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Job Description:

Coperion is looking for a Project Engineer to join our team in Salina, Kansas or Pitman, New Jersey. As a Project Engineer you will be responsible for meeting Coperion K-Tron's commitment to the customer as represented in the recaps and customer purchase order. All duties to reflect the need for the highest quality at the minimum cost and highest availability.

What Coperion Offers You:
Annual Bonus eligibility of 5%
Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, which includes MD Live, RX help center, Medical Advocate Program, and company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage.
Generous 401K Matching Program 3% (base pay) automatic contribution + $.50 for each additional dollar saved on the first 6% of pay saved*
4 weeks vacation, 11 paid holidays, 6 paid sick days
Competitive pay
Opportunities for development and advancement

What youll do:
Review customer specification, project recaps, and test reports to ensure scope of supply meets the customer's requirements.
Translate the project recap information into hardware and software requirements and define the job to production in clear and understandable terms in the form of engineering releases.
Perform engineering design as required to meet project requirements, utilize various sizing programs and historical information.
Furnish drawings and customer manuals to customer as requested on project recaps.
Provide direction and assistance to materials and production department personnel, as needed, to assure timely and proper completion if project.
Schedule and coordinate customer inspection (if required).
Furnish adequate documentation to customer to assure correct and orderly start-up and continued successful operation of equipment.
Maintain project/equipment schedules.
Generate change order to Sales to correct any errors in pricing or hardware configuration, or to reflect changes initiated by the customer.
Participate in customer meetings, material tests, start-up calls, or service calls at the customer location as required.
Other duties may be assigned

Basic Requirements:
Bachelors degree in Engineering or Science

Great to Haves:
Bachelors degree in Engineering or Science with substantial coursework or aptitude in Mechanical, Electrical, and/or Industrial Computer field(s)
Co-Op experience in a related field
German, French, or Spanish language
General knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes
Ability to be responsive to schedule changes
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Various technical and measuring tools and their use
Working knowledge of the Electrical and EMI code, OSHA and CE safety standards, and knowledge of K-Tron's mechanical and electrical equipment
Working knowledge of Hazardous areas code
Experience with power transmission, stress analysis, metallurgy, plastics, electronics, and various engineering calculations (center of gravity, moment of inertia, torque analysis)
Knowledge of U.S. Customary system (inches) and SI system (Metric), various ANSI and ISO Engineering and drafting standards
General knowledge of ISO 9001 standards; detail knowledge of chapters Design control, Document control and non-conforming product
Knowledge of selling process and marketing techniques, process control, weighing and bulk handling technology
Familiarity with personal computer, various software
Professional verbal and written communication skills
Organizational skills
Basic Novel Network skills
AS400 terminal
Printers, plotter, blueprint machine, copier, paper cutter, scanner, fax machine, modem, phone, Software: DOS, Windows, Microsoft products, Lotus, WinZip, Auto Manager View, E-Mail (cc mail), Internet, Scheduling software, Utility program, Mapics, ERS, OSM
Experience using inspection tools, i.e., dial caliber, tape measure
Experience using mechanical and electronic tools used in assembly/disassembly and test of the equipment

Physical Demands:
To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 25lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employees ability to see near and far distances.

Who we are:
Coperion is an industry leader in compounding and extrusion, feeding and weighing, bulk material handling and service, bringing a wealth of know-how and experience to the market. Customers benefit from Coperions divisions of Polymer, Equipment & Systems, and Service that are optimally networked on a global basis to offer ultimate support in the design, manufacturing and implementation of ideal systems. Staffed by engineers, chemists, technicians and a variety of industry experts, these Divisions form a powerhouse of process solutions for their customers.

Coperion is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand ( is a global diversified industrial company with businesses that serve a wide variety of industries around the world. We pursue profitable growth and robust cash generation to drive increased value for our shareholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio includes industrial businesses such as Coperion, Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion, and Mold-Masters, in addition to Batesville, a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America. Hillenbrand is publicly traded on the NYSE under "HI."

At Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer.

Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.

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Coperion K-Tron Salina Inc
606 N Front St
Salina KS 67401

Contact Information:

606 N Front St
Salina, Kansas 67401
Phone: 785.825.1611

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