Project and Facility Manager

Location:  Columbus, US

The Hirschvogel Automotive Group is among the most successful manufacturers of forged steel and aluminum parts. More than 6,000 employees worldwide produce forged parts and components for the automotive industry and its system suppliers. At our plant in Columbus, Ohio/USA more than 300 employees manufacture automotive parts in large-series production by means of forging and machining.



Technical responsibilities:

  • Interpret mechanical, electrical schematics, construction layouts and building drawings. Understand energy requirements.  Interacts with City and State regulatory agencies as regards permits and compliance.


Specific Responsibilities


  • Communicates / coordinates project objectives both internally and externally to architects, general contractors and design team.
  • Coordinates multiple on-site contractors of varying disciplines, monitors and ensures their ability to meet company objectives and timelines including routine maintenance on facility.
  • Coordinates with multiple internal departments on how to ensure minimal interruptions with existing production lines during all phases of construction or maintenance projects.
  • Hires and manages contractors based on competitive bidding, best practices and performance history.
  • Ensures projects remain within budgetary and timing constraints.
  • Defines project scopes – forecast budgetary expenses and develop timelines
  • Compiles and presents project status reports (MS Projects)
  • Coordinates application as regards:
  •         -Hirschvogel safety principles

                  -Hirschvogel environmental policy/principles  and ensures rules for occupational safety


  • Coordinates / manages in conjunction with management work schedules, plant projects with attention on cost efficiency and completion dates.
  • Coordinates and manages facility engineering task as regards plant layouts, energy requirements, special projects including equipment installation and project management




  • 3 - 5 years job related experience in facility planning, facility layout, equipment justification / installation and project management.


​​​​​​​Technical know-how:

  • Fundamental understanding of facility electrical, plumbing, water, air and HVAC systems
  • Fundamental understanding of energy sources and requirements
  • Understanding of EHS, Quality and Lean manufacturing management systems
  • Computer knowledge to include Microsoft Office / Tools



If you have any questions please contact Dawan Fuqua and we look forward to receiving your online application.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.