Central Controls Engineer

Position Description

Job Summary

What’s the job?

Note: The candidate can be in one of the following locations:

  • Malvern, PA
  • Social Circle, GA
  • Williamsport, MD
  • Jackson, MI
  • Claremont, NC
  • McPherson, KS

 The Central Controls Engineer will provide dedicated support to all sites within the Siding Products Group throughout the implementation of Manufacturing 4.0 initiatives to accelerate integration and future advancement improvements to support business results. This position will provide technical leadership to production, engineering, and maintenance operations for 4.0-related projects. This may include the research, design, budgeting, scheduling, and management of capital projects as well as providing daily technical and troubleshooting support to the facility. This position will also provide leadership in identifying and executing scalable opportunities to standardize equipment and processes across sites. The Central Controls Engineer will work to develop the automation and controls staff within the group to further their knowledge within the field. As part of the Advanced Manufacturing team, the Central Controls Engineer will represent the voice of the automation and controls staff when developing future 4.0 strategies and projects.

Essential functions include:

  • Assessment of manufacturing processes, design scalable efforts to automate manual activities and reduce operational effort and lead implementation of automation projects.
  • Recommend and lead projects to standardize equipment and processes across multiple sites. Lead execution of developed strategy to achieve and sustain results.
  • Work with engineers and technicians to integrate automation designs onto the production floor.
  • Assist with troubleshooting efforts with the plant Mechanical Engineers, Process Engineers, and electrical maintenance department.
  • Provide a voice for manufacturing plants to assist in identifying opportunities and needs to assist in developing an effective I4.0 strategy for SPG.
  • Develop operation manuals and procedures for new systems.

Required Qualifications

What do you bring?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent        Required
  • Requires 5-10 years of applied professional experience in instrumentation & controls in a manufacturing environment.
  • 3-5 years of experience in project management is required.
  • Background in building materials / exterior cladding industry highly desired.
  • Ability to travel – approximately 25%

Company Summary

Who are we?

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. www.certainteed.com

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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Central Controls Engineer

Location: Jackson, Michigan

Posting Date: 04/01/2024

Job Code: USA08370

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