DuPont Production / Process Engineer in Circleville, Ohio
Production / Process Engineer (Job Number: 199474W-01)
The Kapton® film manufacturing business is seeking a Production / Process Engineer at the site in Circleville, Ohio. The Circleville site is one of three primary manufacturing locations that produces Kapton® polyimide film. Kapton® is part of the Interconnect Solutions business unit, which is part of the Electronics and Imaging platform, within DuPont. Electronics and Imaging is comprised of five 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 role provides technical expertise and strategic technical direction for the Kapton® casting manufacturing area. The Production / Process 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 overall equipment effectiveness performance. This role will mentor other technical personnel and may serve in a Process Safety Management critical role.
The Circleville site is located approximately 30 miles south of Columbus, OH. See www.experiencecolumbus.com at http://www.experiencecolumbus.com/ for additional information.
Small team leader (with Technologists, Reliability Engineers and Continuous Improvement Engineers) to prioritize, coordinate and execute efforts for the assets of responsibility
Provides technical oversight of ongoing production
Leads troubleshooting and root cause analysis for complex issues
Key role in the development and tactical execution of the 5-year Technology Plan
Accountable for oversight of the reliability programs for the assigned assets
Enables and assists in the training of operators, mechanics and other technical team members to convey the “why” of the fundamentals
Drives the development and documentation for product-by-process manufacturing
Designs process improvements (yield, quality, uptime, capacity release)
Implements, including commissioning and qualification, programs and/or process improvements
Participates in the PACE/Improvement Process for development prior to scale-up of new products
Responsible to ensure adequate basic data is created for CapEx projects and provides resourcing support (e.g. develops plans and/or covers Commissioning, Decommissioning, Start-Up and Shut Down activities)
May lead a PSM Technology Elements (Process Technology, PHA, Management of Change-Technology)
Networks and leverages the broader organization (Engineering Sciences, R&D, Marketing, etc.)
Technical Degree (BS, MS, or PhD) in Engineering, preferably Chemical or Mechanical
Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (can be obtained in role)
A minimum of 1-3 years industrial plant experience with exposure to PSM (Process Safety Management) systems required. 3-5+ years preferred. Co-Op/Internship experience will be considered.
Experience with industrial chemical, polymer and/or film manufacturing processes
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 plan, prioritize and manage multiple, complex, time-sensitive projects
Demonstrated skill in leadership, peer development and achieving results through influence and negotiation
Good interpersonal and communication skills; must work well in self-managed and team environments
Ability to access and network with appropriate site and corporate teams to gain or share knowledge
Primary Location: NA-United States-Ohio-Circleville
Organization: Electronics & Imaging
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Experienced
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