Mechanical Engineer

Bemis Company Neenah , WI 54957

Posted 2 weeks ago

If Excellence Drives You, This Is Your Destination.Job Description


To develop, direct and coordinate major projects for Bemis North America that involve both mechanical and electrical engineering components. Projects assigned to this position are of considerable variety and complexity and accomplished with minimal guidance from engineering management.


  • Acts as a safety leader and puts safety first in all responsibilities. This includes ensuring all project work is completed in accordance with safety policies.

  • Determines customer's needs by identifying problems and safety concerns. Develop and evaluate solutions thereby defining project scope.

  • Establishes Project Team, facilitates and documents Project team meetings.

  • Provides the purchasing services for project materials required. This includes reviewing potential vendors, contacts with vendors, coordinating with the Purchasing Department, issuing purchase orders, some price negotiation, and expediting delivery.

  • Manages project costs, project scheduling and supplying pertinent communication for multiple highly complex and wide-ranging engineering projects, which may vary in terms of scope and responsibilities.

  • Completes Project Closeout and Post mortem Analysis for appropriate projects.

  • Assists, as necessary, in the interview process of candidates for filling openings within the department.

  • Identifies potential areas of improvement for department and develops proposals for action plans.

  • Provides project management training and support to develop skills of less-experienced members of the Engineering department.

  • As senior member of department, offers experience and expertise to the engineering personnel, acting as consultant to assist in solving problems.

  • Actively participates on WCOM team and leads teams as requested.


  • Technical Expertise: Mentors and coaches junior engineers in designated technical area of expertise. Understands engineering function as a whole and recognizes how project outcomes could affect the organization.

  • Project Management: Participate/lead cross functional team; uses prior project management experiences to unite resources from different areas. Challenges and understands where differences lie in final project savings number.

  • Decision Making and Analysis: Ability to recognize when a chosen course of action is not yielding effective results; not afraid to try a different approach and potentially re-direct a team to develop a more successful solution.

  • Attention to Communication: Sought out as a member for cross functional teams because of excellent communication skills. Adapts communication style appropriately when managing challenges and difficult situations that may involve multiple parties.

  • Leadership: Aligns personal and team goals with the strategic direction of the business and helps communicate this message to others. Is a 'self-starter' who initiates, supports, and implements organizational /department change.


  • A bachelor degree in engineering - BSME preferred.

  • 5 - 7+ years of experience with Bemis or similar flexible packaging engineering projects

  • Trade journals, technical and management seminars.

Bemis Expectations

Bemis is committed to its core values: Ethics, Accountability, Innovation, and Respect. By becoming an employee at Bemis Company, Inc., you will work in a high performing environment where team members collaborate to get the job done, challenge the status quo to find a better way, and embrace unconventional ways of thinking. We are eager to see how you can make an impact in our high performance culture.

Bemis Company, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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