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Manufacturing Engineer Associate

Provides technical support of project cost estimations, look for additional partners/vendors (ie. steel vendors, paint,  machine shops, etc.), support the PR submittal process, support Material Master creation in SAP, support technical questions from vendors during the quotation process. Also provides some logistic support related to incoming materials, parts, as needed.


 Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support for gathering costing for incoming projects by supporting the contact of external vendors (steel, rubber lining, FRP) and internal vendors (graphite, tubes, PTFE), answering their technical/engineering-related questions.
  • Provide technical support during the search for new vendors to supply fabricated steel shells, structural steel for modular systems, vendors for sandblast and painting of steel shells, etc.
  • Tracks and follows up on internal and external supplied parts, as needed
  • Creates Purchase Orders, as needed
  • Coordinates with global Supply Chain Management group to provide timely arrival of graphite components
  • Support logistics and transport concerns related to incoming parts, as needed
  • Coordinates with freight forwarders for incoming parts from global suppliers, as needed
  • Supports the efforts to ensure that materials are receipted into the system in a timely manner
  • Coordinates with Project Management regarding updating project schedules
  • Support Material Master creation in SAP, as needed
  • Support of other colleagues if required by head of local PM


Your Profile:

  • BS in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, etc)
  • 1-2 years experience in one of the a.m. engineering disciplines in a project-oriented role
  • Strong blue print reading skills
  • Chemical industry experience will be a plus
  • Fluent English, additional (German, French, Spanish, Chinese) is a plus.
  • Machining & Manufacturing of chemical process equipment.
  • Logistics (regulations, export control. Incoterms. Packing.etc.
  • Familiar with CAD/Solid-Edge and database software (ie.SmarTeam).
  • Scheduling (MS-Project / CA PPM)
  • SAP-system software.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

We provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected under applicable federal, state or local law. 
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Reasonable Accommodation Notice
SGL Carbon, LLC is committed to the inclusion of qualified individuals. As part of this commitment SGL Carbon, LLC will provide accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email . If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact us at or 704-593-5250.

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:  May 18, 2024

Strongsville, OH, US, 44149

Business Unit:  Process Technology
Legal Unit:  SGL CARBON Technic, LLC
Functional Area:  Production/Operations/Maintenance
Employment Type:  Full time
Minimum Salary:  53000
Maximum Salary:  56000

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain Manager, Technical Support, Supply Chain, Bilingual, Operations, Technology

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