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Celanese R&D Process Technician in Winona, Minnesota

Celanese is a Fortune 500 global chemical innovation company that engineers and manufactures chemicals used in products essential to everyday living. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, we employ over 7,700 dedicated people working between 43 facilities across 18 countries. We are committed to employee growth and creating shareholder value to ensure continued opportunities make a difference. Our company focuses on the safety of its employees, provides competitive compensation (including benefits starting day 1), and emphasizes giving back to the community. For more information about Celanese and our products please visit www.celanese.com

This R & D Process Technician will be primarily responsible for the safe set-up and operation of two R&D pultrusion processing lines producing various composite materials.

  • Sets-up and execution/operation of tape, LFT and rod pultrusion lines for R&D trials, and on a limited basis production run

  • Works with Productivity project manager and local site to complete productivity projects

  • Assists with design and implementation of new equipment & tooling

  • Records and documents any relevant processing information during execution of trials, and managing SOC records

  • Submits test requests to support NPD and productivity projects

  • Gathers and blends all required raw materials for R&D trials

  • Keeps the R&D process and equipment area clean and organized according to established 5S process

  • Operates equipment and processes in a safe manner & proactively communicate all near misses or unsafe conditions

  • PM checks and routine maintenance on required equipment

  • Works with development engineers and product specialists to create all trial plan documentation (SOC's, formulation, special instructions, etc.)

  • Supports inventory management of all materials, tooling, replacement parts, safety and MRO supplies

  • Assists with transferring new product and process technology from R&D to production

  • Supports molding of Composite materials when needed

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Associates Degree in any technology based – skilled trade associate

  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience in extrusion and/or pultrusion processing

  • (Thermoplastic or Thermoset)

  • Mechanical Aptitude

  • Strong Problem Solving

  • Teamwork

  • Strong Communication

  • Computer: Word, Excel and PowerPoint

External Company Name: Celanese International Corporation

External Company URL: http://celanese.com/

Street: 4610 Theurer Blvd.

Post End Date: 1/12/2022