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Engineer Plant Services Group

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Hilliard
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

OverviewAt ADS, no idea is off limits, and we celebrate creativity and bold moves. For more than 50 years ADS has been manufacturing a variety of innovative and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional materials. Headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio, we are a multi-billion dollar stormwater management company, manufacturing pipe and ancillary products. What does that mean? When it storms, we capture rain with our drain basins, convey it with pipe, store it using chambers and finally treat it with our water quality products, before safely returning water back to the environment. We handle, what we call, the entire lifecycle of a raindrop. Our products help prevent flooding, which increases quality of life for people living in large cities, suburbs, and rural towns. We also believe in creating a circular economy and are the largest plastic recycling company in North America. We use plastic shampoo and detergent bottles to create pipe, diverting over 500 million pounds of plastic from landfills every year. ADS operates a global network of over 60 manufacturing plants and 30 distribution centers. We have amazing stories to tell, and we need your help getting our story out there. To learn more about ADS, please visit our website at Leadership CompetenciesLeadership CompetenciesThe successful candidate must bring high level of ethical, intellectual, professional, and personal values that complement the team.

  • Strategic Mindset - anticipates future trends and implications accurately
  • Decision Quality - relies on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment when making decisions
  • Customer Focus - identifies opportunities that benefit the business
  • Business Insight - keeps up with current and possible future policies, practices, and trends in the organization, function, and in the marketplace
  • Plans and Aligns - breaks down objectives into appropriate initiatives and actions
  • Optimizes Work Processes - seeks ways to improve processes, from small tweaks to complete reengineering
  • Ensures Accountability - establishes clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and measuring results
  • Collaborates - works cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives
  • Develops Talent - develops others through coaching, feedback, exposure, and stretch assignments
  • Builds Effective Teams - forms teams with appropriate and diverse mix of styles, perspectives, and experience
  • Drives Vision and Purpose - talks about future possibilities in a positive way
  • Courage - faces difficult issues and supports others who do the sameResponsibilitiesSummary:We seek a highly skilled, team-oriented project engineer to join our growing company. In this position, project engineers oversee our projects' engineering and technical aspects to ensure the highest accuracy and quality. Project engineers prepare, schedule, coordinate, and monitor assigned engineering projects, complying with applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards, and specifications.Project Engineers are the technical support for our manufacturing facilities globally. They need to work closely with the plant manufacturing teams to determine equipment needs and develop equipment specifications based on those needs. In addition, the Project Engineers work with the manufacturing and finance teams to build capital expenditure projects that provide justification and purchase and install capital equipment aligning with the overall needs of our teams. Moreover, they provide the necessary project documentation and training to support the equipment installation and operation. Project Engineers also work with the manufacturing teams on supporting the different capital investment proposals activities.Primary Job Responsibilities:The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
    • Completes engineering projects by organizing and controlling project elements, including scope, planning, and execution.
    • Develops project scopes and deliverables by reviewing project proposals and plans and conferring with management.
    • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements, assigning personnel to phases and elements, and reviewing bids from vendors.
    • Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards.
    • Maintains quality control in every area (budget, scheduling, planning, personnel performance, team dynamics).
    • Maintains project schedule by monitoring progress, coordinating activities, and resolving problems.
    • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information; and recommending actions.
    • Collaborates with various teams within the organization to develop new equipment specifications.
    • Investigates and presents quote packages to vendors and monitors the project quoting process.
    • Provides necessary support for capital expenditure approval, including recommended vendor selection.
    • Oversees Project Budgeting & Equipment Purchases.
    • Performs equipment acceptance run-off and verifies equipment meets all of the requirements of the specification.
    • Develops standard work for production associates.
    • Ensures all necessary deliverables (drawing, spare parts lists, etc.) are provided to the various teams.
    • Oversees facility preparations and equipment installations.
    • Provides critical on-site support for equipment installation, including equipment troubleshooting and operator & maintenance training.Job Skills:This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:
      • Excellent interpersonal skills
      • Strong organizational, analytical & systematic problem-solving skills
      • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
      • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
      • Self-motivated with a proven track record of bringing projects in on time and within an established budget
      • High level of technical understanding of manufacturing methods and procedures
      • Excellent organizational and time management skills
      • Significant working knowledge of design and visualization software such as AutoCAD
      • Ability to develop a project scoping, planning, managing, executing, and delivering on time, on budget, and meeting the requirements of the customer
        • Advanced MS Office skills
        • Familiarity and ability to comply with all applicable rules, regulations, best practices, and performance standards
        • Aptitude for working collaboratively with multiple disciplines within teams and projects
        • Proven success in the areas of project management and supervisionEducational Requirements:
          • Bachelor's or Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering/Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering/Engineering Technology, Plastic Manufacturing, or another related discipline
          • 2+ years of project management experience working in the manufacturing industryPreferred Experience:
            • 2+ years of experience in Plastic Extrusion manufacturing or similar
            • Project Management certification is preferred but not required
            • Six Sigma Green Belt is preferred but not requiredPhysical Requirements:
              • Able to travel up to 50%
              • Able to work on equipment in Manufacturing EnvironmentEEO StatementADS supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience, and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. ADS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Columbus , Engineer Plant Services Group, Professions , Hilliard, Ohio

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