Project Engineer - Mfg Packaging - Capital Project
Job Opportunity at J.D. Cotter Search, Inc.

Posted on Mar 27    +1 (614) 895-2065

Location: Wooster, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4124933

Here's another opportunity with an ever-growing Food/Bev national manufacturer!

Project Engineer - Packaging - Capital Projects - Paid relocation!

Location: Wooster, OH -- very nice medium sized city in North Central Ohio.  
Generous Salary and Benefits 
Extra Benefits: 2-3% Holiday bonus + 45% match up to 8% - profit sharing payout (goes to 401K)

Job Summary:
The Project Engineer will be a member of the Wooster Engineering Department. The Project Engineer will manage and support packaging equipment installation, integration of equipment with our current systems as well as managing contractor during installation, startup and commissioning. The primary software applications for this position will be Rockwell Automation, Control Logix 5000, Wonderware Archestra.  The primary focus of this position will be project management of packaging equipment installation, optimization as well as continuous improvement initiatives.  The Project Engineer will report directly to the Plant Engineering Manager.  The position will also function as a technical resource that may be called upon by the corporate office, various departments, and/or peers.
The Responsibilities of the Project Engineer include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Project Management - Manage Capital Projects from Conceptual Design through Start-up.  This would include, but not limited to: cost estimating, specifications, design, PID review and management of timelines. 
  • In the field directing contractor of all trades, working with OEM technicians, and working with plant personnel will be part of the roles responsibility
  • Installation, I/O Checkout, Startup, and Plant Acceptance
  • Design and Specification of OEM Equipment, Automation Panels and Hardware
  • Provide Direction and Support for PLC ladder logic programming and HMI Applications programming performed by internal maintenance and outside contractors.
  • Provide Technical Mentorship and Direction for other Engineers, Maintenance and Operations Personnel.
  • Develop and follow Control Standards
Education and Experience Requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years’ Experience Manufacturing Packaging Project, including PLC Programming. (Food and Beverage Manufacturing experience is preferred)
  • Bachelors of Science in an Engineering or related field is preferred (Experience will be considered in lieu of a degree)
  • Excellent Formal and Informal Communication Skills, Professional Attitude, and Professional Appearance.
  • Ability to utilize Rockwell software to aid in commission of Ladder Logic Programming
  • Experience in AutoCAD is preferred
  • Strong Computer Skills (Word, Excel, MS Project)
  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLCs is required
  • Experience with Wonderware, Archestra System Platform and/or MES is preferred
  • Experience with Project Management of large capital initiatives. 
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