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Tyvek Improvement Engineer

Company: Dupont
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity as an Improvement Engineer. This role is responsible to drive the unit level continuous improvement program that delivers maximum value from the assets in alignment with business strategy, while continuously improving EH&S performance and production efficiency. - Ensures Business Technology Implementation Plans (BTIP) are executed and validates performance meets or exceeds expected results. - Partners with plant operation and maintenance personnel to identify and track performance indicators to identify technology gaps and improvement opportunities. - Partners with the MT organization to ensure plant gaps are on the BTIP.Function and Responsibilities:

  • Build respect and trust of the operations team because of their great process technology knowledge and continuous improvement skill set. - -
  • Drive knowledge exchange with technology experts (Operations, Manufacturing Technology, Engineering, internal consultant groups, sister plants, local external experts) to increase awareness of potential improvement opportunities for the technology. -
  • Partner with the Manufacturing Technology (MT) Technology Implementation Specialists (TIS) to develop and implement projects from the Operations Business Technology Implementation Plan (BTIP) that deliver positive year-over-year ROC (return on capital) and non-capital continuous improvement while meeting the plant level EH&S improvement goals. - - -
  • Ensure Business Technology Implementation Plan projects are fully implemented and validate the performance delivers or exceeds the expected results.
  • Partner with plant operation and maintenance personnel to identify and track performance -
  • indicators to be used in identification of technology gaps and continuous improvement -
  • opportunities. -
  • Support the facility root cause failure analysis process by serving as a team member or facilitator for incidents related to process technology. - -
  • Lead and support plant continuous improvement activities aligned to the BTIP and support the capital plan for the facility. - This includes leading continuous improvement activities for the facility and may include serving in specific project management & execution roles for smaller projects.
  • Champions the "next unplanned event" exercise for the plant and ensures potential solutions are captured in the appropriate prioritization system. -
  • Serves as the implementation arm of Manufacturing Technology. - This includes serving as the local focal point for technology implementation, and Process Safety Management (PSM) follow-up. - Accountable to the Manufacturing Technology for delivery of improvements. - - -Capabilities Required for this Role (Knowledge Skills & Abilities):
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment (prefer 5 years)
    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering discipline -
      • Learning agility - A personal drive to learn, pivot when necessary, and adapt to the ever-changing needs of our company in the face of a changing world and customer base
      • Intellectual curiosity - Proactively investing time and energy into learning more and personally developing, in the interest of improving yourself and delivering better resultsQualifications:
        • BS engineering discipline required
        • 5-7 years of manufacturing or related experience required
        • Line of business (Kevlar -/Tyvek -/Nomex -) experience preferred
        • Process Safety Management (High Hazard Process) experience preferred -Preferred Experience: -
          • Six Sigma
          • Root Cause Failure AnalysisBehaviors Required for this Role:
            • Inspiring trust - Earns the respect of others; follows through on commitments; authentic; open to feedback; acknowledges and affirms contributions of others
            • Actively listening - Knows what she/he doesn't know; welcomes input from others; takes time to clearly understand and respond; allows people the time to express their point; open to influence
            • Self-driven - "Sense of purpose"; driven by a higher agenda; demonstrates the ability to elevate and remain objective; able and willing to take risks and do difficult things
            • Resilient - Does not fall to pieces at the first "blow" or failure; stays focused during organizational turmoil; handles pressure and does not take things personally
            • Collaborating with others - Empowers purposeful engagement; "servant leader"; keeps things simple; engages individuals/team to achieve superior results; creates an atmosphere of value-driven outcomes
            • Accountable - Takes responsibility for actions; communicates with transparency; recovers from mistakes; owns their impactDuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our -.For US Applicants: See the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster at: -For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, -.

Keywords: Dupont, Richmond , Tyvek Improvement Engineer, Engineering , Richmond, Virginia

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