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Improvement Engineer

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The Dow Chemical Company

Croydon, PA

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The Dow Chemical Company has an opening for an Improvement Engineer in our Croydon Emulsions facility at the Bristol site located in Croydon, PA. You will be reporting to the Production Leader, the Improvement Engineer will execute improvement projects in support of the facility\u2019s technology plan. The incumbent will become a key member of the plant team and contribute to a safe, efficient and reliable operation. The role will also provide plant level improvement project support by gathering data, evaluating improvement opportunities, developing the scope, and implementing improvement projects. Core Responsibilities: The Improvement Engineer leads the plant level improvement process by gathering and analyzing data, evaluating improvement opportunities, and implementing improvement projects. The improvement engineer assures plant level improvements align with the Plant Specific Technology Plan, thereby closing local performance gaps and increasing Asset Capability (AC). The improvement engineer provides plant level improvement project support, which may include fulfilling roles in the global project execution work process (ex. Global Project Methodology (Global Project Methodology), Six Sigma, etc.). Partnering with plant operation personnel to secure process data for identification of technology gaps, improvement opportunities, and project definitions Coaching plant personnel on measurements and daily updates of technology performance\/ asset utilization data Identifying plant improvements that are aligned to the Global and Plant Specific Technology Plan objectives Validating improvement opportunities using global tools and assists in building the Plant Specific Technology Plan Ensuring implementation of Business-supported projects as identified in the Plant Specific Technology Plan Providing technical plant support in specialized areas including process simulation, modeling, risk analysis, and process optimization Assisting in managing Asset Utilization and project budgets Providing data to validate that projects deliver performance objectives after implementation. Qualifications Requirements: Bachelors in Science in Engineering is required. A minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment is required. A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship\/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.\u00a0 Preferred Qualifications: Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering degree preferred. Six Sigma Project Leader certification is preferred. Technical knowledge of the physical, chemical, and work processes involved in achieving business objectives is preferred. About DowDuPont DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at . The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies.\u00a0Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process. Dow Offers: Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at , you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.

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Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2012, Dow had annual sales of approximately $57 billion and employed approximately 54,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 188 sites in 36 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at

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