Essentials of Manufacturing Development Program

Why Join Us


Every three months, spend approximately one week at a different plant in North America—learning about our business, products, and operations.


Navigate through large and diverse business units alongside a dedicated mentor, who will share knowledge and career tips essential to success and career development.


Work on real-world projects that challenge your skills-and the old ways of manufacturing. Upon program completion, transition into an operational role in one of our nearly 160 sites throughout North America.


Enjoy our program's focus on impact, from Day 1. You will experience a unique level of empowerment-including responsibility for concrete results-all while gaining invaluable experience within a condensed period of time.

Saint-Gobain North America and Essentials of Manufacturing By the Numbers

160 Locations

Locations throughout North America with opportunities for advancement

24 Months

to learn, explore, and hone
your skills in the EoM Program

5 Feet

— likely how close you are to a Saint-Gobain product no matter where you are throughout your day

235 Patents

granted to Saint-Gobain
employees in 2017

15,000 Employees

employed by Saint-Gobain
North America

1665 Founding

the year that Saint-Gobain
was founded

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The roof of AT&T Stadium features Saint-Gobain’s
SHEERFILL I with EverClean®.
Annual Sales

generated by Saint-Gobain
North America

Hear what our team members
have to say about EoM:


Explore our opportunities and become part of (the new) digital industrial revolution.

Rotational Engineer - Engineering Development Program (Essentials of Manufacturing)

Various Locations in North America

Today is an exciting time to be in manufacturing. At Saint-Gobain North America, we are asking the questions that will ultimately bring our factories to the next level: Manufacturing 4.0. The answers are still being defined, and our Essentials of Manufacturing (EoM) Development Program will provide the access and support you need to help us answer those questions and help innovate the industry in both the near-term and for years to come.

It is our policy to ensure that all available employment opportunities are provided to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical/mental disability, military/veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other basis prohibited by law.
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Penn State University, State College, PA

Monday, September 10 - Thursday, September 14

Monday, September 10
Lunch & Learn with SHPE (Student Association)

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Resume Review & Mock Interviews with NABE & IISE (Student Associations)

4:00pm - 6:00pm

oSTEM - info session (student association)

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Tuesday, September 11
Presentation to IEEE

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Wednesday, September 12
Industrial Engineering Career Fair

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Thursday, September 13
Technical Engineering Career Fair

11:00am - 4:00pm

Friday, September 14
On-campus Interviews

9:00am - 4:00pm

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Monday, September 10 - Wednesday, September 12

Monday, September 10
Presentation with Aggie FIRST Robotics (Student Association)

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Tuesday, September 11
SWE Networking Event (Student Association)

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Presentation with Computer Science & Engineering Graduate Assocation & Electrical/Computer Engineering Graduate Association (Student Associations)

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Wednesday, September 12
On-Campus Interviews

9:00am - 4:00pm

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, MA

Wednesday, September 19 - Friday, September 21

Wednesday, September 19
Presentation with SHPE (Student Association)

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Presentation with NSBE (Student Association)

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Thursday, September 20
Engineering Career Fair

12:00pm - 4:00pm

Friday, September 21
On-campus Interviews

9:00am - 4:00pm

Boston University, Boston, MA

Tuesday, October 2 - Wednesday, October 3

Tuesday, October 2
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)


Wednesday, October 3
Engineering Career Fair

11:00am - 4:00pm

Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Thursday, October 4 - Friday, October 5

Thursday, October 4
Career Fair

11:00am - 3:00pm

Friday, October 5
On-campus Interviews

9:00am - 4:00pm

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Thursday, November 15 - Sunday, November 18

oSTEM Conference