Project/Process Engineer

City:  Newark
State:  CA
Country/Region:  US

QuietRock®, the first and most technically advanced sound damped wallboard, was developed in 2003. In August of 2013 QuietRock® and its complete line of accessories products became part of the PABCO® Gypsum family.  PABCO® Gypsum is one of the leading manufacturers of wallboard in the United States and has provided quality products and service since 1972.

Trust, autonomy, stability.

PABCO, a building product company that prioritizes individuals and their families, has an opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer in Newark, CA.  In this growing and evolving industry, make your mark at PABCO and continue to learn new things.  Take ownership in training operators to use the equipment to its maximum potential.  This is a unique opportunity for someone to gain hands-on experience and the opportunity to design equipment.


A few more reasons why you should join the PABCO family:


  • Great benefits package – Including Blue Cross medical and dental, vision, flex spending, health savings account, 2 weeks of vacation, 401k, profit sharing, life insurance, STD, LTD, wellness programs, employee assistance, educational assistance, scholarships for children of employees, company discounts, and opportunities for community service.
  • Rich history –  PABCO Gypsum began manufacturing gypsum board after its 1972 acquisition of an idle gypsum plant Newark, California that was built in 1955. Five years later, PABCO expanded its gypsum manufacturing capabilities with the acquisition of a Johns-Manville gypsum plant and quarry north of Las Vegas, Nevada.  The Las Vegas facility was expanded and modernized in 1998 and again in 2005; and Newark was updated in 2009
  • Innovative products – In 2013, they purchased QuietRock, which brought the world's first sound reducing drywall panel into the PABCO family.


This position is responsible for using engineering skills and experience towards developing plans for the maintenance and enhancement of plant equipment and plant process improvements.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Investigates personnel and equipment problems, recurring problems, new equipment and procedures. Provides recommendations to address the issues.
  • Recommends and implements manufacturing improvement projects, including line improvements and process flow improvements.
  • Works closely with maintenance supervisor on daily maintenance schedules.
  • May have some responsibility for purchasing, inventory, and budget control, as it relates to parts and equipment.
  • Develops plans for equipment installation and upgrades.
  • Develops and implements a production maintenance program for the plant.
  • Designs machinery and parts that need to be machined.
  • Communicates with machine shops to order parts for designed projects and ensure that they are made according to plant specifications.
  • Redesigns existing machinery.
  • Prepares drawings, plans, specifications for parts and installation.
  • Abides by all safety rules set forth by company and government regulatory agencies and ensure that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • All other tasks and/or responsibilities as assigned.


PABCO provides quality building products created by quality people.  PABCO is a subsidiary of a family-owned group of companies that provide employees with the security, benefits and respect they need to build meaningful interpersonal relationships with colleagues and customers.  PABCO takes pride in their American made products that are used in homes and buildings across the country.   

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

PABCO offers an excellent benefits and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan and wellness programs.  We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland