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WITRON Integrated Logistics Inc.

Project Engineer

North Ventura Drive 3721,
60004 Arlington Heights

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available from 24.06.2024

This is WITRON

The WITRON group is a strong partner for highly automated logistic systems. From planning to realization and up to maintenance. Our teams – far more than just mechanics, electronic technicians, mechatronic engineers – follow the beat and lend a hand with our high-tech systems. Professional and perfectly equipped with full power for finding the best solution.

Being part of the WITRON Group the WITRON Integrated Logistics Inc. realizes economic and automated logistics systems.

General Summary:


The Project Engineer serves as the primary project coordinator for the WITRON teams on US and Canada Project sites. Coordinating with the Building General Contractor, Construction Supervisor, Project Managers, and Installation Teams, a successful General Contract Manager General Contract Manager will work with our internal and external partners to ensure the adherence of the project with the timeline set in the contract.


The Project Engineer will travel extensively to our Construction Sites in the U.S. and Canada as well as an initial training period at our Global Headquarters in Parkstein, Germany.



§ Establishing the general project timeline in coordination with the appropriate departments and partners as well as the adjustment of the timeline throughout the entire project.

§ Responsible for leading the Detail Design process and construction planning from Client Contract through to installation of the automation system

§ Support internal “Purchase Department” regarding special machines in terms of project specific functionality, performance, safety requirements etc.

§ Coordination of all installation and construction matters such as timeline, milestones, meetings, unforeseen tasks, etc. together with customer, building general contractor, subcontractors and the Witron onsite construction team.

§ Communication and coordination of all project's specific matters with the project managers, the PLC project manager and the IT project manager.

§ Helping to maintain the communication interface between our construction and logistics teams with the customer and the subcontractors

§ Participate in construction meetings between the customer, Building GC and WITRON personnel.

§ Random checks and verifications of the project related documents such as safety training at the construction site.

§ Secondary checks of safety measures in the various construction areas. For WITRON companies and WITRON subcontractors to make sure all safety measures are always being kept.

§ Verify and organize acceptance documents of the MHE installation according to contract (sub-contractors and client). Prepare and assist project team with “Take Over”.



§ Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in construction management, project engineering or a related field.  Experience working on a Commercial / Industrial construction site is a requirement

§ BS in Construction Management, Industrial Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering preferred; or a 4-year degree in a related field required


Skills and Knowledge:

§ Basic knowledge of project management, construction and/or industrial automation

§ Basic knowledge of AutoCAD

§ Read and interpret project plans, blueprints and other written instructions and diagrams to perform task at hand

§ Ability to work well in a team environment

§ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

§ Excellent time management skills

§ Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Project

§ Knowledge of German language helpful but not required



Our benefits at Arlington Heights

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Team Spirit

We are there for one another and as a company we strive to always become better. You can look forward to being part of a great team environment.


Employees will have the opportunity to participate in our WITRON bonus program once eligible.

Social Benefits

WITRON has a tradition of observing “Special Days” in our employees lives and will provide added benefits or

bonuses to help celebrate certain milestones.

Top Equipment

We will provide you with brand name work apparel and professional tools to make sure all of our employees have the right equipment to do the job.

Corporate Culture

Collaboration, an open-door policy, various company events and team building measures are a part of  WITRON. A company with modern values and positive culture is waiting for you.

Support & Opportunity

Performance is worth the effort. Your potential will be both recognized and supported. Career opportunities are available for all of our employees, come grow with WITRON. 

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Kirby Oostdyk

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