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Project Engineer - Multiple Levels

Date: Jun 10, 2022

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

Join our engineering team! We are searching for an enthusiastic Project Engineer who loves working in a fast-paced environment. This role will oversee various projects, including large capital projects, process improvement projects and cost-savings projects. If this sounds like something you are interested in, see below details, and apply!

Day to Day Roles for both Associate and Mid Level Project Engineer:

  • 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

Day to Day Roles for Associate Project Engineer:

  • Participate in and complete projects or programs of minimal size, scope, and duration
  • Develop knowledge of processes, equipment, raw materials, and products
  • Develop knowledge of project management methodologies and software
  • Assist in developing project plan, schedules and work plans, estimating resources and costs, and tracking and reporting documents
  • Assist in defining the project scope, goals, and deliverables
  • Identify broad conceptual ideas and develop them into useful solutions
  • Recommend continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved

Day to Day Roles for Mid-Level Project Engineer:

  • 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
  • Establish continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved
  • Mentor other team members

Core Skills and Qualifications for both Associate and Mid-Level Project Engineer:

The ideal Candidate must possess all the following:

  • 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
  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes

Core Skills and Qualifications for Associate Project Engineer:

The ideal Candidate must possess all 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
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and organize projects, deadlines, and tasks in both team and independent environments

Core Skills and Qualifications for Mid-Level Project Engineer:

The ideal Candidate must possess all 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
  • 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
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and organize projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments

Preferred Skills and Qualifications for both Associate and Mid-Level Project Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

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.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

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.

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