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Engineer I - Process - Pella, Iowa - May 2022

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21004261 Requisition #
Process Engineer
 
The ideal candidate would reside in the local area.  Relocation benefits are not available.
 
Be part of a winning team that emphasizes professional growth and development.  A window of opportunity is open for individuals seeking meaningful careers with a strong, people-focused company headquartered in the nation's heartland:  Pella, Iowa!
 
 Pella Corporation is looking for a talented {job title} in {location}.
 
 At Pella, we're all about building great windows and doors, strong customer relationships, and the rewarding career you've always wanted.
 
 Pella Corporation is proud to be a privately held, professionally managed company.
 
 Our team members are able to grow from cross-functional experiences, an abundance of development opportunities apply themselves in individual contributor roles or lead areas of the organization. We know you will find the right opportunity with Pella!
 
SUMMARY PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Responsibilities across all phases of assigned engineering projects to ensure the objectives of quality, time, and cost are met.  Prepares project schedules and reviews cost estimates, compiles required cost and equipment information, and writes appropriation requests.  Responsible for effective communication of engineering information among team members.  Follows the structure of the Pella Project Management, Safety, Continuous Improvement and Quality Systems throughout project execution.  Investigates problems and requirements of projects and develops plans for solutions in line with economic, personnel, and environmental considerations.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
SCOPE:
Projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor.  Entry level position working within a team environment.
 
SUPERVISING OTHERS:
Primarily an individual contributor role; may supervise non-exempt and hourly employees
 
APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE:
Performs work which requires direct application of engineering skills to conventional types of tasks, some having complex features.  Begins to develop competency in multiple engineering technologies.  Gains exposure to Pella's application of engineering technologies within the fenestration industry.  Learns how to apply engineering tools to deliver business results.
 
JUDGMENT:
Evaluates, selects and applies standard engineering and scientific techniques, processes, and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications.  Assignments have clear, specific objectives and require investigation of a limited number of variables.
 
Responsibilities: Transfer, modify, procure, install, and start up manufacturing processes at suppliers and Pella. The scope of this position spans manufacturing, engineering, product development, material and equipment vendors.  Collaboration skills are necessary when prioritizing, planning and implementing projects.  The ability to effectively present information, defend a position and address concerns is key to driving execution.  The position is expected to understand and apply safe practices in line with Pella’s safety policies.
Supervisory responsibilities: None.    
Work hours: Normal + irregular hours/shifts required
Travel expectations: 5% to 40% varies dependent upon role & project assignments: divisional, corporate
Computer skills: Microsoft Office applications and AutoCAD required.  Microsoft Project preferred.
Technical / functional skills:  Developing skills within multiple disciplines or technologies.
Safety:  Periodically exposed to machinery where safe operating procedures must be followed, occasional lifting of materials up to 30 lbs. is required, work environment is noisy.
Certificates, licenses, and registrations:  Pella CI / 2P Leader Certification
EXPERIENCE:
Entry level; 1-3 years combined engineering experience.  Previous Co-op experience preferred.
 
EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT:
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Math, or relevant Science or combination of education and experience.  Responsible for ongoing development of technical and leadership competencies.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Pella Corporation is committed to workforce diversity. Pella is a Tobacco-Free Work Environment.  Post-offer background check and drug screen required.  Pella participates in E- Verify.  Pella will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
 
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
Pella Corporation provides a working environment free of discrimination and harassment.  Pella Corporation treats all persons equally, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability, as each is protected under federal law. A number of states in which Pella operates have laws protecting classifications of Team Members not necessarily protected under federal law. Therefore, Pella also treats all persons equally, regardless of political affiliation and belief, pregnancy, national origin, age, creed, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, mental disorder, veteran status, ancestry or handicap as each category is protected under a municipal ordinance or state law.
 

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