at DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
At DuPont, we’re committed to creating sustainable solutions for the most complex challenges facing our world today.
From protective equipment, to delivering clean water and enabling smarter, faster electronics, we use our passion and proven expertise in science and innovation to make many of the things you use every day possible. In all these areas and many more, we’re working with partners to transform their ideas into real world answers that help humanity thrive.
Our core values inform every decision we make, every step we take, as we drive toward our purpose to empower the world with the essential innovations to thrive. Our premier position as a technology-driven innovation leader is due directly to our commitment to the development of our greatest resource-our people.
Join our team of fearless optimists. Let’s invent a better now, together.
The DuPont Field Engineering & Supply Chain Development Program provides early career professionals and recent graduates with the opportunity to become catalysts for change—transforming industries and improving everyday life. With an accelerated approach to career development, the program combines immersive assignments with formal education, networking, mentoring and leadership exposure through on-the-job rotational experiences.
Participants are encouraged to forge their own path by rotating through a series of 2-to-3-year assignments across different businesses, locations, and functions including Operations & Engineering, Global Procurement, and Science & Innovation. Successful engineering and supply chain candidates will complete a minimum of two assignments but may complete up to five. Complete geographic flexibility is required to enable a greater pool of possibilities and diversity of cross-functional experiences.
Since the program began in 1903, thousands of alumni have advanced through the company ranks to become senior leaders, executives, and even CEOs— and we want you to be next! We’re looking for people who are ready to take on the most complex problems to improve the here-and-now. People who are curious, creative, and ready to challenge the status quo and bring about meaningful change.
Join us and create the legacy you want to leave!
Position Specific Information
Our engineers fill a variety of meaningful positions that provide opportunities for personal and professional development while contributing to DuPont through implementing engineering best practices, performing process analysis and improvement, and participating on projects that improve safety, product quality, and equipment or infrastructure. Examples are listed below.
Manufacturing Technical – Provides process, materials, and/or equipment engineering technical expertise to manufacturing operations to improve safety and production performance.
Capital Projects – Performs engineering analyses, technical reviews, calculations, planning functions, scope analysis, general estimating, cost control and schedule oversight on capital projects.
Automation & Process Control – Develops and improves manufacturing process control strategies and models, participates on automation projects, and supports implementation, commissioning, and validation of application solutions.
Leveraged Engineering – Provides tactical and advanced engineering expertise in a leveraged consulting capacity involving the application of established technology and principles by focused discipline (i.e. chemical, mechanical, electrical, energy, facilities, process engineering).
Equipment Reliability & Maintenance – Performs analysis and predicts equipment life for vessels, piping, mechanical equipment and materials of construction to improve process safety, reliability and product quality.
Continuous Improvement – Leads or supports lean, six sigma, and other continuous improvement projects by applying methodology and tools in support of business objectives.
Product Quality – Analyzes ongoing quality performance of product and process data, summarizes performance for periodic process capability review by leadership and reviews customer complaint data to provide early identification of customer satisfaction patterns.
Technical Service – Provides internal and external technical support in the development and application of products, processing techniques, troubleshooting applications, and resolution of problems.
We are seeking candidates that have a passion for exploring cross-functional assignments within integrated operations. Successful candidates have demonstrated leadership capabilities, are creative problem solvers, have an intellectual curiosity, and thrive in ambiguity.
Other preferred skills include six sigma green belt certification (or willingness to become certified in the first 24 months), training and experience with root cause failure analysis, process hazards analysis, and high hazard process safety.
Program and Position Requirements
The DuPont Field Engineering & Supply Chain Development Program seeks top talent. To be considered for enrollment, candidates must meet the following requirements:
+ Pursuing or hold a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Materials, or Industrial Engineering from an ABET accredited institution
+ GPA of 3.0 or higher (out of 4.0 scale)
+ Preferred minimum of 6 months of paid co-op or internship equivalent experience in your engineering discipline / major
+ Maximum of 3 years of industry full-time work experience
+ 100% geographic flexibility to allow for best career development fit
+ Willingness to relocate to a new location every 2 to 3 years
+ A five-year company commitment to complete a minimum of two assignments (usually 24-36 months per assignment)
+ Willingness to be on-call for plant area support when required
+ Legal right to work in the United States without restriction
+ No visa sponsorships
DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our Accessibility Page for Contact Information (http://www.dupont.com/global-links/accessibility.html) .