Bastian Solutions
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time
  • Solutions


The Senior Project Engineer serves as an essential member of the Systems group.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to own the design and execution of large scale material handling system integration projects executing concept generation, detailed design engineering, project management, on-site integration support, customer support, and sales consulting.  This position will interface cross-functionally within Bastian to deliver optimized solutions that exceed customer expectations.  You will share your expertise and experience through mentoring to assist in the development of Systems group engineers.  The Senior Project Engineer will utilize their talents to ensure the successful execution of Bastian's most critical projects.



  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (or related degree).
  • Passion in the field of Supply Chain Automation and Logistics.
  • Demonstrated leadership driving large scale material handling projects.
  • Excellent technical problem solving capabilities.
  • Strong organizational and time management skillset.
  • Understanding of project financials, budgets, and cash flow.
  • Strategic selling ability and customer service skills.
  • Willing to travel as necessary to support project implementation.
  • Enjoys working in team environment.


  • Previous experience designing and leading large scale system integration projects in material. handling and conveyor applications (min 7 years).
  • Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering.
  • MBA or Master's Degree in Engineering.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, HyCad and similar material handling design packages.
  • PMP certification.
  • Licensed PE.

Key Attributes:

  • Willingness to learn all facets of various roles within the Systems group.
  • Continuously seeks improvement and holds self and others to higher standards.
  • Keen sense of superior customer service.  Eagerly seeks out new ways to help our customers operate more efficiently.
  • Proactive in addressing conflicts. Always stays professional through conflicts.
  • Persistence in "good" and "tough" market conditions.
  • Very organized and efficient in getting the "important" objectives done as opposed to the "urgent" tasks.
  • Willingness to help all Bastian Employees.
  • Comfortable operating autonomously.
  • Team player with a positive, energetic attitude.

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and support to meet multiple needs within the Systems group.
  • Lead the concept design and quoting phase of projects, generating AutoCAD drawings, acquiring quotes and developing alternate designs of integrated systems to quickly and accurately deliver pricing of innovative material handing automation designs that exceed the customer's expectations and help win the project.
  • Own the detailed design phase of projects.  Perform superior detail design work, selecting and producing a layout of appropriate conveyor models, supporting structures, ancillary equipment and all other item needed to meet the requirements of the integrated system.  Analyze system throughputs, speeds, and other performance characteristics to validate the design meets customer specifications.  Develop elevations and installation prints to guide the installation of the system.
  • Manage execution of projects to ensure the project is completed on time and on budget with a happy customer. Work with the project team to define phased installation plans and timing expectations to assure a smooth installation and start up. Work with our suppliers and partners to ensure that they stay on schedule and that issues are addressed in a timely fashion.
  • Provide on-site integration assistance to help troubleshoot the system, ensuring the system performs as designed.  Assist with installation, managing equipment inventory, tracking schedules, providing supervision of subcontractors and updating our customers regarding planned daily activities.
  • Consistently communicate with the Engineering and Operations leadership, delivering information on both wins and challenges to ensure appropriate actions can be taken in a timeframe that prevents disruption to the customer.
  • Provide proactive Customer support for ongoing and warranty projects. Deliver timely resolution of issues to ensure customer satisfaction. 
  • Utilize and provide input for continuous improvement of Bastian standards and procedures guiding our systems applications.
  • Develop in depth understanding of all facets of material handling, including equipment, suppliers, application methods and the competitive landscape.  Pursue continued education through professional training and obtaining industry related certifications.
  • Timely completion of all reports and logs to include time reports and travel expenses
  • Support Trade Show activities through preparation of materials and representation of Bastian Solutions.

About Us:

Bastian Solutions is an independent system integrator dedicated to helping our customers increase their productivity through proven automation, information systems, and sound operating procedures. We provide turnkey solutions from design engineering and simulation all the way through installation and project management. We take great pride in providing exceptional service and flexibility to our customers.  Bastian's solutions vary in complexity from simple manual to highly automated systems such as mobile robots, Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS), AGV's, RFID, sortation, carousels, and conveyor systems. Every solution Bastian proposes is considered on its own merits to provide tremendous productivity gains and a quick return on investment.

Benefits Include:

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance


401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match Vacation/Holiday Pay Short/Long Term Disability Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Bastian Stock Appreciation Plan Flexible Work Schedules Volunteer Work Professional Associations, Conferences and Subscriptions Company Meetings   Events




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