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Technical Service Project Chemist
CF Industries is a global leader in transforming natural gas into nitrogen. The chemical processes we use ensure we have the nitrogen we need to support life on earth - from fertilizer that feeds the crops that feed the world to products that remove harmful emissions from industrial activities. Through our nine world-class manufacturing complexes and best-in-class distribution system, we serve agricultural and industrial customers. We invite you to be a part of our nearly 3,000 employees making a difference every day.
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This role is a team member for CF's North American Corporate Technical Services Laboratory reporting to Manager, Analytical Chemistry. This world class facility provides Advanced Analytical Chemistry services to all of CF's US and Canadian production sites and Distribution facilities.
This position will be responsible for performing laboratory analysis and leading projects in support of Safe, Compliant and Reliable operation of CF's Ammonia, Urea, Nitric Acid and Ammonium Nitrate production facilities. This position will require extensive instrumental and bench chemist activity as well as direct interaction with Process Engineers and Chemists at all CF Industries locations, terminals, and suppliers. The position will produce monthly summary reports of activities. The position will work closely with one or more chemists and chemical analysts. The position will work closely with the Manufacturing Group Quality Manager. Some North American travel to CF's manufacturing sites will be required. This position requires a commitment to CF's values of "Do-It-Right."
Master's degree minimum, PhD preferred in Analytical Chemistry.
Demonstrated Applied Analytical Chemistry or Industrial Chemical Technical Laboratory support skills are required.
Expertise with one or more of these; Gas/Liquid/Ion Chromatography, UV/VIS and FT-IR Spectroscopy, SEM Microscopy, Physical-chemical analysis, Calorimeters, other Advanced Analytical Chemistry skills. Strong Chromatography skills considered essential for success in this role.
Petrochemical laboratory operating experience Highly Desired. Success in this position requires the ability to understand CF's core production processes and apply Analytical Chemistry skills to support Continuous Improvement in these operating processes.
Experience with materials characterization, bulk solids and liquids characterization and contaminant isolation and identification highly desired.
Fundamental understanding of engineering principles valuable; heat and material balance, heat transfer, solids mixing, blending and handling.
Industrial bulk chemical experience highly desired
Experience with Statistical Data analysis, data modeling, and/or regression analysis techniques
Excellent mechanical skills as many projects require design, construction, assembly and maintenance of lab and/or pilot scale equipment
Strong oral and written presentation and communication skills required including fluency with Microsoft office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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Principal Process Optimization Engineer
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Are you looking for your next career opportunity at a pioneering and entrepreneurial company? Do you want to join a team who delivers innovative solutions to meet our customer's changing needs? Being a leader in delivering superior value in the industry is the vision for Koch Fertilizer, LLC. We are seeking a Principal Process Optimization Engineer to join our Operations Excellence capability in the corporate office in Wichita, KS. The successful candidate will support the safe operation of the company's fleet of fertilizer plants with an emphasis on improving operational reliability, Q1 product throughput, energy and raw material efficiency. The key focus for the organization is to develop and sustain capability in the fleet, which requires building strong working relationships to lead the profitable application of Best Practices for improving Operations.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
Work with plants to optimize operations in Ammonia, Urea, Nitric Acid and Ammonium Nitrate production facilities, ensuring integration of known best operating practices and principles.
Work with process control resources in Wichita and at plants to leverage and implement strategies to better control and optimize process capability within constraints.
Track and benchmark performance to identify opportunities for improvement
Assist plants in troubleshooting performance gaps, upsets, or process safety incidents on an as needed basis, focusing on profitable application of best practices in our fleet and the industry
Lead problem solving teams seeking to improve performance/capability at a given plant site and/or across the entire fleet
Develop knowledge and capability across the fleet through mentoring and leading plant personnel
What You Will Need:
10+ years of Experience in chemical manufacturing or refining in a PSM covered facility.
3+ years of experience working in a Process Optimization Capacity
Working knowledge of heat and material balance fundamentals, process flowsheets and P&ID's, OSHA PSM requirements.
Proven ability to lead cross-discipline problem solving teams in a plant manufacturing environment.
BS engineering degree in a technical field
Willing and able to travel up to 50% of the time
Climb stairs ladders and work at heights of approx. 25-100 ft.
Unassisted physical mobility around a plant
Lifting up to 50 lbs.
What Will Put You Ahead?
Experience in the fertilizer (Ammonia, Nitric Acid, Ammonium Nitrate, Urea) or related industries (Methanol, SynGas, etc.)
Leadership of initiatives from a corporate environment or other position of indirect authority requiring a focus on influencing skills and relationship building.
Experience with Process Control systems
Experience in operation/troubleshooting high pressure process equipment, turbomachinery, burner systems, reforming furnaces, pumps, control valves, instrumentation, separations equipment, etc.
Experience with statistical process control, Six Sigma, design of experiments, process capability improvement processes
Experience with tools for root cause analysis determination: cause map, fault tree, tap root, etc.
Use of PI or similar historian for data collection, analysis, and creation of real time plant Key Performance Indicators "dashboards"
Experience with process safety information: P&ID's, PFD's, C&E's
Process Hazard analysis (including LOPA)
Relief and Safety Instrumented System (SIS) design and operation fundamentals
"Conduct of Operations" principles and strategies
BS in Chemical Engineering
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Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
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Digital Lab Manager
Requisition Number: 27539 Job Title: MANAGEMENT SERVICES OFFICER II, SUPERVISOR Working Title: Digital Lab Manager Salary: $4,842 - $9,591 monthly Job Type: Career Department Name: 0461-FILM & TV ARCHIVE Department Website URL: Job Summary Statement: The Digital Lab Manager manages designated income generating activities for Media Licensing division of the Archive. Under the general supervision of CFO & CAO, and the Director of Film & TV Archive (split supervision), the Digital Laboratory Manager, is responsible for ongoing operations in the Archive's digital laboratory, including the initiation of new services and the expansion of production capacity. The incumbent coordinates user relations, overseeing facilities and materials management and personnel supervision. Under the direction of Department Head and CFO & CAO the incumbent analyzes business trends, makes reports and recommendations for management, and acts upon decisions taken by the supervisor. Incumbent manages the Archive's digital projects provides management and leadership to the Digital Laboratory staff and works collaboratively with UCLA Archive staff, management, University clients, and IT support. Percentage of Time: 100 Shift Start: 8:00 am Shift End: 5:00 pm Qualifications for Position
12 Records Qualifications Required/Preferred
1.Demonstrated ability to manage a stock footage operation or comparable business activity.
2.Skill in budget management to prepare and monitor annual budget, compute and monitor cost estimates & cost analysis for Commercial Services Projects, and calculate expenses incurred and revenues received.
3.Skill in designing, implementing and managing organizational systems and processes to track inventory, progress and data.
4.Demonstrated skill in negotiating terms for business arrangements and licensing agreements, including fees to be paid, type of work to be done, time schedules, billing and evaluation of work performed.
5.Working knowledge of accepted techniques for the handling, inspection and repair of original archival materials, including safety precautions necessary when working with nitrate motion picture film.
6.Skill in operating basic equipment used for the Archive's Commercial Services activities, including 35mm Steebecks, 16mm Cinescans, VCRs and monitors, standard film and video editing equipment
7.Working knowledge of 20th Century history and world geography sufficient to advise users in researching needed footage and to propose footage or categories of footage for use in specific Archive projects.
8.Written and verbal communications skills, encompassing both technical terminology and logical and grammatical language as needed for contracts, meetings, written reports and correspondence.
9.Skill in supervising personnel engaged in administrative and technical work, including organizing work flow, delegating responsibility, training, evaluation, and corrective action.
10. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other archive staff members and laboratory staff, other UCLA staff, and external clients and services.
11. Working knowledge of ORION, UCLA's on-line information system, and other catalogs, index files and records pertaining to the newsreel, film and television collections
12. Knowledge of standard licensing agreements and terms of access.
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Provide field and shop inspection/testing of application of coating systems to steel structures.
Monitor the storage conditions to verify compliance with the coating manufacturer's requirements for storage temperatures and shelf life of coating and caulking materials.
Verify that abrasive materials comply with the applicable SSPC Abrasive standards (AB 1, AB 2, and AB 3).
Survey surfaces to be prepared to document whether grease and oil have been removed, and that sharp edges and weld spatter are removed in accordance with the SP requirements.
Verify the steel surfaces to be cleaned and painted have been cleaned in accordance with SSPC "SP WJ-4".
Confirm Chloride, Sulfate, and Nitrate Ion remediation.
Examine protective coverings to determine if the placement meets the SP requirements.
Monitoring of ambient conditions such as air and surface temperatures, relative humidity, and dew point to document that the work is done under specified conditions.
Check operations requiring compressed air such as blast cleaning, conventional spray application, and air for blow down for moisture and oil contamination in accordance with ASTM D 4285.
Examine equipment used for surface preparation to determine if it meets the specified operating parameters (e.g., nozzle pressure, air compressor discharge pressure, nozzle type and size).
High School Diploma or GED
Certified NACE III or BCI coatings inspector
3 years' experience with coatings on Steel Bridge girders
Ability to generate and send reports electronically
Safety Compliance Coordinator
- Provide Safety and PSM support for area, including:
- Develop and implement effective processes for area compliance responsibilities (life critical auditing, safety training, RFC management)
- Approve RFCs for HSE, including Pre-Startup Safety Reviews
- Identify gaps in Safety and PSM processes and develop plans with area leadership
- Coach and mentor on Safety and PSM compliance within all levels of organization
- Tracking and communicating Safety performance within the area
- Ensuring investigations and corrective actions for IMPACTS are completed
- Conduct regular Gemba’s with area personnel
- Develop and maintain any area specific Safety standards, policies, and guidance documents
- Develop agendas and materials for monthly safety meetings
- Lead the development of area specific Safety Improvement Plans.
- Communicate and track plans to ensure execution by all responsible
- Develop area communication strategies for area safety concerns and provide feedback to HSE and PSM Departments on plant-wide initiatives
- In coordination with Area Trainer, strengthen HSE training programs within the assigned area
- Lead area Kaizens with teams on Safety improvement opportunities
Lead R&D Engineer/Scientist
Location: Colonial Heights, VA
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Chemical Manufacturing
Lead R&D Engineer/Scientist
The Griffin Groupe is searching for a Lead R&D Engineer/Scientist for a premier client in the chemical manufacturing industry. Our client is a leading manufacturer of performance materials as well as other products used in the electronics, aerospace, apparel, agriculture, food and industrial packaging industries. A career at Our client means opportunity and possibility for people who seek variety, responsibility and hands-on experience in a friendly, dynamic workplace.
As a key member of our client’s R&D Technology team, the candidate will provide manufacturing support, develop lab scale and pilot plant design and interact with tollers. Develop design concept for scale-up, write definition of technology and support development of process package towards commercialization.
- Able to work with post reaction extrusion, resin, and additive systems based on extensive experience at multiple scales
- Actively participates as a member of Technology team to develop new concepts/products/processes primarily for Nylon resins and caprolactam. Work may also transition to the ammonium sulfate and chemical intermediates' businesses.
- Create and develop new, innovative processes
- Provide and direct technical support to manufacturing plants
- Technical expert in the area of polymer extrusion and polymer processing
- Conduct root cause analysis for existing and new products
- Work with post reaction extrusion, resin and additive systems
- Take lead in engineering responsibilities for designing overseeing installation of laboratory and pilot plant instrumentation and equipment.
- Develop test and operational procedures for resin pilot plant and operations.
- Supervise experimental operations.
- Develops process technology data packages including definition of technology, preliminary design creation, process scope, conceptual design and scale-up design
- Key R&D interface with Technical Engineering & Operations teams
- HSE to ensure safe designs
- Manage selection and process optimization at the Toller
- Maintain and improve the technology development process in an opportunistic environment
- Collaborate with Engineering team to take new processes/products from the laboratory to production, ensuring consistent manufacturing performance
- Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
- 5+ years’ experience in scale-up from lab to pilot plant to commercialization
- 5+ years’ experience working with Post Reaction Extrusion, Resin, and Additive systems based on extensive experience at multiple scales.
- 10+ years of chemicals or petro-chemicals industrial/manufacturing experience
- 5+ years background in developing process engineering design scope for new processes
- Master’s Degree preferred
- Proven track record of successfully commercializing new technology from lab scale to manufacturing plant.
- Excellent communication and documentation skills.
- Must have good people skills
- Strong background in developing process engineering design scope for new processes.
- Requires experience with experimental design and statistical analysis.
- Experience with reactor engineering a plus.
- Six Sigma training a plus.
- Ability to plan and lead projects essential.
- Modeling experience a plus
- Familiarity with methods development a plus.
- Excellent communication and documentation skills.
- Bias for action and results oriented mindset.
- Technical competence - statistical, analytical, mechanical, chemical and computer skills
- Ability to work both independently, and in team environments
- Project Management a plus
Intern, Waste Water Operations
For more than 120 years, The J. M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and moments. Today, Smucker is a leading marketer and manufacturer of consumer food and beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America with annual net sales of approximately $8 billion. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's®, Folgers®, Jif®, Dunkin' Donuts®, Crisco®, Pillsbury®, R.W. Knudsen Family®, Hungry Jack®, Café Bustelo®, Martha White®, tru
Roots®, Sahale Snacks®, Robin Hood®, and Bick's®. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Meow Mix®, Milk- Bone®, Kibbles 'n Bits®, Natural Balance®, and 9Lives®. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about the Company, visit jmsmucker.com.
Waste Water Intern
Perform process control tests:
Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) tests
Maintain records of
- Test results and keep an operation log
Perform action steps called for, depending on test results:
Adjust chemical feed rate
Adjust aeration per chamber, per blower
Adjust phosphoric acid feed ratio.
Adjust ammonium hydroxide feed ratio.
Manage waste biomass build up
Adjust flow rates to compartments
Operate plant electrical and mechanical controls for the proper operation of the wastewater treatment plant:
Open/close throttle valves
Operate sampler compositor.
Operate blowers, control aeration rate.
Operate and maintain equipment
Coordinate outside lab sampling schedule to insure regulatory compliance.
Coordinate maintenance, repair, and cleaning activities with mechanics and sanitation crew.
Maintain facility according to safety and cleanliness standards.
Compile and file monthly reports and required letters to the City of Oxnard Wastewater Division.
Act as liaison with City of Oxnard Wastewater Division Supervisor when visiting facility.
Will start up system and break down system.
Coordinate chemical and waste disposal deliveries.
Participate in weekly status meeting with manager and supervisory staff.
- Currently have a 4-year degree or are enrolled in a 4-year degree program
Available in early April through the end of July.
Flexible to work overtime.
Proven leadership skills.
Possess communication and organization skills.
Possess mechanical aptitude.
Ability to work independently and unsupervised.
Understanding of wastewater treatment basics.
Requires extensive walking and standing.
Wastewater Treatment Operator may sit to do some paperwork in the WWTP office, but most of the time will be overseeing the WW system to make sure production runs without interruption.
Required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
Occasionally required to climb or balance.
Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Sr Princ Manufacturing Engineer
Job ID: JPW20181503-44480
With annual revenues in of nearly $4.5 billion, over 12,000 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission — whether it's a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world's leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation's largest manufacturer of ammunition.
Orbital ATK is currently seeking an experienced Sr Principle Manufacturing Engineer to provide support to our Process Engineering team in our Promontory, Utah offices.
Lead a diverse team of engineers as the Project Lead Engineer for the development and implementation of a multi-million dollar electrolysis chemical plant/process.
Role description &
The selected individual will lead a project team and then provide process engineering support for the manufacture of precursor materials used to make Ammonium Perchlorate.
The safety of operations personnel as well as the process. Ensures the plant/process is compliant with all internal and external safety and environmental requirements.
Prepares, reviews approves and interprets drawings, specifications and work instructions associated with the plant/process in conjunction with the team.
Conducts project team meeting and assigns actions as appropriate and follows up on actions to completion.
As a team develop a checkout and qualification plan for bringing the process/plant on-line.
Developing and improving manufacturing processes
Performing cause and corrective action activities to permanently eliminate defects
Perform SPC analysis to ensure a consistent product is produced
Work with concurrent engineering team to create Build-to-Packages (i.e. engineering and planning documents)
Prepare and present technical presentations to the program, leadership, and to the customers for review and approval
Perform table top reviews
Develop and incorporate process improvements thru capital and tooling projects to enhance safety, improve quality, enhance reliability and reduce cost.
Troubleshoot production/tooling/facility issues and implement improvements and solutions
Supporting design, checkout, qualification and implementation of new or modified tooling or equipment
Experience chemical manufacturing processes and/or the startup of a chemical process/plant
Good problem-solving skills
Good communication and writing skills
Good organization and multi-tasking skills
Experience in Lean Manufacturing Techniques
- BS/MS Chemical Engineering
- 10 years engineering experience with BS
- 7 years engineering experience with MS
- 5 years engineering experience with PhD
If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.
Orbital ATK Flight Systems Group provides products and services that span the launch, missile systems and aerospace markets. We are a premier producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small and medium class space launch vehicles for Civil, DoD and Commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 8-10 Years
The Production Scientist takes the lead role in VMRD product manufacturing. The extensive technical knowledge and experience required for this position serves as a resource for colleagues and managers alike. Good work and study habits, keen attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and mentoring abilities are essential for success in this position. As a senior-level technical position, this role presents an excellent opportunity to share the benefits of experience with team members and to play an integral part in the success of VMRD's manufacturing organization as a whole.
Filling and supervision of filling operations
Running assays: IFA, AGID, ELISA, Western Blot and others
Reading subjectively-interpreted assays: AGID, RID, IEP, and FA
Protein purification: Salt precipitation (e.g. Saturate Ammonium Sulfate precipitation), anion exchange chromatography, size restriction, affinity matrix, etc.
Protein evaluation: BCA quantitation, spectrophotometric analysis, immunoelectrophoresis (IEP), PAGE / Silver Stain, etc.
Protein conjugation: HRP, FITC, others
Aseptic Technique: Sterile filling and supervision of sterile filling, cell culture, virus culture, bacterial culture, culture of microorganisms and supervision of these activities
Compounding'making buffers, mixing chemicals, using pH meter, making dilutions, adjusting dilutions, doing titrations, making pools, making aliquots, etc.
ELISA plate coating'machine calibration, operation, maintenance, cleaning; in-process quality control and monitoring, bulk-plate QC.
Documentation: initiating minor and major document changes (changes need approval of production manager), and developing documentation
Mentoring Production Assistants and Production Scientists
BS in science field; advanced degree preferred
Excellent multi-tasking and prioritization skills
Excellent communication skills both oral and written
Good information technology skills (MS Office and pertinent laboratory software)
Ability to work in a time-sensitive environment
Desire to function as part of a team (listening, collaborating and contributing)
Excellent observation skills and the ability to pay attention to details
Thirst for knowledge and desire to continue education
VMRD was founded in 1981 by D. Scott Adams, DVM, PhD, and currently employs approximately 50 researchers, lab technicians and support personnel. From its site in Pullman, WA VMRD develops and manufactures diagnostic test kits and related reagents for distribution in more than 55 countries. As a rapidly growing company VMRD strives to preserve its family focused culture and core values of integrity and quality. Its mission to provide high quality products, services and support for customers and a harmonious and rewarding work environment for employees reflects and enforces the company's market reputation for delivering best in class products with a uniquely personal touch. As a result of this clear focus VMRD has a global impact on improvements in animal welfare through the diagnostic laboratories, animal producers, government agencies and veterinarians who use its products.
VMRD's corporate offices overlook the rolling farmlands of the Palouse region in a family-friendly town renowned for having one of the top 100 public school systems in the United States. Come join our family centric culture and enjoy a higher quality of life including country space, freedom from traffic, proximity to two land grant universities, easy access to Seattle or Spokane for urban getaways and plenty of recreational opportunities in nearby rivers, mountains and forests.
VMRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.
Lead R&D Engineer/Scientist
Position Title:Engineer/Scientist Lead R&D
As a key member of the AdvanSix R&D Technology team, the candidate will provide manufacturing support, develop lab scale and pilot plant design and interact with tollers. Develop design concept for scale-up, write definition of technology and support development of process package towards commercialization.
Actively participates as a member of Technology team to develop new concepts for caprolactam, ammonium sulfate, Nylon resins, Chemical Intermediates and completely new products/processes.
Engineering responsibilities include: Producing draft PFD's and P&ID's for process concepts; producing heat and material balances for new processes; conducting laboratory or pilot plant experiments to develop data needed to properly size plant scale equipment; conducting laboratory experiments to develop all needed safety and reactivity data to allow the proper safe design of pilot plant and full scale equipment; produce all needed technical information for the development of a full scale process in a Technology Package
Take lead in engineering responsibilities for designing overseeing installation of laboratory and pilot plant instrumentation and equipment.
Supervise experimental operations.
Develop test and operational procedures for pilot plant and operations.
Process development and piloting of Chemical Intermediates, Ammonium Sulfate and Resins
Develops process technology data packages, process scope, conceptual design and scale-up design
Pilot plant operations
Key R&D interface with Engineering & Operations
Chemical engineering skills
Responsible for definition of technology, including preliminary design creation
Interacts with chemical and process chemical group
HSE to ensure inherent safe designs
Provides process and manufacturing support, including root cause analysis for existing and new products
Manage selection and process optimization at the Toller
Maintain and improve the technology development process in an opportunistic environment
Collaborate with Engineering team to take new processes/products from the laboratory to production, ensuring consistent manufacturing performance
3-5 years' experience in scale-up from lab to pilot plant to commercialization - Collaborate with Engineering team to take new processes/products from the laboratory to production, ensuring consistent manufacturing performance
Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering with a Master's degree preferred
10+ years of chemicals or petro-chemicals industrial/manufacturing experience
3-5 years strong background in developing process engineering design scope for new processes.
Proven track record of successfully commercializing new technology from lab scale to manufacturing plant.
Excellent communication and documentation skills.
Must have good people skills
Strong background in developing process engineering design scope for new processes.
Requires experience with experimental design and statistical analysis.
Experience with reactor engineering a plus.
Six Sigma training a plus.
Ability to plan and lead projects essential.
Modeling experience a plus
Familiarity with methods development a plus.
Excellent communication and documentation skills.
Bias for action and results oriented mindset.
Technical competence - statistical, analytical, mechanical, chemical and computer skills
Ability to work both independently, and in team environments
Project Management a plus
Location_formattedLocationShort:Colonial Heights, Virginia
Community / Marketing Title:Lead R&D Engineer/Scientist
Are you searching for a rewarding career with a great team of talented people who are leaders in their fields – from research, engineering and agronomy to information technology, supply chain and marketing? Do you believe in driving results in friendly environment that is open to creative ideas and diverse perspectives?
If so, you've come to the right place: AdvanSix, a company that is built on a rich history of teamwork, innovation and customer focus, and that has a fun, entrepreneurial mindset. We are:
A leading manufacturer of nylon 6 resins and films, which are used to make products important to everyday life – from automotive parts, carpeting, and food packaging to wire and cable, building materials and sports apparel
Fully integrated into many important building blocks of chemistry, including caprolactam, ammonium sulfate fertilizer, and many other chemical intermediates used to make products that make our world go round
Respected by customers far and wide as trusted partner that can be counted on for quality products, sustainable solutions and reliable supply.
A career at AdvanSix means opportunity and possibility for people who seek variety, responsibility and hands-on experience in a friendly, dynamic workplace.
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AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.
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