Charlotte, NC

Are you interested in a role, reporting to the Plant Manager- North America? Do you want to be part of the production team who is responsible for managing in-house projects, installation and safety? Are you the Project Engineer who is motivated by co-operating with all departments in our company and interaction with external parties like customers and authorities? IGM Resins is looking for a new team member that fits these criteria!

Project Engineer | North America  

IGM Resins ( is recognized as the leader in UV Technology. Headquartered in Waalwijk, the Netherlands, IGM is the world’s leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals focused on the UV Inks, coatings and adhesives market. Manufacturing and product development activities are located in the US, Europe and Asia with sales and distribution locations strategically positioned globally to best serve regional markets. IGM Resins has grown through organic and acquisitions over the last years and currently employs around 800 team members. 

-Design new or modified chemical related equipment and processes. Provides detailed engineering analysis and calculations to evaluate new equipment and processes.
-Write detailed CAPEX document to request funds for capital projects. Provides financial justification for capital equipment and cost-benefit analysis.
-Coordinates with vendors to design and cost structure, equipment, and instrumentation.
-Manage outside contractors and in-house maintenance teams as needed to complete project work.  
-Supervise construction and installation projects, including plant equipment, instrumentation, and structural as needed.
-Provide documentation for the IGM MOC database and lead completion of the MOC, PSSR, and PHAs, where applicable.
-Participate in PHAs and PSSRs where applicable.
-Troubleshoot new and existing equipment and processes.
-Provide documentation and assist Operations with training and work instructions for new or modified manufacturing processes. Writes and updates work procedures as needed.
-Works directly with Operations to develop and improve plant processes.
-Identify opportunities and changes that will improve products, processes or reduce costs and provide feedback to supervisors and management.  
-Collaborates with Production, Maintenance, and R&D 
-Follows all plant safety rules. Adheres to applicable EPA regulations for proper labeling and disposal of chemical compounds and waste.

-Bachelor of Science in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or combination of education, technical certifications, training and /or work experience. 
-Minimum of 10 years of experience in project engineering and small (<$1,000,000) capital projects in a chemical manufacturing environment.
-Word processing, spreadsheet software, AutoCad.

-Strong communication and organizational skills    
-Ability to perform higher level math skills involving various detailed engineering and statistical calculations
-Experience in major and minor process equipment design, selection, commissioning, and start-up (heat exchangers, pumps, reactors, relief devices)
-Experience in designing and executing projects 
-Must be self-motivated and goal-oriented with proven success working independently and in an multi-functional team environment.
-Able to manage multiple projects 
-Experience in batch chemical manufacturing

IGM is passionate about our mission and excited to grow our talent pool with people who feel the same way. If this is you, we encourage you to get in touch with us! We offer a dynamic and diverse working culture and we are flexible towards working hours and location to support your work-life balance. Please send your resume to: or apply through IGM’s website:

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