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Mechanical Project Engineer

Company: WestRock Company
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 350 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at .

The Opportunity

  • The Mechanical Project Engineer coordinates the planning, organizing, and completion of engineering projects with area of assigned responsibility.
  • Working within an engineering process to define and participate in the development of projects to implement or improve manufacturing efficiency and/or general process improvements and initiatives. This includes providing technical direction, assistance and engineered problem solutions to maintenance and operating personnel.
  • Manages all phases of capital and expense projects from inception through final project.
  • Supports mill goals for safety, environmental and other concerns.
  • Outlines project requirements, assigns tasks, and supervises progress to ensure that project objectives are being met.
    How You Will Impact WestRock
    • Manage multiple capital and maintenance projects, including planning, design, documenting, budgeting, and implementation.
    • Manages ongoing facilities infrastructure maintenance programs.
    • Assist in the attainment of mill goals by serving on special teams or supplying teams with necessary technical support and responds to field questions
    • Ability to motivate or influence others is a material part of the job, requiring a significant level of diplomacy and trust
    • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
    • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical information in various forms, and deal with several abstract and/or concrete variables simultaneously.
    • Ability to assess situations based on facts and quickly reacts to provide direction to employees involved. Assists with troubleshooting and fixing plant problems.
    • Ability to read, analyze, interpret and summarize information and written materials. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and documents.
      What You Need To Succeed
      • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree with 2-4 years of industrial work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • Coordinates and supervises work with outside contractors on various sized maintenance-related projects. Maintain projects on budget and on schedule.
      • Learn and understand maintenance/plant operations. Makes recommendations for training, improved procedures, manpower requirements and selection.
      • Must be able to generate drawings, specifications, and instructions necessary to convey project requirements to others.
      • Dedication to ensuring a safe work environment, ensuring inherent process safety is adhered to on all project designs and ensuring all projects receive adequate hazard reviews prior to installation, and managing project safety.
      • Solid ability to organize and plan and work independently with minimal supervision.
      • Ability to maintain a balance of work priorities and complete assignments within established timeframes is required.
      • Attention to detail and accuracy is essential.
      • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a demanding work environment.
      • Ability to work independently and interact collaboratively as part of a team.
      • Strong analytical skills and the ability to draw valid conclusions.
      • Strong oral and written communication skills including ability to present information in a clear and concise manner to staff and employees at all levels.
      • Strong leadership ability along with high ethical standards - uncompromising on worker safety and regulatory compliance requirements.
        What We Offer
        • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
        • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
        • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
        • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.
          WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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