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Covestro Project Engineer in South Deerfield, Massachusetts

SOUTH DEERFIELD Project Engineer The primary purpose of this position is to provide leadership in the technical areas of Project Engineering disciplines at the South Deerfield manufacturing site. Major Activities: 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 suitable 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 Basic Qualifications: Bachelor?s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 5 years of progressive job experience, preferably in the Plastics & Extrusion industry and a manufacturing / maintenance / engineering environment Preferred Qualifications: Master?s degree in Mechanical Engineering 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