DuPont Manufacturing Technology - Continuous Improvement Engineer in Circleville, Ohio

Manufacturing Technology - Continuous Improvement Engineer (Job Number: 017599W-01)


The Kapton® film manufacturing business is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Technology Engineer at the site in Circleville, Ohio. The Circleville site is one of three primary manufacturing locations for the production of Kapton® polyimide film produced by the Circuits and Industrial Technologies business unit within DowDuPont. This business unit is part of DowDuPont’s Electronics and Imaging Platform. Electronics and Imaging is comprised of a number of high growth global businesses supplying a broad array of materials to multiple consumer electronics and industrial sectors. The Kapton® facilities consist of polymer manufacturing, film casting, and numerous converting operations such as coating, heat treatment, and extensive slitting. The Circleville site also manufactures Tedlar® film, Teflon® film and Vespel® resin.

The Circleville site is located approximately 30 miles south of Columbus, OH, a growing city that is currently the 15 th largest in the nation. This proximity to Columbus allows either urban or rural living; great for families and single living. The area offers many museums and arts-scene experiences, professional and collegiate sports, and has several highly ranked golf courses and state parks for the outdoor enthusiast. See at for additional information.

The role provides technical expertise and strategic direction to improve our competitive advantage for the solvent recovery and polymer manufacturing areas. The Senior Manufacturing Technology (MT) Engineer is recognized as a leader and expert in that technology and leads teams to upgrade processes and products that may range from incremental improvements to major technology changes. A primary focus is to develop improved process instrumentation and control strategies, process safety, yield, quality, plant capacity and uptime performance. This role will mentor other technical personnel and may serve in a Process Safety Management critical role.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Technical Degree (BS, MS, or PhD) in Engineering, Chemistry or related science discipline. Chemical Engineering degree is preferred.

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (minimum); Black Belt Certification (preferred)

  • A minimum of 5 years industrial plant experience with exposure to PSM (Process Safety Management) systems. Co-Op/Internship experience will be considered.

  • Distillation experience a plus.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with distillation, industrial polymer manufacturing, and powder handling

  • Demonstrated ability to apply technical knowledge to diagnose, troubleshoot, solve or help others solve equipment and/or process issues.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of key PSM Technology elements such as Process Hazards Analysis, Process Technology, Management of Change-Technology, RAGAGEP among others

  • Demonstrated ability to teach, coach, mentor, develop others, and work in a team based environment

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple, complex, time-sensitive projects

  • Demonstrated skill in leadership, team building and achieving results through influence and negotiation

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills; must work well in both self-managed and team environment

Primary Location: NA-United States-Ohio-Circleville

Organization: Electronics & Imaging

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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