Process Engineer I

Position Purpose (Responsibility): 

The Process Engineer I role is an entry-level position primarily responsible for the planning and execution of industrial-scale filling & assembly trials enabling new product introductions to manufacturing. They are charged with being able to identify and solve any industrial problems related to the transition from R&D to manufacturing through investigation, observation, and data analysis.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties: 

  • Under direction and guidance from senior team members: study, understand, and execute industrial-scale filling & assembly trials of new products for a smooth transition to manufacturing/production scale while providing fluid communication between R&D and Manufacturing. This involves all facets of New Product Introduction: Experimental Design, Execution, Physical Testing, and Quantitative Analysis & Interpretation.
  • Quickly acquire the knowledge necessary to create a Design of Experiments (DOE) to solve processing challenges.
  • Active participation in the understanding and resolution of new/existing manufacturing issues.
  • Responsible for compliance of assigned work area with company-set standards for manufacturing/lab safety and general maintenance.

Department/Reporting Relationships: 

This position reports into the Industrial Engineering Manager and is located in Congers, NY. They will interface internally with Project Management, Quality Assurance, R&D Laboratory, Manufacturing Operations, & related global functions and externally with Clients & Suppliers, as needed.

Education/Certification: B.S. in Chemistry, Chemical/Industrial Engineering, or related degree.

Required Knowledge: Driven to continuously learn and test new ideas independently. 

Experience Required: 0-2 years in a science-related industry, preferably personal care.

Skills/Abilities: Strong organizational, communication and writing skills. Proficiency in MS Office applications.