Manufacturing Engineer II

Position Description

Job Summary

The Saint-Gobain Orange, CT Plant is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer II


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. 

While championing American Seal & Engineering Co. products, a business of Saint-Gobain, the Manufacturing Engineer II will be responsible for overseeing the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of manufacturing equipment, processes and tooling for new and existing products. Primary responsibility will be to provide close engineering support to the manufacturing floor.  This support will include utilizing sound technical knowledge of materials, processes, techniques and products to improve on product performance and to reduce costs, to maximize production, and support new knowledge.  The incumbent manages and documents projects effectively under minimal supervision by a technical leader, demonstrates an open and collaborative approach in all areas of responsibility, and seeks out others to enhance and streamline development and decision making.  This position requires the ability to work independently on moderately complex assignments.

  • Work with the site team and operators to establish stable and repeatable manufacturing processes. Solve real time problems in processing with equipment and tooling. Implement workable solutions in both the short and long term so that failure modes are effectively understood and eliminated. Support the development of all internal drawings and process control documentation for all new processes including work instructions, inspection plans, and engineering prints.
  • Project Management – Project objectives are well defined by manager, and involve the extension of present technology, involving improvement of products, processes and new knowledge with some level of complexity.  However, incumbent is intimately involved in formulation and recommendation of project objectives and stakeholder management.  Projects are typically small to medium independent projects assigned by manager.
  • Use Solidworks software as required to design/modify and detail machining fixtures, tooling, and stampings tools. Select the correct geometry, material and finishes based on internal guidelines and safety reviews. Ensure that the design meets customer print and specification requirements as required, and that the designs are optimized for safety, manufacturability, assembly, and production use. Provide support to production and the tool room with tool/fixture designs, modifications, or assembly. Communicate the intent of the design or assembly to ease installation and use.
  • Regulatory documentation for validation, CAPA, and procedures.  Oral and written communication is expected to be concise and scientifically relevant and accurate.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Manufacturing related, Required
  • Master’s Degree, Preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience working in an Engineering capacity in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated technical judgment/accomplishments, project leadership and team collaboration.
  • Proven track record of project development and management.
  • Strong Solid Works/AutoCAD skills for designing tools and fixtures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with codes and legal regulations.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Lean Manufacturing concepts.  Lean-Sigma Green Belt, Preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering principles, theories, and applications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Good interpersonal skills. Must be able to explain potentially complicated material and data analysis results in a simple, logical manner to ensure understanding on all levels.
  • Analytical, logical, and data driven with demonstrated troubleshooting skills as it relates to production equipment

Company Summary

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!    

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.


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Manufacturing Engineer II

Location: Orange, Connecticut

Posting Date: 11/22/2021

Job Code: USA00096

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