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ABEL Coperion Red Valve Rotex Batesville Batesville

Project Engineer

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Position Summary:

This role is responsible for all work performed on the assigned project including the customer interface, profitability, contract conformance, and schedule commitments for projects.  


Who we are:

Coperion, located in Houston, TX, Coperion is an industry leader in compounding and extrusion, feeding and weighing, bulk material handling and service, bringing a wealth of know-how and experience to the market. Customers benefit from Coperion's divisions of Compounding & Extrusion, Equipment & Systems, Materials Handling and Service that are optimally networked on a global basis to offer ultimate support in the design, manufacturing and implementation of ideal systems.



• Adhere to project management procedures, controls and budgets, and implementation of such on projects assigned.

• Directs project activities to achieve targeted profitability, contract conformance, schedule compliance, and client satisfaction.  Manages projects as appropriate.

• Issues group manpower usage, budgets, and project reports for accountability to Coperion Management.

• Ensures proper execution of purchase orders and subcontracts and related invoices including all change orders with the client, vendors, consultants and subcontractors.

• Identifies project manpower requirements, obtains and monitors manpower commitments from departments which are involved with a project (e.g., Business Groups, Central Engineering, Construction, etc.), and guides and monitors manpower usage.

• Assures efficient and professional interface between customer project personnel and the Coperion team concerning technical design and execution, commercial administration and on schedule performance.

• Coordinates and presents to Corporate Management budget control reports and cash flow activities with the Corporate Accounting Department and implements specific control reports.  Insures that all personnel report in a consistent manner and in the same format.

• Conducts his/her work in close relationship with the Engineering and with  the Sales and discusses all work plans and projects periodically with them.

• Assists Sales in developing marketing strategies and participates in sales presentations and supports Sales in the design and solicitation of contracts as needed.

• Performs other related duties assigned by proper authority.

Education / Experience:

• B.S. Engineering required (Mechanical or Chemical preferred).

• 10 or more years of experience in the project engineering, procurement and installation of process systems and at least 5 years as a project manager dealing with turnkey and retrofit projects related to compounding and extrusion industry. Experience in managing lump sum turnkey projects is required. Demonstrated ability to lead and manage projects both technical and commercial, as well as ability to effectively interface with clients and Coperion in-house departments.

• Strong written and oral communication skills.  Knowledge of manpower planning and budget controls.  Knowledge of construction planning and methods.  Ability to deliver projects with restrictive schedules and budgets.  Understanding of construction codes and union restrictions.

• Employee must be able to travel 30% of the time.


Coperion offers a competitive salary and benefits package.


At Coperion, we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veteran


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