03 May, 2023

Improvement Engineer

  • Dupont
  • Parlin, Sayreville, NJ, USA
Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description


At DuPont, we are working on things that matter, whether providing clean water to more than a billion people on the planet, producing materials essential in everyday technology devices from smartphones to electric vehicles, or protecting workers in this global pandemic. ​

If you would like to be a part of a premier multi-industrial company that is delivering sustainable solutions that bring real purpose and value, of a company with a collaborative spirit because it believes that we work best when we work together as a team and values the diversity of thought, then DuPont is the company for you!​


Our purpose is to empower the world with essential innovations to thrive. We work on things that matter! ​​

Get to know our Purpose and make it yours by bringing innovations to market that improve the world, share a commitment to sustainability that makes our planet better, and give back to communities in which we work and live.​​

Get to Experience a collaborative environment where teamwork is celebrated with flexibility that enhances balance and an inclusive atmosphere that is welcoming to all!​​

Have the Opportunity to chart your own course, challenge yourself, and acquire new capabilities to build a rewarding and fulfilling career. We reward employees with competitive pay and incentives to recognize skills, competencies, and contributions to business results. ​​

We are seeking a highly motivated Improvement Engineer who will support Cyrel® packaging printing plate manufacturing. The Parlin site in New Jersey is one of two primary manufacturing locations to produce Cyrel® packaging printing plates for DuPont and is located approximately 35 miles south of New York City.

There is an existing group of engineers currently supporting these manufacturing lines.

The improvement engineer will provide technical expertise to improve our competitive advantage in one or more technology areas. This will involve leading continuous improvement projects for the manufacturing processes, equipment, and products using existing and new technologies.​​


  • Leads the implementation of solutions to improve Cyrel® manufacturing process capability and capacity, foundational asset reliability, quality, and variable production cost.    
  • Leads or participates in Cyrel® GPMP (global project management process) improvement projects.
  • Leads troubleshooting and root cause analysis for major process deviations and issues.
  • Provides process engineers with technical consultation for day-to-day operations.
  • Initiate mid- to long-term capital projects aligned with business strategy.
  • Provides basic data and execution for the capital projects and provides resourcing support (e.g. development plans for commissioning, decommissioning, start-up, and shutdown).
  • Provides manufacturing inputs for new product and process developments, and manufacturing evaluations during the appropriate phase of new product development.
  • Leads PSM (process safety management) elements including process technology, PHA (process hazard analysis), and MOC-T (management of change – technology)).


  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in Chemical, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Over 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong project management skills
  • Good problem-solving ability, and strong interpersonal skills

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