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Mechanical Plant Project Engineer - Advanced Polymers

US c$ 120,000 Benefits

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Manufacturing & Engineering

US c$ 120,000 Benefits

Location: United States

Mechanical Plant Project Engineer - Advanced Polymers


US c$ 120,000 Benefits



Rhode Island - Relocation Assistance available for US Citizens only


Our client is an international manufacturer of advanced polymer materials and is expanding. They need a Mechanical Engineer for their Corporate Engineering Group in Rhode Island.


The Plant Project Engineer participates and manages project teams to design, purchase, and install equipment.


The Plant Project Engineer assists plants in troubleshooting and problem solving when called upon.


The Plant Project Engineer designs new processes for capital projects and optimizes existing ones.



* Design new manufacturing lines and improve existing lines for plastics compounding facilities.

* Determine process parameters that influence machine specifications in order to specify equipment such as extruders, mixers, dryers, pumps and bulk pneumatic conveying systems.

* Design and create drawings for custom components such as chutes, platforms, receivers, hoppers, conveyors.

* Automate new or existing processes using current technology.

* Contact manufacturers and vendors for equipment required to support proposed designs.

* 3D CAD design with a 3D first mentality using Solidworks.

* Oversee construction of projects and sign off on acceptance of service/work required.

* Provide assistance to employees in retrieving past and present project information.

* Provide technical support for facilities worldwide and participate in maintenance as needed.

* Prioritize and schedule project work and present project status to senior managers

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* Prepare project budgets and measure progress .

* Review and approve purchase requisitions.



* BS degree in Mechanical Engineering.

* 5 years on the plant floor experience focused on Project Management/Plant Engineering

* Work experience in a plastics compounding environment ideal

* Project experience on depalletizing projects or dust containment projects ideal

* Experience automating processes and completing automation projects

* Ability to evaluate production requirements and apply appropriate solutions.

* Computer literate and knowledgeable in Solidworks and Project Software.

* Travel up to 30%


To apply without delay please email your CV, for a confidential discussion, Interviews will be held in the USA. Please do not apply if you do not have the right to live and work in the USA. No sponsorship available.. sorry.



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