Process Development Expert

Posted 20 Mar 2024

Savannah, Georgia - United States

Req Id 273107


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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:

The Process Development Expert is a chemist that supports operational excellence within the Bismuth Production Plant. This data-driven position requires both technical expertise and a problem-solving mindset. You'll become an expert in all aspects of Bismuth production, from raw materials and equipment to processes and finished product quality. Through independent work, you'll analyze data to identify the root causes and corrective actions of production issues to ensure consistent, high-quality output. As a champion of continuous improvement, you'll lead the way in identifying opportunities for new products and processes, supporting CAPEX projects, and implementing Lean Six Sigma initiatives including DOE (multi-variate methods). The daily work environment will encompass lab work and assistance in production plant trials. all while ensuring adherence to health, safety, and environmental regulations. This hands-on role strongly emphasizes data analysis, problem-solving, and driving positive change in the Bismuth production process.


Responsibilities include:

  • Interfaces with the Production Manager, site manager, and global product development
  • Drive quality through measurement, data analysis, technical record keeping, identifying production problems, developing solutions, and supporting production in raw material use, production processes and procedures
  • Identify and provide scope, justification, and process support for CAPEX project development and implementation
  • Support the quality management system by ensuring that their area of responsibility is documenting and complying with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Management of Change (MOC), Notification of Change (NOC), Customer Complaints, Corrective/Preventative Actions, and other required activities
  • Collaborate with local and global business partners to direct activities in quality control, applications testing, procurement, finance, logistics, supply network planning, sales and marketing, regulatory, and human resources activities
  • Drive innovation through operational excellence, which includes process improvement strategies, cost efficiencies, and new technologies

Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Chemcial Engineering, Biochemistry, or other life science discipline
  • 5+ years' experience in chemical manufacturing
  • 5+ years' experience in troubleshooting and data analysis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Chemistry, Chemcial Engineering, Biochemistry, or other life science discipline
  • Lean & Six Sigma experience


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 and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
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