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Date: Nov 26, 2021

Location: Stuarts Draft, VA, US

Company: Hollister Incorporated

Job Title: Plant Project Engineer
The Plant Project Engineer will serve Manufacturing Operations as primary customer. The position will liaise with
Global Engineering (GE), New Product Development (NPD), Research and Development (R&D), Quality
Assurance (QA) & Supply Chain (SCM) in order to effectively carry out its responsibilities.
This person will assist in coordination of project engineering activities associated with the further development of
new and existing manufacturing capacity. The position will utilize learnings from existing manufacturing
technologies to aid in the development of new technologies with the overall objective of developing &
implementing higher output systems.
New Process Implementation: Position responsible for timely implementation of new manufacturing
processes in the designated Value Stream area. Projects will include Capacity, New Products, and Cost
Reduction, and will involve highly automated production equipment. Scope would include: User
Requirements (URS), Functional Design Specifications (FDS), Capital Approval, conducting Design reviews
(FMEA tools).
Project Planning & Tracking: Position will be responsible for developing & tracking project plans, and
formally communicating same. Also, position will be responsible for maintaining project budgetary control.
New Process Concept Development: Position will be responsible for overseeing development of
concept for fully automated manufacturing systems, working with a technology partner, completing proof of
principle by prototyping key bottleneck areas, and developing a high level concept that meets customer
Process Improvements: Position will be responsible for identifying and implementing process & product
improvements in the area.
New Product introduction: Support timely introduction on any new products or product upgrades in
the designated Value Stream area; including development of product costs (COGS)
Process Qualification: Support qualification of new products/processes, and ensure compliance to
quality standards through execution of protocols.
Safety/ Risk Assessments: Position will be responsible for ensuring safety compliance in the area, and
supporting both conduction and timely closeout of risk assessments.
Specialized Skills/Technical Knowledge:
Coordinate project activities across multi-functional and cross-geographical teams to meet project
Frequently demonstrate highly technical and professional competencies on medium to high profile projects
Project Management
Use systematic techniques to break technical projects into fundamental task requirements.
Obtain (negotiate for) resources as needed, communicate direction to team members, assign tasks as
appropriate, and ensure that commitments are met.
Monitor project progress to anticipate problems and develop solutions before they become critical, and use
clearly understood metrics to report progress to management.
Process Development
Develop process concepts and alternatives and prepare formal written justifications for financial
Lead or coordinate the design and testing of prototype processes for proof of concept work.
Create process specifications, request for quotations, factory acceptance plans, validation plans, and other
relevant documentation to support process introductions.
Foster and manage vendor partner relationships to support process introductions.
Business Acumen
Understand accounting principles, capital and expense planning, cost center reporting, and other tools to
understand project and departmental performance.
Use sound business principles to evaluate alternatives and provide technical direction.
Technical Knowledge:
2D/3D CAD skills, with expert knowledge of Pneumatic Circuits & Controls.
Familiarity with DOE techniques, statistical analysis tools, and/or DFM principles.
Machine design experience
Occupational Health and Safety
Plastic Welding Heat Seal Technology
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Plastic Part assembly
Servo Control systems
ASQ Green/Black Belt Certification
Work Experience Requirements:
Minimum of 4 years’ work experience in general project engineering, with a focus on mechanical systems &
their application in a manufacturing environment
3+ years Project Management experience; Project Management Professional Certification
Process background desirable; with medical, chemical or plastics experience preferred
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Plastics or Electrical Engineering or related discipline required
Master's Degree a plus
Preferred Qualifications:
Professional Engineer License (P.E.)
Certified Professional Engineer (CPE)
Six Sigma qualifications
OSHA 10/30 Certified
Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets
products for ostomy care, continence care, and wound care and develops educational support for patients and
healthcare professionals. We have been in business for more than 95 years. Our products are sold in more than
90 countries and we have manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents. At Hollister Incorporated, we
are passionate about the work we do, and we are committed to making life more rewarding and dignified for our
Associates and for the people who use our products and services. A career at Hollister Incorporated can take
many paths, all of them leading to rewarding opportunities.
Hollister is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops,manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. The company develops and manufactures products for ostomy care, continence care and critical care, and also develops educational support materials for patients and healthcare professionals. Headquartered in Libertyville, Illinois, it has manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents and sells in nearly 80 countries. Hollister is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Firm of John Dickinson Schneider Inc (JDS Inc), a 100 year old company. Hollister is guided by the shared Mission of JDS Inc, to make life more rewarding and dignified for people who use its products and services.  www.Hollister.com 

Hollister is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability

Job Req ID: 29561

Nearest Major Market: Charlottesville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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