Pelican Products Project Engineer - $2,000 sign on Bonus in South Deerfield, Massachusetts
SOUTH DEERFIELD Responsible for supporting customer projects, including, but not limited to customer interaction, conceptualizing and engineering a detailed design along with required test parameters to meet the customer's desired design requirement and timeline. Work cross-functionally with marketing, manufacturing and customers to efficiently produce high quality molded products with a focus on manufacturability as well as the facilitation of estimating, customer service, overall planning, resource coordination, scheduling, purchasing, and manufacturing functions, as they relate to project completion. What You'll Do: Engineer/design, with guidance from Senior Engineers, foam cushioning and shock-isolated metal structures used in specialized reusable shipping containers to protect high-value customer equipment during transport. Work directly with customers and suppliers, New Product Development, Manufacturing Engineering, Machine and Mold Shops, Test Lab, including Case Center staff, and Production personnel, and other support staff to identify special requirements or specifications, and steer projects accordingly. Recognition of project scope and understanding of manufacturing capabilities and determine the proper course of action to achieve customer satisfaction. Facilitate smooth transition between project/product trials to factory startup, supporting material purchasing and manufacturing scheduling/planning teams as needed. Prepare status reports as required and other project status deliverables to internal and external customers - and facilitate all engineering related meetings. Assist in the development and growth of the overall business by supporting and advising on capital projects including increased manufacturing capacity, new machinery, and novel technologies. Make recommendations and justifications for new production processes and equipment. Identify novel solutions that warrant research and patentability. Increase the ability of the engineering community by actively sharing knowledge and mentorship. Assist in the continual development of the Rotational Molding business. Ensure maintenance and completeness of project folders as related to ISO requirements. Perform other related duties as required or directed. Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job. Performs additional duties as required or directed. What You'll Need: 2-year degree in Mechanical or Plastics Engineering or 5 years' on-the-job knowledge of Rotational Molding plastic part design and/or processing. Must be eligible to receive information controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Preferred Background in Lean/Six Sigma, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). Basic application skills and knowledge of plastic processing. Adequate writing and verbal communication/presentation skills. Must have time and project management skills. Must be able to work with moderate direction. Must have basic in modeling and MRP skills. Solid Edge/SAP preferred ABOUT PELICAN: With over 40 years of creating the toughest, virtually indestructible, and most dependable products on the market, Pelican Products remains the global leader of high-performance protective case solutions, advanced portable lighting systems, and consumer products we use in our everyday lives to include coolers, phone and tablet cases, backpacks, drinkware, and more! Our products are depended upon by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, life sciences, defense/military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer. To Apply: https://jobs.pelican.com Please let them know you heard about this opportunity from the MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center. Good luck!