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$67k - $116k
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Mechanical Project Engineer -Waco POLYGLASS USA INC Occupation: Mechanical Engineers
Location: WACO, TX - 76712 Positions available: 1
Job #: 15665690 Work At Home option: Not Specified
Updated: 11/11/2022 Expires: 12/8/2022
Source: WorkInTexas Site: WorkInTexas Agency Job ID: hotwfsmfg

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Mechanical Project Engineer – Critical Capital Projects

Are you a true Leader In Engineering and/or Project Management?   A Driver of Excellence in Capital Projects?

Join a dynamic, high-growth organization and make success happen in this newly created role with Polyglass, USA!

Position Summary:  The Project Engineer / Project Manager will play a critical role in supporting Polyglass operations to help the start-up, installation and production layout of new operations throughout the U.S. This Project Manager will be based in Waco, TX but will travel to other facilities as required (up to 25% of the time).   This role will partner with subcontractors and facilities contractors to ensure capital projects are completed and new plants/processes are properly started up and meeting desired objectives.

** We are accepting candidates with a Mechanical Project Engineering background OR a Project Management background with Capital Projects.   

What You Get To Do:

  • Successfully drive several different CAPEX, engineering and maintenance projects to support the organization throughout North America
  • Share your expertise with site visits across the country to manage installations, work with contractors, design manufacturing layouts, develop new production lines, manage the development of new sites and buildings
  • Problem solve and lead corrective actions on plant start-ups, installations, training and commissioning
  • Technically lead each specific project for design, analysis and layouts of buildings, equipment, state regulations, federal regulations, manufacturing efficiency and managing contractors (land surveyors, architects, HVAC, Service Engineers etc.)
  • Collaborate with all of Polyglass facility teams to facilitate the installation and start-up of the various project assignment to include: 



      • Prepare concept layouts and feasibility studies for their project assignments by obtaining the internal / external resources needed for each specific assignment. Will work with suppliers and vendors for CAPEX projects to review and receive quotes and work with internal / external design teams to develop plant layout options
      • Prepare detailed cost estimates for presentation to the management team and facilitate CAPEX submissions for funding to execute their project assignments.

General site construction:

      • Working with General Contractors for the planning for facility modifications, expansions, and maintenance related activities.  This includes close interaction with Civil, Architectural, Structural, MEP, and HVAC subcontractors to facilitate the goals and objectives.


Machinery & Equipment:


      • Facilitate the implementation of several types of machinery and equipment including but not limited to mixing systems, blenders, material handling equipment such as belt/screw/bucket/chain conveying systems, Air Compressors, wrappers, packaging equipment, and other plant systems.
      • Facilitate and work with OEM technical service through the start-up, debug, and commissioning processes of these projects.

The Skills And Background You Bring To Us:

  • 5+ years successful project management track record in an industrial manufacturing setting with a broad-based project portfolio
  • Engineering mindset: Ability to read & interpret drawings, schematics, from a multi-discipline standpoint.
  • Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering is preferred, but others will be considered based upon their work experience.
  • PMP certification is preferred, but not required
  • AutoCad, Solidworks design experience is a plus

Come check out our Family!

 This position is located in Waco,TX.   Relocation will be provided to the selected hire.   Light to moderate travel to our facilities (up to 25%) is what we’ll ask of you.

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Is a Private Sector employer with 5 locations

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20-49 employees
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Location/Work Site Information
Address: 1701 EXCHANGE PARKWAY, WACO, TX 76712

Compensation and Hours
Salary Range: Not Available DOE (Depends on Experience) 401K, Dental, Holidays, Life Insurance, Medical, Tuition Assistance, Uniform Allowance, Vacation, Vision Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
Shift: Not Applicable
Hours per Week:
Hours Not Specified

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Minimum Experience Required: 60 months
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Minimum Education Level Required: Bachelor's Degree
Required License/Certification: No

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This section shows the number of job openings advertised online in McLennan County, TX for Mechanical Engineers and for the related occupational group of Architecture and Engineering Occupations on November 30, 2022 (Jobs De-duplication Level 2).
There were 14 job openings advertised online in McLennan County, TX for Mechanical Engineers on November 30, 2022. There are also 159 job openings advertised online for the related occupation group of Architecture and Engineering Occupations in McLennan County, TX on November 30, 2022.
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