Project Engineer - Mechanical



United States, Alabama, Muscle Shoals

Remote Position: 


September 29th, 2023



Constellium is a global leader in the development, manufacturing, and recycling of aluminum products and solutions. We design and manufacture advanced alloys and engineered solutions for a range of applications, such as beverage cans, cars, airplanes across three business units: Aerospace and Transportation (A&T), Packaging and Automotive Rolled Products (P&ARP), and Automotive Structures and Industry (AS&I).

With approximately 12,000 employees around the world, we operate 27 manufacturing sites in Europe, North America, and China, and have 3 R&D centers with total revenue portfolio of €6.2 billion in 2021. We are headquartered in Paris, with corporate offices in Baltimore and Zurich. Our story dates back more than a century, but our mission remains the same: to create game-changing aluminum solutions for a circular and sustainable economy and a brilliant new day.

Job Summary: The Mechanical Project Engineer will directly manage or assist with managing the end-to-end delivery of a Brownfield Casting project within the Constellium CAPEX project processes. This project will encompass a wide range from safety, quality, infrastructure, capacity, Innovation, and equipment improvements. Also, the incumbent will provide technical support to the day to day and reliability activities. This role reports to Project Engineering Manager.


To be successful in this position, the incumbent must possess knowledge of mechanical process theory combined with team-based organizational management techniques. Individual must think independently while working effectively in a team-based environment with a wide cross section of employees from entry level operators / maintenance technicians / contractors up to senior plant management. Previous industrial experience with hands on experience in installing, operating and/or maintaining Large Industrial Machinery is required.  Experience in Melting Furnaces and Casting equipment is preferred but not mandatory.



  • Implement the Engineering activities utilizing the Front-End Loading (FEL) process.
  • Develop work scopes ensuring all applicable National and Constellium standards are met and referenced.
  • Coordinate contractor bid meetings, respond to RFI’s, perform bid tabulations ensuring bids meet all stated specifications.
  • Conduct project risk analysis, risk mitigation and contingency planning
  • Track, control and report out costs
  • Generate schedules for work packages and integrate into overall project schedule
  • Coordinate outage/construction project activity with production and maintenance departments
  • Track material deliveries, construction progress and resolve construction/technical issues as they arise.
  • Implement Engineering activities during the execution, testing, commissioning, startup and ramp-up production phases
  • Participate in the project steering committee meetings organized by the Project Manager
  • Promotes improvement in recovery, delivery performance, lead-time and flow time, inventory levels, costs, asset utilization, and system capability
  • Draw up the project “lessons learned” information regarding activities
  • Compliance with EHS, quality, costs and schedule objectives
  • Oversee and manage the Integrated Team members under his / her responsibility
  • Sustain communications (internal and external) throughout the project (activity reports, general information, etc.)



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering/maintenance certification and/or experience
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in development, execution and start-up of CAPEX projects in a heavy industrial setting, Metal Casting Experience Preferred
  • Experience in the aluminum industry, specifically with Pollution Control Equipment, High Pressure Hydraulics and Combustion Systems preferred but not required
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office
  • Aptitude for detailed work requiring a high degree of accuracy
  • Good communication, high level of autonomy, collaboration and interpersonal skills are equally important
  • Perform, understand and communicate detailed information analysis and evaluation, and have a good track record working effectively within a team-based environment
  • Ability to work in a hot environment


About Constellium Muscle Shoals   

Constellium Muscle Shoals is a major aluminum sheet supplier for the packaging and automotive markets. The plant has ~1,200 employees and more than 100 acres under room, including five casting units, hot and cold rolling mills, and a slitting and finishing center. Muscle Shoals produces aluminum sheet for use in all three components of beverage cans (body stock, coated end stock, tab stock) and has the capacity to produce over 1 billion pounds per year of finished aluminum coils. The plant also produces aluminum automotive coils to be processed at our CALP line in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Muscle Shoals’ world-class recycling center is able to recycle the equivalent of 20 billion aluminum cans per year.   

Constellium is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.