Manufacturing Process Engineer

at DuPont in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Manufacturing Process Engineer


At DuPont, we are working on things that matter; whether it’s providing clean water to more than a billion people on the planet, producing materials that are essential in everyday technology devices from smartphones to electric vehicles, or protecting workers in this global pandemic.

If you would like to be a part of a premier multi-industrial company that is delivering sustainable solutions that bring real purpose and value, of a company with a collaborative spirit because it believes that we work best when we work together as a team and values the diversity of thought, then DuPont is the company for you!?


Our purpose is to empower the world with essential innovations to thrive. We work on things that matter!

Get to know our Purpose and make it yours by bringing innovations to market that improve the world, share a commitment to sustainability that makes our planet better and give back to communities in which we work and live.??

Get to Experience a collaborative environment where teamwork is celebrated with flexibility that enhances balance and an inclusive atmosphere that is welcoming to all!?

Have the Opportunity to chart your own course, challenge yourself, and acquire new capabilities to build a rewarding and fulfilling career. We reward employees with competitive pay and incentives to recognize skills, competencies, and contributions to business results.


Tralee Park has an opening for a Manufacturing Process Engineer. The Tralee Park site in Newark, DE, is the premier manufacturing location for Kalrez® Parts servicing those industries. DuPont Kalrez® | Vespel® delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to the transportation, aerospace, electronics, healthcare, industrial and consumer markets.

NOTE: Visa sponsorship/support is NOT available for this position, including any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process and/or future work visa renewals (e.g., F-1 (CPT or OPT), H-1B, O-1, TN, etc.) New hires must have a valid SSN number prior to hire to obtain employment with DuPont.


?This position provides day-to-day manufacturing support with operational and technological responsibilities to assure safe and continuous run-ability of the processes, while developing strategies/systems to improve manufacturing performance. The position will be supporting site initiatives, capital projects, and continuous improvement efforts in coordination with the EHS, Engineering and Technology organizations. Digitization, automation transformation and sustainability will also be a key aspect of the role.

Your key responsibilities will be/what you’ll do: ?

+ Conduct work activities and demonstrate leadership behavior consistent with DuPont Core Values

+ Use process expertise to ensure facility and personal adherence to regulatory, and company policies

+ Provide daily technical support to Operations (occasional off-shift/weekends when needed) including process optimization, troubleshooting, root cause analysis and risk analysis

+ Assist with the implementation of solutions to improve processes (safety, yield, uptime, capacity release)

+ Monitor manufacturing equipment performance; assessing reliability of equipment, identifying failures and causes of failures, and recommending solutions

+ Provide technical leadership and support to plant capital projects, including design, capital justification, PSM, and commissioning activities

+ Work closely with the production and maintenance teams to develop production strategies and systems that improve manufacturing performance

+ Mentoring and influential leadership of production resources

+ Work with Commercial and Quality teams to respond to customer inquiries and/or quality notifications

+ Interface with Technology and Business resources to develop innovations and coordinate product rollouts to the facility

+ Develop, maintain, and improve operating procedures



Requirements: ?

+ B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

+ Minimum of 1 year of experience in manufacturing or related industry (intern and co-op experience can count)

+ 5+ years of experience in manufacturing or related industry preferred

+ A rubber manufacturing background, including experience in elastomer mixing, milling, extrusion and molding unit operations, is preferred.

+ Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

+ Strong team player with an ability to work closely with all functional teams within the plant

+ Self-starter with systematic decision making, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills

+ Six Sigma or similar continuous improvement and statistical analysis experience

+ Proven ability to diagnose and resolve complex process and production issues using multiple disciplined teams and data driven analysis

+ Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects/tasks, adapt to changing conditions and balance a “big picture” focus with detailed execution

+ Demonstrated knowledge and application of critical systems including PSM, SAP, Six Sigma and TEEP/OEE

Key reasons for you to apply:

+ On-going learning and personal development opportunities in a rewarding work environment.

+ Start or continue on a career journey that can span different businesses, projects and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth.

+ Additionally, diversity, equity and inclusion are central to our high-performing culture.


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Job Posting: JC222684438

Posted On: Sep 02, 2022

Updated On: Nov 29, 2022