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Project Engineer- Mid/Senior Level

Date: Sep 19, 2022

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

If you’re looking for a challenging plus rewarding position and enjoy working in a collaborative environment where your ideas are valued, team members are treated with respect, trust, and integrity -- then you’ve found your fit!

 

We are searching for a Project Engineer, to apply engineering knowledge and skills for moderately complex engineering projects that focus on design, development, reliability, and the most efficient utilization of equipment, materials, facilities, processes, and people in order to produce products.

 

We give people the freedom to enjoy their food & drinks anywhere—and we accept our responsibility for the environmental effects of that freedom. We take leadership and we take action on initiatives that reduce or eliminate the impact our products and practices have on our neighborhoods, our towns and our planet.

 

Dart employees enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid work schedule, working 3 days in the office and 2 days from home.

 

If you want to join a relaxed, sustainability focused, and high-quality industry leader that provides excellence in products and service – Apply today!

 

We are hiring at the Mid or Senior level

Day-to-Day Role

  • Coordinate project work with other engineers, technicians, designers and/or or drafters
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, identify, evaluate, propose, implement, and document industrial engineering solutions aimed at increasing efficiency, reducing cost, and optimizing space, materials, equipment, and people
  • Plan new facilities or changes to existing facilities including equipment layout, ergonomics, job tasks, work methods, and production metrics
  • Use CAD to draw plans of floor space to scale
  • Coordinate the acquisition of internal and external equipment for new or existing production lines
  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information, conduct studies, analyze resources and costs, and complete reports, analysis and cost estimates
  • Identify broad conceptual ideas and develop them into useful solutions
  • Create test parameters and participate in the testing and implementation of engineering solutions
  • Establish continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved
  • Mentor lower-level engineers

 

Core Skills
The ideal mid level candidate must possess all of 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
  • Experience analyzing production equipment, conceiving, and implementing equipment layouts, and investigating, evaluating, and solving safety and ergonomic issues to decrease workplace injuries
  • 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 design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Knowledge of 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 with little supervision in both team and independent environments

 

The ideal senior level candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and six (6) years of related engineering experience, OR
    • Associate’s degree and twelve (12) years of related engineering experience
  • Successfully managed and completed a large, complex engineering project
  • Knowledge of and experience using 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 successfully prioritize, and manage large, complex projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments
  • Advanced 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
  • Advanced knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Advanced knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products

 

In addition, both levels require:

  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems

 

Preferred Core Skills

  • 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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