Project Engineer

Snelling Staffing has an immediate requirement for a Project Engineer.  In this role the candidate will manage and complete projects for process equipment such as rotary dryers, rotary calciners, high temperature fluid beds, vibrating fluid beds and vibrating conveyors.

Salary: $70,000-$100,000 (depending on experience)


  • Size, design and accurately cost equipment based on customer specifications.
  • Create technical and pricing proposals.
  • Conduct and supervise laboratory testing on materials supplied by customers, i.e. drying, cooling, screening, classifying, dewatering or conveying tests.
  • Develop technical specifications.
  • Direct and supervise designers in developing equipment engineering drawings.
  • Develop processing parameters and operating instructions for equipment manuals.
  • Provide technical consultation to internal departments and customers.
  • Troubleshoot problems and resolve customer complaints.
  • Manage projects and delegate internal or external action items.
  • Manage multiple projects in various phases.
  • Complete documentation requirements per customer specifications.
  • Assist with equipment startup, either remotely or at the job site.
  • Occasional domestic and international travel as needed (2-5 day’s duration).
  • Overtime required to complete important projects.


  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering (MS degree preferred).
  • Three (3) to ten (10) years experience in an engineering role. Prior experience with bulk solids drying systems such as fluid bed and rotary dryers is preferred!
  • Must be familiar with typical fabrication methods and materials.
  • Occasional domestic or international travel required.
  • Technical skill and knowledge in mechanical engineering, heat transfer and thermodynamics.
  • Initiative in solving problems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must interface with other departments, sales representatives, vendors, and customers.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize.
  • Proficient knowledge of computer software such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access) and MathCAD.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings.
  • Overtime required to complete important projects.

The selected candidates will receive benefits including:

  • Competitive salary with yearly bonus potential.
  • Company stock (ESOP) and Cash Balance Retirement plan.
  • Paid vacation.
  • 401K plan.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, short-term/long-term disability insurance.


Louisville, Kentucky 40219


$0 Annually


Fabricated Metal Products/ Not Elsewhere Classified


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