27 days old

Mechanical Project Engineer

Kelly Services
De Soto, KS 66018
The **Mechanical** **Project Engineer** will design, document and build packaging/converting equipment and components for company manufacturing facilities and customer installations. This is a permanent, _direct-hire_ opportunity with a well

**Primary Responsibilities**

+ Manage all aspects of design for packaging equipment and in-house converting machinery. This includes conceptualization, design, and documentation for all manufactured components.

+ Creation of detail and assembly drawings including itemized bill of materials for both purchased and manufactured parts.

+ Design of new machinery from the ground up, rebuild or modify existing machinery, recommend machinery for purchase, and troubleshoot unfamiliar machinery.

+ Evaluate and modify equipment to achieve optimum performance at minimal cost.

+ Responsible for both machine design and project management. Maintain project budgets, track timelines and prepare progress reports.

+ Direct projects through all phases including assembly, debugging, training and installation.

+ Startup of new equipment lines in companys converting facilities and customer plants.

+ Possess fundamental understanding of pneumatic and electrical schematics, troubleshooting, and PLC programming.

+ Identify potential material and process savings through observation and analytical methods.

+ Support cost reduction activities through process improvement, equipment modification, and material changes.

+ Prepare and present reports project updates and provide frequent written communications to management.

+ Interact with Customers, Sales, Service, Quality and Plant personnel to identify and solve issues with packaging materials and equipment.

+ Some travel required.

**Minimum Qualifications:**

+ Bachelors degree in Engineering (mechanical preferred).

+ Minimum of 2 years experience in industrial or mechanical engineering environment with background in maintenance.

+ Previous experience in packaging equipment or converting machinery highly desired.

+ Proficient with CAD and solid modeling software, experience with Creo a plus.

+ Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.


**Why Kelly** **** **Engineering?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.


Posted: 2022-09-02 Expires: 2022-10-06

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