Mechanical Project Engineer – Strategic Initiatives in Louisville, KY at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 8/31/2023

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Job Title: Mechanical Project Engineer – Strategic Initiatives 

City: Louisville / State: Kentucky                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products… a world of opportunities! At Reynolds Consumer Products we are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team! We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career and make a positive impact? Then we have an opportunity for you! We currently have an opportunity for a Mechanical Project Engineer – Strategic Initiatives to join our team.

Candidates can reside in the following locations:

  • Lake Forest, IL
  • Wheeling, IL
  • Bellwood, VA
  • Louisville, KY
  • Hot Springs, AR

Your Role:

As a Mechanical Project Engineer you will be a key contributor in developing and implementing strategic initiatives for Reynold’s Consumer Product’s manufacturing operations. Your role will include working with Reynold Consumer Products’ Sales, Marketing, Quality, and Procurement teams, and our manufacturing plants. We embrace and accept individual experiences and backgrounds to achieve a diverse and inclusive workplace.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Modify our existing manufacturing processes to allow for product and packaging improvements.
  • Work with equipment suppliers to develop manufacturing processes for new products.
  • Identify, scope, and implement projects to improve our manufacturing operation’s safety, quality, efficiency, and profitability including plant expansions and modernizations.  
  • Identify and implement new technologies to be used to improve our manufacturing operations.
  • Build strong partnerships with new and existing equipment suppliers
  • Develop project scopes of work, cost estimates, and project schedules.
  • Help implement large strategic capital projects from start to finish
  • Work with engineering firms to create construction packages including specifications and drawings.
  • Assist with project construction activities including installation, startup, troubleshooting, and training.
  • Act as a consultant providing expertise on construction and manufacturing processes
  • Travel to and work with multiple manufacturing facilities within Reynolds

 We strive to build a diverse, inclusive and talented workforce who will contribute to the Company’s vision, mission, and goals.

  • You are a strong and visionary leader who enjoys helping others succeed.
  • You are highly analytic and have a natural curiosity
  • You are committed to excellence
  • You are a creative and dynamic problem-solver

We need you to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5+ years of professional and progressive engineering experience in a design or manufacturing environment.
  • 3+ years of project management experience.
  • MS Office and AutoCAD experience required.
  • Demonstrated high level competencies of engineering concepts.
  • Technical aptitude required.
  • Ability to generate and effectively maintain Gantt charts.
  • Ability to estimate and control project costs and provide monthly spending updates.
  • Ability to travel (50%).

Icing on the cake:

  • Experience in packaging equipment design / operation.
  • Experience in annealing, casting, rolling, and or separating/strip handling.
  • Experience in construction.

 Want to know more? Check out our website or connect with us on LinkedIn!

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

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