SABIC Process Engineer in Mt. Vernon, Indiana

Position Title Process Engineer

Auto Req ID 8626BR

Relocation Assistance Yes

Region/Pole Americas

Functional Work Area Engineering

Job Purpose & Responsibilities SABIC is a world leader in providing engineering thermoplastic material solutions. In more than 60 countries worldwide, we help redefine the way OEMs design -- from concept to reality. Polycarbonate film and sheet extrusion is a growing technology for SABIC functional Forms Division. We provide high-performance sheet and film products used in thousands of applications worldwide. Functional Forms does business with many industries, including automotive, appliances, digital markets and targets many diverse applications that include flame retardant (electrical) and FDA. Functional Forms seeks to improve its manufacturing capabilities to meet high customer demand and standards.


Lead engineering process improvement for sheet extrusion.

Utilize root cause and corrective action plans to resolve issues related to quality, yield and equipment reliability.

Utilize design of experiment techniques to improve extruder and calendaring roll performance for distortion and stress.

Lead process sustainability improvements for sheet extrusion.

Develop standard run conditions.

Update and/or develop detailed operating procedures.

Utilize LEAN tools to reduce change over time and loss.

Provide routine daily process technical support.

Provide technical expertise and leadership in polycarbonate material manufacturing (resin drying and conveying, screw design, calendaring roll design for textured and polished process, extrusion process optimization, cutting, and winding).

Work closely with the product technology, commercial and customer teams to transition development of new products or technologies for process improvement to six sigma manufacturing capability.

Drive asset utilization and improve overall service performance by leading plant flexibility/capability improvements.

Requirements Requirements:

BS Engineering.

At least 5 years of manufacturing experience, preferably in the sheet or film processing industry or graduate of SABIC ODP program.

Demonstrated ability to meet program and/or operating plan metrics.

Extremely strong team leadership and cross-functional communication skills.

Excellent analytical skills.

Ability to work with high a degree of reliability and self-reliance.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Eligibility Requirements:

You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the apply online option on this page.

You must be 18 years or older

You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process

You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process

You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Desired Skill Black Belt Certified

Six Sigma MAIC/DFSS trained

Lean Manufacturing experience

Country United States of America

City Mt. Vernon

State/Province Indiana (IN)


Weve always believed that it takes special people to make a difference. They need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. At SABIC, this is our culture. We find open-minded, gifted and questioning people. Then we create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need. So when you work for SABIC, youre the person who can find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better.

At SABIC, we know that our success depends on your success. Were committed to nurturing your talent, to help you achieve both your career ambitions and life goals. Weve created tailored training and development programs for our employees which are among the best in the petrochemical industry. This is not a job where you dream about the weekend. This is a job where you dream about how you can change things for the better, for everyone. And this is a company where your dreams can be realized, where your ideas can be made reality, and where what you make can make a difference.

SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the worlds water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.

Operating in the Americas since 1987, SABIC employs over 5,000 people and operates from 17 office locations and 17 manufacturing sites and technology and innovation centers in Exton, PA; Houston, TX; Mt. Vernon, IN; and Selkirk, NY.

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a persons race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Disclaimers (USA):

SABIC is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of SABIC about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at SABIC via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of SABIC; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by SABIC as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.