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Manufacturing Technology Engineer - United States  

Dupont Biosciences (company)

Posted on : 22 October 2017

Project Description

Job Description

The Circleville site has a need for a Manufacturing Technology Engineer to support the Kapton® unit.  The successful candidate would join an existing group of experienced Manufacturing Technology Engineers.
DuPont™ Kapton® polyimide films have set the industry standard for over 45 years in high performance, reliability and durability, with a unique combination of electrical, thermal, chemical and mechanical properties that withstand extreme temperature, vibration and other demanding environments.
The Circleville site is located approximately 30 miles south of Columbus, OH.  The site manufactures Vespel® resin, Kapton® film, Tedlar® film, and Teflon® film. 
The Manufacturing Technology Engineer will
  • champion compliance with Process Safety Management (PSM) requirements;
  • lead improvement efforts to increase process capacity and reliability;
  • keep process technology documentation evergreen;
  • drive the reduction of process variability and waste to improve product quality and yield;
  • assist in scale up of new products;
  • assist operations and maintenance in troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and problem solving;
  • develop improved process instrumentation and control strategies, process safety, yields, plant capacity and uptime performance;
  • provide basic data and technical support for capital projects;
  • develop and drive implementation of long term improvement plans and
  • mentor other engineers, operators, and mechanics

Job Qualifications

Minimum requirements:
  • BS in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification 
  • 5 years of manufacturing experience

Demonstrated abilities:

  • Application of Process Safety Management (PSM) requirements
  • Implementation of reliability improvements
  • Ability to champion change in a manufacturing environment
  • Data driven decision making; root cause failure analysis
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Self-initiative, a motivated self-starter than can work independently
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and a high volume workload with shifting and competing responsibilities

Preferred skills / experience:

  • SPC (Statistical Process Control)  
  • Cost / benefit analysis
  • Process equipment specification
  • Project management

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies in late 2018 or early 2019. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.