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GAF Corporate Engineer IV in Wichita, Kansas

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 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 electrical & controls S.M.E. related to the Allen Bradley products, and be able to program similar to the level of a controls engineer. That way during project commissioning we have like minded talents available to troubleshoot issues in the design team, and in the commercial controls engineering team. This will provide improved programming & operational support for project commissioning windows. The experience required for this position is described in greater detail below.

Essential Duties

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Beabletoidentifycontrolsopportunitieswithintheplantstoacceleratecontinuous improvement from a controls point of view.

  • Strivetoidentify,design,andexecutecontrolsprojectsthatwillcontinuetominimizecostly plant downtime, and/or improve safety.

  • Provide hands on controls system support related to auxiliary power systems, digital devices, and production drive systems.

  • Must be proficient in various communication protocols, such as ethernet IP, profibus, and modbus and also be able to troubleshoot, and set up these devices.

  • Troubleshoot complex controls systems using tools such as oscilloscope, trending software (setup historian trends/IBA high speed analyzer) and studio 5000 trends.

  • Interface with Commercial Controls Engineering to ensure controls vision matches the desired output identified by internal customers.

  • Conduct engineering and project analysis to ensure drawing package, logic development and equipment assembly supports the desired output of internal customers.

  • Followthroughwithmajorandminorprojectrecommendations,justificationand implementation.

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

  • 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.

  • Lead/participate in cross-functional corporate and plant D.A. (decision analysis) opportunities to improve and expand GAF’s processes and products, and business opportunities

  • Workwithinacrossfunctionalteamtoensureprojectsaresupportedfromcradletograve including start-up and commissioning. Focused on a detailed hand off to our production customers.

Physical Demands

  • Abilitytoreadandconcentrateviacomputerdataentrytypingandproofreading

  • Mustbeabletoclimbladdersand/orstairsandwalkonopengratingonelevatedsurfaces

  • Requiredtoreachwithhandsandarmsandstoop,kneel,orcrouch

  • Frequentsitting,walking,andstanding,andoccasionalclimbing,stooping,kneeling,crouching, crawling, and balancing

  • Frequentuseofeye,hand,andfingercoordinationenablingtheuseofproductionandoffice machinery

  • Specificvisionabilitiesrequiredbythisjobincludeclosevision,peripheralvision,depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

  • Occasionallyliftand/ormoveupto25pounds

Under This Roof, We Require

  • A Bachelor of Science

  • 7+yearsexperienceinanengineeringdisciplineinamanufacturingenvironment

  • Ability to travel 50%.

Under This Roof, We Also Value

  • Bachelor of Science in engineering discipline

  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering techniques, advanced proficiency in Google Suite, RS Logix and Rockwell Automation training.

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. ​