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Project Engineer

Company: Plastipak Holdings
Location: Medina
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Project Engineer at our Medina Packaging Development Center plans and prepares development projects and interfaces with customers and marketing to determine project needs and technical feasibility. He or She also procures necessary tooling for our manufacturing sites. As a development center we are the first face of Plastipak with our customers and new customers ensuring the packaging they are looking for meets their standards and expectations before they move into manufacturing and filling plants.Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility and authority as outlined in the Quality Manual, Operational Procedures, and all Instruction manuals.
  • Functions within an ISO/Team environment effectively.
  • Responsible for reporting food safety issues to personnel with authority to initiate action
  • Responsible for leading product development engineering teams, ensuring assigned project goals and objectives are achieved while following Plastipak's established development procedures.
  • Responsible for leading cross-functional teams that coordinate the activities of other groups for the successful introduction of new products.
  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Coordinate the collection and dissemination of technical information between/within the company and customer.
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Plans and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times.
  • Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, and customer contract requirements and related specifications.
  • Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.
  • Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design, manufacturing and test problems.
  • Manages and controls expenditures within limitations of project budget.
  • Minimizes Plastipak's exposure and risk on project.
  • Coordinates and resolves conflicts, champions the change management process, focuses on the development of staff by providing positive role modeling.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Travel required approximately 10% to 20%.
  • The employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable to all state and federal laws. Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree; or an Associate's degree with five years' experience in the plastics industry preferred.
    • Knowledge and use of related computer software, i.e.: - SAP, MS Word, Excel and Access. -
    • Strong verbal communication skills as demonstrated during the interviewing processes to effectively communicate with peers, management, customers, and vendor representatives.
    • The employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. Why should you apply? You may be eligible for:
      • Medical, dental and vision insurance
      • Telemedicine
      • Company paid life insurance and disability
      • Paid vacation and holidays
      • 401(k) and profit sharing plan with company match
      • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
      • Pet Insurance
      • Referral bonus program Plastipak is an Equal Opportunity Employer In order to process your job application, Plastipak collects and stores the personal information that you submit via this website. Please refer to Plastipak's to understand how Plastipak uses and protects the information that you provide.

Keywords: Plastipak Holdings, Cleveland , Project Engineer, Engineering , Medina, Ohio

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