Plant Engineer

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

GAF Gettysburg, PA

Gettysburg, PA
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For more than 90 years, Specialty Granules LLC has been a leading producer of semi-ceramic coated, colored mineral granules for the North American residential and commercial roofing industry. Our longevity is a testament to our dependability as a supplier and the durability of our products. We take pride in the long-term relationships we have cultivated with the roofing industry's manufacturers. A privately held company, we have the ability and resources to provide exceptional customer service through our high standards of product quality, innovation, and responsiveness to the needs of our customers.

Specialty Granules LLC is seeking a Plant Engineer for their Blue Ridge Summit, PA Plant. Reporting to the Site Manager, the Plant Engineer will lead new plant projects and coordinate technology transfer activities between Corporate and Site. Develop Process & instrumentation drawings which should show the detailed process flows including all equipment, piping components, block valves and details of the installed instrument control equipment. Manage Capital project portfolio to ensure that all allocated monies are spent in the most effective way possible, returning the highest value according to the RPN's used. Provide engineering assistance, when necessary, to maintenance and operations personnel. Drive the 5-year plan for the site with regard to manufacturing capabilities, site infrastructure, asset life cycle, and bottleneck analysis. Plant Engineer will be responsible for:


Developing and coordinating cost estimates for AFE development, using criteria to judge or rank projects based on selected criteria, such as return on investment.


Managing construction activities to ensure work is completed according to contractual stipulations as well as EH&S regulations.


Ensure that new installations are validated against the appropriate contractual stipulations, which includes but not limited to calibration and design stipulations.


Work closely with Operations and Maintenance Managers to ensure they are properly represented at the design stage, with the scope of work and plant needs appropriately reflected.

W ork is performed in enclosed facilities and outdoor areas where extremes of heat, cold, dust, noise, wet conditions and rough terrain exist. The position will require occasional lifting and/or move up to 50 pounds and must be able to climb to heights of 200 feet.

To qualify for this position, candidates must have 5+ years of experience in a heavy manufacturing setting or mining environment. BS in Engineering is required.

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

Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S., without current or future requirement for sponsorship of an employment-based visa status. SGI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity.