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GAF Corporate Project Engineer IV in Helena, Montana

Job Description:


At GAF, we cover more than buildings. We cover each other. No matter what role, tenure, or track, under this roof you are empowered to be there for your teammates, your customers, and especially your community. Under this roof, we don’t back down from hard work– we support one another in pursuit of something bigger. We define the future while leading the present. And under this roof, we own our opportunities. Becoming the market leader only happens when everyone feels they have the opportunity, and the support, to thrive. We are GAF. And under this roof, we protect what matters most.


We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join the Corporate Engineering team. The incumbent will report directly to the Sr. Director of Operations Capital Implementation. This role will lead various projects at our manufacturing facilities throughout the GAF organization.

Essential Duties

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyze all facets of proposed projects and provide detailed cost, schedule, and justificationestimatestosupportcapitalexpenditures.Interfacewithmaintenance and production to ascertain and identify operational maintenance problems and opportunities. Conduct engineering and project analysis and follow through with major and minor project recommendations, justification and implementation.

  • Manage all aspects of major projects including design construction, vendor management, cost tracking, operational interfaces and operations preparation, and startup.

  • Lead/participate in cross-functional corporate and plant teams investigating opportunitiestoimproveandexpandGAF’sprocessesandproducts,andbusiness opportunities

  • Coordinate between contractors, vendors, and GAF to manage, engineer, and implement projects in the smoothest and most efficient manner without causing production delays or upsets.

Technical Skills

  • Working knowledge of standard manufacturing concepts, practices, & procedures

  • Advanced ability to read and interpret specifications and drawings

  • Working proficiency using root cause analysis and Kepner-Trego or other structured methods to troubleshoot and solve problems

  • Advanced ability to translate technical data into a format/language suitable for operations and maintenance personnel

  • Experienceinprocesshazardanalysisandprocesssafetymanagement

  • Advancedknowledgeofengineeringfundamentals

  • Advancedproficiencyinmechanical,electrical,hydraulic,andpneumatics

Job / General knowledge/skills

Demonstrated leadership in terms of capital project planning, development, and execution including conceptual design, detailed design, construction and installation coordination, technical training, and turnover, start-up support, and sustained ownership.

  • Demonstrated experience in hiring/training/coaching employees and performance management

  • Knowledge of/experience with manufacturing analysis tools, such as statistical analysis/statistical process control (SPC), process capability studies, lean manufacturing, 5S, Six Sigma, Kepner-Tregoe, and/or Design of Experiments (DOE)

  • Working knowledge of OSHA and environmental regulations

  • Advanced demonstrated communications skills; written, verbal, and listening skills

  • Advanced analytical skills

  • Advancedorganizationalskillsandattentiontodetail–abletoplan,execute,and control multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Advanced problem solving skills

Under This Roof, We Require

  • A BS Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical with Mechanical preferred) coupled with a minimum of 7 years project management experience.

  • The ideal candidate will have a proven background in managing projects with budgets of $100K - $20MM.

  • Demonstratedabilitytoworkinmulti-disciplinesasprojectmanagerandsupervise others as a lead engineer.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with and provide expertise in maintenance, operations, and process.

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 50%.

Under This Roof, We Also Value

  • 5 years in a roofing/building products manufacturing organization - (preferred)

  • Thorough knowledge and experience with computers and Gsuite/MSOffice. Drafting experience with CAD, preferably Autodesk products, is preferred.

  • The preferred location for the position is remote, located within one hour of a large or major airport.

How We Protect What Matters Most

  • Weofferawiderangeofhealthinsuranceoptionsthatincludemedical,dental,and vision for you and your family.

  • Our Family-Building benefits support the many different journeys to fertility and parenthood.

  • Our robust 401K plan includes an employer match contribution with your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions.

  • Other exciting programs and perks are available to help employees achieve work-life balance, including (but not limited to) a wellness program, free financial coaching, a referral program, and product rebates when purchased for an employee’s primary residence.

  • Professional growth and development are very important to us! We offer internal training programs and courses, as well as a generous tuition reimbursement program.

  • We put diversity and inclusion into action with our Employee Resource Groups, which unite employees based on common perspectives, identities, demographic factors, or out of a desire to be an ally.

GAF complies with federal, state, and local disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact HR Services at 833-HR-XPERT.

Consideration will be given based on geography, candidate experience, and qualifications.

Annual Salary Range: 126,000-161,000

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, Standard Logistics, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

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With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world.

Our communities help give our work meaning and the products we manufacture help protect what matters most. The shingles help to shelter the families living in the homes in our towns. The TPO helps protect what is under that hospital’s roof. In addition to quality products, we make sure they are installed by quality craftsmen and women. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors.

GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. Our success is driven by a commitment to empowering our people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation and the desire to protect what matters most. ​