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Mechanical Engineer

Company: IPL
Location: Urbana
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

IPL is a global leading sustainable packaging solutions provider that manufactures specialty rigid packaging products used in the food, consumer, agricultural, logistics and environmental markets. Sustainability is essential to the long-term success of our business. As a packaging company that develops plastic-based solutions for our customers, it is imperative that we meet the customer needs while being mindful of our operational impacts and the need to preserve our planet. We are committed to running our business responsibly and in ways that drive environmental, social and economic value for our stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, employees and local communities. We employ over 2,500 people in 20 manufacturing facilities, 2 corporate & sales offices and 3 R&D facilities across Canada, China, Europe, and the United States.
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The IPL team is looking to fill the role of Mechanical Engineer in their Dayton (Urbana), Ohio facility. The Mechanical Engineer position is responsible for preparing technical drawings, such as blueprints, to aid in building a wide array of tooling and mold design concepts.
The Dayton facility is one of the primary manufacturing sites for producing customized thin-wall injection molded containers, lids, overcaps and custom packaging solutions for branded and private label food and consumer product companies all over the world. IPL is the trusted innovation partner to some of the biggest brands in the world and by working closely with customers to design and develop the right solution, millions of people around the world use our products every day.
Position Title: Mechanical EngineerLocation: Urbana, Ohio
What you will bring to the role:

  • Proven experience in the engineering field, preferably injection molding.
  • Seeking applicants with a Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or degree from a technical college.
  • Additional certification from the American Design Drafting Association (ADDA), a plus.
    Essential experience and skills:
    Project Management
    • Develop, initiate and manage all phases of assigned projects.
    • Estimate budgets and time scopes for each project.
    • Collaborate with Project Managers for proper allocation and tracking of resources.
      • Create detailed designs using 3D computer-aided design (CAD) software.
      • Calculate dimensions, weight limitations and requirements in materials.
      • Describe production methods step-by-step (including equipment and software types to be used).
      • Design diagrams, maps and layouts to illustrate workflow.
      • Prepare and review rough sketches and review them along with the engineering team.
      • Identify potential operational issues and redesign inserts/molds to improve functionality.
      • Ensure final designs comply with regulations and quality standards.
        Inventory Management
        • Collaborate with vendors to obtain quotes for various components and operations on inserts.
        • Prepare parts to be sent out and receive incoming parts/supplies.
        • Input purchase requestions for Advanced Manufacturing
        • Programming and set-up on various machine tools.
        • Organize and track inventory and supplies for Advanced Manufacturing.
          The successful candidate will:
          • Proficient in using Microsoft Excel
          • Hands on experience with CAD software
          • Familiarity with 3D modeling tools
          • Adept at reading blueprints and schematics
          • Above average math skills
          • Excellent organizations and time management skills
          • Ability to problem solve, analyze, and make recommendations.

Keywords: IPL, Dayton , Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Urbana, Ohio

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