• Project Engineer - Control / Automation

    Location PL-Katowice
  • Overview

    Guardian Glass, a major business unit of Guardian Industries, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of float, coated and fabricated glass products. At its 25 float plants around the globe, Guardian Glass produces high performance glass for use in exterior (both commercial and residential) and interior architectural applications, as well as transportation and technical products. Guardian glass can be found in homes, offices, cars and some of the world’s most iconic architectural landmarks. The Guardian Glass Science & Technology Center continuously works to create new glass products and solutions using the most advanced technology to help customers see what’s possible™. Visit for more information.


    For its location in Katowice, Poland, Guardian Glass is looking for experienced project engineer for glass processing equiment. 

    This position is responsible for the design and installation of one or more of the following:

    • Float Glass Capping and Packing Systems
    • Glass Sputter Coater Systems
    • Glass Laminating Systems
    • Material Handling Systems
    • Automation and Robotic Systems



    • Work with Global, Regional, and Facility teams to develop project scopes, budgets, and schedules
    • Manage all aspects related to assigned portion of projects
    • Prepare equipment and system requirements including design as required, specifications, installation scopes of work and RFQs
    • Perform contractor analyses and selection, contract and contractor management as required
    • Manage the scope, budget, and schedule throughout the project and document, justify, and obtain approvals for significant changes

    The successful hire will effectively implement glass fabrication systems to support business and innovation needs. 




    • Glass Fabrication Experience knowledge
    • Education : Advanced Technical Degree is preferred, B.S. in Engineering is a minimum - specialization in control, electricity, automation, robotization engineering 
    • Experience3 years in Project Engineering field is a minimum;  5-10 years in related Engineering is preferred
    • IdeallyExperience with glass fabrication equipment capital projects and skills in design and installation supervision of float capping lines, sputter coaters, wet coaters, laminating lines, tempering lines, material handling, or automation systems. 
      Proven track record of successfully designing, specifying, contracting, and supervising equipment and systems installation.

    Keys to successfull recruitment for this position are people with: 


    • Self-Motivation and abilitiy work autonomously with minimal supervision in a team environment
    • Strong technical knowledge to design, specify, procure, install, and commission systems
    • Skills to predict, recognize, and effectively solve problems and interferences
    • Ability to effectively manage contractors, budgets, and schedules
    • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal & written) within the department, regional, and global organizations
    • Readiness to travel internationally when needed (likely ~30%)


    What do we have to offer?

    Guardian companies are committed to offer a competitive compensation package and an opportunity for you to maximize your potential. We pride ourselves in promoting career opportunities in an open environment, which encourages individual development and gives you opportunities to expand your knowledge and work as part of a global team. We offer a unique professional experience in a culture based on integrity, compliance and value creation. If you are interested in finding out more about our culture, please visit us on our website:





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