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Per suggestions from the membership, the Chapter website now carries job postings shared by member companies and members. These postings will be available for two to three months. To have an opportunity posted, please send the job description to This page also contains resumes of local IEs on the job-hunt. If you would like to have your resume posted, please send an email to

Job Posting 8/20/13
Position: Senior Industrial / Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Allentown, PA
Company / Job Description:
A solid firm with a brand new manufacturing facility, their products are high quality, innovative systems used in the foodservice, healthcare and supermarket industries...practically recession proof!

They invest heavily in new product development so this position is a combination of moving products from R&D into production as well as improving production operations.

Will mentor junior engineers and lead project teams. Emphasis on implementing Lean technologies.

Reports to the Eng Manager with career advancement opportunities in Engineering or Operations management.

Seeking a BS in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering with 5 + years in an industrial/manufacturing environment using lean manufacturing techniques.

Experience on cross-functional product development teams using defined measures of success. Experience leading teams. Track record of successfully handling simultaneous projects. Strong analytical, organizational/planning and computer skills a must.

Contact: Laura Schmieder of Premier Placement, Inc. by phone at 610-395-9123 or by email at More information can be found at

Job Posting 7/1/13
Job Title: Maintenance Manager
Company: Beverage Company
Location: Washington
Compensation: $90k - $110k plus bonus & healthy benefit package
Reports To: Plant Manager

Job Description: Assures equipment reliability to maximize production line productivity. Implements process enhancements to improve package and flavor changeover efficiency. Builds the capability of plant supervisors and technicians. Maintains P&L responsibility over maintenance cost centers, repair and maintenance, maintenance labor, utilities and capital improvement plans.

Requirements: 5+ years of maintenance experience required with 2-5 years of management experience. Beverage maintenance experience a plus. Experience working with hydraulic systems, pneumatics, electrical systems, PLCs, and preventative maintenance.

Contact: Joel T. Oliver, Executive Recruiter

Job Posting 7/1/13

Job Title: Plant Engineer
Company: Successful frozen bakery products, brand new, state-of-the-art plant.
Location: Atlanta, GA suburb
Compensation:  $80k - $90k (depending upon experience) plus bonus (up to 25%). Great benefits.
Job Description: This position will oversee all maintenance and engineering for this 92,000 square foot plant. Will manage a staff of two salaried supervisors and 20 technicians. There will be a lot of major capital projects over the next few years to oversee. Position reports to Plant Manager.

Requirements: BS ME/EE (or related) required. Must have manufacturing engineering and maintenance management experience. Also must have capital projects experience.

Contact: Joel T. Oliver, Executive Recruiter

Job Posting 6/18/13

Job Title:        Industrial Engineer           
Requisition Number:    13HTI006
Location:        Allen Rd, Carlisle, PA
Reports to:        Manager, Security & Logistics

Position Description Summary:
This position is responsible for assisting in development and direct implementation of methods and procedures utilizing engineering techniques and project management principles, to support service and cost management.  Also responsible to work with the customer to coordinate engineering requests, including collection and reporting of test data.

Principal Accountabilities (The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  It is not an exhaustive list of all expectations.):
• Develop productivity systems to monitor the utilization of resources. Measure current productivity and   
• Analyze current methods and procedures. Recommend operating procedures; Develop and write  
  process and procedures.
• Assist development and directly implements cost effective methods and procedures that will maximize
  productivity and efficiency
• Lead, communicate, train and hold accountable internal customers, external customers and vendors to
  support the highest level of customer service, while maintaining sound business practices and cost
• Review and recommend equipment provisions. Prepare cost justifications as required
• Plan and update facility layouts and review equipment usage and perform equipment selection, where  
• Design and prepare statistical reports for measuring processes, productivity, and efficiency
• Conform to company business standards and practices
• Conduct special projects as requested

Education, Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required for Position:
Bachelors required. Experience: 2 to 5 yrs. Type of experience given preferred consideration: CAD and layouts, conveyor and sortation design, LEAN Concepts. Work standards and implementation. Industries or sectors preferred: Manufacturing, Auto, Aero or Hi Tech. 3PL with experience.  Six sigma Green or Black Belt a huge plus!

Must be able to pass any federal/state/local government, airport, or company-required background checks, clearances, and/or drug and alcohol tests.

To Apply:
Please download the application and applicable documents from our website at:

Qualified candidates may submit their application and applicable documents to:
No resumes will be accepted without an application.
When applying, please reference the "Requisition Number" indicated on this posting.


Job Posting 4/15/13
Continuous Improvement Engineer (3770BR) at Case New Holland in New Holland, PA

Job Description: This position will provide operational analysis and support that will result in the implementation of the CNH Production System as it supports the program of World Class Manufacturing which works towards the elimination of wastes, reduction of operation costs, improvement of safety, quality, labor performance, process efficiencies while supporting the plant Key Process Indicators.

Responsibilities: Support the implementation of the World Class Manufacturing program and its systems at the NH facility focusing on Safety, Quality, Cost, Logistics, Environment, TPM, People Development, Equipment Management, and Focused Improvement.

Analyze and plan overall process efficiencies which include, material and part flow, space requirements and utilization, and workforce performance.

Through detailed problem solving, time study analysis and methods development, quantify and qualify process indicators down to an operational level understanding plan vs. actual.

Interface with contractors / skilled trades, affiliate companies, engineers, and equipment manufacturers.

Have the ability to lead and multi-task several simultaneous projects while making plans and countermeasures for timely implementation keeping all areas updated including immediate management.

Lead efforts to incorporate new concepts into existing system that coincide with the World Class Manufacturing direction that include process repeatability, consistency, cost reduction, and improved process efficiencies.

Lead and assist in identifying continuous improvement opportunities and have the ability to lead / participate in Kaizen events while utilizing a hands-on approach.

Works with and supports operations and plant staff regarding production capabilities, schedules, and understanding the customer need to optimize a proven manufacturing process.
Required Qualifications     Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering or similar degree

 - 2+ years Lean Manufacturing knowledge
 - 3+ years related work experience in a manufacturing environment
 - Proven hands-on problem solving and project management skills

Preferred Qualifications:
 - Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel
 - Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Access
 - MOST Experience
 - Intermediate Level expertise of Proplanner Assembly Planner
 - Intermediate Level expertise with AutoCAD

To Apply:
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