12 Apr, 2022

Profile Control Process Engineer – Tyvek®

  • Dupont
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals Chemicals

Job Description

DuPont’s Spruance, VA plant is looking to fill a position for a Profile Control Process Engineer to join our Tyvek link of business. This role is responsible for defining and delivering, Grow & Improve projects focused on Tyvek® sheet profile control and profile uniformity, in alignment with tactical and strategic Business Technology objectives.  Responsible for providing technical training and coaching to operations technical staff.  Provides engineering support for Root Cause Investigations (RCIs) for internal yield losses and/or customer complaints.  Collaborates across Manufacturing Technology (MT), Automation & Process Control (A&PC), Operations, Research and Development (R&D), etc.  First contact in Engineering for advanced troubleshooting of issues related to profile control and/or roll formation.  Leads or supports improvements to the profile control application and/or related services.


NOTE: Visa sponsorship/support is NOT available for this position, including any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process and/or future work visa renewals (e.g., F-1 (CPT or OPT), H-1B, O-1, TN, etc.)



  • First contact in Manufacturing Technology (MT) Engineering for advanced troubleshooting for profile control and/or roll formation issues.

  • Responsible for providing technical training and coaching to Operations Engineers and Technical staff.

  • Provide required engineering support for investigations into internal yield losses and/or customer complaints.

  • Leads or supports improvements to profile control application and/or related services.

  • Validates technical solutions and documents results to drive toward a standardized Process Technology.

  • Provides technical input for Management of Change (MOC) projects; leads MOC’s as required for role.

  • Lead or Participate in Project Reviews.

  • Collaborates across MT, Operations, A&PC, R&D, etc.


Capabilities Required for this Role (Knowledge Skills & Abilities)

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering discipline

  • Learning agility - A personal drive to learn, pivot when necessary, and adapt to the ever-changing needs of our company in the face of a changing world and customer base

  • Intellectual curiosity - Proactively investing time and energy into learning more and personally developing, in the interest of improving yourself and delivering better results

  • Training or experience with a minimum of 2 of the following:

    • Programming/App Development (e.g. C++, LabVIEW, Python, VBA, etc.)

    • Distributed Control Systems (DCS), or similar

    • Process Historian Databases (e.g. IP.21, PHD, etc.)

    • Computer systems (ideally hardware, OS, and software applications)


Behaviors Required for this Role:

  • Inspiring trust - Earns the respect of others; follows through on commitments; authentic; open to feedback; acknowledges and affirms contributions of others

  • Actively listening - Knows what she/he doesn’t know; welcomes input from others; takes time to clearly understand and respond; allows people the time to express their point; open to influence

  • Self-driven - “Sense of purpose”; driven by a higher agenda; demonstrates the ability to elevate and remain objective; able and willing to take risks and do difficult things

  • Resilient - Does not fall to pieces at the first “blow” or failure; stays focused during organizational turmoil; handles pressure and does not take things personally

  • Collaborating with others - Empowers purposeful engagement; “servant leader”; keeps things simple; engages individuals/team to achieve superior results; creates an atmosphere of value-driven outcomes

  • Accountable - Takes responsibility for actions; communicates with transparency; recovers from mistakes; owns their impact



  • BS Engineering discipline required

  • 2-8 years of manufacturing or related experience required

  • Line of business (Tyvek®) experience preferred

  • Process Safety Management (High Hazard Process/Low Hazard Operation) experience preferred


Reports to Technology Implementation Leader and Technology Team Leader


Key reasons for you to apply: 

  • On-going learning and personal development opportunities in a rewarding work environment.

  • Start or continue on a career journey that can span different businesses, projects and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth.

  • Additionally, diversity, equity and inclusion are central to our high-performing culture.



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