Project Engineer

Career Opportunity

Description

The Project Engineer is responsible for the coordination and management of projects throughout Shin-Etsu's manufacturing plants and buildings.

Location

Akron, Ohio

Employment Type

Full-time, Direct Hire

Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Manage all projects within the Engineering and Maintenance Department.
  • Conduct regular meetings with contractors to ensure adherence to project scope, discuss open issues, and prioritize safe construction.
  • Maintain capital budgets and make adjustments according to needs as they arise.
  • Track performance and analyze the completion of key goals.
  • Document and report project progress to stakeholders and clients.
  • Develop and implement site processes to ensure that maintenance and project work across the site are conducted in a safe, responsible, and environmentally sound manner in compliance with all regulatory requirements.
  • Work closely with technical and operations staff to monitor operation of plant equipment and systems and to ensure conformance with operational standards.
  • Communicate directly with the operations departments in planning maintenance and engineering projects.
  • Act as the Reliability Engineer working closely with the operations team to develop plans to eliminate or reduce the losses through root cause analysis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager.
Education & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering required.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in an engineering role required.
  • Prior project engineering experience is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Familiarity with chemical process control systems (DCS or PLC) preferred.
  • Familiarity with Process Safety Management preferred.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to read, write, understand, and communicate (verbal and written) effectively.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess strong organization and implementation skills.
  • Capable of proactive approach to identify and eliminate potential problem areas.
  • Ability to take direction and to carry out instructions from the supervisor in an orderly and efficient manner.
  • Ability to lead others on projects that are not direct subordinates.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
  • Ability to manage time in an efficient and effective manner.
Work Environment
  • This position operates primarily in a professional office environment and occasionally throughout the manufacturing plants.
  • The role routinely uses standard office equipment.
Physical Demands
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk, working on a computer, and walking around the buildings and manufacturing plants.
 
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