Mechanical Engineer ll

Company Name Toray Plastics America, Inc.
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted March 16, 2021
Job Type Full-time


Toray Plastics (America), Inc., is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Toray Group, which manufactures synthetic fibers, carbon fibers, plastics, and chemicals and employs more than 45,000 people in 26 countries. Annual sales exceed US$21 billion.

TPA’s films businesses in Rhode Island and foams division in Virginia are global leaders and provide innovative products that are used worldwide for consumer and industrial applications. TPA is committed to environmental, social, and corporate governance. Learn more by visiting

Primary Function:  This position’s main responsibility is to utilize their mechanical engineering education, experience and abilities to ensure superior quality and efficient production of our products.

Essential Duties: 

Responsible for installation of new equipment, modification of existing equipment, and identifying and implementing equipment-related production improvements.
Develop projects from concept to completion including initial design, project proposal, budget, schedule, fabrication and installation/commissioning.
Submit budget estimates and maintain control of budgets relevant to assigned projects.
Assist the Maintenance Department when required.
Maintain a high standard of safety.
Work with outside resources (contractors) to ensure safe and efficient project execution.
Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (required) with 2-7 years' experience in Mechanical Engineering.

Skills & Qualifications: 

Strong PC skills to include 3D Solid Modeling (Autodesk Inventor experience preferred), Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).  Strong communications skills – oral, written, presentation and networking.  Time management and organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  Ability to manage budgets with a focus on quality and cost-consciousness.  Capable of working in a team environment and have a keen eye on safety. Ability to lift 50lbs and function in a hands-on environment.  Experience with building systems, pumps, piping, mechanical drive systems and industrial equipment a plus.

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination based on any protected status, workplace harassment/bullying and retaliation for filing a complaint or providing information related to a complaint. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and medical-related conditions), age (40 and over), national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local laws.

It is the policy of Toray Plastics (America) Inc. to maintain a work environment that is safe for all persons, including the community, and conducive to attaining high work standards. To achieve these objectives, we are committed to maintaining a drug, tobacco and alcohol-free workplace and perform pre-employment testing.