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Engineer

Company: Sonoco
Location: dekalb
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We take pride in our ability to keep our colleagues safe each day. Safety is our Number 1 priority and clearly aligned with our guiding principle. Safety has been embedded in Sonocos culture for decades and is a key value.

While reporting to the Division Engineering Manager the Systems Engineer, will plan, design, and develop medium to high complexity engineering projects associated with Alloyd Brands product offering. You will collaborate with customers, Sales, and other Sonoco Divisions to develop overall customer solutions.

What Youll Be Doing:

  • Work closely with design engineers to ensure manufacturability and cost efficiency of products
  • Work closely with manufacturing to ensure that designs can be manufactured, and cost estimates are accurate
  • Monitor workflow, sets priorities & serves as technical resource
  • Investigate technical problems and establish procedures and corrective actions to avoid recurrences
  • Provide technical data to customers and potential customers. Assess customer problems and offer a potential solution.
  • Write and maintains accurate, up-to-date files for all product specifications and customer requirements
  • Maintain project information in product data management software
  • Provide necessary technical support to manufacturing locations
  • Promote and identify early sales cycle pricing and concepts
  • Coordinate ideation sessions to produce unique customer solutions
  • The projects may include, but are not limited to product design, product specifications, cost estimating, tooling, prototyping, engineering processes, and product quality

This position is located at our Dekalb, IL plant and relocation is negotiable.

Wed love to hear from you if:

  • Have a BS Degree in Engineering or a related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • You have experience in manufacturing and fabrication process, Packaging background a plus.
  • Have good interpersonal and organization skills with the ability to deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exist.
  • Can develop strong working relationships with a broad range of individuals across all functions up to the Executive level.
  • Are able to present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers, with a strong capacity for leading change, and dealing with ambiguity.
  • Have Solidworks experience (required), and are able to understand, create, and maintain complex smartsheet structures
  • You are proficient in CAD computer application programs, and Microsoft office suites
  • #LI-JL1

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: Sonoco, DeKalb , Engineer, Other , dekalb, Illinois

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