Our client is a leading global supplier of innovative performance materials offering differentiated value propositions to a broad range of markets & applications such as Automotive, Apparel, Building Materials, Energy, Medical and Specialties. They have more than 20 manufacturing sites in 14 countries and more than 3,800 associates. They have many years of experience in technical textiles and applications. The company attaches great importance to social and ecological responsibility.
We are searching for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join this exciting team for the manufacturing of Nonwovens/Performance Materials.
•Plan, manage, and implement projects of various size and scope to include, but not limited to, engineering studies, specifications, cost estimating, start-ups, and employee training
•Provide design and project management support to the Engineering and Maintenance Team in the mechanical area
•Become a valued TEAM member that helps lead the business towards a lean manufacturing culture with the proper application of technology
•Provide direct support to Mechanical Maintenance Team
•Perform Weekend On-Call duties on a rotating basis
•Support all company safety objectives through modification or redesign of equipment
•Prepare detailed drawings using AutoCAD and/or Inventor software
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from a 4-year ABET accredited school. Experience in a production operation with emphasis on mechanical machine design and/or prior experience in extrusion/plastics processing industry a plus. Technical Mechanical Engineer background with emphasis toward practical machine operation, design, and specification. Ability to lead, manage, and participate in projects of various size and scope including ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects to meet deadlines.
Ability to work with and advise Maintenance Department in the diagnosis of problems and recommend improvements. Ability to coordinate with people in cross functional areas, and adapt to rapid change.
Working knowledge of available technical resources dealing in Nonwovens fabrics and/or related fields. Understanding of heat transfer systems, air handling fans, pumps, web tensioning & torque control, slitting and winding systems a plus.
All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.
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