Process Engineer
Sun Products 61 reviews - Trumbull, CT

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Job Description:
The Process Engineer will directly support processing
technology initiatives for the laundry detergent and
fabric softener business for Sun Products Corporation.
This role will be responsible for researching and
implementing product processing improvements and
productivity initiatives. The person filling this
position should be able to provide process development
support and lead commercialization initiatives for new
products. In addition the candidate should have the
capacity to eventually lead: feasibility studies, design
processing systems and in-plant start-ups of new
The ideal candidate has experience with surfactant
technology and chemistry along with at least 4 to 7
years of experience working in the laundry/cleaning
industry in an engineering/technical capacity.
Approximately 30 – 40% travel is required for this role.

  • Prepare and continuously update document(s) (e.g.,
technical note-book(s), SOPs, PMP, BOMs, product
specifications, inventory) in order to define a
project, establish expectations and gain support.
  • Generate, document and execute a plan to select
and/or develop technology (e.g., order of addition,
chemical interactions, processing parameters,
processing equipment) including managing dynamic
timelines, in order to meet the project's specific
objectives (e.g., improve quality, deliver new
products, optimize processes).
  • Plan and execute tests of new equipment and
technologies to ensure products can be manufactured
in the Sun Products Corporation manufacturing
  • Communicate status of work to appropriate parties in
order to keep them informed and involved.
  • Generate a plan and timeline to commercialize a new
  • Conduct field tests to gather data (e.g., processing
capability, equipment needs, formulation
restriction) in order to improve manufacturing
feasibility, product performance, and/or product
  • Serve as a technical liaison for all levels
including production /maintenance, plant technical
and management resources, corporate engineering and
R&D organization, and other plants.

Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Science (Engineering, Chemistry,
Biology, Physics)
4-7 years experience in Research & Development
Computer literate - Word, Excel, Power Point
Working knowledge of statistics
The Sun Products Corporation is a leading North American
manufacturer and marketer of fabric care and household
products with annual net sales of $2 billion.
Headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut, Sun Products was
formed in September 2008 from the combination of
Unilever's North American fabric care business and Huish
Detergents, Inc, a leading manufacturer of private label
laundry and dish products. The Company’s portfolio of
products are sold under well-known brands that include
all®, Snuggle®, Sun®, Wisk®, Surf®, and Sunlight®. In
addition, Sun Products is the leading manufacturer of
retailer brand laundry and dish products in North
The Company employs 3,000 associates and maintains
offices and Research & Development facilities in
Fairfield County, Connecticut; Salt Lake City, Utah and
Toronto, Canada. The Company also operates manufacturing
facilities in Salt Lake City, Utah; Bowling Green,
Kentucky; Dyersburg, Tennessee; Baltimore, Maryland and

Houston, Texas. For more information visit:
The Sun Products Corporation is an Equal Opportunity
Employer (EOE).
Qualified applicants are considered for employment
without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or
Job Code : 928

About this company
61 reviews
The Sun Products Corporation believes that its own Sunlight is what everyone needs. The company makes laundry detergents, softeners, and...