Process Development Engineer Polymers

Posted on Nov 21, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search

State College, PA 16801
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
LOVE YOUR JOB! (and your life).

Our client, a $5 billion plus global materials science company is seeking a Sr Process Engineer. Excellent opportunity with this Fortune 500 company and industry leader that focuses on sustainability. Seeking an individual to direct and support innovative new products and processes. Will work cross functional teams that support medium and longer term R&D projects.

If you like the great outdoors, you'll love this area with it's location near the Susquehanna River and 2 million acres of public forest preserve as well as proximity to State College and Williamsport.


The Process Development Engineer (Polymers) will

* be the Technical and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the business unit
* directly support R&D operations in tech center/pilot plant
* provide support for new process technology to other locations
* lead and assist with toll manufacturing qualifications.
* support all aspect of scale up, capital engineering, and site lab operations.
* participate in Capex planning and execution.
* collaborate directly with chemists, pilot facility, operations, third party tollers and equipment manufacturers.
* ensure changes maintain PSM compliance.
* conduct feasibility studies and analysis of new ideas
* participate in project review meetings and lead execution of projects.
* Travel approximately 20%


* BS in Chemical Engineering
* 10+ years experience in chemical scale up and new process technology implementation
* Will consider 7+ years with a Master's or Ph.D. in chemical engineering (preferred)
* Must have experience with process development and scale up of various types of polymers.
* Experience in a process R&D setting with broad knowledge of multiple unit operations and polymer synthesis.
* Strong project management skills - required
* Should be able to evaluate technology from a chemical and financial perspective. Strategic thinker.
* Willing to travel approximately 20% both domestically and internationally.

Reference: 569324422

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