Project Engineer

Posted: 06/25/2024

Role Description:

  • Position is located in a manufacturing plant.
  • Assists in the monitoring and execution of the Engineering Department and Plant safety programs. 
  • Fulfills Project Manager role in preparing and following to completion all assigned Capital Authorities and Job Sheet requests. 
  • Utilizes technical training to advise on and design various process improvements as required by the operating department. 
  • Assists Engineering Department supervision on routine maintenance assignments and follow-ups required for daily operations. 
  • Assists the Engineering Manager in planning and implementing routine and non-routine maintenance expenditures. 
  • Exposure to direct supervision involving plant engineering crews as well as outside contractors. 
  • This position is designed to provide the incumbent with manufacturing exposure for positions of greater responsibility.

 Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering required. 
  • Prior full-time or co-op/intern experience in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred. 
  • Proficient computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office, Drafting etc.) 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level of organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks.
  • Must be a self-starter, detailed-oriented, and have the ability to work both independently and within a team to meet deadlines.
  • Open to relocation for advancement opportunities with the company.

Additional Information:

Rate of pay may be adjusted based on the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

USG employees enjoy a number of benefit options for themselves and their families. These include two medical insurance options, as well as vision and dental coverage. The cost of these optional programs varies based on coverage level - employees generally pay 25% of the monthly premium cost, USG pays the rest. These coverage options are offered on the first day of employment with no waiting period.

Additionally, USG employees enjoy both a 401(k) Investment Plan with company match and a pension plan. Beyond these main features, employees may also choose from a number of additional programs like life insurance, accident insurance, legal insurance, even pet insurance, just to name a few. USG also offers Quarterly (hourly) / Annual (salary) bonus potential for all employees based on performance metrics tied to safety, quality, and productivity.  USG also provides employees with paid time off and paid holidays.


Since 1902, Chicago-based USG has been a leader in producing innovative, award-winning products and systems to build everything from major commercial developments and residential housing to home improvements. USG's employees are committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and quality in everything we do. Our steadfast commitment to the company's core business values – innovation, quality, integrity, service, diversity, efficiency and safety – have helped us become the company we are today.

 EOE including disability/veteran