Mechanical Engineer

Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, employs around 17,000 people and operates facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian?s diverse group of companies are involved in the manufacture of high-performance float, coated and fabricated glass products; the manufacture of high-quality chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive and commercial truck industries; and the distribution of specialty building products. Guardian?s vision is to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Visit guardian.com.


The position will be responsible for the following:

  • Determine design requirements, prepare specifications and drawings, procure necessary materials and services, and coordinate installation and maintenance systems for major capital projects and plant improvements.

  • Prepare cost estimates and timelines for projects.

  • Improve yields, lower costs, and increase manufacturing uptime by supporting existing facilities.

  • Create contracts for equipment acquisition and construction.

  • Monitor the preparation of working drawings presented by outside contractors.

  • Instruct plant personnel in the operation and maintenance of the systems provided.

The background and experience requirements for this position are as follows:

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 1-4 years of experience within a manufacturing setting

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD

  • Must apply HANDS-ON implementation of projects (This includes the knowledge and ability to take a project from concept, to design, to build, to installation, to run-off and support of the process in production.

  • Practical experience with industrial field control devices, pressure transmitters, thermocouple options, motorized valves, proximity sensors, etc.

  • Knowledge of basic power distribution (motor control centers, distribution panels that feed auxiliary support equipment and lighting, and AC substation transformation).

  • Understanding of emergency power generation systems.

  • Self-driven, dedicated and willing to put forth an extra effort to achieve a successful outcome of a project

What do we have to offer?

Why work for Guardian?


  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance

  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge

  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions

  • Competitive compensation and a wide variety of benefits including health/dental/life insurance, prescription coverage, STD and optional LTD, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401 (k) with a $1 for $1 match up to 7%.

For more information about Guardian Industries Corp., visit us at www.guardian.com.

Guardian Industries Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.??



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