Chemical or Mechanical Process Engineer

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  • Post Date: Dec 30, 2019
  • Start Date: 12/30/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Job Description:

Kodak is Hiring!

We are looking for a Chemical or Mechanical Process Engineer to join the Specialty Chemicals manufacturing team in Rochester, NY.  We are seeking an individual to become an equipment and process expert in support of batch chemical manufacturing areas that include specialty organic chemicals, polymers, inks and dispersions 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.

Job Responsibilities to include:
  • Become process and equipment expert in specific areas of specialty chemicals manufacturing.
  • Provide technical support for operations, product chemists, EHS, and maintenance.
  • Willing to work hands-on, 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 towards continuous improvement efforts and to support new business initiatives.
  • Equipment upgrade responsibilities from project inception and design through construction and commissioning.
  • Multi-disciplined engineering support, including process controls.
  • Understand health, safety and environmental regulations and apply to equipment to assure personnel and plant safety.  Participation in process safety reviews.

Required Skills/Experience:
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 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 process controls

Education Requirements:
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

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