Engineering Technical Support



IT, Customer Service
Champaign, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

As a Plastipak Mechanical Engineer you will be responsible for providing mechanical engineering support for our industrial mechanical systems including: compressor systems, HVAC, and pump room systems. At Plastipak, Associates take pride in maintaining our high standards of quality and our positive team culture. We’re also proud to be recognized as an America’s Safest Companies by EHS Today.

We Offer

  • Peace of Mind: We’ve been in the community for over 50 years & offer job stability through market uncertainty!
  • Rewards: Receive premium pay for your valued skills!
  • Rewards: Be recognized for your expertise & rewarded for your contribution!
  • Advancement: We prioritize promote-from-within!
  • State-of-the-Art Equipment: Work with our top of the line blow molding & extrusion equipment from industry leaders, such as Sidel and Husky, as well as our own proprietary technologies!

You Will

  • Be responsible for planning, conducting & coordinating detailed phases of project proposals & schedules.
  • Develop scopes & budget estimates for project work.
  • Plan & direct maintenance & operation, & monitor treatment plant pumps, motors, chemical feed systems along with other equipment to assure optimum plant performance.
  • Direct troubleshooting of equipment & plan routine preventative maintenance.
  • Plan, direct, compile, maintain, & update accurate maintenance documentation, plant log & various reports.
  • Communicates project objectives, challenges, & scope
  • Manage multiple projects (often concurrently), working closely with all stakeholders to ensure communication
  • Research & specify products, equipment, & systems
  • Conduct calculations of heating/cooling load, ventilation quantities and equipment for mechanical systems
  • Conduct assessment of existing systems and provide recommendations for refurbishment or replacement

You Have

  • 5+ years of experience with Mechanical Systems , HVAC Required
  • 5+ years experience relative to medium/large commercial and institutional HVAC systems, including industrial compressor and pump applications
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong team player in a multi-disciplinary collaborative environment
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • The ability to effectively communicate and function at a high level within a team environment
  • Exceptional planning, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Critical thinking and planning skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred
  • Registered Professional Engineer License preferred

You’ll Earn

  • A competitive wage, based on experience and skill level
  • Receive excellent benefits

Plastipak is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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