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Senior Production Engineer - Manufacturing Technology

DuPont - Pasadena, TX

Senior Production Engineer - Manufacturing Technology','018526W-01','!*!The DuPont Electronics and Imaging Business has an opening for a Production Engineer located in Pasadena, Texas (Bayport Site).  The Production Engineer will provide day-to-day technical support to the site by applying technical skills to optimize plant operations, resolve plant problems, and enable safe and efficient production of quality products.

Core Responsibilities:

Apply knowledge of their plant and technology – study historical data, convene with Tech Center or other SMEs, etc.   Earn respect and trust of operations team through excellent problem solving skills and technical expertise.

Utilize defined Most Effective Technology and challenge/escalate MET application and assumptions when better solutions arise.

Ensure Process Automation is effectively utilized to optimize plant performance.

Partner with the experts to perform advanced troubleshooting and improve operating discipline.  Diagnose and document root causes of asset utilization losses in the facility.

Understand why specific procedure steps and precautions are needed and keep a strong field presence to reinforce the importance.

Conduct daily review of logbook and alarm history to better understand the plant operation and stay engaged with daily activities.  Maintain, own, and review daily KPIs/ trends to ensure optimum performance.

Respond urgently to plant issues and emergencies.  Act as a unit technical expert during unplanned events and drive implementation of effective corrective and preventative actions.

Ensure compliance with plant operating permits.

Drive high levels of quality, responsiveness and reliability for the customer.

Pass certification of technical skills, technology, and process safety expertise.

Mentor other technical staff members and technicians as appropriate in process fundamentals, plant technology, and application of process safety

Conducts work activities and demonstrates leadership behavior consistent with DuPont Core Values

Takes ownership of process performance metrics of safety, production rate, yield and uptime.

Serves as first response to area technical issues and assists in troubleshooting process or equipment issues.  Leads teams in root cause analysis and problem solving.

Participates as part of a team to upgrade products and processes by designing and implementing capital and cost equipment upgrades, developing and executing test authorizations and improving control strategies.

Actively participates in strengthening PSM performance and compliance including leading PSM elements as needed.

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence leadership, peers, and technicians; able to take a hands-on approach with technicians to drive change and get results

Helps to train personnel and build technical capability of work teams.','!*! 


B.S. in Engineering from an ABET Accredited Program (Chemical Engineering preferred)

8-10 years’ experience in chemical/process manufacturing

Strong technical, analytical and functional skills

Demonstrated problem solving/analytical ability

Experience and knowledge in the manufacture of Film.

Demonstrated knowledge of chemical processes and methodologies applicable to a manufacturing setting

Demonstrated experience and knowledge of chemical manufacturing unit operations.

Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot chemical processes

Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple, complex, time-sensitive projects

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

Demonstrated ability to manage and lead both strategic long-term programs/projects as well as address short-term operational issues

Desire to work in a fast paced, customer focused environment  

Effective verbal and written communication skills 

Good interpersonal and communication skills must work well in both self-managed and team environments

This is a full time position.  Some off-hours work and limited travel will be required.  The plant operates on a 24/7 schedule.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in high hazard chemical operation

Six Sigma Certification

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

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

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Senior Production Engineer - Manufacturing Technology DuPont - Pasadena, TX, United States


Location: Pasadena, TX

Company Profile:
A World Leader in Market-Driven Innovation and Science. With expertise spanning two centuries, diverse industries and more than 90 countries, our company is uniquely positioned to help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. For more than 200 years, DuPont has brought world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace through innovative products, materials and services. Our market-driven innovation introduces thousands of new products and patent applications every year, serving markets as diverse as agriculture, nutrition, electronics and communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.