DuPont Process Technician, Granulation in Palo Alto, California

Process Technician, Granulation (Job Number: 192620W-01)


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About DuPont Industrial Biosciences

DuPont Industrial Biosciences comprises an unmatched portfolio of capabilities in industrial biotechnology and biobased solutions. The unique combination of agricultural, biotechnology, chemical and material science capabilities allows DuPont Industrial Biosciences to deliver cost-effective products with superior performance and sustainability aspects to a range of industries. Bringing together the expertise from Danisco, Genencor, and DuPont has yielded a unique combination of strengths in enzyme technology, materials science, and bioprocessing. We call it Powered by DuPont™ Genencor® Science. It’s what powers the innovations to help solve some of the world’s greatest challenges.

We are currently seeking a Process Technician, Granulation to join our Industrial Biosciences team in Palo Alto, California. The shift we are hiring is from 2pm to 10pm, swing shift.


The position will have the responsibility of working in the granulation and liquid formulation areas during the swing shift. Specific responsibilities will include operation of state-of-the-art granulation process equipment and analytical instrumentation to support formulation and granulation. You will also be participating in continuous improvement efforts to increase quality/service levels, improve process capabilities/capacities, and achieve higher efficiency and reliability. Experience operating fluid bed granulation equipment a plus.


The following are required:

  • Minimum education of high school degree (an associate or bachelor degree is desired.)

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrate self-motivation and ability to work under minimal supervision.

  • Team player with strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Basic computer skills (experience with computer based process control systems a plus.)

  • Ability to conduct work during swing shift (1400 - 2200).

  • Experience working in a cGMP or GLP environment is a plus.

  • The ability to work overtime, if required.

  • Ability to wear a respirator.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.

Primary Location: NA-United States-California-Palo Alto

Organization: Industrial Biosciences

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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