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Solids Processing Specialist

Company: Dow
Location: Midland
Posted on: June 11, 2022

Job Description:

Our PurposeJoin a team that's passionate about partnership. With careers at Dow, we take time to explore questions and talk to each other. We love to learn. Our people are driven by limitless curiosity.We are an innovative, customer centric, inclusive, and sustainable materials science company. -Employing 36,500 individuals -Across 109 manufacturing sites -In over 31 countriesOur portfolio of products and solutions include: -Plastics: With new technology trends, our plastic additives can be experienced in many everyday items including vinyl, blow-molding bottles, film, rigid containers, PVC plastics, siding, decks and rails, foam pipes and profile formulations, window frames and high-efficiency lubricants. -Industrial intermediates: As the product of a reaction that is beneficial when used as a precursor chemical for another product, industrial intermediates can take on many shapes and forms. Ours are used in home comfort and appliance, building and construction, adhesives and lubricants, and more. -Coatings: Whether it's a water-based coating or solvent-based coating, a thin film is deposited on materials to enhance specific properties such as enhanced performance, durability, aesthetics, and sustainability. -Silicone businesses: Our silicone-based materials can withstand more demanding applications, from those operating at extreme temperatures, to those under harsh environmental conditions for long periods of time.Learn more about our partnerships, collaborations and innovations on LinkedIn (@Dow) or Twitter (@DowNewsroom).We make diversity and inclusion a priority-because sharing our perspectives and building on each other's ideas will drive innovation. Could you imagine yourself in a place like this?About YouAs a Solids Processing Specialist at Dow, you will support capital project teams, operating plant personnel, business Technology Center personnel, and other technical teams in the definition and implementation of business goals and objectives. This is a specialized role within the Process Engineering Technology Group (Solids Processing Expertise Area), with a focus on solids handling.Your expertise in solids flowabililty and solid/liquid separation will be used for system design and combustible dust handling risk assessments. You will contribute as a technical resource for problem solving and technology advancement. In addition to understanding and applying legal requirements for the safe handling of combustible dusts, you will apply specialized knowledge in the areas of silo and hopper design and solids handling system design. You will be required to design and troubleshoot mixing, feeding, weighing, size reduction, solid/liquid separation, and sampling equipment.You will be expected to become proficient with using the physical properties of particulate solids in order to design these types of equipment to ensure their safe operation, while meeting competitive costs for implementation and long-term cost of ownership.Core responsibilities for this role include:assisting in training and creation and updating of (Most Effective Technology) MET documents for the expertise area.evaluate solids handling systems and recommend system improvements to eliminate any design deficiencies.understand the physical properties required for storage hopper design and provide functional hopper designs (cone angle, outlet dimension, wall material of construction, and flow aid device requirements) to project teams to ensure reliable flow of the stored material.evaluate solid/liquid separation test data and apply that information to the selection and design of solid/liquid separation equipment.able to identify technical problems and appropriately engage the business technology center and other experts to resolve.Ensure that the project scopes are well defined and meet the business needs in a cost effective manner.Required Qualifications:A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Related Sciences (Chemical or Mechanical Engineering is preferred)A minimum of 5 years of relevant experiencePrior experience with solids processing fundamentalsFluent in EnglishApplicable to Candidates in North America Only: A minimum requirement for this position is the ability to work legally in the United States or Canada. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.Preferred Qualifications:Prior experience with project execution work processesSolids Processing Expertise Area Support Network or Solids Processing R&D experienceExperience in dust explosion vent sizing, dust explosion property testing and solids handling test methodsProcess Engineering experienceProduction plant troubleshooting experienceProduction or Improvement experienceSix Sigma certificationExperience leading teamsAdditional Notes: This position can be located at any Dow site in North America or Europe, Middle East or IndiaDomestic relocation assistance is available for this role and may be provided based on eligibility.Dow Offers: A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefitsOn-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others About DowDow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com.Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.

Keywords: Dow, Midland , Solids Processing Specialist, Other , Midland, Michigan

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