Production Engineer

Posté 20 sept. 2022

Tamaqua, Pennsylvania - United States

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A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 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.


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 the company as a Production Engineer! You’ll ensure a consistent and stable operation of existing facilities at the Hometown, PA site. The Production Engineer is responsible for process surveillance, resolution of daily production issues, driving debottlenecking opportunities and implementation of improvement initiatives. The position interfaces with Plant Operators, Process/Project Engineers, Maintenance Technicians, and management personnel to coordinate technical activities in operating areas. Duties also include involvement in hazard reviews, incident investigations, waste minimization, productivity improvements, product quality, SPC and operator training.


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. 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
  • 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 Engineering from an ABET accredited university


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Production Engineer experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • 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: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit

If you are a resident of Colorado or New York City, 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.

As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.