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 is a progressive company that encourages independent thought and creativity. We encourage our people to use their ambition and creativity to drive our organization, while advancing their careers. We are currently looking for a well-rounded Mechanical Engineer who has demonstrated the abilities to design processes and equipment, manage capital, and optimize manufacturing processes to achieve better performance.



  • Support the 24/7 Float Glass manufacturing operation
  • Oversee the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of manufacturing equipment such as conveying systems, automated stacking equipment, batching operations and combustion furnace operations
  • Support mechanical utilities such as fire protection, compressed air, cooling water, purity water and high vacuum systems
  • Read, modify and create technical drawings, schematics and computer generated models
  • Provide training and technical support to Maintenance and Production Departments
  • Investigate equipment failures and make recommendations for solutions to manufacturing processes
  • Generate mechanical requirements and estimates for projects and equipment upgrades
  • Initiate and lead capitol projects and drive to completion while keeping on task with budget and schedule.
  • Work with contractors, vendors and suppliers to complete assigned project work


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3-5 years of work experience as a mechanical engineer in a manufacturing
  • Demonstrated ability as a leader and the ability to influence others
  • Detail oriented with good facilitation, communication, computer, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical ability
  • AutoCad, SolidWorks or equivalent design software
  • Project management skills leading multiple concurrent projects, general working knowledge of OSHA requirements
  • Flexible and able to respond quickly to changing job demands and prioritize multiple responsibilities

What do we have to offer?

Additional Notes

  • 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 LLC., visit us at

 Guardian Industries LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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