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Manufacturing Process Engineer

Newark, DE, USA

Job Type

Full Time


Our client has an opening for a Manufacturing Process Engineer. This position provides day-to-day manufacturing support with operational and technological responsibilities to assure safe and continuous run-ability of the processes, while developing strategies/systems to improve manufacturing performance. The position will be supporting site initiatives, capital projects, and continuous improvement efforts in coordination with the EHS, Engineering and Technology organizations. Digitization, automation transformation and sustainability will also be a key aspect of the role.


  • Use process expertise to ensure facility and personal adherence to regulatory, and company policies

  • Provide daily technical support to Operations (occasional off-shift/weekends when needed) including process optimization, troubleshooting, root cause analysis and risk analysis

  • Assist with the implementation of solutions to improve processes (safety, yield, uptime, capacity release)

  • Monitor manufacturing equipment performance; assessing reliability of equipment, identifying failures and causes of failures, and recommending solutions

  • Provide technical leadership and support to plant capital projects, including design, capital justification, PSM, and commissioning activities

  • Work closely with the production and maintenance teams to develop production strategies and systems that improve manufacturing performance

  • Mentoring and influential leadership of production resources

  • Work with Commercial and Quality teams to respond to customer inquiries and/or quality notifications

  • Interface with Technology and Business resources to develop innovations and coordinate product rollouts to the facility

  • Develop, maintain, and improve operating procedures


  • Minimum of B.S. in Mechanical Engineering required.

  • 3-5 years of experience required in manufacturing or related industry.

  • A rubber manufacturing background, including experience in elastomer mixing, milling, extrusion and molding unit operations, is preferred

  • Excellent project management, engagement and collaboration skills are necessary for this role are highly preferred

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Strong team player with an ability to work closely with all functional teams within the plant

  • Self-starter with systematic decision making, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills

  • Six Sigma or similar continuous improvement and statistical analysis experience

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

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

  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of critical systems including PSM, SAP, Six Sigma and TEEP/OEE

NOTE: Visa sponsorship/support is NOT available for this position, including any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process and/or future work visa renewals (e.g., F-1 (CPT or OPT), H-1B, O-1, TN, etc.)


  • On-going learning and personal development opportunities in a rewarding work environment.

  • Start or continue on a career journey that can span different businesses, projects and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth.

  • Additionally, diversity, equity and inclusion are central to our high-performing culture.

This position comes with a $1000 Sign-on bonus.

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