Reference : 587235

Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • United States Wayne
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 08/04/2021

Position description

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe.  We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us. 

The Saint-Gobain OmniSeal Solutions' Advanced Manufacturing group transforms plant operations within the company resulting in differentiated internal and external value.  The group identifies new or underutilized technologies and applies them to both new and existing business opportunities.  This is inclusive of, but not limited to, custom automation, robotic cells, digital transformation & manufacturing 4.0, and customized solutions to molding, machining, and additive manufacturing processes.

The Advanced Manufacturing Sr. Engineer plays a key role in deploying and completing projects worldwide.  This role is responsible for complete ownership of improvement projects including ideation, financial & strategic proposals for funding projects, partnering with third parties to execute projects, working with plants to implement projects, and final handoff to the plants inclusive of a sustainability plan for retaining the gains as envisioned.

This role requires a high working knowledge of newly available and underutilized manufacturing technologies and an ability to conceptualize the future effects of such technologies on a plant.  This role requires strategic visioning and financial discipline with the aim of ensuring that the best projects are identified and invested in.

While there will be some involvement in existing business (~20%), this role is heavily focused on enabling Saint-Gobain to be market leaders in new business (~80%).  This requires an anticipation of customer needs and thus requires high collaboration with plant and commercial team leadership. 

Essential functions include but are not limited to:


  • Ideation, financial modeling, proposal creation, investment selection, and group buy in. - 15%
  • Technological awareness and plant process learning. - 15%
  • Execution of projects. - 50%
  • Sustainability and support of projects. - 10%
  • Business continuity planning between manufacturing sites. - 10%



  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technical related field 
  • Post-Graduate (Masters or PhD) in Engineering or Technical related field is preferred
  • 4+ years' experience in developing and/or implementing advanced manufacturing technology (post-graduate work accepted)  
  • 1+ years' experience working in a manufacturing environment 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • World Class Manufacturing (WCM) or LEAN principles
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience with financial investment analysis
  • Awareness of cutting edge manufacturing technology and best-in-class practice

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world, moving us forward, making meaningful connections, and inspiring us to go beyond the impossible. Within Mobility, our teams design and engineer critical, high-performance materials and proven solutions – most in challenging conditions and core systems that play an important part of our daily lives – as we drive to work or with family, fly on an airplane to explore the world, process samples for medical research, build a better rocket to go as far as we can in outer space; and dive deep under the sea to power our world. We are driven to collaborate with our customers and communities to improve and engineer the world of tomorrow!

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.


With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.


Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.


Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Mobility, and together, we’ll achieve the impossible!    

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