Teknor Apex

  • Process Engineer

    Job Locations US-RI-Pawtucket
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  • Overview

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    Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and Germany.


    In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service.  Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.


    As a Process Engineer you will be responsible to develop and implement production, processing methods and controls to meet quality standards in the most cost efficient manner.  You will be responsible to investigate and resolves work-in-process problems along with making recommendations and implementing improvements and modifications related to sequence of operations, equipment utilization, and related matters.  Monitors assigned operations to assure compliance with approved methods and quality standards. Duties include:


    • Monitors the existing production process; particular attention is placed on products with a history of problems. 
    • Develops new production process methods based on their application and formulation of production.
    • Works on projects to improve rates and set up standard formats for different processes.
    • Assists is establishing specific work goals and performance standards in order to reduce reject rate and minimize downtime.
    • Answers customer complaints and implements corrective action when necessary to resolve issues.
    • Responsible for production trials; spearheading the production trial team at the plant to improve the success rate at the customer.
    • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Qualifications & Competencies

    • BS or MS in Chemical Engineering, Polymer Engineering, Polymer Science, Materials Science or related discipline
    • Minimum 2 – 4 years of process engineering experience
    • Good understanding of the formulation, material science and equipment involved.
    • Must be able to work in a team environment.
    • Exposure to Six Sigma and Lean Experience preferred.
    • Ability to work in and support an ISO 9000 environment.
    • Knowledge in thermoplastics, polymer blends, and polymer compounding preferred


    Our best performers possess the following core competencies:

    Attention to Detail * Planning and Organizing * Teamwork * Impact and Influence * Critical Judgment * Analytical Thinking * Creativity & Innovation * Problem Solving * Concern for Safety


    Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.


    • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
    • Dental and Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • 401k w/company match and Pension
    • Paid Holidays and Vacation
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Employee Wellness Program
    • Service Recognition


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