Project Engineer


Category: Warehouse
Shift: First
Location: Phoenix, AZ

SHIFT Days  
WORK SCHEDULE (WEEK/HOURS) Mon-Fri (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)  
COMPENSATION $70,000 to $90,000 DOE  

Industrial Metal Supply (IMS) is a full-line metal service center providing the needs of metal users since 1948. For 75 years IMS has enjoyed substantial growth throughout California and Arizona due to its renowned reputation for an extensive inventory, robust production capabilities, and exceptional customer service. As Project Engineer, the incumbent will be an integral member working closely with the Operations leadership team, associates in the WHSE and involved in decisions that will impact process improvements, project management and ensure the company's operations, work properly, and meet factory and management specifications that will affect the company into the future.

The Project Engineer will be making engineering-related and project management decisions that will poise the company to continue to grow in a highly competitive and data-driven environment. The Project Engineer will work closely with all seven branches as well as the corporate team to deliver data-driven processes and solutions.

The Project Engineer applies technical methods and discipline, and provides business and customer expertise, to recommend and devise efficient systems that integrate workers, machines, materials, and information to deliver a moderate/complex product, process, or system. The Project Engineer uses data to translate into continuous improvement ideas, cost/benefit analysis, and change initiatives for moderately scoped projects.

Performs related work as required.


To be successful, you will bring your engineering and project management knowledge to meet the following goals in the stated timeframes:

  • In your first 30 days and throughout the project, collaborate with the Operations team in Phoenix, AZ to help effectively manage the new build project. Successfully manage Phoenix's new build project to meet the budget. Incorporate lean principles and methodology to help optimize, lead, and provide supply chain solutions for current and future operations.
  • Will evaluate and assess current conditions and operational problems by observing and studying for improved operational efficiencies within the first 90 days.
  • In your first 60 days, work closely with operations to enhance product throughput and quality integrity.
  • In your first 6 months, meet with operations leadership to determine future growth and CAPEX projects.
  • In your first 12 months, you will assess and evaluate current design and equipment capability to help develop a plan that will specifically identify operational improvements.
  • In your first 12 months, uphold and maintain Engineering design standards and will be responsible for engineering specifications, documentation, training aids, standardization, quality assurance, service delivery methods and cost /value analysis.

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