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Manufacturing Project Engineer at Koch Industries, Inc.

Manufacturing Project Engineer

Koch Industries, Inc. Fort Smith, AR (Onsite) Full-Time

Manufacturing Project Engineer

Georgia-Pacific Dixie Consumer Products Operation is seeking qualified professionals to consider for a Manufacturing Project Engineer role supporting the Continuous Manufacturing Group Operations located in Fort Smith, AR. The Fort Smith facility uses state of the art technology to manufacture Dixie® plates in a progressive production environment. Dixie® is a brand of choice and is widely used in homes and businesses across the country.

In this role you will possess the ability to challenge the status quo to facilitate continuous improvement; collaborate across roles and diverse groups, gather, and share feedback; stay current in best practices and be a continuous learner. This role is primarily responsible for developing and leading the implementation capital projects at the plant. This individual will also provide technical support to maintenance and operations.

What You Will Do In Your Role

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

* Develop bid specifications, project schedules and budget estimates for engineering and design, and construction
* Reinforce safe construction supervision of all construction activities.
* Perform review of drawings developed internally or as part of contractor bid submittal packages
* Prepare equipment and system requirements including design as required, specifications, construction scopes of work and request for quotations (RFQs) that meet project objectives
* Perform contractor analyses and participate in contractor selection, contract development, and contractor supervision as required
* Execute reliable operations with a focus on design for reliability
* Expand and refine in-house technical capabilities
* Effective execution of the Project Work Processes and Plant Improvement Processes
* Manage capital, working capital, fixed asset ledger, cost reduction projects to yield target returns
* Work with internal and external resources (including engineering resources) to organize and execute projects as defined in the Venture Scope of Work (VSW). This includes design, construction/installation, commissioning, startup, and documentation activities.
* Use economic thinking when evaluating alternatives/equipment/vendors/contractors.

The Experience You Will Bring

Minimum Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or GED
* Experience developing and presenting information in a one-on-one and/or group setting
* Experience leading and/or working on capital (longer term investment) projects
* Experience working in a manufacturing or industrial environment

What Will Put You Ahead

* Bachelor's degree or higher in an Engineering field
* Experience working in a paper manufacturing environment
* Experience working in SAP

About Fort Smith: Fort Smith is a place we are proud to call home. Whether you live, work or just play here, Fort Smith is a city with a rich heritage, numerous activities, quality amenities, and a sense of pride and ownership in our city. We have an excellent system of attractive parks throughout the city, along with the Fort Smith National Historical Site. Fort Smith lies on the Arkansas-Oklahoma state border, situated at the confluence of the Arkansas and Poteau rivers, also known as Belle Point. Just a quick 2-hour drive from Little Rock, AR and Tulsa, Ok., I'm sure you would enjoy all that Fort Smith has to offer.

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:


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