Creates sales orders for all essential engineered specification parts and equipment as quoted.
  • Establishes and maintains a project report for all design or redesign projects to include implementation schedules and projected costs.
  • Designs projects specifying applicable engineered solutions observing legal and industry standards.
  • Generates and produces flow diagrams, schematics, and drawings via AutoCAD (2-D).  
  • Reviews all flow diagrams, quotations, and other available information required to design and engineer the most effective solutions for the customer.
  • Oversees the design and development of systems with the use of advanced automated equipment on a daily basis.
  • Acquires customer acceptance including approval of flow diagrams, quotations, and time estimates.
  • Acquires approvals for engineering changes.
  • Develops innovative alternative designs that facilitate cost savings, quality improvements, safety enhancements, and meet changing customer requirements.
  • Updates the project data folder for all design or redesign projects to include job numbers, quote numbers, customer numbers, order numbers, projected labor and materials costs, and implementation schedules.
  • Understands all regulations relative to the product lines and participates in qualifying products for regulatory compliance 
  • Ensures consistency of design for similar solutions from one generation of design to the next.
  • Recommends procedures and prepares detailed drawings to facilitate the production, and assembly, shipment, installation, and start-up of engineered solutions.
  • Refines estimates of materials and labor for engineering, building, testing, installation, start-up, and training.
  • Develops manuals for product training, operation, safety, engineering applications, repair and maintenance, troubleshooting, and installation.
  • Develops test protocol for engineered products.
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures paying special attention to health and safety procedures.
  • Submits all documentation in a complete, accurate, and timely manner.
  • Learns and troubleshoots in-house proprietary software (ICS Control Pro and others)
  • Provides technical support to Territory Managers and customers.
  • Provides customer support with technical issues relating to our products and services. 
  • Shares 24/7 customer support responsibility via rotation in the after-hours on call group. 
  • Maintains clean, orderly, and safe work areas at all times.
  • Assists in other areas of operations and performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Computer Literacy
  • Computerized Drafting
  • Customer Relations
  • Customer Service
  • Diplomacy
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Math Aptitude
  • Microsoft Office Products
  • Oral Communication 
  • Organization
  • Planning
  • PLC/HMI/SCADA programing.
  • Presentation
  • Professionalism
  • Project Management
  • Reading Blueprints
  • Teamwork
  • Technical Communication
  • Time Management
  • Written Communication


Education & Experience:

  • Associates Degree, or higher. Prior engineering and plc programming experience required. 
  • Prior experience using automated engineering tools required, to include:
    • 2+ years of related work experience
    • PLC/HMI programming
    • AutoCAD




Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Sitting for long periods of time.
  • Desk work with continuous use of telephones, computers and other office equipment.
  • Must be able to travel throughout the facility including other offices and work in a production environment occasionally.
  • Use of computerized Enterprise Resource System
  • Air travel
  • Car travel
  • Travel requirements include:
    • Air Travel:  Domestic and International (must have or be able to obtain a US Passport)
    • Auto Travel: (must have or be able to obtain a valid Driver’s License and meet the MEI Driver Administration Risk Reduction Tactics Program requirements)


We are proud to offer the following to our employees

  • Fair and competitive pay.
    • Annual reviews with opportunities for pay increases. Additional opportunities throughout the year for pay increases based on performance and other factors.
  • Excellent benefits- including health insurance/ HSA, life insurance, short term and long-term disability, 401k with match + additional company contribution independent of employee contribution.
  • Paid holidays
  • PTO (personal/vacation/sick days)
  • Bonuses up to 2x a year. 



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