DuPont Manufacturing Technology - Mechanical Engineer in Buffalo, New York
Manufacturing Technology - Mechanical Engineer (Job Number: 016781W-01)
A Manufacturing Technical (MT) Engineer, also known as an Assistant to Operations (ATO) is needed on the Yerkes site in Buffalo, NY to support the continuous production of Corian®. The successful candidate should expect to provide process, materials, and/or equipment engineering technical expertise to maintain production performance and improve process capability with a focus on process pumps.
The person in this role would be a part of a larger team that works to upgrade processes by implementing modifications ranging from incremental daily improvements to major technology changes.
The MT Engineer provides technical support for process safety, improved yield, capacity and uptime performance. In addition, the MT Engineer supports capital execution of process technology changes; maintains process technology documents; supports day to day operations, and assists in safety, quality, and environmental incident investigations. With sufficient training and experience, the successful candidate will serve as a first responder to assist with plant technical issues when trouble shooting process or equipment issues are required.
Solves operating problems with pumps, piping, mixing, transfer, and sealing systems and improves the performance of the systems
Provides process, materials, and/or equipment engineering support to manufacturing operations to maintain production performance or restore process capability
Leads improvements in safety, quality, productivity, equipment reliability, and capacity, either through technology, process, and equipment upgrades
Authors Process Safety Management and Management of Change documentation
Learns the technology and operating processes which they help support and the key variables effecting quality and productivity
Assists Operations and Maintenance with troubleshooting, root cause analysis and problem solving
Helps to identify and implement solutions to manufacturing issues related to technology
Leads Manufacturing Technology and productivity related improvements
Participates in, develops basic data, and executes activities related to small capital projects (including commissioning, de-commissioning, start-up, shut down)
Understands and conducts cost benefit analysis
Identifies system and equipment improvement opportunities and improves performance of equipment systems, with a focus on fluid handling systems.
Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET Accredited Program (or other engineering degree with appropriate experience)
5 years industrial experience (including co-op experience)
Strong technical and functional skills
Demonstrated problem solving/analytical ability
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.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence leadership, peers, and mechanics; able to take a "hands-on" approach with operators and mechanics to drive change and get results.
Desire to work in a fast paced, customer focused environment.
Experience leading capital projects using industry best practices
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills must work well in both self-managed and team environments
Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Direct experience with positive displacement pumping systems
Experience working in high hazard processes
PLC systems experience
Six Sigma Green Belt certification
This is a full time position. Some off-hours work and limited travel will be required. The plant operates on a 24/7 schedule.
Primary Location: NA-United States-New York-Buffalo
Organization: Protection Solutions
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Experienced
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