Mechanical Engineer (Plastics Manufacturing) in Portland, OR at GPAC

Date Posted: 9/9/2020

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Job Description

A reputable, multi-discipline Manufacturer is looking for a senior mechanical engineer, with a passion to deliver excellence! This company works hard to ensure that their projects are planned, designed & managed to meet not only high expectations, but to exceed their clients' goals. As their team continues to grow, they are seeking a highly motivated engineer to join their management team.

Requirements and Skills:

  • Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
  • Direct, review, and approve product design and changes.
  • Manage a process of continuous improvement/lean initiatives to reduce cost, quality and delivery in manufacturing, thereby improving customer satisfaction while reducing the total cost and investment of operations.
  • Direct and support the engineering team in the development and/or improvement of product quality and reduction manufacturing cost.
  • Maintain, develop, and interface with customers relative to engineering needs.
  • Recruit employees; assign, direct, and evaluate their work; and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence.
  • Develop and maintain necessary reports, records and files.
  • Required to work in a team atmosphere.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • BS in an engineering discipline, or relevant experience
  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience in plastics manufacturing


  • Ability to use Inventor, AutoCAD, Solidworks, and Solidworks Simulator
  • Past success building and leading high-performance teams
  • Experience working with cross functional teams
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Please submit a resume for consideration. Only those qualified applicants with a provided resume will be contacted.

If you would like to learn more about manufacturing opportunities, contact Nick Perry with gpac at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 30 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.