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Senior Project Engineer/Project Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Michigan
  • Salary: US$72000 - US$110000 per year
  • Job reference: 301671/001_1555347947
  • Sector: Engineering and Maintenance, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 15/04/2019

Global packaging leader is seeking a Project Engineer to join their team. Reporting to the Director of Operations Engineering, the project engineer will be responsible for managing and supporting multiple complex capital projects related to new technologies, automated equipment and control systems supporting CI initiatives within manufacturing locations that will impact multiple facilities

The Project Engineer Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Effectively manage activities with an emphasis on safety, quality, productivity, timing, and budget allowances of the project.
  • Follow a formalized project management process and employ the appropriate tools to support flawless execution of capital projects.
  • Work with Procurement and OEM's to properly specify, procure, accept, install and validate capital equipment.
  • Direct and manage activities of plant staff and external contractors to safely execute the project.
  • Support productivity and cost reduction projects. Assist with the implementation of best practices.
  • Work with the VP Operations, Operations Engineering Directors, Plant Managers, and Plant staff, along with corporate R & D, Commercial teams, and Finance staff to develop feasibility studies and mutually agreeable implementation plans which meet cost and timing criteria.
  • Communicate with plants to understand long term project performance and resolution of plant issues.
  • Understand plant infrastructure, molding machines and related equipment, as well as requirements for changes and upgrades to improve safety, quality and overall efficiency.
  • Analyze the business, performance, and cost capabilities and limitations of new, proposed, or existing equipment. Includes evaluation of machinery, equipment, tooling, work flow, and vendors.
  • Communicate and resolve technical, timing, and budgetary issues related to projects.
  • Publish regular status reports outlining project status and issues.
  • Develop and manage task lists, time lines and resources for completion of projects.
  • Flexible work schedule and travel

The Project Engineer will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical or engineering field
  • Minimum of 5 years engineering and manufacturing experience
  • Knowledge of plant layouts and infrastructure equipment.
  • Proven experience managing multiple resources and complex projects.
  • Previous experience with Stretch Blow, ISB & EBM and plastics manufacturing/engineering strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated use of project management processes, tools & techniques.
  • Strong management, communication, and people skills to influence and manage multiple cross-functional resources.
  • PLC and Robotic Programming knowledge.

If interested, please apply below

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