21 Aug, 2023

Tyvek® Process Engineer – Manufacturing Technology

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

Job Description

At DuPont, we are working on things that matter, whether it’s providing clean water to more than a billion people on the planet, producing materials that are 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 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! ​​

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. ​​

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

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.​​

Primary Function:

DuPont’s Spruance, VA plant is looking to fill a position for Process Engineer to join our Tyvek® line of business.  Tyvek® is a 100% synthetic material made from high-density spunbound polyethylene fibers. Lightweight, durable and breathable, yet resistant to water, abrasion, bacterial penetration and aging, Tyvek® is an amazing material used to improve a variety of applications across multiple industries.  Tyvek® is available in both a hard structure, used for Home Wrap, envelopes and Healthcare applications, and a soft structure, fabric-like finish used for protective apparel and consumer applications. Discover how the science behind Tyvek® allows for superior performance across a range of applications. 

Your key responsibilities:

  • Applies knowledge of the Tyvek® technology to define and implement solutions for PSM, Grow and Improve projects.  
  • Leads or Participates in front end loading of capital projects.
  • Provides technical inputs into Business Technology Plan to meet production goals.
  • Provides technical input into Multi-Generational Technology Plan.
  • Participates in Process Hazards Analysis (PHAs).
  • First contact in Manufacturing Technology (MT) for advanced troubleshooting for Operations.
  • Responsible for providing technical training and coaching to Operations Engineers and Technical staff. 
  • Provide required engineering support for Root Cause Investigations (RCI’s).
  • Leads or supports raw material qualification or trials for new products.
  • Validates technical solutions and documents results to drive toward a standardized Process Technology.
  • Provides technical input for Management of Change.
  • Lead or Participate in Project Reviews.
  • Collaborates across MT, Operations, EH&S, R&D, etc.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS Engineering discipline required
  • 3-7 years of manufacturing or related experience required
  • Tyvek® Line of business experience preferred
  • Process Safety Management (High Hazard Process/Low Hazard Operation) experience preferred

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