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Swagelok Job Posting Description

Shift: 1st shift 

City: Solon  

Req ID: [[id]] 

Swagelok, Northeast Ohio, USA

Swagelok is a global organization and one of the largest employers of manufacturing talent in Northeast Ohio.  We are driven by our core values of Quality, Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Customer Focus, Innovation, and Continuous Improvement, which are demonstrated through our daily actions. For 75 years, our dedication to our core values has been the foundation for our success.  Our products have been up into space, down to the bottom of the ocean, and everywhere in between. That same dedication spans to our customers. 

Throughout our organization we demonstrate a commitment to these values and those we bring onboard. Whether you want to grow in your role or explore broad opportunities and develop new skills—you’ll thrive in a culture that promotes learning and development. 

We strive to be a company where we all can do our best work with a true sense of purpose and belonging.  

Be Connected. Be Valued. Be You.  

We hope you’ll consider joining our team. 

Position Summary:

Using existing knowledge and expertise of internal or external business issues, the senior project manager anticipates issues and problems, proactively defines risk management measures, and works to continually apply best practices for the improvement of overall methodologies with minimal guidance.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the evolution and development of Swagelok project management methodologies and processes
  • Solves complex problems, taking a new perspective on existing solutions
  • Interprets customer needs, assessing requirements and identifying solutions to non-standard requests
  • Explains difficult issues and works to build consensus
  • Provides coaching and mentoring to other project managers
  • Makes decisions within guidelines and policies
  • Impacts a range of standard and non-standard customer, operational, process, project, or service activities
  • Leads project or programs with significant resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity
  • Develops budgets and manages costs and resources for large and complex projects
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the products, systems, and processes within own functional area and a good understanding of those deployed across Swagelok Company
  • Integrates best practices and thinking into tasks, work products, and processes
  • May mentor and coach others about best practices and functional concepts
  • Knows patterns and trends in data and selects from a range of problem solving techniques
  • Consults with experts to solve advanced problems
  • May lead the identification of patterns and trends in data
  • Participates in the technical/professional community through industry groups, and/or professional affiliations
  • Stays ahead of the curve on functional area trends, including product/technical advancements and environmental trends
  • Demonstrates understanding of the competitive landscape and implications for the customer’s experience
  • Proactively interacts with colleagues/customers to solve problems, educate them on Swagelok functions and or business
  • Balances a variety of ideas, experiences, and innovations with prudence and good judgment to develop significant improvements
  • Recognizes interdependencies among products, processes, programs, and services and leverages them to the benefit of Swagelok
  • Anticipates and initiates change, responding resourcefully and constructively to overcome barriers to change
  • Actively maintains network of contacts across functional and geographic boundaries
  • Recognizes and values collaboration and is able to effectively leverage different opinions and experiences to help solve problems and accomplish tasks


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:



  • College or university degree typically required or equivalent work experience that has provided 5+ years of leading large departmental or mid-size corporate projects



  • Has expert knowledge and insight of the theories, methodologies, practices, and procedures related to project and risk management
  • Fully capable of understanding and analyzing data trends
  • Expert awareness of industries served and product applications
  • Fully capable of performing effectively with limited supervision


Critical Competencies: 

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


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 provides a comprehensive package of valuable benefits called Total Rewards focused on health and wellness, compensation, retirement planning, and supplemental rewards.  

To apply: 

1. Click ‘Apply Now’ to the role of interest, create an account if needed, and upload your resume. 

2. If the role requires it, complete an assessment. 

3. Those that match our qualifications will be contacted to schedule a phone interview. 

Congratulations on taking the first step to Be Connected. Be Valued. Be You. 


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,the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008, and Ohio state law.  

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.  

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​

Benefits, including employee stock ownership plan, from day one​

Culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion​

12-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