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Process Engineer (1186)

Group Company:
  • Mitsubishi Chemical ALPOLIC

Mitsubishi Chemical Alpolic employees are part of a global network of companies, all with a long history of sustained brand recognition and successful, sustained growth. Employee safety and satisfaction are among our top
priorities.  Many of our current employees began with the company and remain with the company even today.  From machine operators to customer support and sales, Mitsubishi Chemical Alpolic believes the company’s success is shared by every team member regardless of their role.

Our foundation is based on the Japanese word “KAITEKI,” which, in its original concept, means moving forward in the sustainable development of society, people and the planet.  Simply put, we care about our people, our products and our customers.



  • Do you possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or related Engineering field?
  • Do you have experience seven years of experience?


If so, nice to meet you! Mitsubishi Chemical Group ALPOLIC Division is in the Chesapeake, VA area.   The Process Engineer is responsible for improving the manufacturing process. They will be directly involved in troubleshooting and resolving production operation problems, analyzing equipment failures, developing & maintaining standard operating procedures, specification, and work instructions. They will also assist in designing, constructing, installing, and commissioning new equipment. Come be a part of this dynamic team!!

Who Are We...

Mitsubishi Chemical Group is the 5th largest chemical company in the world, is the world leader in the manufacture and supply of acrylic monomer, serving a broad base of downstream applications ranging from architectural and automotive coatings to acrylic sheet applications, to specialty moldings that serve a variety of industries such as electronics and health care.  Mitsubishi Chemical Group is the only producer that owns and operates all three technical routes to acrylic monomer to accommodate C2, C3, and C4 based feedstocks. Our talented people are the energy and driving force behind a dynamic business that supplies a range of growing sectors and geographic markets in EAME, The Americas and Asia.


What You Will Do...
  • Assess and analyze production operations to identify and develop new manufacturing processes
  • Design, configure, and work with team to improve processes
  • Analyze operating procedures, equipment, and machine functions to reduce processing time, downtime, and quality losses.
  • Use effective problem-solving and troubleshooting techniques to identify solutions.
  • Optimize process requirements, cost, man-machine-process interface, and employee health * safety factors using sound analysis and judgment.
  • Perform tests and confirm measurements throughout stages of production to determine control over variables such as temperature, thickness, pressure, tensions etc.
  • Analyze, develop, and recommend process changes
  • Develop engineering plans to meet company objectives for introduction of new products
  • Introduce designs, drawings, and specifications to team
  • Review routers, bill of material, work orders and other documents to validate functionality and identify streamlining opportunities
  • Provide input on new equipment purchases to ensure equipment meets safety, quality, and production standards
  • Obtain competitive quotes for upgrades and present to management for approval
  • Oversee construction and installation of new equipment, prepare SOP etc
  • Support optimization of
  • Other duties as assigned
What You Will Have...
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or related Engineering field
  • Seven years of experience in: industrial, manufacturing, and/or commercial design as well as project cost tracking, ongoing cost estimate validation, creation of purchase requisitions, material and equipment tracking, subcontractor or vendor requests for pricing, vendor management, submittal generation and oversight, document control, warranty, and application support
  • Project management
  • Driver of continuous improvement (Six Sigma Certification a plus)
  • Experience running improvement projects
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Troubleshooting, problem solving
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to work alone or in a team setting
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!

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

Pay Transparency (complete highlighted sections)

The salary range for this position is $72,960 - $109,440. 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.

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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Chesapeake, VA
401 Volvo Parkway, Chesapeake, VA, USA, 23320
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