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Sr. Mechanical Project Engineer

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The Sr. Mechanical Project Engineer will be responsible for leading complex engineering assignments related to the research, design, and develop of plastics processing machinery. The opportunity for increased independent decision-making and action will come with experience and familiarity with the equipment and market.

Who we are:

Milacron is a global leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of highly engineered and customized systems within the $27 billion plastic technology and processing industry. We are the only global company with a full-line product portfolio that includes hot runner systems, injection molding, extrusion equipment. We maintain strong market positions across these products, as well as leading positions in process control systems, mold bases and components, maintenance, repair and operating (“MRO”) supplies for plastic processing equipment. Our strategy is to deliver highly customized equipment, components and service to our customers throughout the lifecycle of their plastic processing technology systems.

Milacron is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand (www.Hillenbrand.com) 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."


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Contributes to the overall machine concept and layout
  • Engineer and lead system and subassembly design
  • Analyzes specifications and performance requirements to develop and lead cost-effective designs
  • Provides technical advice as well as assist in debugging designs and machinery
  • Determines the feasibility of applying new or modified designs to equipment or products considering costs, time limitations, company planning and other technical factors
  • Prepares or directs the preparation of product or system layouts, detailed drawings, and schematics
  • Checks designs and details for technical accuracy and recommends revisions or concept expansion for problem resolutions
  • Provides technical support for manufacturing and assembly
  • Develops test plans and experimental programs. Analyzes test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications
  • Confers with Validation, Run-off, and other engineering personnel. Prepares design modifications as required
  • Liaison with customers or vendors as required exchanging information on product or system capability
  • Has an understanding of estimating time on tasks, setting priorities, planning short term and long-term goals, project monitoring, and time management

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A


  • 15 years relevant experience in capital equipment or heavy machinery design. Plastics industry a plus.
  • Has sufficient familiarity with Reliability and Maintainability principles, tools, and techniques to appropriately design into new or modified products
  • Capable of giving technical direction to accomplish desired project objectives, typically to Designers, Detailers, or Design Engineers, and technical support to the shop in the building, manufacturing, or testing of product.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the use computer assisted design equipment. Creo, Windchill, and Mathcad are a plus.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, and test reports.
  • Ability to communicate, in writing, facts and information clearly, accurately and with significance. Typical written communications include department reports, engineer meeting notes, design reviews, memos, trip reports, and recommendations of procedures and methods. Ability to effectively present information to top management in both verbal and written form
  • Mathematical knowledge and application to mechanical, hydraulic, electromechanical, and electrical equipment design. Must be capable of performing strength of materials, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, power transmission, and simple hydraulic computations
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering  

Travel: N/A

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 10lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee’s ability to see near and far distances.

DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

At Milacron / Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences everyone has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans

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