25 Mar, 2024

Commercial Product / Process Engineer

  • Dupont
  • Niigata, Japan
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 around the world. 

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.

Job Description Summary

Provides research into specific applications such as improved quality of existing products, more cost-effective manufacturing processes, a new product line or new area of business.  Delivers the technology and process capability needed to operate, maintain and improve manufacturing operations.  Collaborates with the business and manufacturing teams to define process technology direction and programs to the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identifies, assesses and develops new scientific concepts/technologies in basic or applied research with significant business impact.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with quality and manufacturing teams to prepare small-volume and coordinate high-volume PCN (product change notification) samples.
  • Provide technical insight and evaluate the capability of modified products and processes to meet quality specifications and control limits.
  • Conduct risk assessment of PCN, identify and mitigate any risks associated with PCN batch or process.
  • Implement preventative and corrective modifications to existing products and processes based on the findings of root cause analyses.
  • Develop an understanding of the lithographic process. 
  • Interface between R&D, manufacturing, external contract facilities and customers as development engineering focal point.


  • Professional working proficiency in Japanese (JLPT N1) and at least limited working proficiency in English.  
  • Working well in multi-disciplinary, cross-geographic team
  • Demonstrated hands-on abilities (not desk-work person, should positive and good at experiments, learn new knowledge of manufacturing)
  • Driving license


  • M.S. or higher degree in chemical engineering / chemistry / material science (B.S. with at least 3 years work experience is acceptable)
  • Working experience in lithography business (preferred)
  • Experience of leading cross-functional teams. (preferred)
  • Knowledge of six-sigma, project management. (preferred)
  • Knowledge of statistics, SPC and statistical design of experiments. (preferred)

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