Project Engineer

About this job

  • Full-time employee
  • Rush City, Minnesota

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Job description

The Project Engineer is responsible for all aspects of the Engineering project activities related to developing new projects for customers as well as maintaining existing products. This includes interactions with customers, external vendors, and internal resources such as Sales, Purchasing, and Tooling; from quoting through part approvals for new, revised or transferred injection molding and assembly projects. In this position activities include recommendations for: tooling vendors, resin selection, main processing equipment, and accessory and automation equipment. You will also coordinate the development of proper documentation for quality requirements such as first article inspections, PFMEAs, capability studies, and PPAP submission, and development of molding and assembly parameters with the proper internal resources. Expectations for this position also include cost reductions and continuous improvement projects. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or five years of related experience and/or training, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in injection molding tool design, processing and project management required
  • Knowledge of molding processes and related support processes and secondary operations of plastics is preferred (molding, welding, machining, joining, and assembly methods)
  • Ability to read blueprints and knowledge or experience with 3D CAD software is desired
  • Knowledge of ERP and Project Management systems is preferred (IQMS is ideal)
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and Project)

Salary range: $70,000 to $100,000/year DOQ

Pre-employment drug screening and/or testing and background checks are required.


About Plastech Corporation

Plastech Corporation is a diversified custom manufacturer of high quality, injection molded components and fully assembled products. Throughout its fifty-year existence, Plastech has had a single owner. That continuity, coupled with financial stability, has enabled Plastech to steadily expand our injection molding capabilities and plastics processing technologies. Plastech has become a complete supplier of injection molded, assembled and packaged products for drop shipment to customers throughout North America by focusing on a single objective -- Perfect Parts, On Time, Every Time

Plastech Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

  • Plastech Corporation
    920 South Frandsen Avenue
    P.O. Box 7
    Rush City, MN 55069
  • 651.407.5700 (Phone)
  • 651.407.5495 (Fax)


  • High-deductible health plan with 100% preventive services (in network)
  • 100% coverage for preventive prescription medications
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life, accident, and disability insurance options
  • Dental and vision plan options
  • 401(k) and profit sharing
  • Employee assistance program
  • Additional benefits may apply to specific companies

*Available to qualified full-time employees

Frandsen Corporation and related entities are a family of businesses owned and operated by Dennis and Greg Frandsen and headquartered in North Branch, Minnesota. The manufacturing sector has operations in Minnesota, Iowa, and Kentucky. The banking sector has facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin.