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Batesville ABEL Coperion Red Valve Rotex Batesville Batesville Milacron Moldmasters dme

Systems Process Engineer

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Responsible for project management of material handling projects from initial inquiry and conception through successful operation at the customer’s facility. Provide technical planning, sizing, selection, direction and coordination of material handling systems. Oversee equipment and site installation design. 

  • Interface with sales department, sales reps, vendors and customers to develop systems equipment proposals and secure systems projects
  • Develop cost estimates, written proposals and flow diagram/stack-up drawings in accordance with Systems guidelines
  • Responsible for the performance and financial success of each project
  • Provide technical and functional direction for equipment proposals and projects to make sure they match our customer’s needs with compatible technical, functional and operational interests of our company
  • Review design criteria and application information. Confer with the Engineering Manager or Coordinator to resolve application problems and sales aspects of assigned proposals
  • Provide field survey and presentation of proposals for prospective customers
  • Direct, review and coordinate system designers, drafters, vendors and others to insure proper engineering, application, design and cost control for the order
  • Oversee and insure job progress relevant to schedules through engineering, production, start-up, customer acceptance and final payment
  • Assist in or perform field start-up and performance problem solving of systems and equipment.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all Coperion K-Tron products, policies and goals
  • Travel as required to customer offices and manufacturing sites
  • Work on product improvement and new product development projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience and Education:

  • Engineering degree (BSME, BSEE, BSChE, or BSCE), Milling Science, or similar
  • 2 - 7 years’ experience with material handling applications

Technical Skills/Knowledge:
  • Understand dry bulk solid material properties such as flowability and filtration
  • Familiar with related equipment and systems (feeders, pneumatic & mechanical conveyors, flow aids, processing equipment, mixing & blending, unloading and loading devices, bulk storage, size reduction, dust collection, etc.)
  • Understand pneumatic conveying techniques and methods of sizing blowers and fans
  • Familiar with customer’s processes such as baking, milling, compounding, extrusion, resin and chemical production, mixing and weighing
  • Working knowledge of metal fabrication techniques and limitations including welding practices and surface finishes
  • Knowledge of process control fundamentals
  • Ability to understand and apply national design and safety codes
  • Interpersonal skills requiring courtesy, tact and cooperation necessary to communicate and work with coworkers, customers, manufacturer’s representatives, vendors, callers and visitors.
  • Must be able to concentrate and pay close attention to detail and have good skills in planning, coordinating and organizing.
  • Verbal and written communication skills. Bilingual Spanish speaking is preferred.
  • AutoCAD, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Ability to make technical presentations to all levels of customer management/technical staff

Safety Factors:
  • Maintain neat, orderly and hazard free work area
  • Lift no more than 75 lbs.
  • Understand and observe all customer safety rules when on customer sites.

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