|Job Description :
As much as we'd like to know about you, there's probably a lot you want to know about us.
We don't mind telling you that Guardian is one of the world's largest manufacturers of float glass and fabricated glass products. You should also know that we manufacture and supply the automotive industry with a variety of exterior products. We've also become a significant player in the building materials distribution business and are a major manufacturer of fiberglass insulation. And somewhere along the line, we became the world's largest producer of mirrors.
Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, the privately held Guardian group of companies employs 18,000 people worldwide (that's more than 25 countries on five continents) and we value them above all else.
In fact, we are very proud of our management structure. It is specifically designed to avoid bureaucratic nonsense and allows the individual to flourish. It is an environment that thrives on the initiative of its people. And it works. Just ask any of our thousands of happy customers.
We are currently looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join the Flat Glass Central Engineering team in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Our Engineering team builds new production facilities, installs new manufacturing processes, and rebuilds existing facilities to support our glass related markets around the world. We hire top-notch people and are committed to their development. As a key member of our engineering team, the Project Engineer will be responsible for the mechanical utilities of a Greenfield factory in an international location yet to be determined. The ideal candidate will have a broad mix of skills and experience. In addition to a strong work ethic and integrity, the successful candidate should have some experience with and/or knowledge of, and must be prepared to excel in the following areas of responsibility:
Preparation of specifications and drawings.
Equipment and contractor selections.
Supervision of equipment and contractor installations and schedules.
Candidates should be eager to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented, non-bureaucratic environment.
Job Requirements :
The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering is a must.
Must be adventurous, responsible, competitive, independent and hard working.
Must have the ability to work on complex projects; be able to analyze problems quickly, and develop corrective actions.
Able to work effectively and communicate across multiple levels.
Must be detail-oriented, with excellent written and oral communication skills
Must be able to work independently, with little supervision
Strong computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, MS Project, AutoCAD
NOTE: This position will require relocation overseas for a 1 – 2 year assignment, when not overseas you must be willing to travel 30% of the time. The position is based in our Auburn Hills, Michigan facility.
To thrive at Guardian you will possess a sense of urgency to resolve issues while maintaining attention to detail to assure high quality work, adaptability to changing environments and a drive to exceed expectations. The following traits help determine your success at Guardian:
Team player and motivator of others
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
High energy self-starter able to work independently with minimal direction
Flexible and adaptable to evolving objectives
Perseverance coupled with a will-not-fail attitude
Willingness to learn and grow
Guardian Industries Corp. offers competitive compensation and benefits packages as well as opportunities for long-term career growth.
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