DuPont Scale-up Process Engineer in Wilmington, Delaware

Scale-up Process Engineer (Job Number: 194881W-01)


DowDuPont Electronics and Imaging is seeking to fill the position of Scale-Up Process Engineer. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary process engineering and chemistry team in the Engineering and Science organization aimed at the scale-up and commercialization of growth and emerging technologies projects from the Electronics and Imaging division. The position will provide engineering support in a team environment of multistep organic synthesis and process development. Preference will be given to candidates with pilot plant, kilolab engineering, and practical hands-on experience in a process development lab setting.

Job Description

  • Process Safety

  • Follow DowDuPont Safety & Engineering Standards, OSHA, NFPA and other standards to ensure safe operations and work environment.

  • Active participation in Process Hazard Assessments for new equipment and critical analysis of current operations to engineer improvements.

  • Engineering Process Development and support

  • Develop robust and scalable unit operations to ensure readiness for commercialization as part of a team.

  • Engineering support for tech transfer packages to contract manufacturers. Characterize process variables and define boundary conditions as part of the basic data generation process.

  • Continuous improvement of processes and tools to provide target materials at the required specifications with a scalable process.

  • Process Piloting & Customer Sample Supply

  • Prove out optimized processes at pilot scale using reactor systems up to 100L, filtration systems, and other unit operations while delivering written operating instructions for manufacturing.

  • Meet business demands for materials supply in support of customer qualifications.

  • Proven track record of meeting project goals on aggressive timelines.


Technical Experience

  • Chemical Engineering knowledge related to batch processes, formulation, filtration, crystallization, distillation, and drying.

  • Mechanical Aptitude and Creativity – process piping, equipment design, controls, electrical

  • Conducting Hazardous Operations Safely

  • Electronic materials a plus


  • BS/MS Chemical Engineering or Materials Science

  • 3 Years Industrial Experience

  • Excellent organization and communication skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Experience in an R&D or pilot plant environment preferred

  • Willingness to work hands-on in a lab or pilot area > 50% time

Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Wilmington

Organization: Electronics & Imaging

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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