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Capital Solutions Engineer

Company: Graham Packaging Company
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Company Statement: Graham Packaging is a leading manufacturer of sustainable packaging. From the kitchen to the laundry room, Graham Packaging is part of your everyday life. They're the kind of people you want as your friends and neighbors as well as your partners and suppliers. By building strong relationships and creating value for our customers, our employees embody the innovative spirit that's inherent to Graham. We truly are people building a better tomorrow. Overview:Graham Packaging is looking for a dynamic, solution-oriented individual to join our team as a Capital Solutions Engineer at our York, Pa Technical Center. This role will be a core part of the program management and capital engineering teams at Graham, responsible for scoping new projects and selecting the best capital equipment to help Graham win new business. The role will also be a key contributor to maintaining and improving Graham's equipment standards as well as updating our infrastructure and plant layout databases.Responsibilities:Responsibilities

  • Works closely with the engineering and commercial teams to define project scopes and create cost estimates for the manufacturing equipment needed to produce rigid plastic packaging as part of our new business bidding process
  • Create and update plant layouts as part of developing new equipment estimates
  • Perform utility and plant infrastructure analysis to understand what additional support equipment is needed to support the new manufacturing equipment.
  • Establish and improve Graham's equipment standards and specifications to ensure our production equipment meets all of our performance expectations
  • Identifies opportunities for improvements to our systems, processes and tools.
  • Works closely with the Engineering and Operation teams to recommend and justify equipment, upgrades, or/and modifications for low cost, high efficiency, solutions.
  • Oversee the ongoing maintenance of plant layouts and infrastructure databasesQualifications:Qualifications
    • Engineering Bachelor's Degree required (preferably Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology) with 5 years of experience in a manufacturing operations environment leading or owning the manufacturing process.
    • Capital project management experience.
    • CAD experience with Manufacturing Layouts (AutoCAD Preferred).
    • Good understanding of Electrical & Mechanical systems and utilities.
    • Understanding of properties of Water, air, & electricity for the needs of production equipment.
    • Experience with plastics manufacturing, preferably the design of Plastic Bottle handling line and equipment.
    • Prior experience developing project scopes and cost estimates.
    • Demonstrated ability to influence and engage teams and individuals across multiple disciplines.
    • Strong organization and time management skills.
    • Strong critical thinking skills: the ability to ask the right questions, help frame logical conclusions and arrive at effective and potentially creative solutions.
    • Strong verbal and written communication competencies.
    • Good technical writing skills
    • Excel at an Advanced level.
    • Travel over 75% of the time is requiredEEO Disclaimer: Graham Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: Graham Packaging Company, Lancaster , Capital Solutions Engineer, Engineering , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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