AGC | Project Engineer, Elizabethtown, KY

AGC Automotive Americas (AANA) is a leading supplier of automotive glazing for the OEM and aftermarket industries and is part of the AGC Group, the largest global glass supplier employing more than 50,000 worldwide in approximately 30 countries.

The Project Engineer coordinates activities in all areas of capital project development, implementation and completion in order to meet defined budget schedule and return on investment.  Provides mechanical or electrical engineering support for production and maintenance as may be required.


  • Promotes a safe and environmentally productive work environment
  • Develops detailed project plans including project schedule, budget, and return on investment
  • Plans, coordinates, and leads capital project scheduling, budgeting and administrative tasks
  • Manages all aspects of project, including cost control, resources, scope, and equipment design
  • Manages and documents progress of project implementation to include weekly progress reporting
  • Interfaces with team members, internal customers and equipment vendors
  • Communicates process, equipment, and tooling changes as required
  • Conducts studies to maximize efficiency of the production process as it pertains to yield, cycle time, job change time, mechanical failure and adjustment
  • Presents monthly reports on capital improvement projects
  • Assists in instruction, training and checking of assigned work areas
  • Demonstrates leadership values in all aspect of responsibilities
  • Other duties or projects as assigned

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (mechanical or electrical)
  • 2 – 5 years engineering experience


  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize problem solving tools such as Six Sigma, Fishbone, KT, 8D, etc.
  • Moderate to advanced computer skills including use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, CAD software, etc.
  • Experience in manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Previous experience in leading continuous improvement activities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Ability to develop and present solid solutions to team members and management
  • Ability to work through and influence others

Leadership Competencies:

  • Passion – Exhibits a dedication to the AGC mission, people, values and business. Aggressively pursues continuous improvement to advance the organization.  Thinks deeply about conducting our business.  Asks questions with curiosity as the core motive.
  • Courage for Challenge – Expresses optimism and a positive attitude even when faced with adversity and crisis. Makes tough decisions.  Learns from failure and recovers.  Engages in life-long professional and personal development.
  • Innovation & Change Orientation – Networks with a wide-range of contacts both inside and outside the company. Stimulates, encourages and cultivates new thinking, ideas and experimentation.  Scans the internal and external environment for new ideas.  Builds initiatives and business models from “scratch” without depending on past ideas or existing structures and resources.  Exhibits intolerance for maintaining the status quo without asking questions.  Anticipates and quickly adapts to change.  Takes calculated risks.
  • Integrity – Behaves in a predictable, consistent and reliable manner. Follows through and delivers on commitments.  Leads by example.  Communicates and agenda with transparency.  Acts in a manner that puts company interest before self-interest.  Exhibits unquestionable business ethics on a global basis.

We offer a competitive compensation package including base salary, structured bonus plan, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for career advancement.

Equal Opportunity Employer – To be considered applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.