Production / Process Engineer

United States, Williamsport (Pennsylvania)

Production / Process Engineer

At Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI), we combine technological innovation with world-class manufacturing and regulatory excellence. We are a leader in Microbial Control Solutions and chemical technologies used in various applications including hygiene and home care. Today, these solutions are more critical than ever to maintain the hygiene and safety of hospitals, homes, schools, and offices across the world. Our Specialty Chemical Services business provides composite materials for technically demanding industries and performance intermediates & chemicals. Our Custom development and manufacturing team has already brought more than 1,000 unique solutions to life for their customers.

We are a highly dynamic group of 3,000 employees in more than 21 countries around the world. For us, performance, collaboration, passion and care are fundamentals. Are YOU someone who CARES about finding unique solutions for customers, who is PASSIONATE about making a difference? We are looking for talent who embrace COLLABORATION and are motivated by a PERFORMANCE culture.

As the Production Engineer / Process Engineer located in Williamsport, PA, you will become the  technical expert for the Oleo chemicals business. You will maintain first time quality, develop process improvements and support the day to day activities. In addition you will coach and develop the Oleo Team to foster a safe -quality focused culture with an emphasis on Continuous Improvement. This position reports into the Production Team Leader.

Key responsibilities:

  • Directs and monitors productivity, process yields, and product and process performance to meet production commitments.

  • Determines continuous improvement opportunities and implements improvements in the production units to optimize utilization (throughput, quality, safety, efficiency).

  • Develops, plans, and coordinates projects from inception to completion ensuring efficient implementation, timely completion, and compliance to budget.

  • System Manager for DCS (Digital Control system) platforms and PIMS (Production Information Management System) data analysis package.

  • Responsible for evaluation, selection, installation, programming and service of new DCS equipment.

  • Supervise Production Operators in the Production Team Leader’s absence.

  • Train and develop operators in assigned activities and assists with technical issues.

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, Chemical Engineering is preferred

  • Significant working experience as a Production Engineer or similar

  • Working knowledge of Process Controls System

  • Experience with or working knowledge of the following preferred; SAP; controls systems such as Honeywell or Allan Bradley; OE (Operational Excellence)

  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint

*Potential for a relocation package for this Production Engineer / Process Engineer.*

A major part of the heritage of LSI is being able to deliver unique solutions to our customers. Being the driving force behind this approach – listening, asking, understanding to match the right elements in a new way has been an inherent part of our day-to-day business. Always with the goal to enable a competitive advantage for each customer with a specific product, package or solution. What makes YOU different?

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R33759