Controls 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 Controls or Electrical 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
  • Develop designs for electrical processes and equipment for new and existing facilities
  • Communicate with other associates to effectively coordinate the work
  • Supervise contract engineers, draftsmen, and CAD operators in the preparation of electrical drawings, specifications, estimates, documentation and other activities needed to accomplish project objectives
  • Ensure that drawings and specifications produced are accurate, clear, and concise
  • Regularly review the progress of projects during design, fabrication, and installation to ensure expenditures will not exceed the authorized amounts and that schedules are met
  • Maintain communication with all plants to provide consultation and assist in the solution of engineering problems
  • Manage and coordinate projects in the department, often directing other technical personnel in the process


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Registered Professional Engineer is preferred
  • 3-5 years of work experience as an Electrical 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
  • Advanced knowledge of the principles of electrical engineering, programming industrial systems, and automation. Examples included PLC, HMI programming, drives and motion control systems, computer systems and networks, as well as electrical troubleshooting.

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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