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GAF Mechanical Engineer in Dallas, Texas

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Job Description:

We are looking for a mechanical engineer who is adept at process machine and component design. The candidate should have demonstrated experience in the design of continuous and batch process machinery relating to mechanical power transmission, web conveyance, process cooling and heating, material handling of solids and liquids, and packaging.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design of process machinery in support of residential and commercial roofing manufacturing

  • Generation of 2D/3D models and drawings as necessary for the complete fabrication and assembly of desired machines

  • Understanding and calculation of applied loads used for the appropriate selection and sizing of machine components

  • Selection of materials of construction based on factors like strength, reliability, corrosion resistance, wear resistance, hardness, machinability, and cost.

  • Understand the advantages and limitations of fabrication processes (machining, turning, welding, rolling, drilling, etc.)

  • Work with Electrical and Controls Engineers towards the development of turn-key, automated equipment

  • Collaborate with Project Engineering toward the equipment selection and design of capital projects

  • Collaborate with Maintenance and Engineering toward reliability improvements in existing machinery

  • Create quality standards and design specifications for machinery

  • Create operation manuals and procedures for machinery use

  • Provide technical assistance for field installation, commissioning, and startup

  • Organization of the CAD library and document management

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university.

  • Minimum 5 years experience in design and/or fabrication of machines and components.

  • Proficiency with 3D design of machinery, preferably with the Autodesk software suite

  • Strong communication and decision-making skills.

  • Experience with Google G Suite desired

  • Up to 20% travel

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world.

Our communities help give our work meaning and the products we manufacture help protect what matters most. The shingles help to shelter the families living in the homes in our towns. The TPO helps protect what is under that hospital’s roof. In addition to quality products, we make sure they are installed by quality craftsmen and women. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors.

GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. Our success is driven by a commitment to empowering our people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation and the desire to protect what matters most. ​