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Swagelok Job Posting Description

Shift: 1st

Facility: OFC

Salary Grade: 12

Hiring Manager: Scott Balson


Position Summary:

Develops departmental goals in conjunction with Engineering leadership.  Plans and performs multiple assignments of significantly complex scope with minimal guidance from supervisor, engineers, or detailed procedures.  Independently evaluates, selects, and applies both standard and novel engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.  Utilizes project management methods to complete assignments, or to plan, direct, and coordinate activities of functional area.  Assignment objectives may be broad, requiring personal insight and collaboration in order to establish interim objectives and achieve milestones.   Trains other engineers and technicians to use good engineering practices.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identifies, Develops, and supports the selection of new equipment and new processes across the enterprise.
  • Applies both standard and advanced engineering techniques to drive reductions in cost while ensuring high quality and exceptional service
  • Independently develops clear and specific objectives for given assignments that may require the investigation of several alternative solutions
  • Contributes to long-term thinking and planning for improvement
  • Develops expertise as an SME on manufacturing equipment
  • Provides guidance to co-ops, technicians, and other engineers
  • Effectively participates in a team setting to achieve results
  • Effectively leads assigned projects of moderate to large scope for assessments or implementations of new manufacturing equipment or processes Assesses current manufacturing equipment and processes and makes recommendations on future solutions for equipment and processes.
  • Recommends and/or creates and executes plans for process improvements and new processes based on expected results
  • Identify, create, and apply best practices and standards within the operations group.
  • Provide analytical problem solving and process troubleshooting support in area of expertise
  • Analyzes or interprets process changes in a complex manner (e.g. DOE, DFMEA, PFMEA)
  • Actively support the development of co-ops, technicians, and engineers
  • Completes project definitions, Exhibit A/EPA, and CEPM as required on projects.
  • Is a corporate resource for technical questions concerning manufacturing processes and equipment
  • Communicate progress through management updates and team meetings

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:


  • BS degree in a technical field plus appropriate continuous training.


  • Experience: 5+ years of experience in manufacturing engineering or related field
  • Experience leading mid to large size manufacturing projects 
  • Recognized as a key resource or subject matter expert in manufacturing


  • Advanced knowledge of machining or manufacturing engineering
  • Ability to solve complex problems and complete multiple projects, using advanced problem solving methods to make decisions
  • Ability to apply proven technology independently
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer and office software skills


Critical Competencies:

  • Organizational Awareness
  • Influence
  • Emotional Self-Awareness
  • Adaptability
  • Teamwork and Collaboration



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.
  • Ability to pass vision acuity test with or without reasonable accommodation. 


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.


This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no reason.

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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​

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One of the largest hourly employers in Northeast Ohio​

Locally based, globally strong company​

Clean, safety-first environment​

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Nearest Major Market: Cleveland