Project Engineer - Plastics Extrusion

Location: South Deerfield, MA, United States
Date Posted: 05-12-2018
This position will be responsible for:
  • Leading the implementation of site capital projects beginning with project scope, budget, procurement, finishing with installation, startup and commissioning
  • Leading and participating in the preparation and implementation of the site capital budget, obtaining approvals and ensuring budget adherence, authorization to approve expenditures based on Specialty Films guidelines
  • Implementing strategies for maintaining and improving a safe and injury free workplace, high level of housekeeping standards and data integrity
  • Leading and participating in health and safety activities at the site providing input for PHAs / HAZOPs / etc. and other site and corporate safety teams and programs
  • Responsible for the sustainability, continuous improvement, and/or development of the extrusion and auxiliary equipment in consultation with internal and external resources
  • Providing the technology and equipment reliability to achieve the highest quality levels and highest possible effective capacity utilization
  • Responsible to monitor daily manufacturing performance and use information to determine and implement corrective actions, PM’s, machine modifications and capital investments, etc.
  • Directing the necessary resources and sui technologies to provide information in a timely manner to support business goals and objectives
  • Initiating continuous improvement efforts that ensure root cause analysis of known, repetitive processing/maintenance issue’s leading to product non-conformances and machine/infrastructure failure
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred) with minimum 5 years progressive job experience, preferably in the Plastics & Extrusion industry and a manufacturing / maintenance / engineering environment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree
  • Professional registration and/or certification
  • Working knowledge of thermoplastic film extrusion
  • Working knowledge of web handling processes
  • Working knowledge of computers and proficiency with software applications including: CAD, Solid Works, SAP, Microsoft Office, Outlook and Project
Essential Knowledge and Skills:
  • History of handling expense and capital related projects of increasing complexity with identified savings either as a team leader or team member
  • Working knowledge of capital approval processes, return on investment/discounted cash flow and multi-year capital budgeting
  • Effective communication skills, practices active listening skills, able to communicate openly and effectively, providing timely and relevant feedback to facilitate appropriate actions by self and others
  • Relates well with / to people at all levels in the organization and possesses a balanced sensitivity to employee concerns and business needs
  • Elicits cooperation and influences others to drive business strategies, goals and objectives
  • Develops and leads project teams to ensure timely delivery of results
  • Able to lead cross-functional teams as well as function as a peer in a team environment
  • Diligent and conscientious worker, self-motivated, self-starter and possessing self-directive capabilities
  • Learns quickly when faced with new challenges and problems detailed, analytical and solution driven and be open to changes in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to make tough decisions in a timely manner
Candidate Must Have :          
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • at least 5 years of experience
  • plastics or extrusion experience
This position comes with an exceptional base salary, bonus, comprehensive benefits package and relocation assistance.
For immediate consideration, please submit a recent resume in MS Word format in addition to a detailed cover letter with salary expectation.
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