Manufacturing Project Engineer in New Orleans LA

Big Easy Blends
Manufacturing Project Engineer
Job ID: 
New Orleans LA
Not Specified
Job Types:
Manufacturing/Mechanical Engr., Project Engineer/Manager
Employment Type:
Full Time

Big Easy Blends is looking to add an entry level Manufacturing Project Engineer to the team. This is a full-time position with benefits. To be considered for this role, you will need a BS Degree in engineering (mechanical preferred), industrial technology or similar field or equivalent experience.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Short and Long-term disability
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • 401k

Job duties:

  • Develop Manufacturing Work Instruction Packages.
  • Perform process tryouts; root cause and corrective action; evaluate process certification gaps and recommend actions plans to achieve Cpk values.
  • Evaluate Manufacturing processes and recommend/implement process improvements.
  • Design tools or fixtures, create tool notifications, and perform tool application studies.
  • Revise work instructions to incorporate Engineering Changes.
  • Resolve manufacturing issues; and act as manufacturing liaison for engineering team.
  • Perform delivery assurance expedite hardware, resolve technical issues.
  • Participate in manufacturing reviews and complete assigned action items.
  • Assist the Plant Engineer with project management tasks including budgeting, project timelines, etc.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding of or the ability to quickly learn production operations and machinery.
  • Experience with design software (AutoCAD, Solid Works, CREO)
  • Must have solid project skills, work well under pressure, and flourish in a fast-paced, multi-task environment.
  • Attention to safety, quality, and efficiency.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel.
  • PLC programming experience is a plus!

Education and Experience:

  • BS Degree in engineering (mechanical preferred), industrial technology or similar field or equivalent experience.
  • 1 - 5 years experience in manufacturing - (internships and co-op experience is considered)

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to move and lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to bend/stoop, squat/crouch, climb, kneel, and twist.
  • Must be able to work efficiently in an indoor plant environment with temperatures ranging between 30- and 90-degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Must be able and willing to work nights, holidays and weekends when necessary.
Salary Description
$70,000 -$75,000 per year
Job Location Information
City: New Orleans
County: Orleans
Populaton: 343,829
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