Project Engineer

Hunter Davis Group

Project Engineer

Raleigh, NC
+1 location
Circle Pines, MN
  • Responsibilities

    Seeking a project engineer to provide design solutions, problem resolution and organic sales growth for precision mechanical components and fasteners for a growing company that has a strong presence in manufacturing within many different types of industries.

    This position is very much customer facing working with major manufacturing accounts in multiple industries.


    Design Engineering Support (Product Development)

    • Aid customer’s engineering department with new product design.
    • Recommend optimum product solution(s) per application.
    • Provide technical literature, including product and performance specifications, installation instructions, etc.
    • Assist in review of new drawings.
    • Coordinate obtaining and providing the necessary product(s) and support materials for the purpose of customer evaluations.


    • Identify, develop and close opportunities with the customer to provide organic sales growth
    • Prepare and deliver technical presentations that explain products.
    • Collaborate with Sales to develop customer quotations and close opportunities.
    • Offer after-sales support services.

    Manufacturing Engineering Support

    • First response for problem resolution at the manufacturing site.
    • Liaison between customer and quality, purchasing, etc. for problem resolution, deviations, and other on-site activities.
    • Develop and present cost savings ideas for the current products and assembly processes

    General Engineering Support

    • Organize, conduct, report and help implement cost savings projects, ideas and VA/VE events.
    • Maintain accurate, current records regarding the evaluation and use of products and systems by customer.
    • Assist in the technical orientation of the customer’s engineers for the purpose of increasing their effectiveness in specifying the correct products.
    • Assist with identifying, evaluating products that can be consolidated and/or standardized and quantifying savings.
    • Assist in sample support (prototype, catalogue, standards).

    Organizational Responsibilities: Works in close cooperation with: General Sales Managers, Technical Services, Account Executives, Branch Managers, Quality Assurance, and Suppliers

    Supervisory Responsibilities: There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.



    • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology from a four-year university is required. BSME, Mechanical Engineering preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered.


    • 1 or more years’ experience working in a technical role.
    • 1 or more years’ experience working directly with external customers
    • Experience with mechanical components or fasteners is helpful

    Computer Skills

    • Proficiency with Excel and other Microsoft software applications required.

    Technical Knowledge

    • Knowledge of principles and methods for selling products and services.
    • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology.
    • Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principals involved in the production of precision drawings and parts.
    • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control and costs.

    Communication Skills

    • Verbal / Nonverbal – Convey easily and quickly any message; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens attentively and seeks clarification; Responds well to questions; Maintain professional nonverbal communication analogous to situation.
    • Written - Writes clearly and informatively with a high level of sophistication; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret complex written information.
  • Locations
    Circle Pines, MN • Raleigh, NC