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Process Engineer



Join INVISTA as a Process Engineer at our Seaford, Delaware site. Since 1939, the INVISTA Performance Solutions Seaford site continues to be a world class manufacturing facility with ~ 135 employees, which manufactures Nylon 6,6 staple fiber.

As a Process Engineer at INVISTA, you will Provide "Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices" (RAGAGEP) to drive effective and efficient change.

An ideal candidate will be a solid team player with the ability to work independently in an efficient and effective manner creating value-adding results, dedicated to excellence and continuous improvement, and sense of urgency to achieve site objectives.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Drive site transformational efforts through risk adjusted economics, engineering controls, and best practices.
  • Evaluate and optimize production equipment for improving efficiency.
  • Work with the team to develop and execute migration plans for legacy equipment and control system platforms.
  • Identify new process technologies that can be leveraged for operational improvements and develop the applicable projects for execution.
  • Communicate and work with various operational, environmental, maintenance, and engineering levels in a team environment, yet be self-motivated and accomplish individual goals and commitments.
  • Perform process analysis and urgently drive efforts for predicative and preventive process measures.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering or related discipline
  • 2+ years of manufacturing experience
  • Previous experience in designed experiments and process simulations
  • Previous experience with computer-based data analysis methodologies
  • Previous experience driving change initiatives
  • Previous experience using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Projects) and use of other technology platforms (i.e., Power BI, PQM, LMS, Minitab, etc.)
  • Must have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Chemical Engineering
  • Previous experience in a Manufacturing or Petrochemical industry
  • Previous experience in Nylon/ Polyester industry
  • Previous experience applying or using Six Sigma/ Lean manufacturing
  • Previous experience in Project management
  • Knowledge and application of Design of Experiment (DOE).
  • Previous experience in supervision or leading a team

    About INVISTA

    INVISTA is a global manufacturer of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibers. From parts for the automotive industry to medical equipment, air bags, food packaging, carpet and clothing, our ingredients in the nylon 6,6 and polypropylene value chains help bring many of life’s essential products to market. A subsidiary of Koch Industries since 2004, INVISTA is committed to innovation and responsibly creating more value for its customers and society while consuming fewer resources to make these products. See the bigger picture at INVISTA.com. 

    Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

    At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
    Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
    This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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