Process Engineer

Port Murray, NJ

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The Process/ Production Engineer is responsible for the process related technical service for the site’s compounding plant. The position holder acts as the technical specialist with the responsibility to improve and develop the plant with respect to Safety, Environmental, Quality and Productivity, with emphasis on the technical and economic standards of the manufacturing operation.

  • Improve the efficiency of compounding plant be actively contributing to projects and processes.
  • Identify and initiate Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Support products and processes focused on improving KPIs such as scrap, First Time Right, equipment reliability, technology, raw material efficiency, capacity improvements, etc.
  • Utilize formal Root Cause Analysis methods to problem solve process issues and define and implement Corrective Actions to increase equipment process capability and improve product quality.
  • Conduct process and equipment audits to review critical product characteristics and critical process variables and implement sustainable corrective actions for process upsets.
  • Identify and eliminate common causes of product and process variation.
  • Becomes a member of the plant Operational Excellence (OPEX) Core Team and actively participates in leading and facilitating OPEX Teams using the The Borealis Way (TBW) methodology.
  • Be active in information sharing in order to boost team performance.
  • Has contact network within the plant to speed up and secure quality in project studies and trouble-shooting activities.
  • Has knowledge of internal and external product customers & supplier specifications and the link how the plant area of responsibility is affecting the specifications.
  • Has knowledge of the risks in the plant area of responsibility in terms of customer specifications.
  • Be active in information sharing in order to boost team performance.
  • Has contact network within the plant to speed up and secure quality in project studies and trouble-shooting activities.
  • Back fills for Production Manager as appropriate.
  • Has knowledge of internal and external product customers & supplier specifications and the link how the plant area of responsibility is affecting the specifications.
  • Has knowledge of the risks in the plant area of responsibility in terms of customer specifications.
  • Process Discipline representative in less severe Quality investigations.
  • Acting as a Borealis project representative in projects. Responsible of delivering a well performing solution in all financial categories.

About you

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Some experience in respective discipline or related operational.
  • 1-5 years of relevant industrial experience knowledge of industrial norms and standards.
  • Plastics/rubber compounding experience preferred.

Environment

  • Exposed to noise and chemical odors when working in the manufacturing area. The use of minimum PPEs (hard hat, uniforms, goggles, gloves, safety shoes and glasses and hearing protection) is mandatory.

People Skills:

  • Team player
  • Presentation Skills
  • Networking abilities

Borealis Compounds offers an extensive and competitive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • Paid vacation, sick and personal time
  • 13 paid holidays
  • 4O1K match of 6%
  • Incentive plan and profit sharing plan
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition reimbursement

Borealis Compounds facility in Port Murray, NJ is conveniently located at 176 Thomas Road just outside Hackettstown, NJ, in a picturesque countryside. We are around 40 minutes from Easton, PA, 15 minutes from Phillipsburg, NJ, 45 minutes from Parsippany, NJ or East Stroudsburg, PA

Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and sustainable polyolefin solutions. In Europe, Borealis is also an innovative leader in polyolefins recycling and a major producer of base chemicals. We leverage our polymer expertise and decades of experience to offer value-adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries such as consumer products, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and mobility. With operations in over 120 countries and head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs around 6,000 people. In 2022, we generated a net profit of EUR 2.1 billion. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of our shares. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), owns the remaining 25%. In re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence. We are accelerating the transformation to a circular economy of polyolefins and expanding our geographical footprint to better serve our customers around the globe. Our operations are augmented by two important joint ventures: Borouge (with ADNOC, headquartered in the UAE); and Baystar™ (with TotalEnergies, based in the US). www.borealisgroup.com | www.borealiseverminds.com | careers.borealisgroup.com

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test and background check.

plastics, compounding, chemical engineering

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $108,000.00 - $130,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • In-person

Work Location: In person

Process Engineer
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