Senior Process Development Engineer

Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead introduction of new products and processes from laboratory scale to manufacturing.

  • Interface with Research and Development, Technical and Sales Service, Supply Chain, Marketing, and Manufacturing to successfully transfer new products and processes to the plant scale.

  • Design, perform experiments, and analyze data at laboratory scale and pilot scale to assist with new process scale up and troubleshoot manufacturing issues.

  • Utilize fundamentals of heat transfer, mixing, and mass transfer to solve complex problems.

  • Understand current manufacturing capabilities and modify process as appropriate. Understand chemistry, process equipment, unit operations, and apply fundamentals to successfully commercialize new products.

  • Write detailed operating procedures and provide to manufacturing facilities.

  • Act as a technical resource, providing process and product related technical support to manufacturing sites.

  • Use Six Sigma tools to ensure product consistently meets target specifications and performance criteria at pilot and production scale.

  • Manage and prioritize several projects at various stages of new product introduction.

  • Responsible for introduction of new raw materials to manufacturing sites; select most effective raw material supplier and participates in safety reviews.

  • Organize data and write technical reports and presentations.

  • Independently identifies fundamental problems in process operations and/or new product scale up function and creatively solves these problems to expand the knowledge base of the organization. Leverages these solutions to others in the function globally.

  • Provides technical mentorship to less experienced individuals in the organization.

Critical Success Factors:

  • Ability to balance multiple competing priorities.

  • High bias for action.

  • Ability to interact with cross functional and cross regional teams.

  • Work successfully in a fast paced environment.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science or higher in an engineering discipline.

  • Strong technical, organizational, and troubleshooting skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Chemical Engineering degree preferred.

  • Pilot plant or scale up experience highly desired.

  • Manufacturing experience desired.

  • Polymer synthesis experience desired.

  • 5-10 years of experience in a related field and/or advanced degree.

  • Six Sigma experience a plus.

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Mid-level industry position


400 Arcola Rd, Collegeville, PA 19426

Collegeville , United States


United States



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