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Project Engineer

Date: Sep 29, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

 

Dart Container has the ability to hire at multiple levels

 

Join our engineering team as they begin implimenting change across the organization!! 

 

This group will be starting a new project in our paper devsion converting raw paper into products and is looking for experienced Project Engineers to help our company grow to new heights. In this role you will be applying your engineering knowledge and skills on projects that focus on design, development, reliability, and the most efficient utilization of equipment, materials, facilities, processes, and people in order to produce products.

 

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Manage, prioritize and complete projects or programs of moderate size, scope, and duration
  • Coordinate project work with other engineers, technicians, designers and/or or drafters
  • Develop project plan, schedules and work plans, estimate resources and costs, and track and report documents
  • Define the project scope, goals, and deliverables
  • Document and track project plan
  • Maintain continuous alignment of project scope with defined strategic business objectives
  • Monitor progress of projects, identify problems impeding progress, and participate in their resolution
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
  • Troubleshoot, research, analyze, identify, evaluate, design, propose, implement, and document engineering solutions that affect products, processes, components, assemblies, and/or equipment
  • Conduct project-related research
  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products
  • Create test parameters and participate in the testing and implementation of engineering solutions
  • Identify broad conceptual ideas and develop them into useful solutions
  • Establish continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved
  • Mentor other team members

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for both levels must possess the following: 

  • Knowledge of thermoforming, injection molding, print, and/or paper equipment and processes
  • Knowledge of and experience using project management methodologies and software
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various products
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and organize projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments
  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes

Preferred Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree

The ideal candidate for the associate level must possess the following: 

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study, OR
    • Associate’s degree and six (6) years of related engineering experience
  • Ability to learn project management methodologies and software
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • Ability to learn and understand raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products

The ideal candidate for the mid level must possess the following: 

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and three (3) years of related engineering experience, OR
    • Associate’s degree and nine (9) years of related engineering experience
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Proven experience and success in analyzing production equipment, processes and materials, and solving issues
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products
  • Knowledge of thermoforming, injection molding, print, and/or paper equipment and processes
  • Knowledge of and experience using project management methodologies and software

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

 

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

 

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.

 

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

 

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

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