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GAF Corporate Project Engineer IV in Parsippany, New Jersey

Job Description:


At GAF, we cover more than just buildings. We cover each other. Under this roof, you will have the tools and resources you need to grow and develop in your career. You will experience our incredible culture and will be empowered to support your teammates, your customers, and especially your community. Under this roof, we define the future while leading the present through our deep well of experience and our responsibility to the future to drive improvements and innovation in our products. We are GAF. And under this roof, we protect what matters most.


The Corporate Project Engineer IV will report directly to the Senior Director Implementation

  • Operations Capital (Commercial) and execute various projects at our Commercial manufacturing facilities throughout the organization. The Corporate Project Engineer IV is responsible for working collaboratively in a cross functional design team to execute boots on the ground projects in an efficient and effective manner through expert application of engineering design techniques and principles. The Project Engineer IV will work closely with the plants to schedule, plan, help support forecasting resources and manage all the technical activities to ensure project accuracy and quality from cradle to the grave for CAPEX. project work. In the design team the Project Engineer IV will function as an equipment S.M.E. related to the Commercial production lines.

Essential Duties

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyze all facets of proposed projects and provide detailed cost, schedule, and justification estimates to support capital expenditures. Interface with maintenance and production to ascertain and identify operational maintenance problems and opportunities. Conduct engineering and project analysis and reviews through the usage of 3-D modeling tools (Auto-CAD inventor, Solidworks, Navisworks etc.) Be an advocate for the operations teams by understanding the plant needs, and follow through with major and minor project recommendations, justification and implementation.

  • Drive cradle to the grave project philosophy. Lead and manage all aspects of major projects including leading external design, boots on the ground construction execution, vendor management, cost tracking, operational interfaces and operations preparation, and startup. Coordinate between contractors, vendors, and GAF to manage engineering decision analysis and implement projects in the smoothest and most efficient manner without causing production delays or upsets.

  • Lead/participate in cross-functional corporate and plant teams investigating opportunities to improve and expand GAF’s processes and products, and business opportunities. This can be done by best practice recommendations, and trials.

Physical Demands

  • Abilitytoreadandconcentrateviacomputerdataentrytypingandproofreading

  • Must be able to climb ladders and/or stairs and walk on open grating on elevated surfaces

  • Required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch

  • Frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and balancing

  • Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of production and office machinery

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

Under This Roof, We Require

  • A Bachelor of Science Engineering

  • 7+ years experience in an engineering discipline in a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to travel 50%.

Under This Roof, We Also Value

  • A Bachelor’s of Science in an Engineering discipline: Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, or Industrial Distribution with Mechanical strongly preferred

  • 10+ years project management with 7+ years in a roofing products manufacturing organization - (preferred)

  • The ideal candidate will have a proven background in managing projects with budgets of $30M-50M

  • Demonstrated ability to work in multi-disciplines as project manager and supervise others as a lead engineer.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with and provide expertise in maintenance, operations, and process, with an emphasis on logistics and warehousing design and workflow optimizations (preferred)

  • Previous experience in construction and/or general facilities management particularly in large scale warehousing operations (preferred)

  • Thorough knowledge and experience with computers and G Suite/MSOffice. DraftingexperiencewithCAD,preferably3-Dinventor,solidworksorNavisworks.

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. ​