Project - Equipment Design Engineering Leader

Reference Number: 2591D
Location: New York

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Location:  New York
Industry:  Glass forming & manufacturing

Project / Equipment Design Engineering Leader


         Provide subject matter expertise in Mechanical Engineering that improves product, process and/or equipment performance (cost, quality and service) and/or advances the innovation process to enable the delivery of new products.

         Provide solutions for increased process selects, increased material utilization, decreased costs, and improvement to product quality by planning, organizing and implementing projects.

         Design and analyze first generation / next generation products, processes and/or equipment in support of a new product / technology introduction.

         Maintains knowledge of the latest developments in their area of expertise in order to identify and document any intellectual property developed as part of a project.

         Focus is on anti-glare, finishing, sagging furnace, and equipment/mechanical design processes.



               Provides leadership in problem solving, and technical expertise, to ensure timely resolution of short-term equipment issues, and higher level troubleshooting

               Provides cost and schedule updates on assigned projects.

               Provides general engineering and manufacturing skills and knowledge (understands theories and fundamentals), and capable of leading projects to get to root cause of issues, and put permanent solutions in place.

               Recommends and implements permanent solutions to long term performance issues, and improves existing and new technologies

               Meets all Environmental, Safety and Health requirements.

               Develops SME knowledge of material, process and/or equipment in focused areas of manufacturing or engineering.

               Designs and/or specifies new equipment or modifies existing equipment to continuously improve process performance.

               Coordinates installation, debugging and initial operation of new equipment and systems

               Capable of designing new equipment, fixtures, or systems using SolidWorks software.

               Capable of tracking and scheduling projects using Microsoft Project software



               Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering + 5 years of experience

               Experience with glass technology (melting, forming, finishing, coating, etc.)

               Project leadership (scope to implementation)

               Experience in managing projects including the use of Microsoft Project.

               Ability to design complex systems using SolidWorks CAD

               Project and/or manufacturing financial management knowledge

               Knowledge of Innovation Stage-gate processes


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