West Production Engineer

Posted 30 Nov 2021

Tamaqua, Pennsylvania - United States

Req Id 233711



A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.



US employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date unless an accommodation is granted by The Company. The Company uses the definition of fully vaccinated assigned by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for purposes of considering satisfaction of this requirement which is a condition of employment.



Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers. 


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.


Your Role:

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to join EMD Electronics as a West Production Engineer. In coordination with the Operations Superintendent at Hometown, you will implement, maintain, and adjust processes associated to our world-scale fluorine franchise. You’ll ensure a consistent and stable operation of existing facilities at the Hometown, PA site. As a member of this team, you will be a foundational member of driving the production of electronic materials that influence our daily lives and help advance digital living for all humankind. You will lead design efforts to improve production and utilize engineering fundamentals to work with team members across the globe. Additionally, you will advise senior management of production planning and engineering strategies that achieve goals/objectives of the franchise.

  • Design, develop and sustain of high purity chemical systems and electrolytic production
  • Utilize lean six sigma and continuous improvement tools
  • Review raw material analysis and provide data-based decisions on planning
  • Lead/participate in OPHR (operational process hazard reviews)


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • 2+ years of Mechanical or Chemical Engineering experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of process chemistry, heat transfer, thermodynamics, and hydraulics
  • Ability to lead small teams related to production or infrastructure changes
  • A curious individual with a talent to continuously improve


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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If you are a resident of a Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.


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