Process Engineer

City:  Tacoma
State:  WA
Country/Region:  US

PABCO Roofing Products is looking for a Process Engineer who is ready to partner with our teams to conduct root cause analysis, work together on capital projects, monitor our plant processes for variations, usage, and suggest preventative maintenance adjustments based on data. This position requires a degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical) and time in a production environment. We're a values-based organization and a focus on Meaningful Relationships should be important to you in accomplishing the goal.



Essential Duties And Responsibilitiesmay include some or all of the following:

  • 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.
  • May assist with power plant operation.
  • 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.




Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.




  • Engineering degree from a four year college or university; and
  • Two (2) to five (5) years of related experience and/or training, must be industry or plant-specific;
  • equivalent combination of education and experience



Communication Ability:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, co-workers, and vendors.



Math Ability:

  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. 
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.



Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to apply common sense, rules, and related past experiences to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal, or diagram form. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.



Equipment Skills:


  • Must be able to operate a personal computer and equipment necessary to complete duties.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Talk and listen.
  • Stand, walk, and sit.
  • Bend at the waist.
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Regular attendance is required.



 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