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					                                                           Pira International - United States

                                                                     Title: Project Engineer
                                                               Department: Pira Testing, LLC
                                                                      Reports To: Site Lead

Summary

Work closely with other laboratory staff, customers and vendors to execute technical service
projects. Interrupt procedures and guide customer to the appropriate program of work.
Professionally communicate with the customers to ensure that all projects-based work is
completed properly and meets or exceeds expectations. Manage multiple projects running
concurrently. Interpret project results and deliver value creating reports in the appropriate
timeframe.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Technical:
    Execute technical service projects, including testing, monitoring, consulting and
      education
    Create quality value creating technical reports in a timely fashion
    Interact with current or potential customers to establish needs, develop appropriate
      protocols, conduct analyses and interpret results
    Recommend measures to improve procedures and the use of equipment

Team:
    Maintain project records, center’s database and service schedule
    Maintain a high level of cooperation and communication with all employees, peers,
      colleagues
    Analyze and resolve, or assist in solving work related problems
    Work within the requirements of a defined quality system
    Perform facility maintenance, repair, restoration, and organization, as required
    Order facility supplies, as required
    Set up and ship out small parcels and freight, as required

Commercial:
   Interact with current or potential customers to recommend solutions and build
    relationships
   Engage in the inquiry review process ensuring it is executed properly
   Communicate new ideas and suggestions for improved efficiency and service offerings
   Understand the project estimate and manage time to ensure project profitability
   Contribute to the overall growth, stability and profitability of the organization
   Drive brand recognition through industry involvement

Supervisory:
   None



Form 5-2-3 – Job Description                                                         Page: 1 of 3
                                                                                Revision Level: 1
                                                                            Issue Date: 04/04/11
                                                                 Pira International - United States

                                                                            Title: Project Engineer
                                                                      Department: Pira Testing, LLC
                                                                             Reports To: Site Lead

Reasoning Ability

        Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual
         and practical problems
        Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.)
        Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables
        Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a
         particular field
        Follow instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
        Realize when instructions and guidelines are not appropriate or available, take
         initiative and respond appropriately.

Education and / or Experience

        Bachelor’s degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university
        An understanding of packaging materials, processes or the supply chain
        An understanding of how real life supply chain hazards relates to laboratory
         distribution testing is preferred

Travel

Occasional domestic travel is probable.

Other Skills / Abilities

        Computer skills are required
        Excellent problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills are required
        Strong technical writing skills are required

Physical Demands

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to lift up
to 50 pounds, stand, walk, talk, hear and sit. The employee frequently is required to use
hands to handle and/or feel objects and use hands and arms to reach objects or materials.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
depth perception and ability to adjust focus.




Form 5-2-3 – Job Description                                                                 Page: 2 of 3
                                                                                        Revision Level: 1
                                                                                    Issue Date: 04/04/11
                                                          Pira International - United States

                                                                    Title: Project Engineer
                                                              Department: Pira Testing, LLC
                                                                     Reports To: Site Lead

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical
parts, and risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is
usually loud in the service and usually quiet in the office area and common spaces.

Revision History

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Form 5-2-3 – Job Description                                                        Page: 3 of 3
                                                                               Revision Level: 1
                                                                           Issue Date: 04/04/11

				
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