Sr. Process Engineer

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Dayton – Ohio, US, 45377

Company: Heraeus

Sr. Process Engineer
Location Dayton – Ohio
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading, family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 16,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.



As an employer, we offer open space - For Designers. For Forward Thinkers. For Doers. Innovation has been the secret of our sustained business success for 165 years, and you can have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to help us write that next chapter of success.


Here are just a few of the things you will get to do: 


  • Leads the engineering aspects, such as design and validation activities for site processes, facility creation, utilities, manufacturing, and laboratory equipment to assist the operations team to optimize and improve production throughput and yield as well as product quality.
  • After several months of comprehensive training at our plant in Dayton, you will support us with your knowledge and experience in setting up the systems and processes at our new production site in China. They represent the central link between the closely linked Ohio and Chinese production.
  • You are responsible for the necessary knowledge transfer and the optimization of the information flow within the project team and offer professional and technical support on site in China. In order to be able to support this in the best possible way, you will be on site in China several times.
  • By working with colleagues around the world, you will support the further growth of Heraeus Epurio and have a significant influence on the expansion of our global production capacities.
  • As a lead engineer, you will efficiently prioritize tasks to ensure that project plans are adhered to, to be able to work on several tasks in a team at the same time, both independently and in an intercultural environment.
  • Conducts advanced data analysis using Minitab or similar applications to establish root causes and provide meaningful insights.



We are looking for people who are not just open to new ideas, but want to bring fresh thinking, energy, and a creative perspective to their work. Some of the traits and qualifications the ideal candidate would possess include:


  • Ability to speak Mandarin Chinese is highly preferred.
  • Ability to relocate to China for about 6 months and travel periodically after project is complete.
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering or related field.
  • At least 5 years’ working experience in a manufacturing environment specifically a chemical production facility. The equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Knowledge of Lean Management and Six Sigma principles is needed.
  • Must have the ability to schedule and prioritize effectively.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Proficiency in MS Office, ERP and control analysis systems is highly preferred.
  • Organizational skills, teamwork skills, the ability to multi-task, and exhibit a high level of initiative is needed.

Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati