Group, Company and Organisation
R.A Jones is one of the world’s leading providers of primary and secondary packaging machinery to the food, pharmaceutical, dairy and consumer goods industries. The company holds more than 70 worldwide patents across seven machinery brands, covering a wide range of solutions from improving shelf life of fresh meats to efficient filling of pouches, cups and bottles, as well as aerosol production and creative carton construction. The North American resources include four manufacturing plants and more than 800 US-based staff members. Brands that are part of the R.A Jones portfolio include: KartridgPak, Autoprod, Holmatic, Aerofill, Dawson and Map Systems, as well as Jones, our namesake brand. R.A Jones is part of Coesia, a group of innovation-based, industrial solutions companies, operating globally and headquartered in Bologna, Italy.
Main Responsibilities / Activities
The Mechanical Project Engineer acts in a project leading capacity and plans, develops, coordinates, and directs large engineering projects or a number of small projects with complex features. • Provides leadership and management for assigned projects. • Assists in planning, developing and coordinating large engineering projects. • Estimates personnel needs, and schedules and assigns work to meet completion date. • Acts as a technical consultant to assist in presenting solutions to the customer; Assist in solving field acceptance issues. • Provides initial analysis of budget requirements for specified projects. • Accountable for achieving all assigned engineering projects and objectives within the established strategy, ensures functionality while meeting specifications. • Ensures that project and order engineering tasks assigned or when supervising others on a project are achieved within the established budget, schedule and priority. • Responsible for engineering design reviews, ensuring fit, function and accuracy of engineering. • Keeps leaders informed on status of assigned projects by providing briefings and data when required or requested. • Follows-up with other functional departments on project tasks to ensure critical job or project items are completed within the needed timelines. • Provides performance input on personnel who functioned as key players on projects.
- Requires an B. S. in related engineering discipline or equivalent experience. - 8- 12 years of preferred experience - Strong knowledge and experience with SolidWorks, EPDM, SAP, IES, other engineering support tools and windows software. - Working knowledge of mechanical components and systems, their uses and application in the manufacturing processes. - Must be able to design, and produce assembly, and detail drawings, BOM, timing diagrams, and related project support documentation including design basis and theory of machine operation. - Has good verbal and written communication skills. - Must possess good interpersonal skills to promote the team concept required for quality order execution.