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Swagelok Job Posting Description

Swagelok, one of Northeast Ohio’s largest employers, is repeatedly recognized as a top place to work. We manufacture products that impact critical industries around the globe, and we are focused on the quality of our products, processes, and people. A values-driven company since 1947, we continue to grow and invite you to join our team! 


Are you a Building or Facilities Project Manager who can oversee projects across multiple sites?  Our projects are large and small and we have an ambitious agenda to keep on track. Projects will span a Northeast Ohio portfolio and may include renovation, infrastructure improvements, electrical upgrades such as medium and high voltage needs, compressors, chillers, HVAC replacement, and/or building expansion to support our growing manufacturing needs! The ideal candidate is a driven people leader with proven project management and communication skills to effectively and proactively work with contractors and business leaders.  This position is not open to relocation.


Position Summary:

With a continual building of knowledge regarding the company and its processes, the project manager interprets policies, best practices, and business issues with a limited degree of supervision, determining how these should be applied to different situations and problems.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures
  • Expands conceptual knowledge in project management while broadening skills
  • Identifies and solves a range of problems in straightforward situations
  • Responds to and investigates with assistance non-standard requests from internal and/or external customers
  • Explains information and persuades others
  • Makes decisions within guidelines and policies that impact own priorities and allocation of time to meet deadlines
  • Leads projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity
  • Develops budgets and manages costs and resources for medium to large projects
  • Applies knowledge of products, systems and processes within own functional area
  • Identifies patterns and trends in data
  • Utilizes other resources when faced with problems beyond their scope
  • Stays current on the business environment, the latest functional area information, environmental issues, knowledge and skills, and the latest industry information
  • Broadens knowledge of the customer’s business processes, applications, and terminology to better understand customer needs
  • Interacts regularly with customers to better understand their functional environment and needs
  • Leverages customer and Swagelok knowledge to provide high levels or reliability and exemplify service orientation, ensuring high standard of execution
  • Demonstrates creative thinking when approaching new problems or tasks
  • Recognizes the importance of change and introduces new ideas for others to act on to actively participate in change projects
  • Establishes contacts and begins building a network of colleagues at various levels and with a variety of opinions and experiences
  • Takes initiative in group and team discussions, recognizing the value of diversity of opinion
  • Demonstrates ability to operate effectively, independently, and within teams


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:



  • College or university degree typically required or equivalent work experience with 3+ years of leading facilities projects




  • Electrical engineering degree preferred or equivalent work experience with 3+ years of leading facilities projects



  • Has in-depth knowledge of the theories, practices, and procedures related to project management
  • Capable of understanding and analyzing data trends
  • Solid awareness of industries served and product applications
  • Capable of performing effectively with limited supervision
  • General understanding of Swagelok project management methodologies


Critical Competencies:

  • Initiative
  • Problem Solving/Analytical Ability
  • Resourceful
  • Creative mind-set
  • Teamwork & collaboration
  • Adaptability
  • Organizational Awareness

Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:


  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.




Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law


Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.


Looking to take the next step in your career with a company that invests in its people? Whether you’re just starting out or experienced, join us today!​

Right Fit.​

75 years of operating with a no-layoff philosophy​

Full benefits, including employee stock ownership program, from day one​

Culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion​

11-time NorthCoast 99 top workplace​

Right Here.​

One of the largest hourly employers in Northeast Ohio​

Locally based, globally strong company​

Clean, safety-first environment​

Right Now.​

We’re a leading manufacturer of tube fittings and valves. Come grow with us.​

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland