• Capital Project Analyst

    Location US-MI-Auburn Hills
    Strategy & Business Development
  • Overview

    Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, employs around 18,000 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


    The Americas team is seeking a flexible and agile candidate to support the development of strategic initiatives and capital projects.  Primary responsibilities include financial modeling, analysis, and project management in early development phases.  This role is designed to accelerate the application of a phased gate process which requires disciplined project planning by evaluating opportunity, vision fit, and alternatives to create value. 


    • Financial modeling and analysis:
      • Focus on key drivers and market dynamics for new investment opportunities
      • Uses critical thinking to develop economic analyses and marginal evaluations
      • Prepares presentations on potential investments for senior management that identify and assess valuation, range of outcomes-based return profile, potential synergies, risks, etc


    • Project management in early phase development:
    • Coordinates the development of deliverables from gate to gate
    • Plans and schedules project meetings and gate reviews
    • Creates alignment through effective communication with key stakeholders
    • Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation
    • Coordinates resources availability
    • Provides deliverables and information to stakeholders
    • Documents and implements decisions of gate reviews



    • Highly effective communication skills, strategic thinker, analytical, and detail-oriented
    • Degree in finance, accounting, economics, or business-related field
    • Ability to multi-task and contribute to several projects at any given time
    • Highly motivated to drive competitive project execution
    • Demonstrated analytical and financial modeling capability
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including MS Excel and PowerPoint
    • 2-5 years of experience in parallel roles. Early or growth stage investing experience a plus.

    What do we have to offer?

    • 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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