Lubrizol Process Development Engineer in Brecksville, Ohio
Process Development Engineer
We currently have an opportunity for a Process Development Engineer available at our Brecksville, Ohio location supporting Life Science Health global product and process development projects.
Supervise, lead, and support Life Science Health aromatic and aliphatic TPU product development, product scale up, process capability improvement, and new raw material evaluation projects.
Collaborate with multifunctional project teams of scientists, engineers, account managers, and product management for new product development projects for successful scale up and product realization.
Design, execute, analyze, and report (both written and verbal) on multiple, simultaneous complex projects within pilot plant and commercial scale manufacturing.
Coordinate and consult on new capital projects as needed.
Design experiments and analyze data from both the laboratory and pilot plant.
Work with external tollers for scale up and development of new compounds and products.
Continuously improve processes and capabilities by enhancing work flow and challenging the status quo for more efficient product scale up, operations, and quick customer response.
Comply with all applicable internal and external Lubrizol HSE policies.
SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's or higher level degree in Chemical Engineering
2-5 years of pilot or manufacturing operations experience required
Strong fundamental knowledge in chemical engineering principals with proven problem solving abilities.
Strong project management skills utilizing stage-gate systems and job aids
Very strong “hands-on” mechanically and chemically oriented process-engineering skills.
Knowledge of unit operations and process/equipment calculations and design.
Knowledge of experimental design (DOE) and data analysis, using fundamental statistical techniques and statistical software.
Knowledge of medical device change management, manufacturing requirements, and GMP considered a plus.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills. Ability to work with others at all levels of the organization in multiple sites globally.
Customer focused – responsive to the internal and external customers.
Creative thinker with a proven track record of learning from both successes and failures
Basic knowledge of batch and continuous thermoplastic polyurethane polymerization manufacturing and chemistry.
Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
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