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Project Engineer

Posted: 04/11/2023

Job Title: Project Engineer

Department: Construction and Waste business units

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Be an integral member of a supportive and close-knit CON/WST team that strives for excellence, constant improvement and team goal accomplishment

    Be dependable teammate

    Help generate great new ideas and design, develop and produce the best covering systems and products used for transportation and containment of materials in the construction and waste markets worldwide

    Understand what needs to be done and ask questions if you don’t

    Ensure what needs to be done gets done and communicate with your team if/when additional support is needed

    Communicate with customers and internal teams to define unmet customer needs

    Utilize CAD tools to create accurate models and drawings

    Design, build, and test engineering prototypes

    Work with or lead cross-functional teams to design and launch new products

    Work with or lead CFT’s to establish standards for quality, manufacturability, ship- ability and packaging and to ensure those standards are met consistently

    Organize and manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously


    B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (required)

    Work experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred, but not required

    Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret technical documents and procedures

    Plane and solid geometry and trigonometry proficiency as they apply to design and measurement of 3D components (required)

    Ability to solve complex problems and determine practical corrective actions through root cause analysis and sensible reasoning (required)

    2D and 3D CAD and Microsoft Office experience (required)

    MRP software experience (preferred)

    Familiarity with, ability and willingness to use basic hand tools in addition to standard engineering measurement tools (calipers, micrometers, gauges, etc.) (required)

Physical Demands

    Regularly required to sit, stand and walk

    Use hands to finger, handle or feel

    Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel. Crouch or crawl.

    Occasionally required to life and/or move up to 40 pounds

    Close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and 

focus adjustability are all required abilities

Work Environment

    Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts and machines, chemical fumes, airborne particles and risk of electrical shock

    Noise level is typically moderate

    Occasional travel to customer facilities or other Shur-Co facilities is required. 

Position Pay

    Full-time project engineer position with Shur-Co’s Construction and Waste markets engineering team; pay competitive and commensurate with position, qualifications and experience

Position Location

    Engineering team is based in Yankton (SD), but Stuart (FL) and Rootstown (OH) may be viable options for this position and will be open for consideration



    Profit sharing

    Paid time off

    Paid holidays

    Health insurance

    Dental coverage

    Vision care

    Life insurance


    Wellness Program 

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