Ingevity

Product and Process Research Engineer

US-SC-North Charleston
Job ID
2017-1674
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing/Engineering

Overview

Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.

 

At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.

 

Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers’ industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we’re always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.

We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us.

 

Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we’re so glad!

How you will impact Ingevity

Develop new processes or optimize existing processes for manufacturing adsorption media for existing market applications and future customer needs. Develop and execute experiments from pilot to full-scale production.  Perform experimental design and statistical data analysis and communicate across multifunctional groups.  Deliver creativity and critical thinking to solve open-ended problems while assuring precision in experiments and sound recommendations for the business.  Serve as manufacturing process and product expert in select process improvement and troubleshooting efforts.  Document work and recommendations through monthly reports, technical memos and presentations.  Balance multiple project priorities, apply practicality, and assure flexibility. Must be willing to travel nationally and internationally 25%. Must be available to work on projects at various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States and abroad.

What you need to succeed

Employer will accept Ph.D degree in Engineering, or related technical field and 1 year of work experience in job offered or 1 year of work experience in a research related occupation. Experience must include: 1) Creating and leading statistically sound pilot plant experiments to aid in plant design and process improvement projects; 2) Analyzing experimental and process data using Mini-Tab statistical software, and using data to make recommended process changes; 3) Researching published literature for solutions to complex process problems, and applying these solutions to our processes; 4) Troubleshooting product quality issues and recommending process changes; 5) Operating pilot scale production equipment, including mixers, reactors, extruders, wash stands, and dryers; 6) Operating pilot scale analytical equipment, yield pressure testers, reactivity test stands, and pellet strength testing equipment; 7) Working in full-scale manufacturing environments; 8) Experience in  manufacturing specialty activated carbon products. Experience may be gained concurrently. Any suitable combination of education, training, or experience is acceptable. Must be willing to travel nationally and internationally 25%. Must be available to work on projects at various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States. 

 

 This position is eligible for our Employee Referral Program

 

CONTACT:  Please apply online at http://ingevity.jobs/ refer to Job #2017-1674

About us

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us.
 
With about 1,500 employees worldwide, we operate in 13 countries and serve customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work. Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

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