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Project Engineer



Ensures that technical and commercial aspects of projects at the facility are managed while meeting requirements and company guidelines relating to on-time delivery, costs and quality. Ensures the professional advice and support of customers during and after execution of the orders.


Manage all Capital Expenditure projects (up to $50MM) for SGL with focus on “Technical Success”, “Project Budget”, and “Project Schedule”. Work directly with plant operations, safety, environmental, and finance to develop project scope and success metrics. Work directly with Architectural/Engineering contractors, construction contractors, and internal team members to execute projects successfully.



  • Design engineering projects and ensure projects are properly carried out with respect to customer requirements and internal and external design standards.
  • Analyzes and monitors available engineering resources and, if necessary, involves external engineering sub-contractors.
  • Permanently monitors project progress and checks the project results on the basis of customer requirements and company guidelines.
  • Ensures that the corresponding agreements on technical details and deadlines are made with the customers and register additional deliveries and services (claims management).
  • Ensures SGL support for the installation of the delivered equipment on site.
  • Provides professional advice and support to the procurement group for process equipment during the order negotiations, especially regarding mechanical design related issues.
  • Guides, encourages, and motivates the assigned team members and propose changes when necessary.
  • Required to work onsite.













  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing large industrial capital project (>$1MM) with a proven track record of technical, financial, and schedule success.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the engineering field of process technology business.
  • Strong Knowledge of and experience in: Engineering Methods (Process and Instrumentation Diagrams, Instrument Lists and Specification, Equipment Lists and Specifications, Equipment Arrangment Drawings). As well as CAD (using Solidworks, AutoCad) and data batabase software. 
  • Commissioning and start-up of new and modified equipment.
  • Must possess excellent team building skills to accomplish objectives and goals.
  • Requires excellent team building skills to accomplish objectives and goals.
  • Strong computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office Programs Word & Excel, Windows.
  • Excellent Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail. Must be task oriented and able to meet deadlines. 
  • Able to work independently.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • High level of mathematical ability.




  • SAP-system software experience.
  • Mechanical and basic process engineering.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The employee is regularly required to sit, climb stairs and ladders, talk and hear, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. This position requires close vision and the ability to adjust focus. 




The work environment described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. This position works in an office with moderate noise. This position also requires regular work within the plant with moderate noise, heat, and fibers; moving around working machinery; walking up and down stairs and ladders; and assessing equipment on platforms and other areas in awkward positions.



SGL Carbon offers a competitive benefits package available to full-time regular employees.

  • Medical with Prescription Drug Program
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts / Health Savings Account
  • Company paid Short and Long Term Disability
  • Company paid Basic Life / Accidental Death and Dismemberment / Travel Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Optional Life Insurance/AD&D for Employee and Dependents
  • 401k Savings Plan with company match
  • 401k Additional Company contribution after 1 year of employment
  • Paid Time Off  - 120 hours annually, balance increases each year by 8 hours, rollover up to 80 hours each year.
  • Company Paid Holidays - 12 paid holidays and up to 3 additional floating holidays based on hire date

Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,800 employees worldwide and 29 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Publication Date:  Jun 7, 2024

Moses Lake, WA, US, 98837

Business Unit:  Carbon Fibers
Legal Unit:  SGL Carbon Fibers America LLC
Functional Area:  Production/Operations/Maintenance
Employment Type:  Full time

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Job Segment: Facilities, Project Engineer, Construction, Architectural Engineering, Chemical Engineer, Operations, Engineering

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