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Saint-Gobain Senior Project Engineer in Jackson, Michigan

At Saint-Gobain we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with 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. www.certainteed.com

CertainTeed, a leader in the construction products industry, is looking for a Senior Project Engineer to join our team at our Jackson, Michigan facility. The Senior Project Engineer plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates technical activities on assigned projects and engineering work. This individual is a liaison between the engineering and manufacturing departments/personnel. The Senior Project Engineer will influence effective communication and ensure coordination on assigned projects between all involved departments/participants, especially regarding change of processes and procedures. In order to be effective, this person must be vigilant in monitoring for compliance and ensuring projects follow accepted engineering practices and standards. The Senior Project Engineer reports to the plant Technical Leader.


  • Plan, conduct and coordinate technical and management aspects of projects.

  • Create, maintain, and communicate project schedules to meet company goals.

  • Organize and plan work tasks to ensure successful completion of engineering projects.

  • Resolve customer/engineering and management project issues to minimize delays or unexpected cost increases.

  • Develop and implement sustainable solutions for quality improvements, cost reductions and process improvements.

  • Regulate safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Commission project and documentation of SOPs and JSAs for all tasks.

  • Track and deliver project savings.

  • Coordinate improvements in developing and continually improving project development processes in a Lean work environment.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering. Equivalent combination of relevant education, training and experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • 1-4 years of manufacturing experience with demonstrated ability to produce innovative and successful processes to meet project schedules and cost targets.

  • Must be willing to learn and understand functions of Allen-Bradley Studio 5000 programming software.

  • Must be able to design future hardware systems converting to Allen-Bradley, from existing Modicon/Modbus systems.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to design, manage, and implement projects.

  • Strong attention to detail, ability to follow directions and meet deadlines.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant legal regulations.

  • This role is based in Jackson, Michigan.

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.