Manager, Project Engineering in Chicago, IL at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 3/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging life cycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.

Position Summary:

This position is accountable for the planning, development, design, and coordination of engineering projects and manufacturing improvements in assigned Mauser facilities. Specific accountabilities include: evaluate manufacturing processes to improve product quality, process efficiencies and machine reliability; improve work flow; validate improvements and product design.


• Manage a team of project engineers to ensure work is performed according to requirements
• Manage activities of cost reduction projects – write AFE updates and develop project timelines
• Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of validation standards and regulatory compliance requirements and independently contributes to the development of new validation standards
• Contributing to long-term strategic development of validation projects with the project engineering team
• Participate in implementing safety improvements by working with internal and external resources
• Evaluates and improves manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; incorporating new methods and techniques; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, tooling and materials; soliciting observations from operators; studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying and testing manufacturing methods and equipment
• Assist in determining root cause and provide corrective action with customer product complaints
• Participate in projects that support in reducing downtime and scrap
• Organize, plan and commission new or modified production lines
• Investigate operational problems affecting production in a systematic and methodical manner
• Validate implemented manufacturing process improvements to ensure desired results and sustainability
• Manages and provides leadership for the functional group’s development, direction, and effectiveness, adhering to organizational policies and processes and supporting overall business and corporate objectives.
• Responsible for the project and or work group expenditures vs. plan.
• Implements and understands FDA or regulatory requirements as necessary.
• Ensures compliance with Quality System regulations and safe working practices.
• Plans, guides, and reviews projects and or work groups under one’s control to produce the desired outcome.
• Utilizes technical skills to evaluate proposed solutions, adaptations, and modifications to projects.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in engineering discipline (preferably manufacturing, mechanical or industrial engineering related)
• Minimum of 10 years work experience in Engineering, Manufacturing, and/or Quality Assurance functions preferably within high speed manufacturing
• Experience managing validation, quality, or engineering operations in a manufacturing environment
• Working knowledge of high volume manufacturing
• Strong interface skills in cross functional participation and influence, mentoring and acceptance of guidance, technical leadership, project management, coordination with cross functional team members
• Desired attainment of nationally recognized certification in manufacturing engineering, such as AME or SME
• Must be a self-starter with the ability to work alone, or in a team environment with limited supervision
• Excellent computer and data analysis skills. proficient in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), SAP & Data Analysis (such as Minitab) experience a plus


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