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Plant Engineer

New York, Rochester, 14602 Rochester USA

Plant Engineer Rochester, NY (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Engineered,+Laminations+and+Co+Rochester+NY+USA+14613) DescriptionFor over a century, American Packaging Corporation (APC) has been a leading flexible packaging converter for customers throughout North America. We nurture our employees by providing competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401(k) plans and tuition reimbursement programs. These are just a few reasons why we were named a “Best of the Best” in the Best Workplaces in the Americas awards for 12 years in a row. APC’s longstanding success is fueled from the inside out, and we consistently seek to improve our internal operations to propel that success into the future.SUMMARY:Provides engineering duties as assigned by Plant Manager and/or Operations Director. Responsible for overseeing new equipment installations as well as modifications existing equipment as necessary for the advancement of productivity within the manufacturing confines of the plant. Troubleshoot and repair equipment problems that effect productivity of the manufacturing group. Be involved with process improvements providing input in production problem solving. Manage the maintenance department providing guidance, instruction, and admonishment.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assure good engineering practices are provided in the design of all new and existing equipment as well as building systems.

Active in troubleshooting production problems.

Versed in PLC programming.

Manage new equipment installations and startups.

Design, install and startup equipment modifications.

Negotiate price and purchase equipment and services as needed.

Draft Capital Expenditure Requisitions – gather information for justification of capital, obtain cost of capital items.

Fill out preliminary capital expenditure requisitions.

Fill our formal capital expenditure requisitions.

Provide management of the maintenance department as well as outside contractor.

Assure adequate utilities to provide for the smooth operation of the manufacturing equipment and ancillary systems (i.e. incineration, building heat, etc.)

Responsible for environmental and health reporting and regulatory requirements.

Assure divisional compliance to all OSHA standards.

Must be involved in plant manufacturing improvement efforts. Examples being QCO, press speed and utilization.

In this described position, you are required to be a member of APC’s Center of Excellence (COE) Leadership Team. The COE Leadership Team has been designated as our Food Safety Team.

RequirementsQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEBachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; and four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.REASONING ABILITYAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.American Packaging Corporation is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. American Packaging Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. EOE/AA Disability/Veteran.If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at: talentacquisition@americanpackaging.com.Salary Description$115,000 - $140,000/yr

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