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Project Engineer

Req ID:  2377
Division: Operations
Location: TAMPA, FL US
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  2+ to 5 Years
Education: Bachelors Degree 
Category: Engineering
Position Summary:

GAF, founded in 1886, is a $3 billion company with 3,200 employees and is a leader in the building materials industry. As America's largest roofing manufacturer, GAF has built a strong and solid product and customer franchise driven by continuous product innovation and through finding ways to better serve and connect with its customers.  The company also has other offerings in high quality products including decking, railings, ductwork, and specialty fabrics. GAF has sustained a strong financial and operating performance over the past several years, driven from its leading capabilities, strong culture, and a business that is only partly dependent on economic cycles in the construction industry.

Labeled the best in quality and most-recommended by our customers, GAF believes that employees remain our greatest strength and best competitive advantage. Build your future as we build the American dream one roof at a time.


We are looking for a Project Engineer who will be responsible for maintaining excellence in developing, executing and controlling assigned projects to achieve plant goals. Through expert application of engineering techniques and principles, the incumbent will conduct analyses and investigations pertaining to construction of new facilities and enhancements for existing facilities to optimize productive capability of the plant.  We encourage the Project Engineer to make sound recommendations, considering such factors as cost, maintainability, facility of production and availability of materials and equipment with emphasis on safety and optimum performance.  The ideal candidate is self-motivated, highly adaptive and capable of managing multiple engineering assignments!


Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


·          Proactively identify engineering problems or opportunities and apply technical expertise to develop and present feasible solutions. 

·          Take ownership for an engineering/efficiency project from conception to completion with little supervision, applying all areas of engineering expertise to obtain a workable solution.

·          Partner with the maintenance and production teams to identify operational or maintenance problems.  Once the problem is recognized, conduct the engineering analysis and follow through with major and minor project recommendations.

·          Coordinate with contractors and Company representatives to seamlessly complete engineering projects as efficiently as possible without causing production delays.

·          Develop detailed justifications for capital expenditures and communicate them both verbally and in writing at multiple levels within the organization. 



A BS in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, or Chemical) coupled with at least 3 years of demonstrated related experience in a manufacturing environment.  Demonstrated knowledge of engineering fundamentals and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and AutoCAD.  

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including 401(k), medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, tuition reimbursement, and a vacation package. At GAF, we believe our employees are our greatest resource.

GAF is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V.

No search firms please.


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