Manufacturing Technology Engineer

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.

We are hiring a Manufacturing Technology Engineer.

This position is located within DuPont’s Kalrez® Manufacturing site in Newark, Delaware.

The Manufacturing Technology Engineer is accountable as a member of an operations manufacturing team for achieving specific production capability, quality compliance, cost containment, new product development, and other continuous improvement goals. They work with production, maintenance, and technical teams to define and resolve problems within the manufacturing facility. As a member of the Kalrez® technical team, the individual will be responsible for driving innovation in their area, while understanding business processes and information.

The Manufacturing Technology Engineer provides input to the capital budget plan and provides basic data for new investments, reviews all new or modified procedures for technical adequacy, assists with training programs as necessary, assists in safety, quality, environmental, and unusual incident investigations, and supports team empowerment.

The Manufacturing Technology Engineer develops improved process instrumentation and control strategies, process safety, yields, delivery, capacity, and new parts in their product pipelines. They interact with the commercial team to resolve customer complaints/failures and to address new part capability. Further, the MT Engineer serves as first response to plant technical issues and assists in trouble shooting process or equipment issues.

This is a full-time, on-site position. There are some off-hours work and limited travel will be required.

Your Key Responsibilities:

+ Helping technicians solve manufacturing problems with part production and developing operating conditions / final scale up for new compounds.

+ Providing process leadership to assigned areas of the plant.

+ Leading improvements in quality, productivity, safety, equipment reliability, and capacity utilizing appropriate tools and technologies. (i.e., Six Sigma, Lean, etc.)

+ Being the area resource in use and application of engineering/technical practices and technologies.

+ Creating technical systems and processes to improve plant capability to meet its cost, quality, and production goals.

+ Being responsible for understanding the equipment and its effect on the quality and performance of final parts.

+ Providing engineering assistance to maintenance and operations including troubleshooting, evaluation of equipment failures, and technical recommendations for repairs and upgrades.

+ Providing basic data for capital investments.

+ Leading and implementing several small (<$500M) capital projects per year.


+ Bachelor of Science degree in Rubber Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or equivalent.

+ 5 + years of Industrial experience required. Co-op or Internships may be considered as experience.

+ Demonstrated problem solving/analytical ability.

+ Demonstrated ability to design test plans and analyze data.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead through influence at all levels of organization; able to take a “hands-on” approach with operators and mechanics to drive change and get results.

+ Desire to work in a fast paced, customer focused environment.

+ Ability to positively influence others through high personal standards and operating discipline.

+ Ability to manage and lead both strategic long-term programs/projects, as well as address short-term operational issues.

Preferred Experience/Skills :

+ Experience in discrete part manufacturing environment

+ Experience in elastomer processing

+ Strong leadership capability

+ Experience leading capital projects using corporate best practices.

+ Ability to thrive in a Team Environment – work well with non-exempt manufacturing technicians.

+ Six Sigma/LEAN certified as Black Belt or Green Belt

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Job Posting: JC261390093

Posted On: Jun 16, 2024

Updated On: Jul 19, 2024

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