Job description


Process Engineer (1025)

Group Company:
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic materials in the form of semi-finished products and finished parts. The company has locations in 20 countries and more than 2,800 employees. Its specialty engineering thermoplastics and composites are superior in performance to metals and other materials and are used in a wide range of applications, primarily in the capital goods industry. The company is continuously developing new areas of applications in close cooperation with industry leaders in a broad variety of customer markets. The Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Group is well prepared to further expand its market leadership position.

Supporting the vision of our holding company, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (MCHC), Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials is committed to the realization of KAITEKI, “a sustainable condition which is comfortable for people, society and the Earth”. To realize this vision, the MCHC Group engages in corporate activities that provide products, technologies and services based on the comprehensive capabilities of the Group in the Performance Products Domain, Industrial Materials Domain and Health Care Domain, with chemistry as the basis of our activities. We jointly express and promote our commitment under the corporate brand THE KAITEKI COMPANY.

Principal Accountabilities


  • Want to work for a global leader in the design, development and manufacture acrylic products that is continuously innovating?
  • Do you have a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial, or Plastics Engineering?
  • Are you passionate about executing continuous improvement initiatives at a world class company?

If so, nice to meet you! Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Division is seeking a Process Engineer based in Scranton, PA to join a team committed to excellence, continuous improvement and driving sustainable business results. The mission of this individual is to be the technical resource to support production as we strive to improve safety, quality, efficiency, customer satisfaction, and financial results, lead process improvement and problem-solving efforts, and initiate CAPEX projects and manage through to completion. Come be a part of this dynamic team!!

Who Are We...
MCAM is a manufacturing services company. We service markets including aerospace, medical, semiconductor and other markets. Our capabilities include carbon fiber processing, compounding, molding, extrusion, machining, fabrication, assembly, and inspection. We provide material solutions, engineering support, stock shapes, near net shapes, precision components, and assemblies.

Knowledge / Skills / Experience

What You Will Do...

  • Provide day to day leadership in process areas.
  • Champion and execute the development and implementation of projects, improvement plans and initiatives using RCA, Green belt, Six Sigma, SPC, DOEs and process capability studies.
  • Manage various construction and equipment projects as required and work directly with contractors in overseeing repairs/installation equipment.
  • Develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
  • Analyze and plan space requirements, workflow, and design layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Provide training & documentation.
  • Act as the technical expert for assigned process areas, as a resource to production, maintenance, engineering, R&D, quality, sales and customers.
  • Be the process owner, responsible for the technical performance of the department.
  • Drive the optimization and troubleshooting of the production processes, including StableOps efforts. Troubleshoot processes, quality issues and customer returns.
  • Lead capital projects that enhance the efficiency, productivity, and safety of the production department.
  • Champion the development of the capital plan for assigned production areas, provide justification for
  • recommended projects. Personally manage multiple capital projects.
  • Assist R&D group in the development of new products and conduct experiments for process improvement.
  • Provide training and documentation (ISO documentation, etc.) on new processes as well as updates to
  • current processes.
  • Perform machine and process design for new and existing lines
  • Responsible for project management (justification, design, implementation). Manage assigned capital projects, including qualification and selection of vendors and contractors, supervision of work, and approval of payments for invoices.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You Will Have...

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial, or Plastics Engineering
  • Safety dedication and leadership in the workplace
  • 3+ years of engineering experience related to manufacturing equipment and process improvements in an industrial environment
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word, Project and ability and willingness to learn other software
  • Outstanding communication (oral and written) skills as well as consensus building skills, Minitab familiarity, problem solving skills with exposure to DOE, 5-Why Analysis, Lean Green Belt, DMAIC skills, previous leadership roles, FMEA, feasibility and control plan development, time management skills/ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects, solid technical knowledge, and financial understanding

What You Will Get…

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) with a generous match and much more!

The salary range for this position is $66,240.00 - $99,360.00. Factors such as scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, job-related skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and business considerations may influence base pay offered. This salary will be subject to a geographic adjustment (according to a specific city and state), if an authorization is granted to work outside of the location listed in this posting.

We are not accepting unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies, therefore we will not a pay a fee for resumes submitted.

EEO Statement

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation values diversity in the workplace, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable law.
Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or other applicable laws. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition.

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Scranton, PA
900 North South Blvd , Scranton , PA, USA, 18501-1449
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