Manufacturing Engineer


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Pittsfield Plastics Engineering, LLC.
1510 West Housatonic St.
P.O. Box 1246


Manufacturing Engineer
Full Time
Associate Degree


A privately held and industry leading injection molder is actively looking for a Manufacturing Engineer (Plastics Industry)—with the successful Candidate headquartered in Pittsfield, MA.

The successful Candidate must be willing to be involved in a challenging and fast paced environment.  The Candidate will have close interaction with the manufacturing operation as well as senior management. The successful candidate will also interface/consult with Company customers (large and mid-level). The Candidate will also provide ideas/improvements for new projects--from testing to production.  This may include manufacturing documentation, pricing, tooling, and working with outside vendors--while actively collaborating with PPE team members.  

Reporting to the Plant Manager (plus continued interface with other senior managers), the Candidate will be responsible from initial design and quotation to a production-ready state. 

Summarizing, the Manufacturing Engineer will be integrally involved with the development and success of customers and projects from infancy to their ongoing success.


  • Meet company objectives towards success of specified projects.
  • Prepare and execute action plans through establishment of validation protocols/processes.
  • Establish productive, professional relationships with key personnel in the manufacturing process.
  • Manage the success of an assigned manufacturing team and production associates.
  • Provide coaching and professional development to team members to enhance their ability to service projects encompassing customer objectives.
  • Coordinate customer involvement of other company personnel, including Quality, Engineering, Finance, and Management, as needs require.
  • Provide timely feedback to Company senior management regarding manufacturing performance; maintain proper documentation and reporting of various project activity efforts including metrics.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of corrective manufacturing action plans as needed.
  • Minimum of Associates Degree in Mechanical Technology; Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Engineering
  • 2 to 5 years of work experience in the plastics industry or in a similar manufacturing environment. Recent degreed engineers will also be considered
  • Strong analytical skills with some project management experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement successful strategic project plans.
  • Direct account management skills with the ability to effectively plan, organize, and manage resources to meet the Company’s aggressive goals and objectives. 
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and appropriately judge when and where resources should be used.
  • Persuasive communicator with excellent written and verbal presentation skills.
  • Ability to travel occasionally is required.