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Associate Project Engineer

Company: Sunstar Suisse Sa
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page: Sunstar Americas, Inc. is a global leader in the oral care industry and the manufacturer and distributor of GUM oral care products and solutions. We serve dental professionals and consumers in 90 countries worldwide and are driven by a mission: to enhance the health and well-being of people everywhere through high-quality, innovative oral care products and solutions. Summary:Manage projects for the New Products, Operations, and Marketing divisions, including the coordination of product and packaging design, equipment qualification and shop floor control systems. -Essential Job Functions:

  • Design and develop primary and secondary packaging that meet the business objectives for products
  • Develop and implement project timelines.
  • Direct product and package development with Suppliers of components, including direct interface with suppliers of numerous packaging materials and product types.
  • Travel to supplier's sites globally to oversee project start-ups.
  • Direct package component qualification from specification approval, and the protocol drafting through to the initiation of component testing and interpretation of results.
  • Utilize CAD and other software programs to create timely, complete and accurate specifications.
  • Utilize the Shop Floor Control system to create and input Bill of Materials. Maintain knowledge of industry advances by planning and attending supplier presentations, plant visits, seminars.
  • Coordinate the development of packaging and graphic design with the Creative Services and Marketing departments.
  • Advise the Marketing and Creative Services departments on technical and operational cost impact issues.
  • Interface with the cost accounting department and purchasing department to verify cost accuracy for new and revised products, and for packaging and process changes.
  • Support the environmental management system (EMS) by serving as a member of the EMS Cross Functional Team (CFT) when assigned to by management.Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Packaging) Knowledge/Experience
      • 0-2 years Product Engineering experience
      • Experience with development of new products and packaging
      • Accustomed manufacturing processes
      • Knowledge of testing procedures and processes
      • Auto CAD
      • Solid works or Pro-E
      • Familiar with ISO policies and procedures Skills:
        • Computer proficiency: Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Access Project Management Skills
        • Technical skills in manufacturing processes and methods including assembly and production equipment.
        • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
        • Communication skills: Written and Oral
        • Must be comfortable presenting to senior level management Abilities:
          • Problem analysis and problem resolution skills
          • Management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
          • Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively with people from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds, as well as across all levels of the organization
          • Planning: an ability to think ahead and plan over a 3-6 month time span.
          • Quality orientation and attention to detail
          • Comprehensive insurance coverage that includes Medical, Vision, and Dental benefits. -
          • Company Paid Life & AD&D and Supplemental Life Insurance
          • Short Term & Long Term Disability Insurance
          • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
          • Pet, Legal and Identity Theft Insurance Plans
          • Employee Assistance Program
          • 401K retirement plan with 5% employer match (Pretax and Roth options)
          • 401k profit sharing contribution based on company performance.
          • Paid holidays and generous paid time off. -
          • Competitive annual bonus -
          • On-site Fitness Center
          • Employee Discounts on GUM products
          • Holiday Lunches
          • Ice Cream Socials
          • Fall Festival
          • Miles of beautifully maintained walking trails.
          • Numerous employee appreciation events throughout the year. -
          • Professional development and training classes - Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Sunstar Suisse Sa, Schaumburg , Associate Project Engineer, Engineering , Schaumburg, Illinois

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