DuPont Manufacturing Technician in Newark, Delaware

Manufacturing Technician (Job Number: 199394W-01)


The Pencader Site in Newark, DE site has an exciting opening for an experienced Manufacturing Technician. Utilize your problem-solving skills in this role as you work to manufacture Vespel® parts in accordance with all safety, quality, and production best practices in order to meet all customer requirements and continuously grow the Vespel® business.

This position will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

  • Press set-up including tooling installation, removal and cleaning and adjustments

  • Press operation: including resin selection, fill hopper, SPC operation, vibrator/shaker, feed-shoe operation

  • Sintering: including electronic DFIS, cycle selection and verification, nitrogen flow, oven operation, cycle data sheets

  • Tumbling/drying: including part on part/media determination, tumbler and oven dryer operation, transfer of parts to and from tumbler and dryer, cooling parts

  • Part auditing: create process verification (SAP, blueprint, and control plan), lot sequencing, SPC data entry

  • Packaging: including bagging, re-bagging, program label application, weighing parts, storing supplies, SAP applications

  • Maintaining safety standards always and initiating and following emergency procedures when necessary. Rotates through various roles within the area.


To be qualified for this role, the following is required:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • 3 years of manufacturing experience

  • Basic math and computer skills / Microsoft Office / Outlook

  • Demonstrated team player and results driven

  • Able to contribute to continuous improvement through observation, attention to detail and follow through

  • Ability to write and interpret written instructions

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Flexible to changing priorities and demonstrates self-management

  • Willing and able to wear required PPE (personal protective equipment) such as steel toes, hardhat, respirator, protective eyewear, face shields, etc.

  • Must pass a pulmonary function test

  • Willing and able to lift up to 40 pounds and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting

  • Willing and able to stand for extended periods of time, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, reach overhead, and climb stairs.

  • Strong mechanical skills (knowledge of standard hand tools)

  • Willing and able to work rotating shifts and overtime including weekends/holidays when required

Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Newark

Organization: Transportation & Advanced Polymers

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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