Project Associate

York, PA
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Position Summary:

The Project Associate manages key customer projects by organizing and controlling project elements such as schedules, equipment acquisition, costs, and requirements. Will be a key customer interface for communication.

Essential Functions:

  • General understanding of mechanical/electrical components and how they are applied in industrial machinery.
  • Innovative thinker who is hands-on with a proactive and confident mindset.
  • Must excel in a fast paced, agile environment where critical thinking and strong problem solving skills are required for overall success.
  • General understanding of project execution and management.
  • Experience in the following software packages a plus: Google for Work Apps, AutoCAD or similar 2D CAD environment.
  • Coordinating onsite schedules for equipment and system installation, check-out, and commissioning.
  • Communicate pertinent information between the customer and K2 sales and engineering teams.
  • Foster positive and productive client relationships.


  • Teamwork and collaborative skills required
  • Ability to work on complex projects with a focus on attention to details
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to use considerable judgment, initiative, and independence
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality


Education and Experience:

  • 1-3 years experience managing projects or performing roles on a project team
  • The appropriate combination of knowledge and experience to have a basic understanding of the design, application, and maintenance of process piping systems, valves, conveyor systems, food manufacturing equipment and process automation & instrumentation.


  • Nine (9) paid Company Holidays
  • Fourteen (14) Days PTO for vacation-sick-personal leave
  • Mobile phone service reimbursement
  • Company will provide a computer necessary to perform daily tasks including software and licenses as deemed necessary.
  • You will be eligible for participation in company 401k profit sharing plan (100% match on the first 3% of your base salary with ½% match on the next 2% of your base salary) 90 days post hire
  • Optional health and dental insurance available on the first day of the month following employment date. (K2 pays 60% of premium cost)

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