Reference : USA03337

Project Reliability Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • United States FREMONT
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 12/01/2022

Position description

Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.


What’s the job?

This position will help bolster plant operations relative to engineering needs. The incumbent will receive instructions on task specifications and design constraints, as well as technical direction during assignments. They will be responsible for planning the details, sequence, and priority of tasks to meet established time targets of which progress and results will be periodically reviewed. Long term, mid-term and daily planning are a key aspect of the position responsibilities. Projects are typically significant assignments of broader programs involving existing products or processes. Projects may involve annual objectives and a team effort. This person may provide technical direction to non-exempt personnel or line supervisors and operators but does not have regular supervisory responsibility. The position requires technical skills and knowledge of the process as well as strong capabilities in areas of planning, scheduling, organizing, follow up and cost control.

  • Troubleshoot and make improvements of operations, efficiency and safety.
  • Analyze data to identify and prioritize opportunities for improvement.
  • Develop new or modify existing equipment, machines or processes to improve product quality, service reliability, reduce costs or increase capacity.
  • Perform calculations and cost estimates of mechanical systems.
  • Plan project work through team coordination meeting and scheduling.
  • Consult with manufacturing operations, engineers and maintenance personnel on projects, problems and techniques to resolve critical situations expeditiously and achieve production goals.
  • Update and maintain current documentation of specifications, drawings and safety procedures.
  • Knowledgeable in the effective use of Six Sigma principles, tools and methods.
  • Define the problems of requesting department, and translate them into engineering solutions through innovation and advanced engineering approaches to respond in and efficient and timely manner to production meds and requirements.
  • Apply WCM tools to projects and processes to improve quality, reduce defects and thereby improving costs.
  • Report all EH&S incidents – Injuries/Recordables, Near Misses, First Aid, Environmental and Property/Equipment Damage.
  • Ensure adherence to Waste Management and Recycling responsibilities.
  • Participate in Incident & Near Miss Investigations to determine root cause and corrective actions.


What do you bring?

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering
  • 2+ years of engineering experience in a manufacturing setting preferred.
  • Experience with identifying root cause and failure analysis.
  • Ability to develop and implement improvement projects towards improve process and or equipment.
  • Proven ability in problem analysis and resolution.
  • Must have good "interpersonal skills" to work effectively with personnel throughout all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Advanced computer skills with emphasis in Microsoft Office Programs.
  • Six Sigma experience and working knowledge is a plus. Experience with 2D AutoCAD.

Come be a part of our bigger purpose to change the world!

Who are we ?

What are our perks?

We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options includes, but is not limited to:

  • Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental
  • Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career
  • Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace
  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle

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