Process Engineer - Poromerics

at DuPont in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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 around the world.

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 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!

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.

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

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.

Process Engineer – Poromerics


+ Understands all applicable process technology, equipment and control technology. Works with Technical Advising, Quality Coordination Engineer and plant personnel to optimize operations, meet Business and plant goals. (Production, cost, quality).

+ Responsible for the application of Process Safety Management for the Slurry process.

+ Participates in advanced trouble shooting and coaches others to learn these skills.

+ Implements best practices in operations in order to optimize operations. Ensure Standard Operating Procedures and specific Operating Discipline requirements are in place

+ Performs appropriate Manage Production roles as determined by Plant / Business. Example: Operate Plant, Operating Discipline, Produce to Plan / Record Production, etc.

+ Understands and applies skills and knowledge in Statistical Process Control (SPC) technology, to maximize plant asset utilization and produce low cost, quality products.

+ Review Charts on daily basis

+ Accountable for Process Control Systems on their process

+ Respond to and document Out Of Control data points

+ Draft Corrective Action Plans for repeat situations

+ Initiates changes to Plant Operating procedures to ensure they are valid and up to date. Works with Technical Advisor in this respect.

+ Networks with other engineers on site and within the global business to leverage knowledge on plant operations Example: Production, Improvement, etc.

+ As required communicate technical information and issues to plant personnel, Technology or Expertise centers.

+ As required participates on and leads teams in his/her area of accountability

+ Owns, monitors, and tracks KPIs as required

+ Implement process improvements in support of reduction of variation, capacity and yield improvement

+ Monitor and improve raw material variability

+ Works with Quality Coordinator, TA and others as required to disposition non conforming product

+ Conducts and participates in RCA, FMEA, required


+ Bachelor’s degree in Textile, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or related field is required.

+ 3+ years of production engineering experience is preferred.

+ Previous experience with statistical process control (SPC) and analysis strongly preferred. Basic understanding of statistics required.

+ Experience with interpreting and dispositioning based on analytical results is a plus.

+ Previous experience with Lean Six Sigma or a certification is a plus.

+ Ability to prioritize and complete assigned work independently and within teams.

+ Previous knowledge of machine safety protocols required.

+ Ability to work with people at all levels.

+ Excellent communication, analysis, troubleshooting and organizational skills.

+ Strong attention to detail to prevent and minimize errors.

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Job Posting: JC260664942

Posted On: Jun 01, 2024

Updated On: Jul 22, 2024

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