FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 1, 2012
Contact: Krysta Larson, Communications Manager, 612.624.4697 or firstname.lastname@example.org
MnTAP is Seeking Applications for an Engineer Position
The Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) is seeking applicants for an engineer position. At this time, we are looking for an engineer with a background in environmental and energy issues as well as manufacturing processes. Knowledge of or experience in Lean manufacturing processes would be a plus. Required qualifications include a B.A. or B.S. in engineering, problem-solving skills, communication skills, and 1-5 years or more of experience. Additionally, there is in-state travel required with this position as MnTAP assists companies throughout Minnesota. This position qualifies for University of Minnesota benefits and is located at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus.
Important responsibilities of this position include:
• Developing an expertise in manufacturing sectors in order to serve as a resource for Minnesota companies.
• Providing technical assistance to help companies reduce waste, use materials more efficiently, and conserve energy.
• Identifying opportunities through process analysis and providing justifications for proposals to meet the needs of business.
• Delivering pollution prevention and energy efficiency information to businesses in Minnesota.
• Continuing on-going relationships with clients by conducting follow-up to interactions and tracking project implementation.
View the full job description and apply online through the University of Minnesota employment system.
MnTAP is a business assistance program in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota that helps Minnesota businesses implement industry-tailored solutions that maximize resource efficiency, increase energy efficiency, prevent pollution, and reduce costs, to improve public health and the environment.
MnTAP offers a number of services including site visits, student interns, materials exchange, facilitated teams, workshops, and industry specific resources to provide technical assistance to businesses under the Minnesota Toxic Pollution Prevention Act and the Waste Management Act. MnTAP receives funding through the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and special project grants.
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