13 Mar, 2023

Senior Formulation Engineering Technician

  • Syngenta Global
  • Greensboro, NC, USA
Engineer Chemicals

Job Description

Job description

In this role, you will provide formulation engineering technical support in both existing and novel manufacturing technologies to maximize quality, capacity, and efficiency outcomes during scale-up, and after the launch, of newly formulated products to commercial manufacture. You will also support the formulation engineers to evaluate new equipment and develop new formulation processing options

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Independently carry out development trials in the pilot plant, including preparation of raw materials, and configuration, operation, and cleaning of processing equipment
  • Strict adherence to HSE protocols and all corporate policies and processes.
  • Contributes to process risk assessments
  • Complies with all quality standards during development and trial manufacturing activities
  • Records data from experiments and scale-up / manufacturing trials
  • Carries out first-line maintenance of pilot plant equipment and informs the Pilot Plant Team Leader of equipment defects or failures


  • High school diploma or experience in a chemical manufacturing or development environment
  • Understanding of all HSE measures and requirements in the lab and pilot plant
  • Proven ability to manage multiple requests from different stakeholders
  • Good understanding of the end-to-end processes for product development, complex formulation processing scale-up, and lifecycle management
  • Organizational Skills and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to become forklift certified
  • Ability to learn first-line maintenance procedures for pilot and lab equipment
  • Ability to learn cleaning procedures to achieve product quality targets
  • Ability to learn and apply technical knowledge to progress activities
  • Authorized to work in the United States

Additional Information

What We Offer:

  • A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and strives for a work-life balance that supports the team members. Offers flexible work options to support your work and personal needs
  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts your first day
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts, among other benefits
  • Relocation Provided

Syngenta has been ranked as a top employer by Science Journal.
Learn more about our team and our mission here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVCN_51GbNI

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Company Description

As a world market leader in crop protection, we help farmers to counter these threats and ensure enough safe, nutritious, affordable food for all – while minimizing the use of land and other agricultural inputs. Syngenta Crop Protection keeps plants safe from planting to harvesting.  From the moment a seed is planted through to harvest, crops need to be protected from weeds, insects and diseases as well as droughts and floods, heat and cold. Syngenta Crop Protection is headquartered in Switzerland.

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