Project Engineer - Dallas, TX

Dallas / Texas / United States

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Project Engineer - Dallas, TX

1120 East Clarendon Drive
Dallas, Texas, 75203
United States

Career Opportunity

Reporting to the Sr. Project Engineer, this engineer would primarily be responsible for small capital projects, maintenance and operations support engineering, developing and implementing new processes and improving existing processes in the plant. This role also includes supporting other functions in the plant, e.g. safety initiatives, project engineering, environmental compliance, and production to meet the plant’s needs and goals.

How you will impact WestRock

  • Supporting Safety and Environmental initiatives that keep both employees and the environment protected.
  • Performing various evaluations and calculations, e.g. sizing equipment, mass and energy balances, and fluid flows.
  • Determine needed improvements to the plant by running trials and interpreting results.
  • Drive improvements in safety, quality, plant availability, production rates, and production costs.
  • Defining process requirements for new products and plant expansions.
  • Developing equipment specifications and installation requirements and ensuring that the equipment is safe and meets the needs of manufacturing.
  • Support production engineers, maintenance, and other plant functions when needed, both capital and non-capital jobs.
  • Act as the liaison between production and maintenance.
  • Trouble shooting equipment and developing permanent solutions to recurring issues.

What you need to succeed

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required (preferably Mechanical).
  • The ideal person would have 5 – 10 years’ experience
  • Excellent technical and engineering skills, communication skills including leading group meetings, multi-tasking, and use of problem solving tools.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and use problem solving tools.
  • Related industrial co-op/intern experience required.

The right candidate would have growth opportunities in their choosing of engineering, operations, or maintenance.

What we offer

Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.


WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.


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