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Process Engineer


INVISTA (Canada) Company’s Kingston Site located in Kingston, Ontario has an opening for a Process Engineer. It is one of the city’s largest employers with over 700 employees dedicated to the production of quality products used in the automotive airbag and engineering polymers industries. Our large production plant has a broad range of engineering applications from the upstream chemical processes (reactors, distillation columns, extruders) to downstream spinning processes which use highly automated, mechanical systems.

At INVISTA, we believe that everyone, no matter what role, should be an entrepreneur. As part of Kingston Site’s Technical Team, you will have the opportunity to create real value, working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment with an aim to improve and transform our technology and processes for Nylon 6,6 polymers and high tenacity fibers. Within INVISTA, there are great opportunities to grow your career to suit your interests and aptitudes, whether that be technically focused longer term or aspiring to be a future leader.

At Kingston Site we believe employees create exceptional value for our shareholders and customers through high quality products that save and enrich lives, while constantly striving to improve our sustainable footprint. INVISTA is an independently managed but wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc, one of the largest privately held companies in the world with a presence in nearly 60 countries.

To thrive in our Market Based Management® culture, you must show initiative, be results driven, and have excellent communication as well as organizational and interpersonal skills. Above all you must ensure that all your activities are carried out with integrity and in a safe and efficient manner.

This opening is for a full-time position beginning May 2022 or sooner. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

The role consists of providing technical and process support to our Operations facilities at Kingston Site, including:

  • Using data analytics and economic thinking to identify and develop value propositions for new ideas that improve safety, reliability, quality, and yield
  • Leading and delivering innovative experiments, process optimizations, and capital projects to improve site competitiveness
  • Troubleshooting our manufacturing processes and applying Root Cause Analysis methodologies
  • Building strong collaborative relationships with other teams and leaders across the site and the business
  • Analyzing process data to convert data into knowledge and actions therefore enabling process optimization (this can include material/heat transfer analysis, working with process equipment such as reactors and extruders, mechanical component re-design, material flow optimization)
  • Demonstrate the initiative of a Principled Entrepreneur, who challenges the status quo, prioritizes based on risk and value, is solution-oriented, and meets deadlines
  • Contribute positively to a team-oriented environment using your strong interpersonal skills
  • Show a commitment to ongoing learning and developing new skills while demonstrating strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Show a willingness to embrace and live the core values of Market Based Management®

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering completed by May 2022

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Previous manufacturing work experience
  • Experience with leading a project, initiative, or team
  • Ability to analyze large data sets to generate knowledge systems that present actionable information
  • Experience in automation and/or experience creating, designing, and implementing creative and ground-breaking ideas
  • Experience with the application of statistics


INVISTA is one of the world’s largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, primarily for nylon applications. We deliver exceptional value for our customers through market insights, technological innovations, and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks. Our Guiding Principles – Integrity, Respect, Humility, Knowledge, Self-actualization, Principled Entrepreneurship, Stewardship & Compliance, and Transformation – define the INVISTA culture. If those words are in your DNA, then please submit your resume via the application link.

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