Project Engineer

Position Description

Job Summary

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 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

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. This position reports to the Engineering Manager.

  • 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 assigned projects.
  • Plan project work through team coordination meeting and scheduling.
  • Troubleshoot and make improvements of operations, efficiency and safety.
  • Consult with manufacturing engineers and maintenance personnel on projects, problems and techniques to resolve critical situations expeditiously and achieve production goals.
  • Update and maintain current documentation of mechanical specifications, drawings and safety procedures.
  • Knowledgeable in the effective use of Six Sigma and/or WCM 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 needs and requirements.
  • Responsible for conducting training of equipment and ensure that procedures are handed off to operators of the area.
  • Apply WCM tools to projects and processes to improve quality, reduce defects and thereby improving costs.
  • Participate in Incident & Near Miss Investigations to determine root cause and corrective actions.
  • Responsible for supporting and maintaining 5S systems.



Required Qualifications

What do you bring?

  • BS in Engineering, PE is a plus.
  • 2 – 10 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.
  • 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 is a plus.

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

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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Project Engineer

Location: Portland, Oregon

Posting Date: 06/22/2022

Job Code: USA02411

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