O-I Quality Development Program -Project Engineer (JAN 2020 start date) in Perrysburg, Ohio

Quality Development Program -Project Engineer (JAN 2020 start date)

  • Job ID #:5982

  • Functional Area:Engineering

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Location:NA Regional HQ - Perrysburg, OH

  • Department:Quality

  • Education Required:Associates Degree

  • Experience Required:Not Indicated

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Position Description:

About O-I:

Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne? A cold beer after a hard day’s work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench your thirst? Well, it was probably made by us. We are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.

O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. With nearly 27,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning almost 80 plants in 23 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.

From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers’ expectations and fuel consumers’ desire for glass.

Your Role

As an engineering graduate at O-I, you will have the opportunity to learn from the best in the glass business. Our 18 month Quality training program, based in Perrysburg, Ohio, will prepare you for a successful and enduring career within our in quality and manufacturing areas. You will be offered challenging and diverse opportunities while being supported through a structured learning and development program, with access to a variety of on the job learning activities, networking and social activities.

Upon completion of this training program, you will be required to relocate and officially start you career journey at one of O-I’s manufacturing facilities located throughout the United States.

What you can expect as a Project Engineer during training:

  • Perform a variety of tests, analyses, and studies related to the improvement of glass container quality.

  • Apply your problem solving skills and knowledge of various statistical tools and methods to design studies, and conduct quality and complaint analyses.

  • Participate in the evaluation and testing of new container designs.

  • Work with O-I manufacturing plants and customers to investigate glass container quality and/or manufacturing issues.

  • Conduct measurements and write reports to summarize and communicate quality analyses.

  • Learn various facets of the plant process including: batch and furnace operations, forming machines, equipment, inspection, packaging, and quality assurance systems.

What career opportunities are available?

The Quality Development Program leads to challenging and rewarding opportunities within O-I. Here is the path forward: Next step opportunities include Assistant Quality Manager, Combustion Engineer, Quality Manager, Batch & Furnace Manager, Production Manager, Plant Engineer and a variety of other Plant, North American and Global opportunities.

At O-I, successful careers reflect an employee’s ambitions as well as business needs. We value employee development and have several processes designed to assess you and help you increase your skill level.

Position Requirements:

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Associates degree in a relevant Engineering, Operations, or Manufacturing Technology discipline. Desired degrees include: Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Industrial, Chemical, Manufacturing, Ceramic and Glass Engineering, Maintenance and Industrial Technology, and Operations Management

  • Commitment and flexibility to relocation (financial assistance provided).

  • Strong interpersonal skills. (A desire to lead a team of people).

  • Ability to do substantial travel (50%) throughout North America.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and assignments to meet objectives.

  • A record of achievement. We want to see what you’ve accomplished at school, work or extra-curricular activities.

What we Offer:

  • Competitive base salary

  • Opportunity for future growth and advancement

  • Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Relocation assistance (depending on job assignment)

  • Relaxed and contemporary dress code

  • Education Assistance program

  • Adoption Assistance program

  • and much more…

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.