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Project Engineer - Extrusion and Plastics

RennickBarrett Recruiting, Inc.
South Deerfield, Massachusetts, United States
December 05, 2018

Posted By Premium Recruiter


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 selfdirective


• 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.