Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Position Summary

Plans and performs engineering work in developing and/or improving product, processes, equipment, quality, and/or systems. Assignments are a variety of production challenges and require using standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. Develops clear and specific objectives for given assignments. Develops thoughts and ideas into engineered solutions with appropriate review of other subject matter experts. Provides guidance to co-ops, technicians, and other engineers. Effectively participates in a team setting to achieve results. Applies project management methods to effectively execute individual projects assignments. Develops a product knowledge expertise for assigned area of responsibility.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support and continuously improve processes, capacity & equipment using current project management, process control tool methodology.
  • Identify, create and apply best practices and standards within the operations group.
  • Provide analytical problem solving and process troubleshooting support in area of expertise.
  • Trains engineers, technicians and non-technical associates. Actively supports the development of co-ops, technicians and engineers.
  • Ensures processes capably produce products and components at a specified production rate and troubleshoots any issues.
  • Ensures equipment is safe to operate and properly maintained.
  • Provides quotes for in-plant manufacturing costs.
  • Is an operations resource for technical questions, processes and product-lines.
  • Communicates progress through management updates and team meetings.
  • Coordinates the work of drafters, technicians, engineers and others who assist on specific assignments.
  • Works with project personnel to ensure the smooth implementation of process development work into plant operations. Communicates progress through updates and meetings.
  • Education and/or Work Experience Required


    Education: BS degree in a technical field plus appropriate continuous training.


    Experience: 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

    Skills/Knowledge: Demonstrates ability to complete major and complex assignments or parts of larger assignments. Advanced problem solving and decision making abilities. Good oral and excellent written communication. Demonstrates proficient communication, programming and troubleshooting skills. Strong abilities in the use of moderately complex technical tools and lab equipment and instrumentation. (Equipment may vary based on department). Manages multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent computer and typical office software skills. Strong understanding of hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical systems and PLC systems.

    Critical Competencies

    Teamwork and Collaboration




    Service Orientation

    Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • May be required to pass pre-employment and annual Vision Acuity tests.
  • Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law

    Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.

    This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no reason.

    Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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