Reference : USA03970

Manufacturing Plant Project Engineer

  • United States ATHENS
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 01/22/2023

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 is designed to accomplish goals of the organization by the judicious application of knowledge and experience in project planning, selection, purchase, installation, operation & maintenance, modifications & modernization of equipment & systems, to improve the working environment, protect physical facilities, and increase productivity.

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. The incumbent works with supervisor to set priorities and objectives within the framework of overall department programs. Progress and results as well as unique technical innovations are required.

Position represents a fully seasoned professional with a thorough knowledge of engineering principles and theories and their application. The incumbent pursues projects, which are complex in nature and require unique and innovative solutions. They usually involve interaction with other disciplines or may require a high level of specialized expertise. The projects are often of a critical nature to the business.

  • Develops project objectives, scope, priorities, by reviewing project proposals and plans and conferring with management.
  • 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 mechanical project work through team coordination meeting and scheduling.
  • Completes engineering projects by organizing and controlling project elements.
  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements, assigning personnel to phases and elements, and reviewing bids from contractors.
  • Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications, calculating time requirements, and sequencing project elements.
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, use of resources, and resolving problems and reporting as required to management.
  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan, scheduling changes, and recommending actions.
  • Controls project costs by approving expenditures and administering contractor contracts, including up to date invoice processing, receiving, submitting, filing.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations.
  • Handles multiple projects.
  • Provides technical direction to less experienced professionals.


What do you bring?

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • 5 – 7 years engineering experience, manufacturing setting preferred.
  • CAD knowledge required.
  • Ability to project design and management for process and machines.
  • Proven ability in problem analysis and resolution.
  • Strong time management, and analytical skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • 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.

Additional Requirements

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


Who are we ?

Why work for us?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall, and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

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