Process Improvement Manager

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Chicago, IL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Jan 19, 2018
Job ID
Minimum Requirements:
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemistry with 8+ years of process improvement experience out of batch chemicals, paints, coatings, foods, pharmaceuticals or related. Potential candidates must have experience supervising engineers and/or operators. Pluses would be experience with the following: grinding, milling, antimicrobial chemicals, product development, FDA regulations, six-sigma certification (ideally black belt), and experience introducing new technologies into an existing process.

Job Description:
This company is a multi-billion dollar manufacturer with production facilities in the US, Korea, China and Japan. They produce specialty chemicals used as a finishing product in the semiconductor industry. This is a newly created position, with the primary focus being the introduction of new mixing technology for a 20-year-old process. 70% of this role with revolve around technical work, while the other 30% will be focused on overseeing, training and managing a group of 5 other engineers. Other responsibilities may include improving storage capabilities and settling properties. The number one priority of this site is to increase the capacity of their mixing process. These new processes will be first introduced in the Chicago pilot plant and then scaled up to be introduced in the Asian production facilities. This facility employs ~400 people, which includes production, R&D, tech services, marketing, sales and the corporate headquarters. The facility is very impressive. Relocation assistance is available.