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Project Engineer


Peekskill, NY, US, 10566

Remote or On-Site:  On-Site




Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is a leading producer of printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and application materials. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical has annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and over 22,000 employees supporting customers around the world.


What You'll Be Doing - We are seeking a professional like you to provide technical expertise to the Technical Organization by utilizing your 5 + years of experience in project management.  You will have accountability for providing technical leadership for the development and execution of capital projects at the Peekskill Site. 
  • You will provide support to other technical initiatives as needed for operational support and plant optimization.  You will work in close collaboration with other project managers at the site, providing technical support for project management when needed.  
  • In terms of Capital Project Management, you will lead all phases of assigned capital and/or expense projects as determined by site/business priorities and capital spending budget.  This includes development of functional requirements, scope development, procurement, construction, commissioning, startup, VIP Reviews, and EHS Step Reviews. 
  • In terms of Operational Support, you will provide engineering support to operations and maintenance as needed for process troubleshooting, reliability improvements, and problem solving.  These efforts may require formal team participation or leadership, but also may involve informal work groups. Excellent communication skills and strong team interaction are essential to the efforts. 
  • In terms of Plant Optimization, you will provide engineering support towards efforts to improve plant processes and reduce costs.  Depending on the nature of the opportunity, this may be accomplished through participation and/or leadership on teams or as an individual effort.

Qualifications - External

  • B.S. in Chemical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution.
  • Ability to lead all phases (scope development, cost estimating, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up) of capital projects.
  • Knowledge and experience in capital project management, structured and disciplined problem solving, and ability to act independently will assist you in your success.


  • Knowledge of Project Management policies/procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic AutoCAD.
  • Experience in a unionized manufacturing environment.

Bonus Points

  • If you hold a PE license, that is a plus.




It is Sun Chemical's policy that applicants for employment are recruited, selected, and hired on the basis of individual merit and ability with respect to the position being filled. Sun prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.


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