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Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Pennsauken, NJ, US

Company: Datwyler

The Sealing Solutions division is a leading supplier of custom sealing solutions to global industry segments, such as the health care, automotive, consumer goods, oil and gas, general industries, as well as civil engineering. We are always looking for talented, highly qualified employees at all levels of our organization. Datwyler offers the opportunity to join exciting industries and to be part of a highly esteemed brand. From production staff to client advisors, from technology experts to design engineers, from China to Mexico: at Datwyler, our employees will experience diversity in a way that only an international company can provide. We focus on helping talents reach their full potential – professionally and personally. Our working environment is shaped by our values and beliefs: we are entrepreneurs, we bring value to our customers, we excel in what we do and we have respect for others. With more than 20 global operating sites and more than 7,000 employees, Datwyler Sealing Solutions generates an annual revenue of approximately CHF 900 million. Based on a strategic decision, we are looking for a…

Position Summary

The Project Engineer designs machinery, equipment, and related processes used to produce primary and secondary packaging components for the parenteral pharmaceutical market.  He/She evaluates mechanical and electrical operations and ensures that they support on-time production, and that they optimize high quality output and resource utilization.  The Project engineer develops procedures for and trains on equipment and its use. 

Essential Functions

  1. Designs procedures for operating, controlling, testing, and inspecting machinery consistent with product specifications, standard instructions, quality/ISO certification requirements, Lean Manufacturing, and current Good Manufacturing principles and practices. 
  2. Makes or requests equipment adjustments and changes to operation instructions as needed.
  3. Monitors downtime and other statistics, confers with various departmental representatives on equipment utilization, and personally inspects machinery and outputs to identify deviations; recommends improvements including the best available technologies, engines, machines, and other tools to satisfy production needs and negotiates pricing. 
  4. Collaborates and trains on new procedures, and addresses concerns related to instructions.
  5. Justifies and designs complex engineering projects that maintain high quality mechanical processes; and serves as team leader or group member on Continuous Improvement projects with plant-wide implications.
  6. As leader, defines project, assembles team, schedules work, and evaluates outcomes and results. 
  7. Manipulates computer hardware and software to ensure accurate engineering documentation, instructions, and standard operating procedures; to record detailed process information; and to effectively complete purchase orders, contracts and change requests.

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, mechanical preferred
  • 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong knowledge/experience in manufacturing, specifically in a GMP/ Pharma environment
  • Strong knowledge of electro mechanical systems, 3D modeling skillset, ability to communicate ideas clearly and efficiently
  • Ability to apply Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen and other Continuous Improvement tools in the manufacturing process
  • Knowledge of computer aided drafting (AutoCad) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) programming

Physical Requirements

This position requires moving about as much as 50% of the workday moving throughout the plant; and the occasional use of up to 50 pounds of force.  Objects are handled regularly, tools and machinery controls are manipulated, and items positioned above the head and on the floor must be reached.  Occasionally, the work requires crouching or crawling.  Close vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception are needed to read equipment controls, identify variations in product surfaces, and to interpret visual aids and displays. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions without harm to self or others.

Our Offer to you

Our Employees Are Our Most Valuable Asset #FOR YOU

That’s why at Datwyler Sealing Solutions we are committed to a comprehensive employee benefit program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure and maintain a work/life balance.

Stay Healthy

  • Medical Benefits – eligible on 1st day of employment
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits

Feeling Secure

  • 401(k) retirement program
  • Company paid Term Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Option to purchase additional Life insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Travel Assistance
  • Identity Theft Assistance
  • Will Preparation Services

Work/Life Balance

  • Paid Time off (vacation)
  • Paid Time off (sick)
  • Twelve (12) paid holiday
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program


We Offer a Diverse and Global Working Environment
As a globally operating company, Datwyler offers a broad spectrum of job profiles and career opportunities. We offer ambitious individuals who approach their task with dedication and enthusiasm the right environment to excel and grow. This gives every employee the opportunity to influence the way we work. At Datwyler, we enable our employees to bring their talent to a global context and grow it steadily over time. Our employees are therefore at the very heart of Datwyler – we interact with respect, trust and loyalty. Mutual consideration and appreciation are key.

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