Reference : USA01584

Project Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • United States ALBION
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 06/07/2022

Position description

Job Purpose As a technical specialist, he/she serves the company in the application of theories, concepts, principles and processes for an assigned area. This could involve major modifications to existing equipment with newly designed equipment that more efficiently serves production needs or the application of an entirely new process being utilized in the manufacture of an entirely new product line. Apply WCM tools to improve process capability and eliminate defects. The individual must exhibit strong product and process knowledge, and have a good understanding of engineering and manufacturing processes. Using competency in engineering principles and theories, interpret, plan, organize and execute unique engineering problems that have an important impact on major company programs. This position requires the utilization of an understanding of engineering principles and theories and their application. The incumbent is responsible for performing varied assignments; although standard engineering practices apply, some judgment in selecting alternatives is required. Projects are designed to assist the plants and departments in increasing production, improving quality or reducing costs through process, product, equipment, materials and/or methods development and improvement. Projects are typically significant assignments of broader programs involving existing products or processes. Although generally routine in nature, the projects may involve annual objectives and a team effort. Ingenuity would be expected. The position may provide technical direction to non-exempt personnel or line supervisors and operators but does not have regular supervisory responsibility. He/she will receive instructions on task specifications and design constraints, as well as technical direction during assignments. He/she will be responsible for planning the details, sequence, and priority of tasks to meet established time targets of which progress and results will be periodically reviewed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Lead and facilitate cross-functional project teams. Lead and execute plant trials for process improvements and implement next step solutions as Principle End Results · Lead and facilitate cross-functional project teams. · Lead and execute plant trials for process improvements and implement next step solutions as appropriate. · Identify and manage resources required to successfully execute projects and communicate team progress. · Conceive, create, develop, initiate and present innovative engineering ideas for viable new equipment designs and mechanisms for production machinery to promote more efficient and profitable processes. · Establish methods and processes to minimize cost while maximizing productivity and quality. · Direct the preparation of accurate project cost estimates, and predict anticipated performance from newly engineered and designed machinery, equipment and production systems to ensure compliance with objectives. · Define the problems of a requesting department, and translate them into engineering solutions through innovative and advanced engineering approaches to respond in an efficient and timely manner to production needs and requirements. · This position has the responsibilities to define the problems of a requesting department, and translate them into engineering solutions through innovative and advanced engineering approaches to respond in an efficient and timely manner to production needs and requirements. This role will establish methods and processes to minimize cost while maximizing productivity and quality.

Additional Requirements

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering is required • 3+ years of Industrial Manufacturing experience required • Strong project management, quantitative and analytical skills required • This position requires an in-depth and expanding knowledge of the engineering disciplines of the assigned section and a broad knowledge of related disciplines, with exposure to a wide variety of practical engineering experiences and challenges • The position also requires skills in communication, persuasion and project management and excellent interpersonal skills and multitasking abilities • Machine Design experience, Microsoft office, Excel and AutoCAD or Solid works are required • The position is highly visible to all employees and the incumbent must affect leadership through integrity, knowledge, and personal example. • The position works with a wide range of people representing many different internal and external functions. The ability to communicate verbally and in writing, convey leadership, solve multifaceted problems, and operate with consistency with a sense of fairness is a strong nature of the position. The scope includes interfacing with corporate, suppliers, customers, licensees, and public officials on a worldwide basis. • Define the problems of a requesting department, and translate them into engineering solutions through innovative and advanced engineering approaches to respond in an efficient and timely manner to production needs and requirements. • Establish methods and processes to minimize cost while maximizing productivity and quality Required to have a valid driver’s license for business travel, approximately 10% of the time

Who are we ?

Dimensions/Scope of Action • Personnel: 220 • Direct Reports: None Environmental, Health & Safety Responsibilities Comply with, and when possible, exceed applicable Saint-Gobain Environmental, Health and Safety regulations, federal and local environmental regulations through the implementation of our Health & Safety plans and Pollution Prevention: • Comply with the law and apply the best industry practices continuously. • Work respectfully and cooperate with all employees, contractors, vendors and customers. • Work as a team to identify risks and solutions which will eliminate those risks. • Establish measurable priorities and standards for all involved in this process.

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