Process Engineer

Kodak - Rochester, NY (30+ days ago)3.9

Kodak is Hiring!

We are looking for a Process Engineer to join our Consumer & Film Division team in Rochester, NY. We are seeking an individual to become an equipment / process expert in support of batch chemical manufacturing areas that include specialty organic chemicals, polymers, inks and dispersions, as well as continuous solvent recovery (distillation) operations. All facilities are located within Eastman Business Park.

Kodak offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the revitalization of an iconic global company. We combine the strength of a brand that is recognized and beloved around the world with the excitement and entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up. We are stable, profitable, optimistic about the future and looking for professionals with energy, ideas and ambition to help us take next steps in completing our transformation. We’re building a culture which values creativity in all its forms, having a global perspective, a focus on sustainability, and the kind of trust that enables us to succeed by taking calculated risks. Kodak has a rich heritage of leadership and innovation, but is also, in many ways, still inventing itself. At this stage of our comeback, Kodak is truly a place where you can make a difference.

Key Responsibilities to include:
Become process and equipment expert in specific area(s) of specialty chemicals manufacturing.
Provide technical support for operations, product chemists, EHS, and maintenance.
Work closely with maintenance staff to identify and develop equipment reliability improvements.
Troubleshoot equipment and process problems to identify root cause, then provide recommendations and implement preventive measures.
Implement process and equipment upgrades for continuous improvement efforts and to support new business initiatives.
Capital upgrade project responsibilities including investigation, definition, business case development, process design, implementation, construction support, commissioning, and training.
Understand health, safety and environmental regulations and apply to equipment to assure personnel and plant safety. Participation in process safety reviews.
Implement process improvements that will increase the ability to meet customer requirements, including safe and reliable operations, and improve competitiveness using Six Sigma methodology as applicable.

Required Skills/Experience:
Bachelors or Masters degree in Chemical Engineering
Experience in chemical manufacturing environment
Effective communications skills
Ability to interact on teams that include operators, mechanics, chemists, management, other engineers and staff
Able to work independently
Willingness to learn
Willingness to work hands on as needed
Able to lead and participate on project teams
Demonstrated computer skills, including MS Office
Understanding of chemical process controls

Education Requirements:
Bachelors or Masters degree