"Lighting a Path to the Future"


Location: Littleton, CO
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $95,000.00 - $125,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 1/24/2018
Job ID: 02562621
Job Description

This key role will work within a cross-functional, global engineering team to achieve corporate, divisional, and departmental objectives in a collaborative environment across a broad range of industrial manufacturing facilities. The Senior Project Manager will manage rebuild and repair projects in which a glassmaking furnace is the focal point of the project. Ideal candidate will have a combination of strong project management skills and experiences as well as working knowledge of glass furnaces.

Relocation assistance is available for those who qualify under our relocation policy.


Design of safe processes and specification of equipment, ensures that ergonomics is considered in all areas of design, and that potential safety and health hazards are identified and eliminated during project execution. Ensure that all safety policies and procedures are followed, driving a zero-incident project environmentDesign of environmentally compliant processes and specification of environmentally compliant equipment, ensures that all permit requirements are considered and addressed in the design, and that potential environmental issues are identified and addressed during project execution
  • Develop scopes, specifications, schedules, and investment grade cost estimates for multi-discipline industrial manufacturing capital projects worldwide up to $10M
  • Develop, guide, review, and present project feasibility studies and business cases that accurately identify project benefits, risks, and returns
  • Utilize glassmaking furnace experience to guide projects to cost effective, best practice, designs to ensure successful project with respect to quality, technology, cost, and schedule.
  • Utilize working knowledge of refractory properties/applications to ensure optimal refractories are used in projects to meet life expectancy and financial goals
  • Utilize working knowledge of glassmaking operations to assist with ongoing furnace life expectancy issues and hot repair requirements.
  • Develop technical specifications and contracts for equipment and services for all aspects of projects and ensure compliance.
  • Coordinate, review, provide oversight and manage external engineering resources and consultants and contractors as needed to meet project objectives



  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, preferably mechanical, electrical, chemical or materials engineering
  • Minimum of 6 years engineering experience in an industrial or manufacturing industry
  • Demonstrated success managing projects up to $10M
  • Strong project management skills
  • Knowledgeable of the supply chain process, bidding, evaluating, contractor selection, and risk mitigation to JM through smart contracting
  • Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously in different phases
  • Heavy travel required (50-75% travel)

Additional consideration given for:

  • Highly preferred is experience with glassmaking furnaces and/or forehearths.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with large manufacturing furnaces and/or glassmaking operations.
  • Working knowledge of refractory properties/applications and uses for both cold rebuilds and hot repair applications strongly preferred.
  • PMP Certification
  • Experience in fiberglass or glass manufacturing industries

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]
Bachelor's degree in engineering, preferably mechanical, electrical, chemical or materials 
Demonstrated success managing projects up to $10M 
glassmaking furnaces and/or forehearths. 

Security Clearance Required: No
Visa Candidate Considered: No
Base Salary - $95,000 to $125,000 *** Never repost *** 
Full-time Benefits - Full 
Relocation Assistance Available - Yes 
Commission Compensation - No 
Bonus Eligible - No 
Overtime Eligible - No 
Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes 

5+ to 7 years experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - Yes
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Always

We are looking for a project engineer that can work with furnaces – our team would benefit from someone who is mechanical in nature. Experience working with glass a BIG plus (10 years furnace experience) and strong project management required. The responsibilities of this person would be a combination of major rebuild $50M defining scope of project, building teams, handling contractors and running project from start to finish; Asset maintenance – hot repair, inspecting and extending the lives of the furnaces; getting involved with operations to make them last longer; priority is to rebuild projects 70%; 25% hot maintenance repair & 5% operation; experience with large furnace (200+++ ton per day) would be highly beneficial – would consider candidates with experience with melters/flat glass/float glass/bottle/container – oxy-fuel, electric boost, natural gas.


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