Chemical Engineer
Esterline - Arkansas City, AR

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Esterline Technologies Corporation
Chemical Engineer, Esterline Defense Technologies
Esterline welcomes people who share our determination and high standards to join us in doing work that moves the world forward. We design, manufacture, and market highly engineered products and systems principally for the aerospace and defense markets. Esterline Defense Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Esterline, is the world's foremost developer and supplier of expendable countermeasures, used to protect aircraft from missile threats.
Company Profile
Company Name: Esterline Defense Technologies, a subsidiary of Esterline Technologies Corporation
Industry: Aerospace/Defense Products & Services
Number of Employees: 250
Job Overview
Title: Chemical Engineer
Job Family: Engineering
Reports to: Sr. Director of Manufacturing Operatons
Works with: Senior staff, mid-level managers, supervisors and technicians
Location: Camden, AR, USA
Type: Full Time
Job Summary
Provide engineering support, design and project management support within a high volume chemical manufacturing environment.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for design, improvement and fabrication of Energetic Material mixing and support equipment,
such as tank farm, binder mixing, composition mixing and slurry mixing
  • Responsible for effectively planning, scheduling and implementing projects for on time completion.
  • Demonstrates expertise with respect to energetic materials .
  • Coordinates with Engineering and Manufacturing Operatins as required
  • Takes initiative to find and solve chemcial process problems
  • Responsible for analyzing data and applying sound judgement to reach logical conclusions
  • Prepares clear, concise and accurate reports from technical data
  • Assists in planning the applicable budget, capital equipment, etc
  • Manages required multiple concurrent projects
  • Maintain the highes ethical standards, even when challenged from above
  • Understand and live by Esterline's ethics and business conduct policies

  • Experience with energetic materials scale-up a plus
  • To succeed in this position, you must be knowledgeable and proficient with the OSHA PSM standard requirements
  • Basic understanding of hazards testing and the application of the results to production processes
  • To succeed in this position, you must have basic computer skills using MS Word, Excel, and Projects
  • Able to prioritize tasks based on the practical needs of the organization
  • Ability to demonstrate good communication skills; both writeen and oral
  • Ability to write detailed procedures/reports as required
  • Capability to make independent decisions and excellent judgment skills
  • Effectively work individually or with a team, utilitzing all available resources
  • Ability to direct others, distribute work, organize and communicate clear plans
  • Takes appropriate action when necessary; faces up to problems & issues and works toward an agreeable solution
  • Reliable performer who can be counted on to achieve consistent results
Esterline Competencies

  • Must be able to demonstrate ability in the Esterline competencies for all employees, customer focus, ethics & values, problem solving,
integrity & trust, functional/technical skills, listening, action-oriented, composure and values diversity
Education/Previous Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's of Science degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry
  • 5 - 10 years experience in chemical processing industry, prefer Energetic Materials or Petrochemical
  • Experience with chemical mixing, grinding and processing
  • Experience in planning, scheduling and implementing chemical projects
  • Experience with energetic materials scale-up a plus
  • Experience in a blending/manufacturing operation
Work Hours

  • 4/10 Work Schedule - 40 hour week. Overtime as needed.
Job Location East Camden, Arkansas, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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