Manufacturing Engineer


: $98,830.00 - $138,020.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Manufacturing Engineer Manufacturing Engineer/Plant EngineerDeep River, CT Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have a rewarding opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer position with one of our growing manufacturing clients in Deep River, CT. The Manufacturing Engineer will provide engineering support and project management for large capital projects and cost reduction initiatives. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Manufacturing Engineering Projects. (Scope, cost, justification and timing).
  2. Cost Reduction; work flow optimizations to reduce pack labor, secondary packaging and freight cost analysis for Silgan plastic bottle plants in US and Canada

a) Identify and implement productivity improvements. b) Develop an infrastructure plan to achieve standardization of utilities at each production plant. i.e. compressed air, chilled water and tower water and electrical distribution. c) Provide plant engineering support as required. d) Provide engineering, PPE, or training solutions to high exposure areas based on near miss or accident report.

  1. Development of training, documentation for equipment and best demonstrated manufacturing methodology. Preventive Maintenance Schedules.
  2. Support the design, improvement and fabrication of internally developed and purchased blow molding and auxiliary equipment.

EDUCATION: Required: High School Diploma Preferred: Engineering Degree (i.e. Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical) EXPERIENCE:Required: 1 – 5 years material handling design, installation and startup experience with emphasis on light weight HDPE, PVC, PP and PET parts. Preferred: Computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel and Project) Drawing Skills: 2D CAD drawing skills for plant layouts and equipment requests. 3D modeling capability is a plus SKILLS:Required:Industrial Electricity and Controls:

  1. Basic knowledge of industrial power distribution
  2. Basic understanding of ladder logic and control systems
  3. Pneumatic Control design is a plus

Compensation package competitive to market conditions and benefits provided. Send resume directly to

Why Kelly®?

As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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