Manager, Engineering

City:  Tacoma
State:  WA
Country/Region:  US

PABCO Roofing is looking for our next leader. Not just a Manager, but a leader. Our team of Engineers are diverse in experience and need their next champion to be a critical, strategic thinker who's ready to leverage their best attributes and help guide them through our opportunities.


You should be excited to model the following: effective communication, servant leadership, efficient design and project management processes for the team, and a willingness to get your hands dirty with the rest of the plant when diving into a project. We believe in creating the team you want to work on, by being the kind of person you want to work with. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervises and mentors Engineering and Electrical Personnel.
  • Coordinate projects and downtime with key personnel.
  • Holds a degree with strong expertise in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • Manage the schedules of Engineering and Electrical staff to include an On-Call schedule.
  • Oversees Engineering repair procedures and assists in defining the root cause of the problem.
  • Work with the Plant Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, and Production Manager in developing the scope and cost estimates for capital projects.
  • Responsible for systemic organization and updating of design files through the Engineering team. 
  • Responsible for change management through systems, written and verbal communication, and record-keeping.
  • Work with outside vendors to maintain current knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and control systems for the entire team.  
  • Upholds our company values through training, coaching, and counsel of personnel.
  • Ensures we create meaningful relationships with vendors important to our success.
  • 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.


Successful Candidates Will Have:


  • Bachelor's degree in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering; and
  • five to six years of Engineering and Management experience.
  • Strong preventative maintenance background.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Ability to create, read, analyze and interpret blueprints, business communications, and effectively communicate and implement important information to the team(s).
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude and ability to problem solve both day to day machine issues as well as high-level infrastructure solutions.
  • Apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Must be able to proficiently operate a personal computer and other various standard office machines and equipment necessary to complete duties.
  • This position requires occasional lifting of up to 80 lbs and requires use of personal protective equipment. 
  • Working conditions include a manufacturing plant environment that exposes employees to wet, humid conditions, extreme heat or cold, vibration, and moderate noise.


PABCO® Roofing Products, a division of PABCO® Building Products, LLC, began manufacturing premium asphalt shingle in Tacoma, Washington in 1984.  PABCO® quickly earned a reputation for producing quality products and providing excellent customer service.  Our product offerings have expanded over the year, but our commitment to quality has remained and is one of our core values. 


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: Tacoma